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JPCL Seeks to Recognize Young Talent

Young coatings professionals and students have an opportunity to show the rest of the industry what they're made of in an upcoming special issue of JPCL.


Free Webinar to Hone Specs Appeal

Industrial painting projects are only as good as the specifications that guide them. But how do you prepare an effective specification that will help the contractor succeed?


Industry Engages the Next Generation

LAS VEGAS—SSPC has found its Fountain of Youth in a crop of fresh faces who are advancing research and brainstorming ways to make a difference in the coatings industry.


Free Webinar Navigates Tricky Rigging

Industrial painting projects can pose complex challenges when it comes to rigging and scaffolding.


5 SSPC Courses Added for Vets

Veterans interested in coatings training now have five additional programs to choose from, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings announced.


Free Webinar: Proper Concrete Prep

What does it take to make coatings stick to concrete? Proper application, sure, but one of the most important factors in successful coating work sits on the surface.


SSPC Unveils 2015 Show Lineup

Hot-dip galvanizing, concrete protection solutions, and green evolution coatings are among the topics on tap for SSPC 2015, according to the new program lineup.


Free Webinar Takes on 2k Urethanes

Increasing regulations are handing the coating industry new challenges in providing products that are environmentally friendly without sacrificing performance.


Free Webinar: Prepping an Inspection Plan

Coating inspectors equipped with a thorough plan will be better positioned to navigate complex coatings specifications, and a new webinar offers an assist in developing one.


Stirring Up New Batch of Paint Chemists

The European coatings industry is making a fresh push to recruit students with an intensive new graduate-level engineering specialty program backed by suppliers.


Free Webinar Shores Up Offshore

The harsh environment of the offshore gas and oil industry has led to new technologies and methods to overcome maintenance challenges.


Waterjetting Splashes into Free Webinar

Waterjetting fills a wide variety of removal and cleaning needs in coatings work, but how does it affect later coatings and what standards guide the process?


Global Industrial Painter Training Set

SSPC has thrown its weight behind a leading UK painting and blasting training curriculum as part of an effort to expand the program worldwide.


IUPAT Launches Training for Veterans

A new program is providing free training to U.S. military veterans in the industrial coating sector, with plans to expand into other coursework soon.


ACA Launches Education Tools

The American Coatings Association has announced a new education section on its website, dedicated to professional development opportunities and information.


NACE Expands Training to Middle East

NACE International has announced plans to open a new corrosion control training facility in Dubai, UAE.


SSPC Increases College Scholarships

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings will offer more assistance to North American college students next academic year, the organization has announced.


Five Awarded New Coatings Scholarship

Five students studying coatings and polymeric materials have been awarded scholarships as part of two new programs announced by North Dakota State University and the Valspar Corporation.


New Building Show Opens Registration

Online registration has opened for D+D 2014, the first Durability + Design Conference and Exhibition, dedicated to building performance and aesthetics.


Video How-to Offers VIS 3 Tips

A free video tutorial on how to use SSPC’s VIS 3 surface preparation reference guide is now available as part of the PaintSquare Video Education Series.


How-to Helps Measure Surface Conditions

A how-to guide to properly measuring ambient conditions is the latest in an original series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by PaintSquare.


How-to Helps Measure Surface Profile

A hands-on guide to accurately measuring surface profile depth is the latest in an original series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by PaintSquare.


Free Videos Offer Film Thickness Demos

Hands-on demonstrations of two popular coating thickness gages are the latest free offerings in an original 30-part series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by Pain...


Blast QC Opens Video Learning Series

A how-to guide to determining blast cleanliness opens an original 30-part series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by PaintSquare.


ACA Honors Top Coating Research of 2013

The latest progress on accelerated testing, renewable materials, and organic coatings took top honors this year at the American Coatings Association's 2013 CoatingsTech Conference.


DOD-Led Exhibit Spotlights Corrosion

A new permanent exhibit mounted by the biggest names in rust busting targets the scourge of corrosion and encourages students to unlock the mysteries of materials degradation at the Orlando ...


SSPC 2013 Video Sessions Released

Coating projects at heights, ice-phobic coatings for wind turbines, coatings for immersion service and other critical topics are among nearly two dozen newly released video presentations fro...


VersaFlex Launches Polyurea University

Those seeking to become polyurea experts have a new tool at their disposal, as VersaFlex Inc. has announced the launch of four polyurea training degrees and renamed its training school Polyu...


