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Tough as Steel: Korean Plant Protected by Coating System

For multinational steel manufacturer POSCO, corrosion can be an occupational hazard. Because steel mills require sufficient raw materials to produce, they are often located near marine terminals — where both raw material and finished product can be easily shipped.

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Durable Floor Hand-Crafted for Dauntless Distillery

Craft brewers and distillers know a lot about beer and spirits. And they know a lot more than they probably ever wanted to know about floors. The first time a keg is dropped on an uncoated concrete floor, a brewery owner sees the importance of having a high-quality floor system.

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Stop Leaking Marketing Spend

Marketing is a fundamental part of any successful contractor’s business, but all too often potential customers are getting lost at the last yard. This means that thousands of dollars are left on the table, when there are simple fixes that could bring that customer to the finish line.

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How to Protect Employees From Aggressive Behavior at Work

At a recent workshop with about 250 attendees representing approximately 190 organizations, I performed an informal survey. I asked for a show of hands from those whose workplace had a written anti-bullying policy. Less than half of those in attendance raised their hands. I did the same for a workplace anti-violence policy. The response was better than half but still less than two-thirds.

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Pipe Protection Crosses Canal

The Erie Canal stretches from Niagara Falls off Lake Erie about 363 miles (584.2 km) east to the Hudson River, outside Albany, New York. For a major gas and electric utility company in upstate New York, adding a new carbon steel pipe to the three existing lines required crossing the canal.

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Condo Roof Gets Regal Treatment

After 18 years of enduring the harsh elements of Illinois weather — including strong wind, heavy rain, and hot sun — the Regal Lofts building needed maintenance. The building’s roof was also nearing the end of its useful life. It was time for either a roof tear-off or a coating job fit for a king.

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Insurance for Small Companies

You are finally making the big step. After 20 or more years in the business, you are hanging out your shingle and starting your new coatings consulting company

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Charity for Church: Saving a Leaky Roof

Despite its storied past, the 100+-year-old structure was riddled with leaks. And, as is typical of many churches and other nonprofit organizations, finances were tight.