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MAR 2015

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14 MARCH 2015 COATINGSPROMAG.COM visibility and vision, the exterior was updated w ith a secured entr y tower and a bright and colorful metal façade. Cladding the new addition and entr y, the metal wall panel system was manufactured by Citadel A rchitectural Products, Inc., and it was installed by A rchitectural Glass and Metals. With respect to the school 's colors, the metal trim is finished in Valspar's Kendall Green. For more information, contact: Valspar, (866) 351- 6900, w w w.valsparcoilextrusion.com Reader Inquiry # 4464 Davron Wins Contract for Batch Curing Ovens for Aerospace Company Dav ron Technolog ies, Inc. has been selected by a leading aerospace company to desig n and manufacture three batch cur ing ovens that w il l be used to cure a coating applied to honeycomb cores that are used in the constr uction of air planes. T he customer chose Dav ron because of the industr ia l oven solutions prov ider's ex per ience in building ovens for the aerospace industr y and the qua lit y of both its desig n and manufactur ing work. T he batch ovens w il l be commissioned in the f irst quar ter of 2015. Meeting a l l safet y and industr y standards required for the cur ing process, Dav ron's batch ovens w il l per for m one of the most cr itica l components in the overa l l honeycomb manufactur ing process. T he cores w il l be loaded onto a powered custom product car t that w il l then proceed into the oven. T he car t w il l utilize a ser ies of dampers and blank-offs to ensure that the air f low, which fol lows a hor izonta l patter n, is directed through each of the cores. T he cores w il l remain in the heated chamber for a predeter mined amount of time until the coating is cured. For more infor mation, contact: Dav ron Technolog ies, (888) 263 -2673, w w w.dav rontech.com Reader Inquiry # 4465 Penntek Announces Comprehensive Two-Day Training Program Penntek Industr ia l Coatings is proud to announce its t wo -day comprehen- sive training prog ram. Desig ned for a l l levels of f loor coating contrac- tors, the t wo -day in-depth c lass w i l l prov ide hands- on training on a l l aspects of concrete f loor coating projects. T he training is desig ned to help contractors eva luate the specif ic project needs for each job and select the techniques and products that w i l l deliver optima l resu lts. T he prog ram inc ludes hands- on training on a l l aspects of a f loor coating project, inc lud ing: • Surface preparation methods and equipment, including use of a wide range of grinders and discussion on selecting the correct diamonds for each floor; • Concrete repair techniques and materials for a wide range of issues including cracks, pits, spalls, and structural repairs; • Coating selection and application, with a wide range of technologies covered including epoxies, polyureas, and polyaspartic technologies. T he prog ram w i l l a lso focus on business development issues for contractors, inc lud ing sa les techniques and marketing methods and mater ia ls. T he f irst schedu led training session w i l l be March 26 –27, 2015. For more infor ma- tion, contact: (8 4 4) 290 -9364, info@penntekcoatings.com Reader Inquiry #4466 ROXUL Announces Industrial, Marine, and Offshore Integration ROXUL is pleased to announce a new strategic direction for the North American Industrial, Marine, & Ofshore business. Efective January 1, 2015, the ROXUL Industrial & Marine team will integrate into a global platform with ROCKWOOL Technical Insulation (RTI). Te North American Industrial, Marine, & Ofshore division will be known as ROXUL Technical Insulation. "With our existing exper- tise and combined resources, ROXUL Technical Insulation can provide improved support to its North American customers by leveraging our global infuence, ultimately bringing greater value to our local response," said Mike Kozokowsky, vice president industrial sales. Te North American team will continue to be headquartered out of the Milton ofces in Ontario, Canada. A continuation of the customer service and support that ROXUL customers have become accustomed to under the ROXUL organization can still be expected. ROXUL believes this new alignment will be well received and will provide businesses with a new level of service by providing the performance-driven solutions and the technical expertise required in today's business environment. For more information, contact: ROXUL, www.roxul.com Reader Inquiry # 4467 Exova's Chris Fowler to Lead NACE IMPACT Study in Europe Dr. Chris Fowler, global corrosion direc- tor of global testing group Exova, has been appointed by NACE International as European Coordinator and UK Executor of its multi-national IMPACT study into corrosion costs and preventative strategies. Te global cost of corro- sion currently represents an average 3 percent of gross domestic product in most developed countries. Te IMPACT (International Measures of Prevention, Application, and Economics of Corrosion Technologies) study will be the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the resulting direct and Industry Briefs

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