Weekly Poll (160)


Which of the following types of industrial floor coatings have you found to be most durable?


Chicago City Council recently passed its 2022 Energy Transformation Code, making the city one of the first major U.S. cities and the first city in Illinois to adopt and exceed the 2021 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code. Do you think other cities will follow suit for decarbonization?


German automobile and motorcycle manufacturer BMW has submitted a patent for a vehicle scratch detection system with paint films that would allow drivers to be alerted when their car is scuffed. Do you believe this technology could be applied in other coating industries for abrasion detection?


Eastern Michigan University was recently awarded a U.S. patent for their invention of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid (OIH) coating methods. Do you believe this could potentially replace hazardous heavy metals in the metal coating industry?


An institution in Mableton, Georgia, recently installed a solar-reflective coating on its basketball court and playground. Having reduced ground surface temperatures by roughly 10-12 degrees Fahrenheit, do you believe this coating should be applied to similar spaces?


An Australian company recently completed a trial run of its “glow-in-the-dark” highway lines on a portion of road in Victoria. Do you think this photoluminescent technology should be implemented in other locations around the world?


Have you submitted a nomination for the 2022 JPCL Prestige Awards program?


Scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have recently invented a clear fireproof coating designed to protect wood surfaces and materials. Once licensed, do you think this coating will become widely used in timber buildings?


Civil engineers at the University of Dayton can now utilize a new virtual reality lab to “bring buildings to life,” allowing students to better understand a building’s placement and operation before construction commences. Do you believe this technology will be useful for building design and inspection in the industry?


The Canadian government recently published a renewed version of its Federal Agenda regarding volatile organic compound (VOC) controls on industry products. Do you believe the new actions will improve air quality in the country?


Residents surrounding the Bromley Wastewater Treatment Plant in New Zealand recently reported discoloration and other paint issues on their homes and properties. Do you think that the city council should offer free clean-up for affected residents?


The City of Los Angeles recently applied its first-ever cool pavement coating in Boyle Heights as part of a $1 million project to combat the heat and address heat-related illness and death. Do you believe that this technology will be adopted by other cities?


The Scott Base research facility in Antarctica New Zealand was originally painted with linseed oil-based paint in freezing level temperatures. For its new coating, a powder coat-type paint will be factory-applied. Do you believe this method will be more effective in protecting the structure?


Last month, a Pittsburgh-based company announced the release of its autonomous coating system. Has your company considered using robotics technology for paint application?


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced in May that a new paint recycling program was underway. Do you think more states should adopt PaintCare programs?


The new Clean Hull Initiative calls on regulators, shipping companies, ports, coatings manufacturers, technology and service providers, as well as academic and research institutions to focus on biofouling management. Do you believe there should be a worldwide regulation for proactive hull cleaning?


Is your company experiencing delays and other issues due to the supply chain, availability of raw materials or inflation?


Do you think the industry has done a good job of introducing new coating systems over the past 12-18 months?


Researchers are now considering how the “Whitest White” paint developed by Purdue University could slash carbon emissions and, in some cases, replace air conditioning units. Do you believe the use of coatings could aid in a global cooling effect?


Researchers from Tomsk State University have recently developed a new paint, Premia, designed to neutralize common pathogens and reduce nosocomial infections. Do you believe that, if certified, this paint will be more widely used?


Researchers from Northwestern University have developed a sponge capable of cleaning up oil, microplastics and phosphate from polluted waterways. While studies have shown that paint flakes largely contribute to microplastic particles in the ocean, do you believe this technology is worth pursuing?


When coating concrete, what is the biggest challenge you come across?


The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development recently released a report on the commercial availability and current uses of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances found in various paints, coatings and varnishes, recommending further work is needed to understand the health and environmental risks. Do you believe enough is being done to better protect painters from these substances?


A recent study published by the Swiss-based Environmental Action has found that paint accounts for 58% of microplastics in the world’s oceans and waterways. Do you believe the push for green coatings could be a solution to this issue?


A recent request to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asked the agency to reconsider its final risk evaluation regarding C.I. Pigment Violet 29. The shared belief between the requesters is that hazards associated with PV29 should be identified at the manufacturer level and that facilities use OSHA-regulated safety measures to reduce risks of exposure. Do you believe that the EPA’s rulemaking should remain in effect?


