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JPCL April 2014

JPCL April 2014

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SSPC Annual Report

SSPC reports on its activities, plans, and status, including finances, from January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013.

Applicator Training Bulletin

Whose Responsibility is Safety Anyway?

This Applicator Training Bulletin is an updated version of the article, “Whose Responsibility is Safety Anyway?” which was authored by Brendan Fitzsimons of Pyeroy Ltd. (Gateshead, UK) and offered some ideas about safety in the European Union. The article was originally published in the October 2000 issue of Protective Coatings Europe and was updated this month by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC, to address current thoughts and to add information regarding the United States.

Directories/Buying Guides

Annual Industrial Painting Contractor Directory

The 2014 Annual Directory of Industrial Painting Contractors lists and describes more than 1,500 painting contractor firms located primarily in North America, but also in other countries around the world. It is designed to provide facility owners with information about contractors whom owners may wish to consider as bidders on coating and lining projects. Companies are organized alphabetically by country, state, or province. Information was obtained through a survey conducted among painting contractors known to JPCL.


Top of the News

KTA VP Kline, others honored for coatings careers

The Buzz

Problem Solving Forum

Surface profile vs. specified primer DFT

What do you do when the surface profile is higher than the dry film thickness of the specified primer?

SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist

Q&A with Cory Allen

by Charles Lange, JPCL

Cases from the F-Files

Incorrect mixing of multi-component coatings

by Valerie Sherbondy, PCS, KTA-Tator, Inc., Rich Burgess, KTA-Tator, Inc., Series Editor


Two things you might find interesting

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC


Individual, chapter awards presented in Orlando



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