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Improving Concrete Prep Productivity on Large-Scale Projects

People need to travel every day, so how can asset owners effectively repair infrastructure without disrupting daily life? Tom Dunn, vice president of sales at National Flooring Equipment, explores the role of surface preparation in large outdoor applications.

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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

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Five Must-Haves in Online Experiences for Consumers

The bottom line seems clear: If companies do not invest in the digital consumer experience, there is a potential risk of losing those customers. What are the most important factors in creating those memorable digital consumer experiences? Consider these five must haves.

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Newly Approved Epoxy Lining Protects Texas Water Tanks

Maguire recently partnered with Sherwin-Williams to recoat the interior of an elevated water storage tank in Hitchcock, Texas. This project was the first time in which the newly NSF 61/600-approved Sherplate 600 potable water epoxy coating was applied since its certification for use on water storage tanks.

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Leading Through Results: AMPP’s New CEO Takes Charge

Alan Thomas, the new CEO of the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), outlines his priorities for the organization over the coming years. As part of an extended interview, Thomas explains why his leadership strategy with both members and staff will be driven by results.

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Jake Andrews Leads Family Business Into Epoxy Flooring

Saulnier Floors, Inc. began operations in 1951 as a hardwood flooring specialist near Boston, Mass. While remaining family owned, the company has grown from a two-man shop to what is now the largest flooring company in Boston’s North Shore.

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Burning Questions: Cannabis in the Workplace

Now that state legalization efforts are sweeping the country, many employers find themselves stuck in the weeds as they work to navigate cannabis in the workplace. Employers may have more flexibility than they think, depending on their unique business circumstances.

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NTSB Warns U.S. Bridge Owners of Uncoated, Weathering Steel

As an investigation continues into the Fern Hollow Bridge collapse in Pittsburgh, Pa., the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is asking authorities to review inspection reports and identify incomplete follow-up actions for bridges made of uncoated weathering steel.

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Sharing the Spotlight in Roof Coatings

Brunno Batista, worldwide brand ambassador and social media influencer, shares his perspective on how the roofing industry has evolved over his decades in the business.