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Elevation Awards Spotlight: TX Milk Facility

With the extended deadline just announced for the third annual Elevation Awards, we will be counting down to the deadline (Oct. 18) with featured selections of this year’s nominees, giving r...


Floor Coating Line Receives Food Industry Honor

Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine Coatings announced via emailed press release earlier this week that it has been awarded a food and beverage industry standard accreditation for a range...


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Free Webinar: Coating Specs for Concrete Floors

Durability + Design will host a free webinar on Wednesday, July 11, entitled: “Dealing with the Likelihood of Damp Concrete Substrates & Exposure Conditions When Specifying Floor Coatings.”


New ASTM Standard Looks at Floors

The American Society of Testing Materials will soon release a new standard that it says looks at flooring differently than before.


New Flooring with Limestone Core Unveiled

Flooring and decking company Cali Bamboo announced Monday a new line of hardwood that’s layered over a limestone composite core.


SSPC 2018 Addresses Coating Concrete

Several technical sessions at SSPC 2018 featuring Greencoat, held Jan. 15-18 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, helped attendees better understand the finer points of ...


Floor Coatings Made for Quick Cure

Two new polyaspartic floor coatings from Coatings for Industry Inc. are made to cure quickly without encouraging roller overlap marks.


D+D Issues Call for Participants for 2018 Conference

Durability + Design is seeking presenters and panelists in its two-day Material Select + Connect Conference: Coatings and Treatments for Concrete Floors, Low-Slope Roofs and Architectural Me...


New High-Performance Floor Coating Released

Chicago-based floor coating manufacturer Florock Polymer Flooring recently launched a new family of high-performance products: the FloroEster line of vinyl ester secondary containment coatin...


Cement Made for High-Performance Floors

Connecticut-based company Laticrete, a construction materials manufacturer, recently announced a new product that protects high-performance areas in both commercial and industrial areas.


New Product Available for High-Performance Floors

Construction materials manufacturer Laticrete announced a new product last week that aims to protect high-performance areas in commercial or industrial spaces.


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Epoxy Primer Made for Fast Dry Times

WearCOAT 1080, a new epoxy primer from Coatings For Industry Inc., is designed to reduce wait time for priming “green concrete” surfaces by activating a bond to the substrate to reduce vapor...


Polyurea Product Designed for Multiple Industries

Coating manufacturer Polyset has introduced a polyurea coating suitable for various applications to its flagship Ply-Guard line of protective coatings.


New Polyurea System for Industry Surfaces Released

A high-performance coating systems manufacturer has developed a new polyurea system for a variety of industry surfaces.


Water-Based Floor Coating at Home in Hangars

A new water-based urethane from The Sherwin-Williams Company (Cleveland) is made to protect floors in airplane hangars, warehouses and other aggressive environments with regular tire traffic...


New Floor Coating Aims to Inhibit Hot-Tire Pickup

The Sherwin-Williams Company has launched a new water-based floor coating out of its Protective & Marine Coatings unit that’s designed to resist hot-tire pickup.


Anti-Slip Epoxy Line Includes Heavy Duty Product

A new line of anti-slip epoxy floor coatings from Wooster Products Inc. includes one product made specifically for harsh environments such as industrial facilities.


New Product Aimed at Reducing Bug Holes

The Scofield Company has added to its line with what it says is a useful air detrainer, aimed at reducing bug holes and large air voids that would normally interfere with flooring.


Reformulated Underlayment Aims to Reduce Waste

Manufacturing company Laticrete has revamped the formula for its Drytek Skimcoat, a fast-drying underlayment.


Anti-Slip Epoxy System Released

Wooster Products Inc. has released a new anti-slip coating equipped with variations for each type of surface that needs safe traction.


Floor System Boasts Moisture, Impact Protection

Schluter Systems recently unveiled its DITRA-HEAT-DUO floor system, which the company says is the first system to not only serve as a protective moisture membrane, but also as impact insulat...


New Floor Epoxy Features Low Viscosity

Polyset has unveiled a new self-leveling epoxy system designed for use on floors require high-performance coatings.


