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JPCL November 2010

JPCL November 2010

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Where Have All the Paint Companies Gone?

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

The article covers acquisitions in the paint industry known to JPCL that have taken place since 2003, are restricted to our market sectors, and are located primarily in North America and Europe.

The PSPC from an Owner's Point of View

by Carlos Augusto dos Reis Correia, Naval Architect, PETROBRAS TRANSPORTE S.A.—TRANSPERTO, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The author discusses an owner’s involvement with corrosion protection inside ballast tanks from the 1980s to the present day. Advantages and limitations of the latest industry standard for protection are considered.

Tech Program at SSPC 2011 Addresses Coating Trends and More

by JPCL Staff

The article reviews abstracts for more than 80 technical papers and presentations scheduled for SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT, to be held Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. A list of all presentations, times, presenters, and their company affiliations are included with the descriptions.


Special Advertising Section

Certified Contractors - November

Project Preview

Regulation News


Back to the Future: SSPC 2011

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

From the Offices of SSPC

SSPC News: Ten achieve SSPC PCS ceritification

Top of the News

RPM acquisition expands waterproofing line

Problem Solving Forum

On keeping steel clean in food plants

Cases from the F-Files

The case of...three (Part 1 of 2)

by Richard Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor

Maintenance Tips

Abrasive blasting: Achieving efficiency and profitability

by Patti Roman, Clemco Industries

Case History

The story of a tankage project that could fill volumes

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WorkBoat Show features many coatings companies


Covestro (formerly Bayer)
Bayer MaterialScience is now Covestro.

The pioneering spirit of our first 150 years will drive the bold vision of our next 150: to develop the industry’s most innovative coatings solutions.

International Paint LLC
Premium Low VOC Polyurethane Finish

AkzoNobel introduces Interthane 990V as a 250 g/l HAPS free polyurethane with outstanding color and gloss retention. 990V is fast curing and applicator friendly.

Chicago Corrosion Group
Vendor-neutral corrosion consulting

When reliability is paramount.
For more information,
call 877-516-9514

Elcometer, Inc.
Elcometer 266
DC Holiday Detector

Easily Finds Pinholes, Flaws & Thin Spots; Safer, More Reliable Testing; Voltage-Adjustable Keypad; Dual-Safety Switch On Handle.

Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit or call 877 629-8777

DeFelsko Corporation
A Smart New Way to Measure

PosiTector SmartLink and free mobile app turns your cell phone or tablet into a virtual PosiTector gage.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Enduroguard -
The Tough Cable
for a Tough Industry.

Reduce maintenance costs and down time, increase job site safety with Enduroguard Cable. Available exclusively from SAFE Systems. UL listed, flexible, abrasion resistant and cut resistant.

Atlantic Design, Inc.

The smallest version of our Blast Vacuum Recyclers, this ADI 2300CFM 2-Pot is a cleverly designed power package for those smaller jobs. 866.Call.ADI

Fischer Technology Inc.
Measure TSA Coatings on Stainless Steel

The PHASCOPE® PMP10 from FISCHER precisely measures thermally sprayed aluminum (TSA) on stainless steel.

Monti Tools, Inc.

Surface cleanliness of SSPC-10 | Anchor profile up to 4.7 mils | Removes corrosion & coatings | ATEX approved for zone 1 | | 832-623-7970

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