For Industry Women, the Club Stops Here

SAN ANTONIO—Gone are the days of the good ol‘ boys club, at least as far as the protective coatings industry is concerned.


New Antifouling Guide, Papers Available

A reliable methodology for determining the efficacy of antifouling coatings is the topic of a free new guidance document developed by the International Paint and Printing Ink Council’s (IPPI...


Free Intumescent Webinar Gets Fired Up

From specifying to application, industry professionals can learn the latest about the fast-changing technology of intumescent coatings in a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Free Webinar Focuses on Adhesion Tests

The secrets of performing an accurate, reliable adhesion pull-off test will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Free JPCL eBooks Focus On Protective Coatings

JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings has launched a new series of free eBooks with eight titles on bridge coating systems, coatings for petrochem plants, and other industry-specifi...


New Gardner Paint Test Manual Released

After 16 years, ASTM has published a 15th edition of the venerable Gardner-Sward Handbook, encompassing the latest information on significant paint and coating test methods and techno...


Lloyd’s Sets Marine Coating Web Series

Lloyd’s Register has developed a new series of online coatings inspection courses, designed to ensure compliance with marine coating standards and promote maritime safety.


Spot vs. Full Job: How to Make the Call

When can spot repair and priming help facility owners and maintenance chiefs head off a full recoating job? That’s the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Free Webinar Tackles Coating Thickness

Assuring accurate measurement of coating thickness—a critical quality control issue in protective coatings—will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Wastewater Plant Coatings Are Focus of Webinar

The ins and outs of selecting the correct coatings systems for wastewater plants will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


New Center Honors Coatings Leader

The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Polymers and High Performance Materials has paid tribute to a leader in the coatings industry with the opening of the Sidney Lauren Memoria...


SSPC Reauthorized as Training Provider

Coatings professionals who complete SSPC training and certification will continue to receive Continuing Education Units, as the Society for Protective Coatings renews its status as an author...


Webinar Targets Contractor Safety

Developing and implementing the critical practical and regulatory complexities of a company safety program will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Eric Kline To Present Webinar on One-Coat Systems

The results of FHWA research on laboratory and field performance of both one-coat and long-term coating systems for bridges will be the subject of the SSPC/JPCL Education Series Webinar, “On...


DOD Turns Lights, Camera, Action on Corrosion Training

The Defense Department is trying to recruit new troops of all ages in its war on corrosion, with several new programs in development for today’s and tomorrow’s engineers.


Corrosion Studies Program Gets $11M

The Rust Belt is well on its way to becoming the Rust Control Belt, with millions of dollars in new contributions nurturing the University of Akron’s pioneering corrosion research program.


SSPC Holds Election, Calls for Papers

Elections are now underway to fill three positions on the Board of Governors for SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.


Webinar IDs Coating Contract Pitfalls

Coating contracts, which can carry make-or-break liability for contracting companies, will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Webinar Takes Up Confined-Space Perils

Approaching the life-threatening task of working in a confined space demands strict adherence to best practices and regulatory requirements—protocols that will be discussed in a free upcomin...


Free Webinar Tackles Fall Protection

Preventing falls—the leading cause of death in construction-related industries—will be the focus of a free webinar Thursday (Feb. 24) co-sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.


Free Webinar Focuses on Plant Painting

Developing a maintenance painting program at a petrochemical plant will be the topic of a free SSPC-JPCL Education Series webinar Dec. 8.


U. of Akron Pioneers Degree, Research in Corrosion Engineering

The road to many of tomorrow’s protective coatings now begins in Ohio, where the University of Akron has launched the nation’s first undergraduate degree in Corrosion Engineering and Reliabi...


BIS Salamis Showcases ‘Innovations 2010’

Coatings technologies, pipeline solutions, spray systems, training and more will be on the agenda at BIS Salamis’ two-day Innovations Showcase 2010 event this week.


SSPC/JPCL Webinar to Focus on Inspection Data

"Digital Data Management for Coating Inspection Tasks on Steel Structures" will be the topic of a free SSPC/JPCL webinar this week.


Windtower Coatings Webinar Offered May 26

A free webinar offered as part of the 2010 SSPC-JPCL Education Series, “Challenges of Coating Windtowers,” is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 26.


Answers Begin To Flow in for
New Problem Solving Forum

The interactive Problem Solving Forum, the latest addition to PaintSquare News, Watercooler section has begun to receive answers to the questions that were posted starting on April 27.


