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NOV 2015

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14 NOVEMBER 2015 COATINGSPROMAG.COM • Grant Adamson, Group Technical Director of Flowcrete Group Ltd. • Kevin Potter, Managing Director of Flowcrete U.K. Ltd. For more information, contact: Flowcrete Americas, Reader Inquiry #4535 Predictive Solutions Named One of Pittsburgh's Fastest Growing Companies Predictive Solutions, the leader in predicting workplace injuries, announced that it has been named a Pittsburgh 100 company. Tis annual list, published by the Pittsburgh Business Times, includes the region's 100 fastest growing private companies, based on sales growth between 2012 and 2014. Predictive Solutions' recent growth can be attributed to its employees' commitment to their corporate vision to end deaths on the job in this century. To achieve this vision, the company employs a mix of software, predictive analytics, and expert safety services to help companies predict and prevent workplace injuries and fatalities. Its cloud-based software solution known as SafetyNet has helped customers to collect more than 200 million safety inspections from more than 17,000 worksites, allowing them to predict injuries and fatalities with accuracy rates as high as 90 percent. "Our growth validates our philosophy that if we can predict injuries and fatali- ties, companies can prevent them," said Grifn Schultz, general manager. "We are honored to be recognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the fastest growing companies in the region." For more information, contact: www. Reader Inquiry #4536 Sherwin-Williams Recruits Industry Veteran to Lead Regional Bridge and Highway Business Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine Coatings has hired 20-year indus- try veteran Derrick Castle to lead project development work for the bridge and highway market. As a project development manager, Castle will assist in directing the develop- ment and delivery of coatings solutions designed to maximize the service life of concrete and steel structures. He brings two decades of chemistry knowledge and structural steel coatings industry service to the Sherwin-Williams team. He will focus on the bridge and highway market in the Southwest and Midwest United States. "Derrick 's extensive knowledge of testing, evaluating, and applying coating systems, as well as his deep industry network, make him a valuable leader for Sherwin-Williams," said Dee McNeill, director, bridge and highway for Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine Coatings. "Derrick is a great addition to our team; he will help to enhance our commitment to service excellence for the bridge and highway market." Castle was the 2013 recipient of the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) John D. Keane Award of Merit, which recognizes outstanding leadership and contributions to the development of the protective coatings industry and to SSPC. He is an active member of SSPC, the American Association of State Highway Transportation Ofcials Subcommittee on Materials (A ASHTO/SOM), the A ASHTO National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (A ASHTO/ NTPEP), and ASTM International. Castle has served as chair of the A ASHTO/NTPEP protective coatings technical committee and also served two terms on the A ASHTO/NTPEP executive committee. For more infor- mation, contact: Sherwin-Williams, CP Reader Inquiry #4537 THICKNESS MEASUREMENT OF PROTECTIVE COATINGS Coating Thickness Material Analysis Microhardness Material Testing (860)683-0781 Robust, fast and reliable For ships, bridges, off-shore plat- forms, pipelines and structures Measures in accordance with SSPC-PA2, IMO-PSPC and others From basic "readings only" to stats and detailed inspection plans Surface Profle Measurement Easy and affordable ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ Accurate and precise measurement of coating thick- ness with the Fischer FMP Series Wr i te in Re ad e r In q u ir y #135

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