New Floor Epoxy Features Low Viscosity

A new self-leveling epoxy system from Polyset is designed for use on floors in applications that require high-performance coatings.


Adhesives Firm Bostik Acquires Flooring Company

Specialty chemicals and advanced materials company Arkema (Colombes, France) announced that its subsidiary, adhesives firm Bostik (Milwaukee) has acquired CMP Specialty Products—a floor prep...


Elevation Awards Spotlight: Bakery Renovation

With just days left to submit an entry for Durability + Design’s inaugural Elevation Awards, we will be counting down to the deadline (May 26) by featuring a select nomination each day, givi...


Elevation Awards Spotlight: Generating Station Floor

With fewer than two weeks left to submit an entry for Durability + Design’s inaugural Elevation Awards, we will be counting down to the deadline (May 26) by featuring a select nomination eac...


New Line of Bamboo, Cork Flooring Released

Green building and flooring manufacturer Cali Bamboo has released its newest collection of Eco-Engineered bamboo flooring.


Polyaspartic Unveiled for Concrete Surfaces

A high-solids polyaspartic designed for direct-to-concrete application and primed concrete surfaces has been launched by coatings and linings provider US Coatings.


New Polyaspartic Made for Concrete Floors

Coatings and linings provider US Coatings (St. Louis) has announced the launch of a high-solids polyaspartic designed for direct-to-concrete and primed concrete surfaces.


Floor Coating to Deliver ‘Designer’ Look

Florock Polymer Flooring has launched the FloroMica System, which it says combines “heavy duty epoxy floor coating resins with natural, decorative mica flakes.”


AZ Flooring Firm Opens New Hub

Industrial and commercial flooring and concrete coating firm Arizona Polymer Flooring has opened a new headquarters in Phoenix, to serve as an international hub, and host research, manufactu...


Concrete Coating Maker Opens New Hub

Arizona Polymer Flooring, a growing flooring products and concrete coating manufacturer, has opened a new 50,000-square-foot mixed-use facility, set to serve as the company’s international h...


Coating Designed for Metal, Concrete

Polyset has launched a new polyaspartic system designed for concrete and metal surfaces.


Polyaspartic Made for Steel or Concrete

Coating manufacturer Polyset has introduced a new polyaspartic system for concrete and metal surfaces, recommended for use on tanks, bridges, railcars, pipelines and other steel structures a...


Flooring Designed for Healthcare, Education

A new low-maintenance flooring option features high scratch, stain and scuff resistance, according to its manufacturer.


Florock Marks 65 Years in Flooring Systems

Florock Polymer Flooring, a manufacturer of floor systems for commercial and industrial settings, is celebrating 65 years in business.


New Mortar Designed for Concrete Repair

An Illinois-based manufacturer has developed a new epoxy resin mortar made to repair concrete floors and surfaces as well as protect them from chemical damage.


Mortar Patches Concrete in Chemical Settings

A new epoxy resin mortar is designed to repair concrete floors and surfaces and protect them from chemical damage, with high resistance to the effects of acid.


ICP Group Acquires Floor Coating Firm

The parent company of a number of architectural and specialty coating and adhesive brands has added polymer floor coating manufacturer Rock-Tred Corp. to its portfolio.


Floor Coating Made to Resist Impacts

A new polyaspartic floor coating from The Sherwin-Williams Company is designed for ease of application in manufacturing facilities, airplane hangars and other settings where impacts and abra...


Sherwin-Williams Touts Polyaspartic Technology

The latest polyaspartic floor coating offering from Sherwin-Williams is reportedly designed to give applicators greater flexibility and provide extended open time.


Demand Surges Amid Patent Growth

The global concrete floor coatings market is expected to reach $2.6 billion by 2022, a recent forecast suggests, meanwhile technology advances are responsible for a boom in patent activity f...


Topcoat Made for Indoor, Outdoor Uses

A high-build, fast-drying polyaspartic topcoat system for garages, decks, or restaurant flooring is the latest product offering from Westcoat Specialty Coating Systems.


ICP Group Acquires Rock-Tred

The Innovative Chemical Products Group has acquired the Illinois-based polymer floor coating manufacturer Rock-Tred Corp.


