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Transforming the Subject Matter Expert into an Educator: Gaining Competitive Advantage by Applying Adult Learning Principles

by Amy Gibson, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article describes what makes adult learners different, the different ways they l...

Training & Certification at SSPC 2016

This section previews the training and certification courses and hands-on workshops t...


SSPC Structure Awards nominations being accepted

The value of G.S.T.

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC

In the coatings industry, some type of introductory training is the best way to get a...

Q&A with Alfred D. Beitelman

Top of the News

Free webinar on oil and gas industry available

Add To Your Training and Certification at SSPC 2015

Brush Up on Your Skills in SSPC 2015’s Workshops

Open Your Mind to SSPC 2015’s Technical Program



Comments sought on OSHA crystalline silica rule

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

The Changing Face of Coating Application Equipment

by Anita M. Socci, Managing Editor, JPCL



SSPC Technical Program Spans Four Days, 19 Tracks

by the JPCL Staff

SSPC 2012 featuring GreenCOAT will be held in Tampa, FL, on Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2012. ...

SSPC 2012 Advances Education with Workshops and Training

SSPC 2012 featuring GreenCOAT will be held in Tampa, FL, from Jan. 30 to Feb. 2. A fu...


SSPC awards outstanding student in coatings

Addition of C-12 training proves beneficial

SSPC announces awards at Annual Meeting

SSPC News: New SSPC pocket guide eBook now available on Amazon

Top of the News

Lloyd's approves SSPC Inspector Program; JPCL, SSPC to offer webinars

Regulatory Roundup

by Alison B. Kaelin, CGQ, KTA-Tator, Inc.


New standard, updated standard published. Also: Individual Members update


Vulcan painters achieves historic first

2009 Annual Directory of Architectural Coatings Consultants

From technical functions to design services, from project management to spec writing,...

Association News

WEFTEC Celebrates Its 82nd Year in Orlando

SSPC News: SSPC Training Spans the Globe

L. Skip Vernon is first SSPC Master Coatings Inspector

Top of the News

Ambitious Agenda for Bridge Conference

SSPC announces new protective coatings show

Training managers and workers benefits all

by Lori Huffman

Application Specialist Training: Workforce Development for the 21st Century

by Pamela Groff, SSPC Technical Materials Development Specialist

The author begins by stating that the average painter is over 50 years old, as of 200...

SSPC News: SSPC Honors Five Projects at PACE

SSPC President Bruce Henly presented five 2009 Structure Awards for outstanding coati...


Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!

Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!

CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.

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.

Novetas Solutions
Safer Abrasive! 100% Recycled Glass!

NO Free Silica, Beryllium or other human Toxins! Great White Metal Finish and safer than Slags!
Call us at 866-775- 6226

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.

Carlisle Fluid Technologies
Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit for more information.

CS Unitec
Remove Rust, Paint and More!

Remove coatings, corrosion & produce keyed surfaces with CS Unitec's floor planers. 8" & 10" cutting width. Gas, air & electric models.

Safway Services
Your Access Advantage. QUIKDECK®

Provides safe, factory-floor-like working conditions. Can be engineered to fit almost any shape, structure or size. Modular platform easily assembled from just a few basic components. Excellent containment. Applications include vessels, offshore rigs and bridges.

Humidity & Temperature Control Equipment

Rental Desiccant Dehumidifiers, ArcticDRY Units, Air Conditioners, Heaters and Generators to help control the climate on your next industrial painting project. Nationwide locations, 24/7 service: (866) 379-2600”

Corrosion Probe, Inc.
From Detection to Correction

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

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