When it comes to specifying coatings for concrete floors, how do you rank the priorities?


How important is it to you to use green technology when it is an option?


Researchers in Finland say they have found a way to turn wood waste into a coating that resists abrasion, stains and sunlight better than traditional coatings by using lignin, a natural polymer in wood. Do you believe the U.S. should try to adopt this practice of utilizing lignin to strengthen wood on a larger scale?


One significant change to California’s 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards sees the code applying not only to homes, but businesses, as well, requiring solar panels and battery storage in commercial spaces. Do you believe the code should expand even further into commercial space, or should it be mostly limited to residential housing?


According to a team of researchers, the implementation of a transparent graphene veil can prevent up to 70% of pigment fading in painted artworks. Given the health and safety concerns associated with engineered nanoparticles, do you think the coatings protection outweighs the risk?


Researchers at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology have reportedly developed a new technique for strengthening and healing concrete: this time, by utilizing watermelon seeds. Do you think the biocementation could prove beneficial to the industry?


The Montana Department of Transportation recently announced plans to paint a walkway on the Beartracks Bridge in downtown Missoula with a concrete stain slated to reduce surface temperatures. If successful, do you think the coatings should be adopted for walkways in other, warmer states in the U.S.?


Researchers from Northwestern University say they have developed a new transparent coating that can be used to capture droplets and aerosols—effectively removing them from the air—with a focus on surfaces such as plexiglass barriers and face masks. What do you think is an ideal timeline for the coating to be approved for commercial use?


The London office of architecture firm Perkins&Will recently announced tis development of a searchable directory of sustainable products to help minimize the carbon footprint of interior projects. Do you think the directory will be beneficial to the industry?


The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently confirmed that the U.S. Green Building Council is piloting a new credit for the installation of cool exterior walls in new homes, schools and commercial buildings for the purpose of mitigating urban heat islands. Do you think the pilot credit will inspire more facility owners to integrate cool walls?


Specialty polymers company Kraton Corporation recently received an emergency exemption from the EPA for the deployment of its BiaXam copolymer for specific applications to help protect against SARS-CoV-2. Do you think similar exemptions will be provided for protective coating use on high-contact surfaces as social distancing restrictions are lifted?


Engineers from Purdue University recently created what they’re calling “the whitest paint yet.” How long until you think building and facility owners will be able to utilize the coating to cool down their buildings as intended?


What type of coating do you use most frequently on water/wastewater projects?


Now that it’s been officially released, what is your favorite aspect about the new, independent, Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings magazine?


Global food and beverage company Kraft Heinz recently announced a new pilot program that’s demonstrating a roofing material made from the company’s recycled flexible packaging. Do you believe the recycled flexible plastic packaging will outperform current standard building materials?


Recently, President Joe Biden reversed Executive Order 13967 of Dec. 18, 2020, Promoting Beautiful Federal Civic Architecture. Do you believe all federal buildings in Washington, D.C., as well as new federal courthouses and certain other federal buildings should be designed in architectural styles other than “classical” or “traditional?”


Last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registered copper surfaces for residual use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. How soon do you think the industry could see the utilization of these coatings in residential properties?


In December, former President Donald J. Trump signed the “Executive Order on Promoting Beautiful Federal Civic Architecture,” which orders all federal buildings in Washington, D.C., as well as new federal courthouses and certain other federal buildings be designed in “classical” or “traditional” styles of architecture. Do you think the EO will overly confine architectural style?


The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has recently awarded a $600,000 grant to Rolls-Royce University materials science and engineering professor and technology center director Elizabeth J. Opila with the aim to increase turbine engine coatings’ temperature tolerance by 200 degrees Celsius. If successful, do you see the coatings being utilized in other infrastructure forms?


Regarding the PaintSquare Connect curriculum, what tracks would you have liked to see more content?


The United States Navy recently announced the launch of its new research competition, “Rust-A-Thon.” Do you think the endeavor will prove effective in developing new protective coating materials?


With the public comment period slated to come to a close next week regarding the revised draft risk evaluation for C.I. Pigment Violet 29, do you think the industry will choose to more strictly regulate the chemical?


