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Radical Change: The Past 25 Years in the Coatings Industry

From JPCL, August 2009

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by David Boyd, Vulcan Painters, Inc.

As an industrial painting contractor, like contractors in other trades, I've seen and responded to numerous radical changes in my industry and in general business conditions during the past 25 years. It's been a roller coaster ride and continues to be, so much so that it’s hard to have any perspective. But, at the invitation of JPCL, I've tried to describe the major changes I've seen and some of the impacts they've had....
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