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SEP 2018

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COATINGSPRO SEPTEMBER 2018 13 tanks for the official Tank of the Year crown. A committee of water tank enthusiasts will judge these finalists based on artistic value, significance of the tank to the surrounding commu- nity, and challenges encountered during the project. For more informa- tion, contact: Tnemec, (800) 863-6321, Covestro Enters Materials Innovation Collaboration High-performance polymers producer Covestro LLC is collaborating with Plug and Play to explore opportuni- ties in materials innovation. Silicon Valley, California-based Plug and Play is among the world 's largest startup accelerator and innovation centers. e organization connects startups with corporations — a combination that gives entrepreneurs access to resources and large companies access to cutting-edge solutions for vertical markets. Covestro recently signed on as a participating corporation in the new materials and packaging platform. e company also has opportunities to collaborate with entrepreneurs in other Plug and Play industry-specific vertical platforms, such as mobility, health and wellness, and more. For more information, contact: Covestro, (844) 646-0545, SPFA Elects New Board of Directors for 2018–2020 e Spray Polyurethane Foam A lliance (SPFA), the educational and technical voice of the spray polyure- thane foam industry, today announced its newly elected Board of Directors for 2018 to 2020. e SPFA Executive Committee includes Tiffiny Flaim, president of SPFA and president of BIOFOAM; Bryan Heldreth, vice presi- dent of SPFA and vice president of RPC Industries; Richard Spiess, treasurer of SPFA and president of Innovative Insulation Solutions Ltd.; and John Achille, Past President of SPFA and Vice President of Coastal Insulation.Notably Ms. Flaim, President of BIOFOAM, Inc., a Chicago-based SPF contractor, is the first woman to hold the title of board president for SPFA. e organization is proud of reflecting the construc- tion industry trends benefitting from women's leadership and ownership in the industry. For more information, contact: SPFA, CP News From Around the Coatings Industry AP-3 Air Purge Gun Introducing the most recent addition to the PMC lineup • Economical, Lightweight, Compact Design • Short Trigger Stroke Reduces Operator Fatigue • Cartridge Valve Design Eliminates Spool Valve and Multiple O-Rings • Well-Balanced Gun and Easy to Maneuver 732-415-4400 • • Lakewood, NJ, USA Re ad e r In q ui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a m /i n q0918

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