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  • A League of Their Own

    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Baseball is a game and a tradition ingrained in the psyche and history of Americans. Passed down from the Civil War to today’s generation, it echoes several characteristics of American life from economics to technological developments. It is therefore important that the game and the practice of it is kept alive to help inspire and implant pride in future generations. Spray Foam Magazine was thrilled to hear of such a project in Martin, Tennessee. read more

  • Riding High

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    The city of Spring Creek is a rural community situated in a rugged valley close to the Ruby Mountains in central Elko County, Nevada. Starting out as a planned community in the 1970s, The Spring Creek Association (HOA) is one of the largest in the country and has a lot to offer its residents. With a 32-acre stocked lake, a private marina, an 18-hole golf course, skeet range, as well as a pistol and rifle range, this community is impressive. read more

  • Going the Distance

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Thomas Rizza is the Owner/Operator of Solid Foam Solutions (SFS) in Ogallala, Nebraska. Started just three years ago, SFS is a small operation, composed of himself, his wife Kayla, one sprayer, and two helpers. Despite their operation’s modest size, Thomas’s 14 years of experience in the spray foam industry combined with his reputation as a tenacious problem solver has reaped huge opportunities. 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

  • 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

  • Innovator Extraordinaire

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

    Franchising a company may help the owner focus on the bigger picture and grow a valuable business. The Spray Foam Magazine team was eager to speak to a man who has recently taken the plunge into franchising and asking him why it is the right move for him and his company. read more

  • The Solution

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

    Each contractor’s journey to the spray foam industry is unique. In the case of Spray Foam Magazine’s second runner-up for Contractor of the Year Winner 2023 from Canada, this remarkable contractor’s road to success was pitted with a fight against the odds. Living in a region that was suffering an economical and logistical nightmare, this person took his dream, knocked down any preconceptions surrounding SPF, and headed for success. read more

  • Sealing Farewells

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

    Spray Foam Magazine decided to check in with Danny Walker, our 2021 Contractor of the Year Runner-Up. Walker is the owner of Colony Insulation situated in Algonac, Michigan and has a determination, passion, and faith that we can all aspire to. These attributes came in handy on one of his recent projects. Fascinated and wanting to hear the details of this unusual job, we caught up with Walker to find out more. read more

  • Simply Marv-Ellis

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

    The holiday decorations were placed back in their boxes and everyone had returned to work. It’s also at that moment when the Spray Foam Magazine team (SFMT) got excited to make their final decision for their Contractor of the Year (COTY) contest. With applications all printed out, the team sat around a large boardroom table and the discussions began. read more

  • Blessed

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

    Picture a small southern town with a picturesque backdrop and that could easily be Benton, Tennessee. Known for its friendly locals, sense of community, and breathtaking rural scenery, it’s easy to see why someone would set up shop there, and that’s exactly what one contractor did. This family man puts a lot of hard work and countless hours into his business and has even been awarded Associate Contractor of the Year by his local building association. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions Incentivizes Industry Growth via Effective Policy Measures

    • By Doug Brady
    • Added on Nov 30, 2023

    The benefits of spray foam speak for themselves. Spray foam insulation reduces energy bills, increases resiliency, and improves home comfort. This performance is unmatched in the insulation industry, which is driving demand for spray foam across the country. While builders, property owners, and architects are pushing the industry forward, it is important to ensure laws and regulations are working for, not against, the industry. read more

  • Join SprayWorks Equipment Group for their Fifth Annual Customer Appreciation Day

    • By SprayWorks Equipment Group, LLC.
    • Added on Aug 08, 2022

    SprayWorks Equipment is hosting its fifth annual Customer Appreciation Day on Friday, August 19, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This event is open to SprayWorks’ customers, as well as those interested in learning more about the spray foam and coatings industries. It will take place at SprayWorks’ office located at 4211 Karg Industrial Parkway, Kent, OH 44240. read more