Flooring System Touts Antistatic Properties

A new heavy-duty antistatic industrial flooring system is now available on the European market, according to the Construction Chemicals division of BASF (Mannheim, Germany).


Join Us for Concrete Floor Guidance

A new free webinar will focus on the advantages and disadvantages of various concrete flooring options as well as their maintenance requirements and costs.


Surface Prep, Solar Tech Star in New Issue

The latest issue of D+D In Depth is now available online. The November issue includes four expert-written articles covering technology advances in commercial and architectural coating...


Polymer Boasts Fast Concrete Repair

A new concrete repair polymer has been introduced by VersaFlex Inc. (Kansas City, KS), a supplier of polyurea coatings, linings, joint fillers, and concrete repair products.


New Polymer Repairs Cracking Concrete

VersaFlex Inc., a supplier of polyurea coatings, linings, joint fillers, and concrete repair products, has announced the launch of new concrete repair polymer.


Firm Debuts Coatings Stabilizers Line

A new range of stabilizer products for the coatings industry has been introduced by polymer stabilizers manufacturer SONGWON Industrial Co. Ltd. (Ulsan, South Korea).


Resins Firms' Merger Complete

Allnex, an international resins supplier of resins for architectural, industrial, OEM and special purpose coatings, has completed its acquisition of global resins manufacturer Nuplex Industr...


Study: Indoor Spaces Rampant with Toxins

Indoor dust is often laden with toxic chemicals from building materials, cleaning products, furniture, electronics and other common items, a new study suggests.


BASF, Henkel Agree on Deal

In a move to strengthen its construction chemicals portfolio, the world’s largest chemical company, BASF, plans to acquire Henkel’s professional Western European flooring, tiling and waterpr...


Concrete Trade Groups to Merge

The American Society of Concrete Contractors will be augmenting its concrete polishing programming through a merger with the Concrete Polishing Association of America, the two groups have an...


Tnemec Debuts Epoxy Primer

A Kansas City, MO-based coatings manufacturer has launched a new two-component, clear epoxy primer designed to offer superior penetration and adhesion to concrete.


Primer Made to Inhibit Moisture Vapor

A new moisture vapor-tolerant, high solids epoxy primer for newly poured and existing concrete slabs is now available from protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company Inc.


Valentus Acquires Floor Finishes Firm

Valentus Specialty Chemicals Inc., a holding company owned by Huron Capital, announced Thursday (August 11) that it completed its acquisition of Absolute Coatings Inc., the wood floor finish...


Tennant Grows with Florock Purchase

Minneapolis-based Tennant Company announced the expansion of its floor coatings portfolio through the purchase of the Florock Polymer Flooring brand from Crawford Laboratories Inc.


Tennant Coatings Buys Florock

In a move to expand its floor coatings portfolio, the Tennant Company has acquired the Florock Polymer Flooring brand from Crawford Laboratories Inc.


Tnemec Launches Floor Coating

A new floor coating recommended for commercial environments such as kitchens and medical facilities features a rapid cure time and is low odor, according to the manufacturer


New Floor Coating Boasts Quick Cure

Rapid curing is key for a new floor coating available from protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec.


Flooring System Takes New Shapes

A new collection from Karndean Designflooring takes some colors and patterns that were already available and puts a geometric spin on them, creating novel formats that the company says can b...


Flooring Giant Nets Safety Victory

Federal product safety officials have ended a year-long investigation into the nation’s largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring without issuing a product recall.


Epoxy Formula Targets Yellowing

Coatings for Industry Inc. has introduced a new high-performance epoxy floor coating made to resist yellowing.


Topcoat Touts Anti-Yellowing Properties

A new high-performance floor topcoat said to resist yellowing over the long term is now available from Coatings for Industry Inc. (Souderton, PA).


Free Webinar Offers Concrete Floor Advice

Coatings for aggressive environments are the topic when Durability + Design presents the third installment of its webinar series on concrete floor coatings on Thursday, May 19.


