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Vandals Take Second Shot

Graffiti artists and taggers often seem to favor bridges when it comes to places to ply their craft. One group of vandals in West Virginia, however, got the rare chance to apply more paint t...

It’s Not Graffiti if it’s Just Dam Dirt

Sometimes cleaning off decades of industrial dirt and grime can stir the imagination.

Graffiti-Smelling Tech Traps Taggers

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—Technology that sniffs out paint is helping police nab graffiti vandals in the act in New South Wales.

Deal Expands Graco Blast Unit

One year after jumping into the abrasive-blasting equipment field, Graco Inc. has strengthened its stake with a second acquisition.

Cortec Adds Graffiti Removers

Cortec has added two eco-friendly paint and graffiti strippers for industrial paint removal applications to its sustainable product lines.

New Charges in PennDOT Scandal

Two more contractors for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation have been indicted in a continuing state investigation into "massive and widespread theft, fraud, corruption, and money...

ACA Retrenches in Blight Fight

Coating suppliers are sharpening their focus for the next wave in the multimillion-dollar battle against graffiti with new resources and a new name.

NYC Bridge Crews Loathe Love Locks

Hooking padlocks to the Brooklyn Bridge may be the latest romantic must for the lovestruck, but it’s become a big safety and corrosion headache for transportation officials.

Paint/Graffiti Remover Touts Safety

Cortec Corp. has unveiled two heavy-duty, anti-corrosion paint strippers and graffiti removers that the company calls “the safest on the market.”

Clear Coats Join Anti-Graffiti System

PPG Industries has introduced two new anti-graffiti clear coatings that are designed to be used in a system with the company's proprietary cleaner.

Graffiti Defaces 4,000-Year-Old Marker

UK preservationists and paint specialists are working to remove graffiti newly spray-painted on a Bronze Age-era national archaeological site in Wales.

Cortec Coating Eases Graffiti Removal

A new coating helps protect bridges, streets and other industrial and commercial exteriors from graffiti while incorporating corrosion inhibitor technology, Cortec announced.


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NLB Corporation
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NLB’s Sure Shroud’s lighter weight and flexibility reduces operator fatigue and offers unmatched protection against high pressure hose ruptures. 10k to 40k psi rated.

W Abrasives - Surf Prep Pack

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Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

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