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Inspection Tools Throughout the Years

The coatings industry continues to evolve, and along with it come changes to inspection tools throughout the years. These are a few of the tools that were mentioned in the Industry Insight article written by Randy Glover, President and Owner of O.T.B. Technologies LLC, in the November 2018 issue of CoatingsPro Magazine

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Waterproofing Crew Earns Top Grade for School Expansion

Today, the school’s total enrollment is more than 500 students — nearly 10 times the volume of when it first opened nearly 25 years ago. That rapid expansion quickly made the Atonement Academy’s original facilities insufficient, thus incentivizing the school to authorize the construction of two new buildings for its students.

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Apartment Floors Upgraded With Anti-Slip Coatings

Originally, the owners wanted most of the concrete floors to be polished. But the 1,900-square-foot (176.5 m²) Founders Club area was right near the entrance to the pool, which meant that water might be tracked in by residents.

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Millennials to Help Fight the Labor Crisis

Using these tips on reaching millennials, you may be able to make a difference in your coatings company’s labor shortage crisis.

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The Case for Sole Sourcing Coating Purchases

Think of how you shop today, or really, purchase just about anything — even online. Nearly everything you buy brings with it the ability to “opt-in” to receive special coupons, and in many cases, the vendors offer loyalty or “reward” cards.

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Highly Specified Floor for School Kids

The client, which has four different locations, wanted to complete the reworking on one of the building’s floors during winter break. There were no staff or children to work around, but the crew only had one week to complete the job. That meant no time for mockups, mistakes, or slow-cure coatings.

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San Diego Roofers Go Green

According to Paul Batista, vice president for San Diego Roofing, the company used green products to complete approximately 12 to 15 projects this year. He claims that this is due to increased customer interest in green coatings, particularly over the last 10 years.

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Dealing With Project Conflict on a Jobsite

A project team was separated only by the locked doors to the two trailers that sat side by side on their wastewater treatment project site. Every day for six months, the owner’s team and the contractor’s team filled their days with writing letters. Sending them back and forth, they literally emailed more than 1,200 letters. The purpose of each letter was clear: to prove the other side was to blame.