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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.


Protective Line Offers 3 Systems

Sherwin-Williams’ Protective and Marine Coatings has launched three polyaspartic urethanes, each suited for a different shop or field coating challenge.


3 New Concrete Systems Launched

Concrete and masonry coating systems recommended for refineries, refrigerated storage areas, and bridges are part of a new lineup from Seal-Krete.


New Finish Made for Extreme Weather

Sherwin-Williams has announced a new fluoropolymer urethane coating for structures that require extreme weather durability.


High-Build Made for 1-Coat Protection

Sherwin-Williams has introduced a high-build, one-coat polyaspartic urethane designed to accelerate return to service on bridges and other infrastructure projects.


Bids Sought for $5M+ LA Bridge Contract

Bids to clean and paint almost 10 million pounds of steel on a Louisiana bridge will be opened April 24, transportation officials announced.


Cytec Sells Off Coatings Resins Unit

Cytec’s longtime coating resins business is now an independent company, yet to be named, after being sold to a global private equity firm.


Royal Holdings Buys Adhesives Packaging

Adhesives Packaging has been acquired by Royal Packaging, with intentions of operating the company as a standalone business in packaging, mixing and applying adhesives.


BASF Blast Laid to WWII Bomb

BASF has confirmed that an explosive device, most likely a World War II-era bomb, caused the blast that left one person injured Tuesday at a plant construction site in Germany.


NY Auctions Off Brooklyn Bridge Paint

Extra paint from the iconic Brooklyn Bridge is now the property of a few lucky bidders after it was recently auctioned off by New York state officials.


A New ‘Kiss’ for Valentine’s Day

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the replacement statue of a sailor stealing a kiss from a nurse at the end of World War II has arrived in San Diego.


Jury to Decide Dow Price-Fixing Case

Eight years after the suit was filed, Dow Chemical Co. is preparing to defend itself before a federal-court jury over allegations that it participated in a urethane price-fixing conspiracy w...


New Urethane Primer Aids Metal Roofs

White-Knight/White-Stallion Metal Primer, just introduced by The Garland Co., is a single-component, moisture-curing primer for use on metal systems that require rust inhibitors or chemical ...


$17.6M ‘Big Mac’ Painting Contract Let

Atsalis Bros. Painting Co. has won a contract valued at $17.6 million to clean and recoat structural steel surfaces on the Mackinac Bridge.


Chromaflo Acquires Colorant Line

Chromaflo Technologies Corp. announced that it has acquired the Elementis Tint-Ayd line of colorant products that are sold in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.


Eco-Friendly Floor Coatings Rid Static

Specialty coatings maker Tennant Company has introduced Eco-SDS static-dissipative urethane floor coatings, designed for facilities that need to control static electricity.


New Floor Coating for Plants, by Plants

Tennant Co. has launched what it calls the first manufacturing, industrial, and warehousing urethane floor coatings that are 50 percent soy plant-based.


Paint Bids Sought for Historic Bridge

Sandusky County, OH, will accept bids May 17 for cleaning and recoating of the historic (and reportedly haunted) Tindall Bridge over the Sandusky River—a contract estimated at more than $1.1...


$4.2M PA Bridge Rehab Awarded

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded North Star Painting Co., of Youngstown, OH, a $4.2 million contract to rehabilitate the Parker Bridge over the Allegheny River.


DSM Rolls Out High-Impact Floor Coating

DSM has introduced URelle-Crete, a urethane cement coating system designed to protect concrete floors from physical abuse, thermal shock and a wide range of chemicals.


Rival ‘Vigorously’ Pressing Graco Suit

While Graco Inc. prepares to parry federal antitrust action aimed at stopping its takeover of ITW Finishing, an industry competitor is “vigorously” pushing its own antitrust lawsuit against ...


Dur-A-Flex Names R&D, Marketing VP

Polymer floor and wall systems supplier Dur-A-Flex has named David Hughes vice president of marketing, research & development.


EDCO Kit Enables Multi-Level Grinding

Surface preparation equipment maker EDCO has introduced a Turbo Grinder Leveling Kit designed to ensure level grinding, regardless of the height of accessories used on the company’s 10² Turb...


$1.1M Contract Let for TN Dam Painting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1,173,780 contract to Fuel Tank Maintenance Co. of Cookeville, TN, to recoat the Cordell Hull Dam.


Navy Uses SPF to Protect Radar Dome

Q: When is spray foam insulation not spray foam insulation? A: When it is being used as a primary protective coating. That was the unusual application recently devised to provide an insu...


$2.1M Hood River Bridge Painting Let

S&K Painting Inc., of Clackamas, OR, has been awarded a $2.1 million contract for paint rehabilitation on the Hood River Interstate Bridge.


Dur-A-Flex Names New Operations VP

Dur-A-Flex Inc., maker of industrial flooring systems and polymer components, has named Peter Zazzaro as Vice President of Operations.


WA Dam Painting Contract Up for Bid

Industrial painting bids will be accepted May 6 for coating and related work on the Lake Chelan Dam, in central Washington State.


Dur-A-Flex Appoints Ferris President and COO

Dur-A-Flex has announced the appointment of Peter Ferris as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective January 1, 2011.


$5M Smith Point Bridge Rehab Awarded

Suffolk County, NY, has awarded a $5,096,422 contract to Gibson & Cushman Contracting, of Port Jefferson, NY, for rehabilitation of the Smith Point Bridge over Narrow Bay.


Flooring Made for Durable Concrete Resurfacing

Arizona Polymer Flooring (APF) has introduced Castorcrete, a new line of heavy-duty, thermal shock-resistant flooring for tough environments.


Tnemec Introduces Two New Urethanes

Tnemec Company, Inc. (Kansas City, MO) now offers two new high-wear, moisture-cured urethane floor finishes.


 
 
   

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