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Friday, October 16, 2020

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Technology Publishing Co. recently began releasing the curriculum for PaintSquare Connect, its signature virtual event for the protective and commercial coatings industries, co-sponsored by Carboline, Finishing First (Powered by LMCI), McBrayer & Associates and Sherwin-Williams.

Registrants are now able to browse and enroll in sessions as they are added to the event website.

The curriculum, co-sponsored by 10X Engineered Materials and PPG, is comprised of four tracks:

Leading up to the event, slated for Nov. 10-12, PaintSquare Daily News will be diving in on what to expect at this brand-new experience, beginning with the curriculum for Track 1, also sponsored by PPG.


Tuesday, Nov. 10

10-10:45 a.m.

100%-Solids Linings for the Water/Wastewater Market 
Brian Cheshire, Market Manager – Water/Wastewater, Carboline Company

  • This presentation aims to lay out some of the advantages of high-solids and 100%-solids technologies in detail while showcasing some of the areas where 100%-solids linings are commonly used in water and wastewater applications.

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Feed Your Business Growth: Meeting the Demands of the Food & Beverage Industry with New Technologies
Casey Ball, Global Market Director for High Performance Flooring, Sherwin-Williams; and Mike Manetta Global Market Director for Food and Beverage, Sherwin-Williams

  • This discussion focuses on high-performance technologies, such as urethane concrete, that address trending food and beverage industry needs, making the job easier for both the contractor and the owner.

2-2:45 p.m.

Introducing Mortarchem: The Next Generation of Cementitious Epoxy Mortar
Andy Odorzynski, National Sales Manager, Induron Coatings, Inc.

  • This presentation will demonstrate the material viscosity of Induron’s Mortarchem product and how its use results in easy, fast and profitable resurfacing of concrete substrates.


Wednesday, Nov. 11

11:15 a.m. – noon

How to Understand Polysiloxane Technology
Tom Higginbotham, Training Manager, Americas, PPG Protective and Marine Coatings; Herman Rodriguez, Director of Engineering and Specifications USCA, PPG Protective and Marine Coatings; and Tom Bekemeier, Research Scientist, Dow

  • This discussion covers the value of epoxy siloxane as well other resin combinations and how these are utilized in corrosion prevention.


Thursday, Nov. 12

10:30-11:15 a.m.

Advanced IUPAT Training and Certifications that Make a Difference on a Project
Rick Matthews, Industry Liaison, Industrial Coatings, Finishing First – International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

  • This session will discuss training and certification opportunities with IUPAT as well as the resources for IUPAT signatory employers to build a better business.


To sign up for any of the Protective & Marine Coatings sessions in the curriculum as well as explore confirmed exhibitors in the Protective & Marine Product Pavilion, click here.

Registration for the conference is still open, though the deadline to receive a free registration bag (filled with an event program and other industry goodies), courtesy of Tnemec, is Oct. 25.

TPC will also be announcing the winner of a $500 gift card, which will be going to one of the first 250 registrants of the event.


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Conferences; Contractor Connect; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Good Technical Practice; Latin America; Marine Coatings; North America; PaintSquare; PaintSquare Connect; Protective Coatings; Technology Publishing Co.; Z-Continents

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