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New Advances in Epoxy Coatings for Marine Markets

by James McCarthy, PPG Protective and Marine Coatings

The Buzz

The Buzz

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Coatings Industry Forecast

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

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Webinar on specifying and selecting coatings available



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...


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PPG Names New Marketing VP

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Company News

Dow Forms New Coatings Business

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JAC, PaintSquare sites launch Webinars & Education section

Recent product releases

Product Pipeline

by JAC Staff

Volunteers spruce up Dallas nonprofit agencies

by JAC Staff

Fluoropolymer powder coatings, Paint remover product line, Zero-VOC paints

by JAC Staff

Air-barrier product gets 'Renovation Nation' air time

Powerful medicine

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The architects of the new Pittsburgh Children's Hospital employed vibrant colors, bol...

New Products

Green and Golden

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

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

Stain and sealer system transforms concrete floors at Ave Maria University

Sika acquires Valspar polymer flooring business

Sika AG recently announced that its U.S. subsidiary, Sika Corp., has acquired the com...

‘Solar Decathlon’ home features low-VOC paints, solar-control glass

Zero-VOC paints and coatings and low-emissivity solar-control glass windows supplied ...

Eagle Solutions expands line of concrete grinders/polishers

Eagle Solutions announced the addition of the Cyclone 40-gallon vacuum recovery syste...

Paint Removal: Having a blast, gently

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

Paint removal with composite sponge media lends power, precision to restoration progr...

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...

Natural themes permeate PPG’s color-trends forecast

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

At Willow School, winds of change buffet the blueprint

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

The doctrine of respect for the environment is more than an element of the core curri...

Green Seal named to develop product standard for recycled paint

Green Seal Inc. is accepting public comment on a national standard for recycled paint...

Platinum jewel

The Alberici Corporation headquarters building in St. Louis, recipient of the LEED Pl...

Going with the fluoro

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Coatings based on fluoropolymer resins have compiled an impressive track record of du...

Color psychology: Mind-altering hues

by Joe Maty

This article explores the premise that “every color has an emotional association,” an...

AIA urges legislative action for rebuilding in wake of Katrina

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

Insurance policies for painted panels

by Joseph Berchenko

Coil-coated steel makes up the lion’s share of the market for metal panels. This arti...

Restoration/Preservation: Memorable masterpieces

by Joe Maty

Several notable historic preservation and restoration projects are reviewed in this S...

The quest for coatings cures

by Walter Scarborough and Joe Maty

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


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Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

N. T. Ruddock focuses on abrasive selection, equipment evaluation, equipment maintenance & reduction of abrasive consumption. Other services include Screen Analysis & Background Radiation Testing.

The latest in Protective Coatings Technology

Examines every generic
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SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments

Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
We Protect and Beautify the World

PPG is widely recognized as a world leader in protective and marine coatings, developing innovative, cutting-edge products and services.

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,

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

Corrosion Probe, Inc. has the Most Concrete Coatings Experience and Expertise. Contact us today at

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

Axxiom Manufacturing
The Undisputed
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Proven Innovation. Job Performance. Industry Training. Workplace Safety. Only Schmidt® abrasive blast equipment by Axxiom Manufacturing delivers it all!

CHLOR*RID International Inc.

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