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CoatingsPro Seeks Nominations for 2024 Contractor Awards

As of now, CoatingsPro Magazine’s eighth annual Contractor Awards Program is open for submissions! CoatingsPro, which takes a real-world look at the coatings industry, uses this program to showcase projects and crews demonstrating excellence in the commercial and industrial high-performance coatings sectors.

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Never Again: Paint Comes Off the Walls in Sheets

Just as a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, the best coating systems are only as good as the substrate to which they are applied. In this case, a soft joint compound was easy to apply and sand and had a smooth, uniform finish, but it was a poor substrate to apply additional material.

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Improving Concrete Prep Productivity on Large-Scale Projects

People need to travel every day, so how can asset owners effectively repair infrastructure without disrupting daily life? Tom Dunn, vice president of sales at National Flooring Equipment, explores the role of surface preparation in large outdoor applications.

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Jake Andrews Leads Family Business Into Epoxy Flooring

Saulnier Floors, Inc. began operations in 1951 as a hardwood flooring specialist near Boston, Mass. While remaining family owned, the company has grown from a two-man shop to what is now the largest flooring company in Boston’s North Shore.

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Best Practices for Concrete Floor Surface Prep

While proper surface preparation is integral to the success of any painting project, this is especially true with concrete floors. Coating concrete floors can be a challenge, as there are specific factors that need to be taken into consideration to avoid systems failures.

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On Attracting Talent, Focusing, and Being Successful

In a recent podcast interview for CoatingsPro’s 20th anniversary series, Ron Puszynski, president and co-founder of contracting company Concare Inc., shared his insights on labor- and time-saving methods and standing out.