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Do You Want to Make More Sales? 5 Ways to Help

In your coatings contracting business, how long does it take for you to go from an inquiry to a serious sales presentation with the “buyer” (e.g., facility owner or general contractor)? Weeks? Months? And when the time comes, are you prepared?

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A Floor for the Fading Away: Six Feet Under

When one imagines a funeral home proprietor, “hip” and “contemporary” may not be the first characteristics that come to mind. But Michael Dougherty, owner of Thompson Dougherty funeral home, is just that.

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New York Roof Coating Giants Take the Field

A sense of a team, developed safety culture, and a complex game plan to exceed the customer’s expectations are a few of the highlights. Along with the supporting staff and superintendent, the crew used those highlights from start to finish to achieve a victory on this multi-roof recoat project.

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How to Avoid Being a Safety Hypocrite

Have you ever thought about the value of safety? Value can be thought of in terms of money, standards, and morals. Safety values can encompass all of these.

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Insidious Impacts of an Employee Mis-Hire

The world’s innovators are calling for reinvention and transformation of human resources (HR) departments. Given that the majority of hiring responsibilities fall within HR and it is in most cases the entry into companies, reinventing HR must start with transforming the way leaders think about and behave when hiring.

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Unscheduled Coatings Departure Keeps LAX Cracks at Bay

Los Angeles International airport is not only the 6th busiest airport in the world with over 165,000 people passing through daily — it’s also an architectural icon thanks to the sweeping mid-century arched Theme Building that received a much-needed facelift completed in 2010

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Putting Out Fires: Rehabilitating a Fire Station Floor

It’s not often that a fire station sounds the alarm, but when the Perth Amboy Fire Department realized how poorly their builder had poured the concrete floor in their new station, they immediately called in the big guns

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Race to Royalty on Thoroughbreds’ Cool Roof

Cool roofs aren’t necessarily new at this stage in the game, but offering a cool roof as a solution for a customer’s unique and specific problem? That may be a way to jockey into a position for a new project.

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Taking Steps to Go “Green” With Steel

The pressure for organizations to go “green” is increasing daily, and some companies fear it will hinder their ability to compete. However, many companies are finding with the right approach that it could actually help them become more productive and profitable