London-based Heatherwick Studio recently released design plans for a proposed flood-resistant ecological park in San Francisco’s South Beach neighborhood. Do you think expect other new coastal commercial projects will take similar approaches to potential flood protection?


The U.S. Green Building Council reported last month that more than 130 LEED projects have engaged in its Safety First pilot credits in support of “healthy reopening plans in response to the pandemic.” Do you think the number of projects will continue to increase?


Last month, the National Football League’s Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers announced the official opening of the $5 billion SoFi Stadium—one of the most expensive stadiums ever built. Although spectators won’t be able to visit the structure until 2021, do you think the stadium will eventually pay for itself?


Chemists have reportedly developed a method to make or modify “smart bricks,” that they say can store energy until required for powering devices. The trick is a polymer coating. Do you think this technology will eventually be commonly used?


Researchers at Espoo, Finland-based Aalto University recently published findings about new potential uses for an armor-plated superhydrophobic material. Do you think the coatings have will one day benefit photovoltaics, among other applications?


Last month, researchers from the University of Houston announced that they had started using chitin and 3D-printing techniques to produce bulletproof coatings. Do you think the U.S. Department of Defense-funded project will successfully develop a coatings technology that will be capable of resisting various impact, lasers and simultaneously absorb toxic gas?


Researchers from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, in Israel, recently announced that they were developing a novel surface coating aiming to “contain nanoparticles of safe metal ions and polymers with anti-viral and anti-microbial activity,” a route in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. How soon do you think a coating like this would be available to the public?


In May, researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology announced that they had developed a multilevel antimicrobial polymer (MAP-1) coating that they claim to be effective in killing viruses, bacteria and spores. How soon until you think the coating will be brought to the market?


In May, President Donald J. Trump officially gave the order to senior adviser Jared Kushner and associated aides to seek cost estimates for coating the United States-Mexico border wall. Do you think coating the wall will be a benefit to the infrastructure?


University of Central Florida researchers were recently reported to be working on a protective coating that would specifically target and kill the COVID-19 virus. If created, do you think the coating will be available to the public before or after there is a cure?


In April, PaintSquare Press published “Cool Roof Policy Updates Trend in US Cities” regarding the installation of reflective roofing products on new and existing buildings in the United States. While the last 10 years have shown a major uptick in adopting policies by U.S. cities, how long do you believe it will take to incorporate a policy in each of the nation’s states?


Researchers at University College London recently reported on the development of a new coating that activates in low-intensity light to kill bacteria. Given that the research has since been published, what do you think the timeline is before we see this type of protective coating on the market?


Last month, Germany firm Muehlhan began applying new coatings to the roughly 8-kilometer-long (roughly 5-miles-long) cable-stayed Øresund Bridge. Slated to take 13 years and an estimated 300,000-400,000 liters (79,000-106,000 gallons) of black paint to complete, do you think the project will meet its deadline?


Recently, global coatings firm AkzoNobel and start-up company Apellix announced an update on their collaborative efforts to build a computer-controlled spray-painting drone. Do you think once developed, the technology will become popular in the commercial coatings industry?


Recently, a team of researchers from the UCLA Smaueli School of Engineering developed an ice-prevention coating. Described as a hydrogel, how long until you think the coating will be available for marine and protective coating applications?


Back in December, St. Louis became the latest city to pass green roof legislation, requiring that all commercial, residential and multifamily construction be “solar ready.” Do you believe the legislation will urge residents to take advantage of solar power?


Researchers from Oregon State University’s College of Science have reported that they’re looking at new ways to design pigments to be more stable, durable and non-toxic with vivid hues. Do you think their research will be successful in determining key ingredients for vivid colors so that pigments can be discovered over shorter time periods?


Last month, Connecticut lawmakers announced that federal funding for research on pyrrhotite and its impact on foundations was included in a spending bill. Do you think the research will help residents come up with a plan to combat the area’s deteriorating foundations?


At the University of Wisconsin–Madison, engineers recently developed a new ultrathin coating, reported to camouflage heat when viewed through infrared technology. Do you think the research findings will one day be beneficial to applications in heat transfer, camouflage or even clothing as to protect personal privacy?


