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Up in the Air: Coating a Water Tank

Formed in 1920, the Mukilteo Water & Wastewater District is the oldest active water district in the state of Washington. It provides water and wastewater services to customers north of Seattle in the Mukilteo region along Puget Sound.

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Offering Epoxy to the Homeowner

The uses of epoxy are as wide and various as an understanding of its chemical properties. It is often used in the commercial and industrial sectors, but an often overlooked area of growth is the residential sector.

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Rush Order: Bay Area Café Orders up Urethane-Coated Floor

Nearly 40 years of operation and exposure to food contaminants took quite a toll on the kitchen’s original floor. The owner wanted a new floor, rebuilt with marine-grade plywood and protected with waterproofing coatings but with downtime kept to a minimum.

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Coatings X-Men Achieve Zoo Floor Reno

Before visitors could buy tickets to the new display, though, the Patterson-Stevens crew needed to deal with unexpected moisture in the concrete slab. Polar bears may prefer rivers but coatings contractors surely do not!

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Final Bell for School’s Leaky Roofs

Kids need the right environment to do their best in school. Many different strategies and styles have been tried over the years but one thing that is clearly not conducive to learning (or much else, for that matter) is a leaking roof.

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Heating Up: Online Search Leads Refiner to Hot Coatings Crew

Based an hour outside of Buffalo in Olean, New York, M J Painting Contractor Corp. is 1,800 miles (2,896.8 km) away from the 60,000-bpd CHS refinery in Laurel, Montana. But in this modern tale, when CHS needed a facelift for its massive crude oil heater, all it took was one Google search to bridge that gap.

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How to Make Your Training Stick

Six months after you trained your home office staff, you discover that right after training, they started applying some of the customer-service strategies you taught them, but have now abandoned them and it’s back to “business as usual.”

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Partnership Pays Off On Power Plant Roof

This project was to apply a coated spray polyurethane foam (SPF) system to the rooftop of a boiler room at a Kentucky facility, which wishes to remain unnamed.