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Equifinality: Specifying Performance

by Troy Fraebel and Tony Ippoliti, The Sherwin-Williams Company

This article explains the balanced equifinality principle in specification — leaving ...

Coatings Industry Forecast

From the downturn in the oil and gas industry to new technology and a need for more t...

Top of the News

Final Free Webinars of 2015 Offered in December

Dr. Brian Skerry, The Sherwin-Williams Company

Webinars on Thermal Spray Coating Application and Wastewater Specs Available in October


SSPC BOG elections results in

Coatings and Collaboration: Industry Joins Forces to Restore Historic Tanks

by Susan Boyd, Vulcan Painters, Inc., and Pamela Simmons, JPCL

This installment of “Profiles in Success” features the restoration of seven historic ...

Decorative Forecast 2011

by Mary E. Chollet

What's ahead for next year? Gaze into the experts' crystal ball.

Making a Splash

by Cynthia Challener

Today's kitchens and baths take a pounding. But it's still easy to whip up a great pa...

Dehumidification Technologies expands sales force




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Product News

'Market dynamics' cited in color forecast

Product Pipeline

Resurrecting an art-deco relic

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Iconic Minnesota skyscraper is transformed, but restoration program returns a stunnin...

Connecting via Color

by Barbara Jacobs, Barbara Jacobs Color and Design

The use of color represents a key design element in any commercial space, and is a si...

Volunteers spruce up Dallas nonprofit agencies

by JAC Staff

New Products

Green and Golden

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

JAC’s ‘Top Picks’ reflect evolution of sustainable design and building - and the dive...

PPG invites entries in ‘Duranar Hall of Architecture Contest’

PPG Industries Inc. said it is inviting architects and glazing contractors to partici...

Sherwin-Williams color system makes fashion debut in New York

The Sherwin-Williams Company formally announced the launch of its Concepts in Color p...

The High End

High-performance coatings and finishes are being put to the test in a variety of high...

Doing the Charleston

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

A collection of Carolina-accented architectural paint hues known as the Colors of His...

Natural themes permeate PPG’s color-trends forecast

A connection to the natural world and its elements figures prominently in PPG Industr...

South Coast AQMD moves forward with tougher VOC limits on coatings

Quality Management District (SCAQMD) in Southern California has moved forward with st...

Making Waves

Creative use of coatings materials enhances the aquatic atmosphere at the titanic new...

Coatings for Prefabricated Metal: Tall order

The iconic image of the flag raisers on the Pacific Island of Iwo Jima will be etched...

Gehry, associates to discuss ‘Building Information Model’ at CSI Show keynote program

Renowned architect Frank Gehry and two associates will discuss the “Building Informat...

AIA urges legislative action for rebuilding in wake of Katrina

In response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the need for massive rebuilding, th...

The quest for coatings cures

by Walter Scarborough and Joe Maty

Coatings play an important role in creating and maintaining specialized environments ...

Institute announces industry-government plan to develop projects, strategies for leftover paint

The Product Stewardship Institute (Boston, MA) recently announced an industry-governm...

Lasting expressions: Aesthetics rule in bold new world of decorative materials for concrete

by Joe Maty

The origins of concrete can be traced to the Roman Empire of two millennia ago, but t...


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SAFE Systems, Inc.
Custom blast rooms
by SAFE Systems

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NACE International, The Corrosion Society
Get the Basics Anytime, Anywhere!

Take this online training to eliminate juggling your work schedule with continuous education. Learn corrosion causes, types, and how it can be controlled.

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
Polyurea & Polyurethane Spray Foam Training

SPI is committed to industry leading technical training for polyurea & polyurethane spray foam professionals. Attendees receive hands-on, in-depth training for using and troubleshooting plural-component equipment, spray guns, machine hoses & parts.

Sherwin-Williams Oil & Gas App

Our coatings and linings expertise available 24/7, allowing you to explore the best Sherwin-Williams solutions for oil refineries, shale drilling sites, and offshore. Download today!

Sika® Industrial Floor Coatings

Click to learn about floor and wall systems relied upon for performance, durability, easy maintenance and aesthetics across the every industry and environment.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox® - One Step Lead Abatement

Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

Detail Masters
Overspray Removal

We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
Our process can save hundreds— even thousands of dollars. It's fast, environmentally safe and 100% guaranteed.

W Abrasives - Surf Prep Pack

Experts in surface preparation are not working only on greens. To discover the SURF PREP PACK dedicated to experts. Visit our website,

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