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Flexible Crew Restores Roof at Chicago Business Complex

The crew at West Roofing Systems developed a multi-pronged coating and spray foam solution for the roof of a business complex in Round Lake Beach, Illinois, consisting of distinct primer treatments installed at unique rates on two different single-ply membranes.

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Steel Tank Touchup 30 Years in the Making

It’s not every day that a contractor can say they worked on a project that they’d initially coated some 30 years before, but that's what happened on this job at an industrial steel tank in Iowa. It was time to bring the tank’s system to the 21st century.

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10 Tips to Successfully Grow Your Business

If you are the founder a small coatings company, growing your business is forever in your thoughts. How should you seek to attract a bigger network, and ultimately sign more contracts for your services? Here are 10 effective tips for expanding your business.

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Russian Crew Paints ‘Sweet’ Mural for Gas Storage Tank

O3-Engineering is a Moscow-based coatings company with extensive experience working with assets in demanding environments. As a result, they were a natural choice to provide anticorrosion coatings and passive fire protection solutions for Yamal LNG.

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Silicone Saves Leaky Assisted Living Roof

Applied Coating Solutions offered a silicone solution to the Commonwealth Assisted Living at Abingdon that met the roof’s weight restrictions. The coating system saved the client — both financially and physically — and won the crew third place in the 2018 Contractor Awards program.

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Repainting of WWII-Era Radio Towers

LORAN towers have a history that reaches back to the early days of radio navigation. Five of these landmarks got a fresh coat of aviation orange and white in 2018, thanks to a team of painters who do all their painting while suspended by rope.

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SPF Crew Insulates Plastic Tanks From Ohio Winters

When a U.S. government vendor near Cincinnati, Ohio, contacted Spray-Tec with a roofing inquiry, the contractor made sure to mention its other capabilities. As it turned out, it was the insulation component that led to an even bigger job to protect the site’s plastic tanks.

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From Victim to Victor: Harness Your Professional Power

To choose to give your power away at work or to hold on to it, you must be willing to take some responsibility for things. It’s your reality. Once you realize that you own a chunk of the responsibility in any situation, you can then own your power and begin to realize the control you have.

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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.