UNStudio and Monopol Colors are currently showcasing “The Coolest White” paint—an extremely reflective white paint—in the “State of Extremes” in Israel’s Design Museum Holon’s Decennial Exhibition. Reported to prolong the lifecycle of urban building and structure coatings to 30 years, do you think the coating will be used in more future projects?


Last month, Boston-based company Apis Cor announced the completion of what it touts as the largest 3D-printed building in the world. Constructed in just 21 days, do you think we will see more rapid commercial construction projects with the use of 3D printers?


Last month, the Commercial Painting Industry Association officially launched to provide more resources to commercial painting business owners, as well as create a deeper connection between commercial industry leaders. Do you think the member-based organization will be beneficial for professional commercial painting contractors?


Recently, the city of Milwaukee Plan Commission and the Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee approved changes to the Ascent timber building (slated to be the tallest wooden building in North America) to make the structure even taller. How long do you think the structure will be able to keep this title after its completion?


In August, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings announced the reestablishment of its Pittsburgh chapter, known as the SSPC Steel City Chapter. Do you believe the chapter will attract new members from Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, as well as western Maryland and other northeastern states?


At the beginning of September, it was reported that a panel of independent experts approved a $100 million fix for the sinking and tilting 58-story Millennium Tower in San Francisco. Do you think the installation of 52 new piles, extending twice the distance into the bedrock of the north and west sides will prove to reduce future sinking and improve the structure’s seismic performance?


In August, researchers based out of the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, India, announced the development of a new way to protect ships from corrosion using a compound from mango leaves. Though further testing still needs to be conducted, do you think the technology will be used in future industrial coating products?


In July, an Italy-based project titled, “Urban Flying Opera,” used drones to paint a large-scale graffiti project with the aim to beautify the city of Torino. With more stories of drones being utilized for this type of coatings work, do you think the technology has the potential to eventually replace commercial painters?


Researchers from Columbia University have recently developed a new coating material inspired by the Saharan Silver Ant to keep buildings cool. According to physics professor Nanfang Yu and his team, the developing coating can reflect up to 99% of sunlight. Slated to require more research and testing, when do you predict the technology will be released into the market?


In June, Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis went on record to say that Pittsburgh’s International Airport couldn’t afford to not rehabilitate the facility. Although PIT only sees a fraction of annual passengers since its opening in 1992 (from 38 million to 8 million), do you agree that a $783.8M project—that includes decreasing the size and upgrading the terminals—is necessary?


With responses due for the “Building a Safer Future” by July 31—a fourth consultation on improving fire and structural safety for high-rise housing in the United Kingdom involving various revisions including: increased residential building height; revised concept of duty holders; and stronger voices for residents (to name a few)—do you think the new Implementation Plan will help to prevent future tragedies like the Grenfell Tower fire?


In May, the French Senate passed a bill requiring Notre Dame to be rebuilt to its “last known state.” Do you think this is the rightful decision for the historic landmark, or would a proposed innovative design have been more appropriate?


Last month, President Donald J. Trump announced the lift of United States’ tariffs on steel and aluminum products for Canada and Mexico. Do you agree with this move?


Researchers from the Corrosion and Coatings Engineering Branch at Naval Surface Welfare Center, Carderock Division are currently evaluating coatings that could possibly mitigate corrosion on Navy vessels. How soon do you think we could see these developing products on the market?


At the tail end of April, NYC passed a green roof bill, requiring all new commercial and residential buildings in the city to have 100% green roofs made up of plants, solar panels or small wind turbines—or a combination of all three. Do you think 100% coverage is an achievable goal?


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, along with the city’s Department of Buildings, announced just last month that there would be major updates taking effect in the city’s building code, including reducing barriers to cost-effective construction and developing a wider range of materials and technologies. The changes represent the first major revisions to the standard in 70 years. Do you think other cities are in need of these kinds of upgrades?


Recent testing has revealed that a nanostructured chemical vapor deposition coating, which provides resistance to water droplet erosion and solid particle erosion, extends the life of steam turbine blades. With these new findings, do you expect more steam and gas turbine blades will have this type of coating?


