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News (110)

Axalta Lays a Path for Student Success

Global coatings supplier Axalta Coatings Systems is making an investment in the education of the industry’s future workforce.

Chemical Giant Ashland Splits into Two

Chemical giant Ashland Inc. is splitting into two companies so that each can focus on a different share of its focused markets.

AkzoNobel Eyes New Test Facility

Multinational coatings manufacturer AkzoNobel announced plans to invest in construction of a test plant for coating resins production.

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Blogs (5)

Foul Play with the Not-So-Fine Print

From On the Contrary by Simon Hope

Over the years, I have watched all sorts of wonderful ideas come and go—many of them ...

Painting it Forward, 1 Town at a Time

From Taking it Personally by Pamela Simmons

Sometimes you have to stop thinking about painting and just paint. On Sunday, Septemb...

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Articles (18)

On defining “equivalent” in a specification

2015 Coatings Industry Forecast

Coatings industry thought leaders from diverse sectors share their perspectives abou...

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Events (18)

Eastern Coatings Show

June 1 - June 4, 2015

Houston Coating Society Trade Show

April 17, 2015

China Maritime 2015

March 26 - March 28, 2015

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Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Featured Companies (2)


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Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.

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Wasser Coatings offer a complete range of Moisture Cure Urethane (NEPCOAT approved) systems in addition to Polyurea membranes and linings(NSF).

Hempel (USA) Inc.

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

W Abrasives : Maintenance Pack

The blasting company able to reduce your maintenance costs up to 30% by fine-tuning consumption, and increasing productivity. Visit us during the GIFA (Hall15 - D14).

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