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  • Maximizing Industry Excellence

    • By Frank Mortl III, CAE
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    As the leading spray foam industry association, Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance’s leadership, technical committees and technical support staff are led by some of the industry’s foremost experts. The combined knowledge shared across the group is astounding and spans everything of interest surrounding spray foam. read more

  • Digging It

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    Growing a lush grove of fruit trees takes skill and patience, even for orchardists living intemperate climates – growing a grove in a residential backyard in Northern Idaho requires another level of dedication. A homeowner in Moscow, Idaho dreamt of creating their own oasis of greenery that could last through the bleakest winter months, so they built a 50-yard-long geothermal greenhouse on their property. read more

  • Are Weather Conditions OK to Spray Today?

    • By Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    Sitting here reminiscing about the recent SPFA Conference in Las Vegas, and wow, what a great show! From the PCP exams, the Spray Foam Magazine party, the fourth annual spray foam competition, SFWW events, to the actual Conference, was a full and fun schedule. read more

  • Guarding the Flame

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    The modern-day Olympic torches are built to withstand any weather conditions, but what about the vessel that helps transport the torch to its destination? The 2024 Olympic flame was lit on April 16th in Athens marking the start of its 1,242-mile journey from the port of Piraeus in Greece to its arrival in Marseille, France on May 8th. read more

  • Intro to Enverge Tech Tip Video, Drum Processing Procedures

    • By Enverge
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    Maintaining the strong growth of spray foam insulation starts with market leaders ensuring contractors and installers are properly and safely installing spray foam insulation. All manufacturers have a responsibility to our contractors and installers, as well as homeowners and building occupants, to ensure spray foam is installed safely and correctly for long-term performance. read more

  • Peeling Back Progress

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    The Spray Foam Magazine team (SFMT) is excited to hear of another sustainable material currently being tested. This story is sure to get the juices flowing, but with so many exciting, new developments in the construction industry, is adding yet another sustainable and efficient material into the mix a tight squeeze, or a load of pulp? read more

  • A Mash Made in Heaven

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    Industrial-scale storage solutions are an integral part of the supply chain, especially in food production. The ability to walk into a grocery store at any given time and select fresh, high-quality produce is truly a modern marvel. Take the potato, for instance; it’s one of the most popular vegetables in the entire world. read more

  • A Letter from NCFI Polyurethanes

    • By NCFI Polyurethanes
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    Has it really been 60 years already? Seems like only yesterday one of our founders was working on the Manhattan project, then on the team that discovered polyurethanes, then joined with the Barnhardt family to open NCFI Polyurethanes. read more

  • Overhall

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    The picturesque seaside town of Jupiter, FL is home to roughly sixty thousand people and a percentage of those are professional golfers, celebrities, and successful business owners. This affluent area also happens to be where Spray Foam Magazine’s headquarters resided for over 12 years. So, when the Spray Foam Magazine team (SFMT) heard about a Jupiter resident adding spray foam to his construction arsenal, we knew we needed to find out more. read more

  • Native Innovation

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    The Chickasaw Nation is a federally acknowledged Native American tribe with headquarters in Ada, Oklahoma. After the election of Governor Bill Anoatubby in 1987, the Chickasaw Nation entered the twenty-first century as a successful economic and political entity. From its headquarters, the Chickasaw Nation has increased its tribal enterprise programs and provided employment opportunities to tribe and non-tribe members throughout the United States. read more