Recently, an opening ceremony was held for the debut of New York City’s $25 billion Hudson Yards development, which includes a 150-foot-tall interactive centerpiece dubbed "the Vessel." Do you think other U.S. cities will be inspired to start building more innovative structures?


UNStudio and Monopol Colors recently announced that they've developed a new "extremely reflective white paint" that has been given a Total Solar Reflectance rating of 80—about 5-10 points above other white paints, according to the companies. Do you think we'll start to see even higher TSR scores as research goes on?


With China’s Crystal skybridge (also known as a "horizontal skyscraper," which connects several high rises) set to open later this year, do you think we will see other dense cities making use of connecting their existing structures in the sky for more commercial and residential space?


Research out of Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging has characterized the different odors of acrylic paints and identified the harmful odorous substances. Do you think such research is helpful to the industry?


The city of Belton, South Carolina, recently proposed using orthophosphate, a phosphate-based additive, to help control the release of lead in service lines and household plumbing. Do you think this additive should be used as a safety precaution in areas with predominantly older piping?


Rice University researchers recently reported building a "better" epoxy with the addition of graphene foam, noting that it is substantially tougher than pure epoxy. Do you think this will be a long-term epoxy solution?


Rice University researchers recently reported building a "better" epoxy with the addition of graphene foam, noting that it is substantially tougher than pure epoxy. Do you think this will be a long-term epoxy solution?


Will newly developed nanomaterials like graphene revolutionize the protective coatings industry in the next 10 years?


A Maryland county is the latest jurisdiction to consider banning pavement sealers containing coal tar and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Should these products be banned?


Will newly developed nanomaterials like graphene revolutionize the protective coatings industry in the next 10 years?


Researchers at the University of Michigan, funded by the Navy and Air Force, are working on "omniphobic" coatings they say could reduce friction for ships in the water. Will hydrophobic/oleophobic coatings soon be ready for heavy-duty marine use?


A recent feature argues that, with regard to air and water barriers, the importance of fastener penetrations, such as at cladding attachments, is often overlooked and underestimated. Do you agree?


A recent D+D feature described several cases of roof-coating failure that had initially stumped roofing professionals. Have you ever had a job failure that wasn’t caused by what you initially thought?


The EPA recently granted approval to the Kansai Paint Group for its paint that repels mosquitos, the first of its kind to be approved by the agency. It is slated to be available in the U.S. this summer. Is this something you will invest in?


A recent feature notes that proper training programs are a necessity to prepare workers to recognize variables that cause a roofing system to fail. Do you agree?


Many coatings suppliers have reported that increased raw-materials prices hurt their bottom line in 2017. Have rising material costs impacted your business in the past year?


Researchers have started modifying the color of a certain bacteria, which they say could lead the way to “growing” biodegradable, non-toxic paint. Do you think research such as this is worth pursuing?


Researchers worldwide have been working in recent years to develop nontoxic and biobased antifouling agents to eventually replace traditional antifoulants in marine coatings. Is a sea change coming soon in the antifouling world?


According to a D+D feature published in January, hybridization and specialty additives will allow further development in the realm of waterborne roof coatings. Which area do you think will see higher performance?


PaintSquare recently reported on engineers from the University of Cincinnati working with the Ohio DOT to determine whether polyaspartic coatings might be effective in controlling spalling on concrete bridge parapet walls. Do you think this approach will work?


The Denver Green Roof Initiative that passed last month in Colorado not only requires new, large buildings to be constructed with green roofs but also requires buildings of a certain size to install green roofs when the current one is up for replacement. Do you think more cities should follow suit?


A middle school in Washington is the first in the U.S. to use a new graffiti-resistant coating on its campus, and school district officials consider it a low-cost investment for preventing future damage. Do you think more schools should incorporate such a coating?


Calgary, Alberta, officials are reportedly looking at luminescent paints to help light some rural roadways. Is this a good idea?


How often do you work with specialty-function coatings (such as fire-resistive coatings, antifouling paint or heat-resistant coatings) in your day-to-day work?


A Canadian coating company is getting a federal boost on a product that it says will act more like insulation, effectively saving consumers money and energy. Do you think such a coating will do well once it gets on the market?


A German energy company recently became the first to use thermal spray aluminum to protect the monopiles of a new offshore wind farm. Will TSA soon become the standard for protecting these assets?


