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CoatingsPro Contractor Conference, MPI Commercial Coatings Summit Postponed

10/18/2022 6:00 AM

EMU Research Team Awarded U.S. Patent for Metal Finishing Industry

10/17/2022 6:00 AM

From left to right: Vijay Mannari, Himanshu Manchanda, and Hamid Asemani. Photos courtesy of Eastern Michigan University.

Purdue Develops New Thinner, Lighter Formulation for ‘World’s Whitest Paint’

10/14/2022 6:00 AM

Purdue esearchers have created a new formula for the world's whitest paint, making it thinner and lighter. The previous iteration (left) required a layer 0.4 mm thick to achieve sub-ambient radiant cooling. The new formulation can achieve similar cooling with a layer just 0.15 mm thick. Image courtesy of Purdue University/Andrea Felicelli.

Oak Ridge Scientists Develop Method for Reducing Molten Salt’s Corrosive Effect

10/13/2022 6:00 AM

The diagram demonstrates how a concentrating solar thermal plant could use molten salts to store solar energy that could later be used to generate electricity. Image courtesy of Jaimee Janiga/ORNL, U.S. Department of Energy.

Hallstar Purchases LANXESS’ Polymer Additives Production Site

10/12/2022 6:00 AM

PPG Launches Versolon Solutions for Light Industrial Customers

10/11/2022 6:00 AM

Beloved Corrosion Industry Veteran Joe Boivin Passes Away

10/10/2022 6:00 AM

Joseph “Joe” Warren Boivin.

AMPP CEO Bob Chalker Announces Retirement in July 2023

10/7/2022 6:00 AM

Bob Chalker, CEO of AMPP.

AMPP Global Center Selects Brad Wilder as Director of Standards

10/6/2022 6:00 AM

Brad Wilder. Photo courtesy of AMPP.

Interview: Trends in the Compliance Solutions Market

10/5/2022 6:00 AM

Ed Kruft, CEO. Photo courtesy of AI.

Arkema Finalizes Acquisition of Mexico’s Polimeros Especiales

10/4/2022 6:00 AM

Cortec Appoints New Chief Operations Officer

10/3/2022 6:00 AM

Caleb Pheneger (pictured) has been promoted to chief operations officer of Cortec Corporation. Photo courtesy of Cortec.

UH Mechanical Engineer Develops New Ice-Shedding Coating

9/30/2022 6:00 AM

From left to right: Hadi Ghasemi, Cullen Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Sina Nazifi, a doctoral student, are reporting a new deicing spray in which detachment can be accurately controlled and accelerated. Photo courtesy of University of Houston.

Webcast: Introduction to Decouplers and Over-Voltage Protection Devices

9/29/2022 6:00 AM

AMPP Introduces Hands-On Spray, Blast Training Hub in Pittsburgh

9/28/2022 6:00 AM

AMPP held a grand opening ceremony for the facility on Aug. 31, 2022. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Merck, AMPP.