Free Webinar Covers Retail Flooring

Selecting and specifying floor finishes for high volume retail buildings is the topic of a free upcoming webinar hosted by Durability + Design.


Style, Function Shine in Concrete Floor

It’s not just the activities taking place inside Pittsburgh’s Energy Innovation Center that make the building interesting. The 86-year-old former trade school itself combines environmentally...


Flexmar Touts Polyaspartics Technology

Flexmar Coatings has introduced a new line of polyaspartic coatings made for interior and exterior commercial, residential and light industrial concrete floor substrates, the company says.


Roller Covers Made for Resinous Flooring

Seymour Midwest has launched a new range of roller covers for flooring and coatings professionals, under the brand Midwest Rake Assurance.


Sika Inks Deal with L.M. Scofield

Specialty chemical company Sika Corp. has acquired L. M. Scofield, a 100-year-old North American producer of concrete color additives and decorative products.


Webinar: Institutional Floor Coatings in Focus

From aesthetics to maintenance costs, there are many important factors to consider when selecting and specifying floor coatings for schools and hospitals.


New Epoxy Base to Reduce Moisture Vapor

Laticrete International Inc. has introduced a single-coat, 100 percent solids, liquid-applied, two-part epoxy coating designed to control moisture vapor emission from concrete surfaces.


Defoamer Launches for Flooring Coatings

Multinational chemicals producer BASF has launched a new defoamer product it says offers fast and effective deaeration of 100 percent solids coating systems.


CDC Estimates Cancer Risks in Flooring

Federal health regulators are estimating that excessive formaldehyde levels in select laminate flooring made by Lumber Liquidators could cause six to 30 cancer cases per 100,000 people.


D+D to Host Free Concrete Floor Webinars

Durability + Design, the leading publisher in architectural coatings technology, will present a free three-webinar series on specifying coatings and other treatments for concrete floors in M...


APF Acquires Super-Krete International

Arizona Polymer Flooring announced that it has acquired Super-Krete International Inc., a globally recognized manufacturer of concrete repair and restoration materials for commercial, indust...


Coating Targets Flooring Manufacturers

Designed with industrial operations in mind, Valspar’s Wood Coatings business has introduced a new family of coatings made for North America flooring manufacturers.


Underlayment Made to Reduce Cracks, Noise

Laticrete has introduced Fracture Ban, described as a high-performance, pliable, lightweight peel and stick membrane designed for use under thin-bed adhesives for ceramic tile; stone; and ot...


Meter Made to Detect Concrete Moisture

TQC has introduced a concrete moisture reader that the company says is designed to test large concrete floors and construction that require coating.


Company Eliminates BPA in Epoxy Formula

Allied Construction Technologies Inc. has eliminated the use of Bisphenol-A (BPA) in its 2170 Moisture Mitigation and Alkalinity Control epoxy coating.


Valspar Unveils Lifeshield Floor Coatings

Valspar’s Wood Coatings business has introduced Lifeshield, a new family of coatings formulated for North America flooring manufacturers.


Floor Coatings Market Set to Soar

The North American concrete floor coatings market is expected to reach $546.8 million by 2023, a new forecast suggests.


Floor Machine Designed to Refresh

Aztec Products Inc. has introduced a new machine designed for terrazzo and concrete polishing and maintenance projects.


Florock Adds Kits, Colorants to Line

Crawford Laboratories Inc. has expanded its FloroCrete Cementitious Urethane flooring portfolio with new cove kits and colorants designed for food and beverage plants, commercial kitchens, a...


SSPC Course Available Down Under

The Society for Protective Coating’s popular Concrete Coating Inspector (CCI) course will now be available in Australia and New Zealand, the association announced Thursday (Nov. 12).


Concrete Floor Coatings on the Rise

A growing awareness of concrete floor coatings combined with increased construction activity throughout the world are expected to grow the concrete floor coatings industry over the next five...


Waterproofing System, Coating Debuts

Gaco Western has added new elastomeric coating and system to its line of concrete deck products.


New Polyol Protects Industrial Floors

Chemical manufacturing giant BASF has announced the release of a new polyol that is designed to increase the resistance of indoor flooring in demanding environments, such as industrial wareh...