Carboline Funds Professorship in Corrosion Engineering

The University of Akron (UA) and The Carboline Co. of St. Louis, Mo., have announced the creation of the Carboline Chair in Corrosion and Reliability Engineering at UA.


SSPC-JPCL Webinar on Marine Coatings over Flash Rust Scheduled for April 14

The SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar on “Performance of Marine Coatings Applied over Flash Rust,” one of 20 webinars in the series to be offered during 2010, will be presented April...


1500 Registrations for the SSPC-JPCL Webinars Thursday and Friday

More than 1500 registrations have been received for the SSPC-JPCL Training Days Webinars to be held this Thursday and Friday, March 25 and 26.


1500 To Attend SSPC-JPCL Webinars Thursday and Friday

More than 1500 participants have registered for the SSPC-JPCL Training Days Webinars to be held this Thursday and Friday, March 25 and 26. The 5 webinars on these days are part of a 2...


Eagle Industries Sponsors Containment Webinar

Eagle Industries will sponsor the SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar, “SSPC Guide 6, Containment Classes and Components,” scheduled for 11 a.m.-noon on March 26.


Webinar on Fire-Resistant Coatings To Be Sponsored by Quantum

The Quantum Group of Companies will sponsor the SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar on “Fire-Resistant Coatings,” one of 20 webinars in the series to be offered during 2010.


SSPC Offers BCI at KY Transportation Cabinet in March

SSPC has a BCI: Coatings Inspection Training and Certification for the Bridge Industry Tech Level/Level 1 Course planned for March 8–12 at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in Frankfort, K...


Coatings Handbook, 2nd Edition Published

Vincentz Network announced publication of the European Coatings Handbook, 2nd Edition, by Thomas Brock, Michael Groteklaes, and Peter Mischke.


SSPC Holds Marine Courses in Japan

SSPC held its Marine Plural Component Applicator Certification course (MPCAC, C-14) at the U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility & Japan RMC on November 12–13 in Japan.


SSPC, JPCL Collaborate on Free Webinar Education Series

SSPC and JPCL will offer 20 education and training webinars, each an hour long, on protective coatings during 2010.


Thermal Spray Certification in Development

ASM International, a technical and educational society for materials science and engineering, is working closely with the ASM Thermal Spray Society (TSS) to develop the thermal spray industr...


Additives for Waterbornes Explained

Published in September 2009, Additives for Waterborne Coatings, by Wernfried Heilen et al., describes the most important aspects and applications of additives for waterborne systems i...


BASF to Host Education-Building ‘Summit’

BASF on Sept. 16 will host a High Performance Buildings for Education Summit, focusing on the construction and retrofitting of energy-efficient, healthy, safe, and production schools.


PPG Helps Fund Corrosion Engineering Major

The PPG Industries Foundation (Pittsburgh, PA) has announced that it has donated $5,000 to The University of Akron (UA; Akron, OH) to support development of the nation’s first undergraduate ...


JAC, PaintSquare Sites Launch Webinars & Education Section

The Journal of Architectural Coatings (JAC) and www.jacjournal.com have led the launch of the Webinars & Education section of PaintSquare (www.paintsquare.com) with the recent presentation o...


Dur-A-Flex Offers Contractor Training

Dur-A-Flex, Inc. recently held the first session of its new Contractor Academy for Owners, a program designed for independent owners of commercial floor contracting firms.


PaintSquare Launches Webinars & Education Section

PaintSquare’s Webinars & Education section, now live on paintsquare.com, focuses on the exchange of state-of-the-art technical information for the coatings industry, and features description...


PDA Holds Applicator Spray Course

The Polyurea Development Association (PDA) will hold its Applicator Spray Course March 3–6, 2009, at Polyver’s Facility in Houston, TX.


EMU Announces Spring Short Courses

The Eastern Michigan University Coatings Research Institute (Ypsilanti, MI) has announced its planned short courses for Spring 2009.


ASTM Launches Educational Campaign

ASTM International plans to launch the “Year of the Professor” campaign this year.


Polymer-Concrete CEU offered

Quality Systems Inc. is offering a fully accredited, online continuing-education course (CEU) on polymer-concrete surface systems.


BASF Plans Greenbuild Seminars

BASF announced plans to conduct a series of 15-minute “micro-seminars” on advances in building products during the 2008 Greenbuild Conference.


 
 
   

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