European regulators are considering a proposal to put titanium dioxide on a list of suspected carcinogens. Is this the right move?


The Environmental Protection Agency is finalizing its rules for the revamped Toxic Substances Control Act, which received its first update in 40 years last summer. Under the new law, the EPA must test all the chemicals in the marketplace, with a target of about 2,000 a year. Do you think this is realistic?


Have you a seen a boost in cool-roof installs since the introduction of Berkeley Lab’s “Cool Roof Time Machine”?


The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed bans on chemicals found in consumer and commercial paint removal products. Good or bad move?


How often do you specify new coatings technologies?


A bridge under construction now in Florida will be made of numerous types of composites in place of concrete and/or steel. Will fiber-reinforced composites be a growing trend in new bridge construction in the near future?


Some recent high profile projects have architectural designs that utilize ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) technology. Do you consider this material to be a viable option for years to come?


How important is it to you to use green building materials when they are an option?


Researchers are currently developing a glass-based coating for ships and rooftops. Do you believe this will be beneficial for protecting them from heat and sun?


How have advances in coatings technology kept up with innovation in other construction materials?


Which of these most influences your decision to purchase or specify a coating?


Winter storms have wreaked havoc with buildings throughout the U.S. Northeast. How much snow and ice accumulation do you allow on your rooftops before removing or melting it?


The magic coatings genie has offered you the coating of your dreams! So what’ll it be?


Not attending SSPC 2015? Why not?


SSPC 2015 is right around the corner. What part of the show are you most looking forward to?


Do you expect to still be in a coatings-related industry in five or so years?


Should Benjamin Moore change the name of its “Confederate Red” paint color, which some people have found offensive?


What architectural energy improvements do you believe offer the best bang for the buck?


What is your prognosis for the health of the coatings industry in five years?


A California judge has handed three former makers of lead-based paint their first big defeat and a $1.15 billion abatement tab. Good call or bad call?


How important is it to you to buy coatings and other products made in your country?


How do you most often hear of new paint or coatings technologies?


What paint/coatings trends are you watching most closely right now?


What industry trends do you follow most closely?


How do you think today’s “green” coatings compare overall with conventional paints?


In your experience, what is the most common cause of premature coating failures?


What is the most common cause of coating failures?


What external force has contributed the most to changes in coatings technology in recent years?


What coatings segment will benefit most from changes in government policy over the coming years?


How should VOCs and toxicity levels be set for paints and coatings?


What coating advance should researchers focus on now?


What area of the protective coatings industry most needs attention in the next 12 months?


Which of the following research or development areas seems most likely to become a strong market for coatings?


“This is a dying profession,” a coatings professional wrote recently. What do you think?


What is your opinion about the level of technical knowledge, as evidenced by strong specifications, in the architectural community?


What is the future impact of biomimicry in development of materials and building science?


Would you/have you encouraged your child or other young adult to pursue a career in coatings? Why or why not?


What technology do you prefer for permanent (non-sacrificial) anti-graffiti coatings?


What is the best source of advice for selecting coatings systems for harsh environments?


SSPC recently announced the launch of a new Commercial/Light Industrial Interest Group that will focus on developing standards and guides related to surface preparation, coatings selection and coatings application for this sector. What do you believe is the most important need in this market?


Overall, who provides the best advancements in coating materials?


What is the best source of advice in selecting coatings systems for harsh environments, such as coastal South Florida?


In what performance area would innovations in architectural coatings be most valuable to you?


In general, how do you feel today’s waterborne protective and marine coatings stack up to their solvent-borne counterparts and predecessors? Compared to solvent-borne, waterborne formulations are…


When specifying protective and marine coatings, what factor is most important in your decision?


Where do you see the greatest growth potential for protective coatings in the next 12 months?


What anti-graffiti paint technology are you currently specifying to coat sound barriers, privacy walls, or other architectural surfaces?


When you are deciding on coatings and similar products to use or specify, where do you get the majority of your information?


How would you like to see architectural coatings improve in coming years?


In recent residential repainting work with which you've been involved, what was the predominant substrate type?


Which of the following developments has had the most positive impact on coatings technology?


 
 
   

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