Concrete Floor Coatings Set to Soar

Forecasters are expecting a growth spurt for the global concrete floor coatings industry.


Sealer Made to Deter Stains, Damage

Nashville company Clemons Concrete Coatings announced the release of its new penetrating solvent-based sealer designed to repel water off of all types of concrete, especially concrete pavers...


Sealer Made to Repel Water, Stains, Oils

A Tennessee concrete coatings company has released a new penetrating solvent-based sealer designed to repel water off the surface of stamped concrete and concrete pavers.


Sika Bows Metallic Effects System

Sika Flooring has announced the addition of the Sikafloor Metallic FX decorative floor system to the company’s portfolio of commercial and industrial flooring products.


Prosoco Adds Surfactant Blend to Line

A Kansas manufacturer of concrete floor products has introduced a new cleaning solution that it says helps reduce scratches and increases the efficiency of diamonds during wet-grinding.


American Polymers Inks Acquisition

Global coatings maker American Polymers Corp. is expanding its footprint in the floor coatings industry with the acquisition of Illinois-based Crown Polymers LLC.


Floor Hardener Offers 1-Step Treatment

LAWRENCE, KS--Prosoco has introduced a densifier to create harder, denser surfaces on interior and exterior concrete floors.


Film, Coating Made to Protect Floors

ST. PAUL, MN--3M's Scotchgard brand has updated its lineup of products to enhance protection of high-traffic floors in light industrial and commercial settings.


Floor Film Designed to Protect

ST. PAUL, MN--3M has created a new product designed to reduce stripping and refinishing needs on multiple surfaces.


3M Floor Protector Gets Revamp

ST. PAUL, MN--3M has updated its Scotchgard Resilient Floor Protector, a proprietary floor coating designed with nanotechnology to protect and beautify floors in hospitals, offices and more.


Sherwin-Williams Bows Flooring Finishes

CLEVELAND--Sherwin-Williams’ Product Finishes division has introduced a line of UV-curable coating systems designed for manufacturers of prefinished wood flooring used in residential and com...


CEO Quits Embattled Flooring Giant

TOANO, VA—Lumber Liquidators Inc. president and CEO Robert M. Lynch has unexpectedly resigned his position, leaving greater turmoil at the company that is already the target of multiple inve...


SSPC Issues New Commercial Guides

PITTSBURGH—Floor coatings and fluoropolymer finishing are the focus of new specifying and evaluation guidance from SSPC.


Floor, Finish Coats Get New Guides

PITTSBURGH—SSPC has announced two new standards intended as guides for slip-resistant floor coatings and ambient-curing fluoropolymer finish coats.


Home Depot to Shed Flooring Chemical

ATLANTA—The world’s largest home-improvement retailer has pledged to phase out vinyl flooring products that contain a potentially toxic chemical by the end of the year.


Concrete Gets 12-Hour Recoat Option

A new heavy-duty concrete floor coating system is designed to deliver a highly durable, abrasion-resistant surface—from initial cleaning to walk-on—in one day.


Metallic Epoxy Touts Concrete 'Dazzle'

A new metallic concrete floor coating replicates the look of shimmery patinas for worn garage and shop floors, the manufacturer says.


Embattled Floor Giant Offers Test Kits

Besieged by accusations of excessive formaldehyde in its Chinese-made laminate flooring, Lumber Liquidators is providing free test kits to thousands of U.S. customers who have the popular pr...


Watco Adds Fast Floor Coating Option

Watco, maker of industrial-strength flooring products, has introduced a one-day prep-and-paint system for concrete floors that employs a rapid-cure polyaspartic resin technology.


Flooring Giant Challenged on Emissions

Already under federal scrutiny for its importing practices, the nation's largest hardwood flooring retailer is now accused of selling Chinese-made laminate floors with excessive amounts of f...


U.S. Investigates Flooring Giant

North America's largest hardwood flooring retailer may face federal criminal charges over its importing practices—and an unpleasant report on its troubles by 60 Minutes.


