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Yellowstone Installs Eco-Friendly Pavement

When replacing aging asphalt in the eco-sensitive Yellowstone Geyser Basin, Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park turned to an innovative, porous paving material that is manufactured in part f...

Axalta Launches Insulation Coatings Series

Global liquid and powder coatings supplier, Axalta Coating Systems (Philadelphia) has announced the introduction of its Voltahyd 2250 series T, M and E electrical insulation coatings, the co...

When It Rains, It Shows

Boston’s sidewalks look just like any other city’s sidewalks…until it rains. A rainy day quickly exposes lines of poetry to the city’s pedestrians.

Coating Nets Shipper $60K in Credits

A Greek maritime freight company has been named the first ship owner recipient of carbon credits through an eco-friendly program developed by AkzoNobel.

EPA Funds Student, Small Biz Innovation

The Environmental Protection Agency is working with students and small businesses around the country to support green building technologies, innovative technologies that protect the environm...

Hull Coating Leads to Carbon Credits

Paint and coatings manufacturer AkzoNobel has issued its first round of carbon credits to ship owners switching to biocide-free hull coating systems to reduce their emissions.

Research Brings Antifouling to Oman

A university in Oman has developed the region’s first antifouling marine nanocoating, according to an announcement following a month-long field test of the coating at a local marina.

Firm Offers Low-VOC Solvent Alternative

Environmentally friendly industrial solvents manufacturer TBF Environmental Technology Inc. has announced the commercial availability of its latest volatile organic content (VOC)-compliant a...

Turning Waste into Eco-friendly Concrete

Seeking to develop a cheaper, more environmentally friendly form of concrete, a team of

Monster Welcomes Batbridge

The town of Monster, South Holland, Netherlands, has a bridge built with the unique specifications of some specific residents in mind…and it’s not the townspeople.

Shore Hardening Study: An Opportunity?

Researchers who have been studying shoreline degradation in the U.S. said they hope engineers, contractors and ecologists can work together to create more natural seashore solutions as coast...

Comment Time Closing on Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C.—This is the last week to submit comments on Green Seal's proposed overhaul of its standards for paints, coatings, stains and sealers.

Revamp Underway for Coating Standard

WASHINGTON, DC—Fire-resistant coatings, concrete and masonry sealers, and other high-performance product categories are expected to join the next generation of Green Seal's paint and coating...

A Pipeline Good for What Ales This Town

An unusual pipeline project is brewing underneath the historic Belgian city of Bruges, where government officials have raised a glass in approval.

Powder Coatings Set for Global Surge

Buoyed by their regulatory-friendly green profile, powder coatings are in for several years of robust growth worldwide, a new market forecast reports.

Brown Lawns Paint a Pick-Me-Up

As the California drought sucks the color out of once-lush lawns, property owners are seeking ways to get their green back without triggering penalties for wasting water.

China Aims for Twin Tower Record

Talk about high hopes: China has unveiled a new project that will include the world’s tallest pair of towers.

EU Opens Multinational Biofouling Push

Eco-friendly marine coatings that leave slime behind are the focus of a new multimillion-dollar European Commission initiative spearheaded by AkzoNobel and the Dutch Polymer Institute.

How Sweet It Is: Cement from Sugar

A stronger, more durable new cement from Denmark holds a sweet secret.

Jotun to Eliminate Lead Chromates

Global coatings manufacturer Jotun will phase out lead chromates in 2014 and invest more resources to produce safer, more environmentally responsible paints and coatings.


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Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

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Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

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DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.

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
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!

Clemco International GmbH
Global engineering-trusted solutions

For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.

Hempel (USA) Inc.
Trusted worldwide for advanced protective coatings

Trusted worldwide
for advanced
protective, coatings
–Full range of 
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Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotachar JF750 - The Time Saving Solution

The only mesh free solution for jet fire scenarios. Jotachar saves installation time and material costs - the next generation of epoxy passive fire protection.

Carlisle Fluid Technologies
Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit for more information.

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