• Frank Mortl III, CAE, Joins Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance as Executive Director

    • By SPFA
    • Added on Mar 27, 2024

    The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the educational and technical resource to the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) industry, today announced that Frank Mortl III, CAE has officially joined the organization as Executive Director. In his role, Mortl will facilitate strategic direction on behalf of the SPFA’s Board of Directors and committees, along with leading staff in key marketing and membership activities with the primary goal of continuing the group on its path of growth. read more

  • Winners Revealed for 18th Annual SPFA National Industry Excellence Awards

    • By SPFA
    • Added on Mar 06, 2024

    The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the educational and technical resource to the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) industry, today announced the winners of the 18th Annual SPFA National Industry Excellence Awards. Winners of the program, which is again sponsored by Arkema and Evonik, are contractors recognized for having some of the spray foam industry’s recent, outstanding projects. read more

  • Spray Foam Magazine Announces 2023's Contractor of the Year!

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Mar 04, 2024

    The time has come! Holster those tools, have a cup of coffee, and embrace a well-deserved break. The eagerly awaited moment has arrived—the unveiling of the 2023 Contractor of the Year. In this Show Issue of Spray Foam Magazine, our spotlight turns to the resilience and resurgence of SPF industry contractors. These individuals have navigated challenging times and emerged not only stronger but more resolute than ever. read more

  • Your Show Guide for SprayFoam 2024 Convention & Expo

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    Welcome to Las Vegas! By all accounts, this year’s SprayFoam Convention & Expo will be the biggest to date. For those of you staying at the convention’s official hotel – Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino – you’ll be in the center of the action for the pre and full convention line-up. You’ll also have the Vegas strip at your fingertips. read more

  • A Coating of Grandeur

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    Suspended 4,000 feet above the Grand Canyon’s floor is the West Skywalk; a horseshoe-shaped observation bridge with a clear glass floor where visitors can marvel at the wonders of the canyon and the surrounding desert landscape. As one of the world’s largest cantilever glass bridges, the Skywalk itself is a feat of modern architecture upstaged only by the astonishing view it overlooks. But the scorching desert environment is harsh enough to corrode even the toughest structures over time. read more

  • Spray Foam’s Ray of Sunshine

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    Performing to a high standard and being an inspiration to others takes ability, self-confidence, and most of all a big heart. Spray Foam Magazine’s Luminary Award winner ticks all those boxes and more. Each person in the spray foam industry is driven by something different depending on their needs and wants. However, the one mutual factor behind all those who succeed in this business is someone at some time who inspired them. read more

  • The Word that Shall Not be Spoken: Overspray

    • By The Foamgineer
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    I’m sure many of you are members of the Facebook group Spray Foam World Wide (SFWW). What’s one of the most popular questions you see at least once a week but never want to hear on the job? How do you get overspray off this? There are so many answers, and it seems like there’s a new surface and new technique each time. read more

  • Specifications and Polyurea Elastomeric Coating & Lining and Spray Foam Work

    • By Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    Before a contractor or applicator can begin the necessary work of applying a polyurea elastomeric coating or spray foam system, some guidance or direction must be provided for the project. This information must be correct and understood as well as applicable to the current scope of work. While it seems that much of the information being provided in the polyurea industry is verbal or short written instructions, this is not the norm for the general coating and lining industry. read more

  • A Man of Merit

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    Born and raised in London, England, Gary Harvey moved to the U.S. in the 70s. Following school, and having a passion for aviation, he worked as a Director of Manufacturing for a subsidiary of Boeing. It’s here where he met his wife-to-be Shena. He then made a career move that would change his life forever! read more

  • A Coffee With Carla

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    Carla Airey Colinares has a reputation for being a mentor, cheerleader, and inspiration for many in the SPF industry. The Spray Foam Magazine team sat down with Carla and over a cup of coffee, discussed the importance of building a stronger community, listening to others, and how she is supporting women who pursue a career in the spray foam industry. read more