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PWC January/February 2010

PWC January/February 2010

2010 Forecast: Improving

by Mary Chollet-Lordan

Clearing, with business opportunities ahead. Or so say the experts. Also: Keeping Up.

Deal or No Deal?

by Pamela Mills-Senn

Many paint suppliers offer incentives. Are you getting yours? Also: Scouting Rewards.

Fab Floors

by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Looking down is helping to keep decorative businesses up. Also: Preventing Pain Strain; Finding Inspiration.

The Secret of My Success

Even in hard times, contractors find success. What's their secret? Also: What's Your Secret?

PACE 2010 Welcomes Thousands



New Product Spotlight


Contractors' Corner

Rising Confidence, Letters to the Editor

Getting an Edge

Is a Franchise in Your Future?

by Pamela Mills-Senn

Also: The 'Anti-Franchise'; Franchise Options; and Before You Sign

Parodi on Paperhanging

Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble

by Jim Parodi

Prevent blisters whenever you can. When you can't, the patient may need surgery.

Case in Point

Test for Success

by Rick Huntley

Taking a few measurements during the job can head off a massive failure later.


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Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead

US Minerals
US Minerals -
Black Magnum

With nationwide production and distribution capabilities, U.S. Minerals supplies a complete range of coal slag and other abrasives to meet all of your blasting needs.

Hempel (USA) Inc.

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

Abrasives Inc.
Need abrasives FAST?

Emergencies happen – who bails you out? One call to Abrasives Inc. and it's taken care of. Period. Sales support available 24/7.

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

6 NEW plants coast to coast! Safe for environment, 100% recycled glass. White Metal Finish! No unsafe toxins like Beryllium & Arsenic!
Call 866-775-6226

Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.

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