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PPG Appoints New VP in Architectural Coatings

PPG Appoints New VP in Architectural Coatings

Wednesday November 25, 2020

Global coatings company PPG recently announced the appointment of Scott Bartlett as Vice President, Operations, Global Architectural Coatings.


USGBC Wraps Up Greenbuild with Initiatives

USGBC Wraps Up Greenbuild with Initiatives

Wednesday November 25, 2020

Earlier this month, the U.S. Green Building Council wrapped up its annual Greenbuild Conference & Expo. At the virtual event, the organization outlined several key updates that it says intend “to help push the industry closer to a regenerative future as outlined through LEED Positive, while prioritizing solutions that promote social equity, resilience and health across communities.”


Ultra Thin Coating Aids in Photodetector Research

Ultra Thin Coating Aids in Photodetector Research

Wednesday November 25, 2020

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have released a study that seeks to further advance photodetectors’ use by integrating the technology with durable Gorilla glass, the material used for smart phone screens.


MS Tank Repainting Out for Bid

MS Tank Repainting Out for Bid

Wednesday November 25, 2020

The Culkin Water District is currently seeking contractors to repaint the Culkin Water Tank in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


US Air Force Looks at Rain Erosion

US Air Force Looks at Rain Erosion

Wednesday November 25, 2020

At the beginning of the month, the United States Air Force Research Laboratory announced it would be investing $60 million into the research and development of an improved anti-corrosion coatings for aircrafts.


Senate Committee Releases 2021 Funding Bills

Senate Committee Releases 2021 Funding Bills

Wednesday November 25, 2020

The Senate Committee on Appropriations released all 12 of its fiscal year 2021 funding measures and subcommittee allocations earlier this month, highlighting $74.8 billion for the transportation, housing, urban development, and other related industries.


PPG Chosen for VIP Aircraft Repaint Project

PPG Chosen for VIP Aircraft Repaint Project

Tuesday November 24, 2020

Global coatings supplier PPG (Pittsburgh) announced at the beginning of the month that aviation maintenance company, Magnetic MRO had selected a variety of PPG aerospace coatings to complete a recent VIP aircraft repaint project for a private charter flights management company.


Seattle Mayor Announces Plan to Fix Bridge

Seattle Mayor Announces Plan to Fix Bridge

Tuesday November 24, 2020

Last Thursday (Nov. 19), Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced that the city had reached a decision regarding the repair or replacement of the West Seattle Bridge.


EPA Extends Comment Period on PV29 Risks

EPA Extends Comment Period on PV29 Risks

Tuesday November 24, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has extended the public comment period on the revised draft risk evaluation for C.I. Pigment Violet 29 (PV29). The EPA said that the extension s to give more time to stakeholders to review the document.


Corning Seeks Nod for COVID-19 Coating Tech

Corning Seeks Nod for COVID-19 Coating Tech

Tuesday November 24, 2020

Materials science company Corning Incorporated announced earlier this month that under test methods approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, paints and coatings with the company’s a glass-ceramic technology had shown to kill more than 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.


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