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JAN 2017

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COATINGSPRO JANUARY 2017 61 (GARDCO) Paul N. Gardner Company, Inc. ProFILE 2017 GARDCO, trade name of the Paul N. Gardner Co., Inc. and its products, proudly serve world commerce through the distribution, production and design of quality physical testing instruments for the paint, coatings and related industries. The Paul N. Gardner Company originated with the alliance of pioneer paint chemist Dr. Henry Alfred Gardner, Sr., Director of the Institute of Paint and Varnish Research in Washington, D.C. and his son Paul Norris Gardner in 1935. The Institute chemists at that time were active in the development and design of physical testing instruments for coating materials, which were then made available to the industry but not available to the public. The Henry A. Gardner Laboratory was established in Bethesda, Maryland, for that purpose. Significant developments were made with research into gloss and color technology by men such as Richard S. Hunter formerly from the then NBS. Paul eventually rose to the position of President and later Board Chairman of the Lab until 1962 when his decision to retire was made. Maintaining contact with the industry, Paul formed The Paul N. Gardner Company, Inc. in Maryland. The small company relocated to Florida where it flourishes reaching both domestic and world markets. Since the passing of Paul N. Gardner, Sr. in 1995, Paul N. Gardner, Jr. has assumed the Presidency of GARDCO. Write in Reader Inquiry #1862 (GARDCO) Paul N. Gardner Company, Inc. 316 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060 (800) 762-2478 The Garland Company, Inc. 3800 East 91 Street, Cleveland, OH 44105 (800) 321-9336 The Garland Company, