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JAN 2017

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COATINGSPRO JANUARY 2017 13 structures. Under the guidance of CPI management, instructors, and industry professionals, the field school partic- ipants planned and implemented the restoration of the staircase beneath the main Cell House building. CPI's field school at Alcatraz, which is comprised of college students and military veterans, aims to develop the future leaders and workforce of the construction industry while contributing to the preserva- tion of cultural heritage. rough the program, BASF's technical and business experts regularly engage in product selection, offer technical expertise, and serve as guest trainers. For more infor- mation, contact: CPI, (530) 514-4341, Reader Inquiry #4621 ACI Announces Winners of Annual Construction Awards e American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, who were honored at the Concrete Convention & Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. e highest honor of excellence was presented to the Italian Pavilion Expo 2015 project by Palazzo Italia of Milan, Italy, and submitted by the ACI Italy Chapter. e architectural design includes a complex structure whose exterior and some interior spaces recall the shapes of branches in a thick forest. e entire outdoor surface and part of the interiors consist of BIODYNAMIC cement panels, obtained using Styl-Comp technology from new material developed at i.lab, the heart of Italcementi 's research and innova- tion. e " bio" component is given by photocatalytic properties. For more information, including the full list of winners, contact: ACI, (248) 848-3700, Reader Inquiry #4622 Tropical Roofing Products Welcomes New Managers Tropical Roofing Products added two new regional sales managers to cover the Central and West Coast regions of the United States. For the West Coast role, Steve Del' Nero arrives with more than 15 years of experi- ence in the building and roofing indus- try, having previously worked in the same title for InterWrap Inc., and as a territory manager for News From Around the Coatings Industry Shore Hardness Durometer 1-800-448-3835 l D eFelsko Corporation l O gdensburg, New York USA Tel: +1-315-393-4450 l Email: Measures the hardness of non-metallic materials. Two models are available - S hore A and Shore D N EW n U ser-adjustable measurement time with onscreen countdown n Aut o Ignore mode disregards readings below 20 or above 90 n Internal memory, stat istics and USB port n Includes PosiSoft suite of software for viewing and reporting dat a n Advanced models connect to iOS or Andr oid Smar t devices n Conforms to national and international standards n Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to NIST included Wr i te in Re ad e r In q u ir y #34

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