Free Webinar: What's in Coating Specs?


PaintSquare will host a free webinar at noon, on Sept. 28, entitled, “What's in a Coating Specification?”

Sponsored by AGC, Inc., presenters Mike Harrison, of Starline Windows, and Stephen Klassen, Key Account Manager for AkzoNobel, will update the design and construction community on the latest technologies to achieve AAMA compliance, define nomenclature, discuss characteristics of different application methods and cover other topics that will help to correctly specify coatings.

Learning objectives include:

  • Understand architectural coatings and where they can be applied;
  • Understand AAMA as a specification standard and how coating manufacturers achieve categories;
  • Determine sustainability with LEED / EPD; and
  • Learn examples of different ways to specify coatings.

Resister for free here.

About the Presenters

Harrison holds a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Bishop's University and joined Starline in 2004 as a Regional Sales Representative on Vancouver Island until 2012, when he was promoted to Architectural Representative out of the company's Head Office. He opened the Alberta Market and Calgary Branch for Starline in 2012 and lived in Calgary for three years, presenting to the architectural and building envelope firms in Alberta while expanding major project sales for the architectural division. Harrison has since taken on business development for the Western U.S. market as well, covering project opportunities from California to Washington, as well as Colorado and Arizona.

Klassen has been in the coatings industry for more than 35 years and has spent the last 20 years in the powder coatings industry and has performed many roles, including a focus on architectural coatings. He is the Key Account Manager for the Architectural Market Western Region for AkzoNobel and works to educate specifiers and architects alike in North America. Klassen is completing his studies at the University of British Columbia in the Sales and Marketing Executive program.


Tagged categories: AGC Chemicals; AkzoNobel; Asia Pacific; Education; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Good Technical Practice; Latin America; North America; Specification; Webinars; Z-Continents

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