New Urethanes Tout Fast Cure

Sherwin-Williams has added two new ultra-high-solids urethane floor coatings, offering short dry times, to its protective and marine coatings' portfolio.


2 New Urethanes Protect Floors

Sherwin-Williams has introduced two ultra-high-solids urethane floor coatings for commercial and industrial projects.


Westcoat Brews 3 New Seamless Systems

High-build, fast-drying, urethane cement flooring systems for breweries and wineries comprise the latest product line from Westcoat.


Cove Base Finish for Seamless Flooring

A new plural-component urethane product is designed to deliver a quick and seamless seal between a concrete floor system and wall.


Underlayment Line Isolates Cracks

Dependable LLC has added a range of flooring underlayment products for repair, restoration and new construction projects.


Lack of Barrier Cited in Floor Failure

A two-month-old polyurethane gym floor is buckling at the $656 million New York City Police Academy project and may have to be replaced, reports say.


Curing Compound Boasts Early Start

BASF has introduced an evaporation retardant and finishing aid for concrete that can help prevent shrinkage cracks as industrial flooring concrete dries.


Slab Protection Gets 7-Ply Option

W.R. Meadows has unveiled a weather-coated, permanently bonded, semi-flexible, vaporproofing and waterproofing membrane designed to stop moisture migration in footings, concrete floors and s...


Epoxy Touts Low Odor, High Performance

Solvent-style performance in a waterborne formulation is the promise of Seal-Krete’s new high-performance epoxy for interiors.


Coating Made for Industrial Interiors

Seal-Krete has introduced a two-part premium water-based epoxy coating for vertical and horizontal interior application in refineries, clean rooms, chemical processing plants and similar set...


Membrane Offers Slabs 7-Ply Protection

W.R. Meadows has introduced a seven-ply vapor and waterproof membrane designed to stop moisture migration in floors.


Green Seal Weighs New Coating Standard

More coatings, stains, paints, sealers and finishes than ever may be eligible for Green Seal certification as the organization works to revise its standards.


Tackling the Hidden Sins of Aged Floors

Floor projects can be tricky, even when the slab is new and the design specs are mindful of best practices for coating.


SSPC Updates Concrete Floor Guide

From pre-bid to post-punchlist, full guidance for concrete floor projects is wrapped up in SSPC’s newly revised Technology Guide 20: Guide for Applying Thick Film Coatings and Surfacings ove...


New Wood Flooring Tape Launched

Shurtape Technologies LLC has introduced a temporary flooring tape engineered to perform with water-based finishes on wood substrates in residential and commercial settings.


Webinar Focuses on Resinous Flooring

The various types of resinous flooring systems and their specific uses will be the focus of a free upcoming educational webinar hosted by Durability + Design.


Armstrong Launches Flooring Adhesive

Armstrong Commercial Flooring has introduced Flip Spray Adhesive, a zero-VOC, high-moisture product designed for quick flooring renovation.


Roller Gauges Thickness While Coating

A new roller accessory from Wooster Brush allows applicators of high-performance floor and roof coatings to ensure the product’s proper mil thickness during application.


Scofield Adds New Interior Sealer

L.M. Scofield Company has introduced Selectseal Plus, a urethane-fortified acrylic concrete sealer designed to protect uncolored or previously stained interior concrete surfaces.


New Floor Line for Restaurants Bows

Stuart Dean has introduced a new floor and wall resurfacing, restoration and protection system designed for restaurant back-of-the-house projects.


Deco Flooring Designed for Tough Wear

Floor protection and restoration provider Thermal-Chem Corp. has rolled out a new decorative system designed to be LEED-friendly and traffic-tough.


Floor Line Takes Aim at Static

A new coatings line may help facility owners and managers tackle the multibillion-dollar problem of static generation on commercial and industrial flooring, the manufacturer reports.


3 New Systems Made to Stop Static

Arizona Polymer Flooring (APF) has launched StatRez Static Control Flooring Systems, three new coating systems designed to protect areas requiring static dissipative or conductive flooring.


New Concrete Floor Products Launched

Rust-Oleum Corp. has introduced two new products made to repair and refinish commercial and industrial concrete floors quickly.


