• Duro-Last® Appoints Darren Schulz as President

    • By Duro-Last
    • Added on Jun 07, 2024

    Duro-Last, a member of Holcim Building Envelope, is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Schulz as its new president. As a building products and roofing veteran, Schulz will lead strategic growth initiatives and operations for Duro-Last’s comprehensive line of commercial roofing solutions. read more

  • Huntsman Building Solutions Launches Icynene Xpress 55 Spray Foam Insulation

    • By Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Jun 03, 2024

    Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS), the global leader in high performance, energy efficient and resilient building envelope solutions, today introduced a new edition to its Icynene Series, the all-new Icynene Xpress 55, an open cell spray polyurethane foam insulation designed specifically for use in unventilated attics and crawl spaces. read more

  • Do You Need a CDL to Operate Your Spray Foam Business?

    • By The Foamgineer
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    If you’re a spray foam contractor or a manufacturer that hauls spray foam equipment and chemicals or operates any type of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for commercial use, you should determine if you need a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Driving a CMV requires special skills, experience, knowledge, and physical aptitude above your common state driver’s license. read more

  • Tracks to Comfort

    • Added on May 14, 2024

    The City of Aiken’s Visitor’s Center and Train Museum is situated in Aiken, SC. This area has a wealth of railroad history dating back to a time when the railroad enabled the area’s cotton growers to transport their goods to Charleston, SC. In 1830 a Boston engineer named Alfred Dexter was sent by the South Carolina Canal & Railroad to map a new railroad line from Charleston to Hamburg, SC. It is said that it was due to a love story that enabled this railroad to be built. read more

  • Feeling Chile

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Aguas Magallanes is a water treatment plant, responsible for the water supply to the city of Punta Arenas, Chile. Due to its geographical position and extreme winter temperatures, the plant’s indoor water pools often freeze in the colder months. Therefore, they desperately needed superior insulation to help retain a steady temperature in the premises especially during the winter season. read more

  • You Asked, We Listened

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Many of you came by our booth at Spray Foam 2024 in Las Vegas and asked how we choose our Contractor of the Year winner, so we thought we would provide you with the screening process. read more

  • What Happens In Vegas...

    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Spray Foam Magazine recently hosted an unforgettable party at the2024 SPFA Conference & Expo, leaving attendees buzzing with excitement and memories to last a lifetime. The event was a true celebration of community and industry excellence, bringing together professionals from across the spray foam industry. read more

  • Can You vs. Should You?

    • By Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Ah the curses of the English Language at times. We all remember the slogan “Be All You Can Be” right? This was the 1980s recruiting slogan of the United States Army and was in use for over twenty years. It was created by Mr. Earl Carter, a senior copywriter for the N. W. Ayer Advertising Agency and meant to inspire people to join the Army. read more

  • Enhancing Opportunities

    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Diversity and inclusion are important to Elastochem as the company recognizes the essential skills that all people bring to the workplace. Focusing on women in construction, Elastochem has a diversified staff with women holding principal management, production, and planning roles within the company. Their clients in Canada and the U.S. have women installers and company owners, who are a great asset to the industry. read more

  • Howard’s Journey Through SPFA’s Training and Certification Program

    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Spray Foam Magazine’s 2023 Contractor of the Year Runner-Up, Howard Millsaps, was generously awarded the full PCP courses available at the 2024 SprayFoamConference and Expo in Las Vegas. The SPFA donated this great prize to the Contractor of the Year contest and thankfully Howard was able to take advantage of it right away. He shares his exciting experience as he navigated these challenging exams. read more

  • One for the Books

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Spray polyurethane foam’s versatility as a product means that some savvy business owners choose to segment their service markets to reach a wider customer base. Chris Lenchyshyn is one such owner. Together with his family, he owns and operates two spray foam companies in Niverville, Manitoba; Cold Country Spray Foam and Slab-Jack Kings, under the corporation name Prairie Wide Spray Foam (PWSF). read more