• PPG Foundation Invests $2 Million in Skilled Trade Education

    • By Business Wire
    • Added on Oct 16, 2023

    PPG (NYSE: PPG) and the PPG Foundation today announced a commitment to invest $2 million through 2025 to support workforce development initiatives that provide training and opportunities for future skilled workers in manufacturing and coatings application. read more

  • Heat Shields and Beyond

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    Technicians at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, have applied spray foam as part of the thermal protection system to the Artemis III Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter (LVSA) for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket.. The SPF insulation is flexible enough to move with the rocket, but rigid enough to handle the extreme pressures and temperatures as SLS accelerates from zero to 17,400 mph and soars to more than 100 miles above Earth in just eight minutes. Spray Foam Magazine spok read more

  • PPG Reports 2023 Q1 Financial Increases

    • By Staff
    • Added on Apr 24, 2023

    Global coatings supplier PPG (Pittsburgh) reported record first quarter net sales of about $4.4 billion, a 2% increase from the year prior, in a financial results press release issued on Thursday (April 20). read more

  • Getting Started in Polyurea

    • By Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    So, you want to be in the polyurea spray elastomer coating and lining application business? Maybe you already are, or are in the spray-foam business, or have other coating technology application experience. That’s great! Are you obtaining and using the proper equipment to ensure a successful application? Hopefully so, but there are some issues that most people take for granted that usually end up costing time or money before the project is complete. read more

  • Spray Foam in a Chicken Trailer Keeps Chicks Chirpy

    • By Claire Trageser
    • Added on May 31, 2022

    For more than 40 years, Smithway Inc. has been hauling chicks—literally. The Fairview, NC-based company offers trailers and truck bodies used to transport chickens for commercial use. It has curtain-sided trailers, plus teams with Great Dane Trailers to produce chick trailers that are completely self-contained, ranging from 24 feet to 53 feet long. The air-conditioned and heated units are powered by diesel generators with an emergency backup generator as standard equipment. read more

  • Going for Gold

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jul 23, 2021

    The Olympics Games, still called Tokyo 2020, was postponed to July 2021. Many of the retrofit buildings at the Tokyo Olympics incorporated materials that will help promote Japan’s ecological standpoint, culture, heritage and a nod to the past Tokyo 1964 Olympics, as well as a salute to the optimistic future of Tokyo’s metropolitan organic growth. read more

  • Now Commencing the Olympic Games

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Jul 23, 2021

    Now commencing, the Olympic Games in Tokyo Japan. Keep your eyes peeled for a story in our Spray Foam Magazine Late Summer Issue that describes in detail how Dow coatings played an important role in the Olympic Village. read more

  • All Is Swell Offshore

    • By Teknos
    • Added on Mar 23, 2021

    Corrosion protection provider Krebs Korrosionsschutz GmbH was searching for a polyurea supplier for a new application area: offshore wind turbine foundations. With Teknos as a polyurea supplier, a supportive consulting and training partner came into the picture as well. Starting a large-scale project, especially when using new application techniques, equipment, chemistry and a paint supplier, everything is based on trust and commitment. read more