New Flooring Systems Slash Downtime

Dur-A-Flex Inc. has added Accelera Fast Track Flooring line to its line of high-performance, seamless, resinous flooring systems.


Rust-Oleum, Laticrete Ink Acquisitions

Newly announced corporate takeovers will expand the concrete coatings portfolios of two well-known industry players.


New Flooring Offers Repurposed Style

Repurposed yarn is the center of a new flooring collection recommended for use in commercial interiors.


RPM Coatings Buys Flooring Maker

The parent company of Zinsser, Rust-Oleum and other popular consumer brands is expanding its commercial flooring portfolio with the purchase of Expanko Inc.


New Floor Epoxy Made to Stop Static

Warehouses, production floors, shipping and receiving areas, high-traffic aisles and other industrial and open-air environments that demand static protection have a new floor coating option ...


New Epoxy System Tackles Static

SelecTech Inc. has introduced a water-based, two-component epoxy system specifically designed for floors requiring guaranteed static protection.


H&C Offers Topping for Indoor Concrete

H&C Decorative Concrete Products has launched Micro-Topping, a new decorative concrete product reported to restore old and worn concrete.


New Floor Coatings Boast Instant Cure

DSM has introduced a protective single-coat system designed to be applied directly to vinyl composite tile (VCT) floors that can then be returned to immediate use.


Floor Prep Compound Touts Fast Set

Parex USA Inc. has added a new fast-setting floor patching compound to its Merkrete surface preparation family.


New Textured Finishes for Walls Systems

A new line of modified acrylic finishes for wall cladding and exterior surfaces has been introduced by the Wall Systems business of BASF Corp.’s Construction Chemicals Division.


SSPC 2013 Video Sessions Released

Floor coating adhesion, concrete coatings, quality control and other topics are among nearly two dozen newly released video presentations from SSPC 2013.


SSPC 2013 Video Sessions Released

Coating projects at heights, ice-phobic coatings for wind turbines, coatings for immersion service and other critical topics are among nearly two dozen newly released video presentations fro...


Schools Seek Decorative Flooring Plans

A Maryland school district is looking for something a little bit different to finish the floors of select auditoriums and other locations.


Free Coatings Offer Goes Begging

Kevin Klotz's generous offer of free coatings and labor to help victims of Hurricane Sandy has provoked a surprising response: None.


Coating Maker: No Takers for Relief Aid

You’d think that a densely populated region crushed by more than $50 billion in hurricane damage could use some paint—especially if it’s free, and comes with free labor. But so far, no one h...


Dur-A-Flex Expands Decorative Flooring

Resinous flooring producer Dur-A-Flex has introduced Reflexions, a poured-in-place decorative flooring system that combines the company's resin systems with the latest in effects pigments.


Polishing Up on Concrete Secrets

The latest hands-on advice for installing and maintaining polished and coated concrete is among the topics tackled by industry experts in an exclusive Durability + Design Magazine vid...


QUIKRETE Revamps Concrete Coatings

The QUIKRETE Companies have introduced an enhanced line of concrete coatings and a variety of changes to its suite of Zip & Mix and stucco products.


Flowcrete Expands Parking Deck System

Deckshield coating systems, long used to protect parking structures throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East, are coming to the Americas.


Deck Coatings Enter U.S. Market

Global flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Group Ltd. has announced it will introduce its Deckshield parking protection coating systems to the Americas market.


Floor Epoxy Tackles Concrete Moisture

StondriMVT, new from Stonhard, is a high-solids epoxy system formulated to suppress excess moisture in concrete before an overlayment.


Dura-A-Flex Expands Applicator Training

Dur-A-Flex has added a second location and additional sessions to its Applicator Training Program (ATP), expanding the program to the company's facility in Ontario, CA.


OR Awards Bus Bay Coating Contract

The floors of a Portland, OR, bus maintenance facility will be getting a major upgrade with the recent award of a coating contract to The Rodriguez Corp.


New Epoxy System Tackles Moisture

Stonhard has introduced a two-component epoxy system specifically designed to suppress excess moisture in concrete.


 
 
   

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