Sustainability Articles

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CoatingsPro Magazine Honors Winners of 2024 Contractor Awards

As AMPP’s publication for contractors working on high-performance coating projects in the field, CoatingsPro Magazine recognized and celebrated its 2024 Contractor Awards Program winners as part of a ceremony from the association’s flagship annual show.

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Best of 2024: AMPP Honors Service, Technical, Project Awards

The latest group of Service, Technical, and Project Awards recipients are being celebrated on Honoree Night at the 2024 AMPP Annual Conference + Expo, with a mission of recognizing exceptional achievements and groundbreaking contributions in materials protection and performance.

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Saudi Researchers See Bright Future for Mitigating Refinery Corrosion

In aggressive environments, it is critical to protect metallic equipment from corrosion by using mitigation methods such as the application of a coating or the injection of corrosion inhibitors. Nanomaterial-containing coatings offer superior material and processing properties than many conventional coatings.

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Call for Coatings at 2024 AMPP Annual Conference + Expo

The 2024 AMPP Annual Conference + Expo, held this March in New Orleans, La., will showcase numerous exhibits and educational sessions relevant to the coatings industry. This article highlights several potential opportunities to coatings professionals across the field.

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Concrete Industry Succeeding With Sustainable Solutions

There are many facets of sustainability within the concrete industry, and industry organizations, associations, and individual companies all have a role to play in ensuring that sustainability goals and targets are established and achieved.

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Sustainable Solutions for the Built Environment

Job Coenen, AkzoNobel’s sustainability program manager and a strategic global corporate advisory board member of the World Green Building Council, explains how sustainable solutions for the built environment can address many of the challenges of producing more green buildings.

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How Needs Are Evolving for Coatings Inspectors

Michael Beamish, vice president and general manager at DeFelsko Corp., shares feedback he’s heard from coatings inspectors about their jobsite challenges in the field. In 2023, many of these challenges involve the need for boosting speed and reporting efficiency.

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Summer in the City: Cool Roof Policies and Programs

Cool roof coatings can help provide passive cooling during extreme heat events, particularly during power outages and in poorly insulated or non-air-conditioned buildings. They can also help mitigate impacts from the urban heat island effect.

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Meeting the Needs of Customers and Communities

In a recent appearance on the CoatingsPro Interview Series, John Salvadore — director of portfolio management at paints and coatings manufacturer PPG — explains how various demands from the marketplace are affecting trends in coatings development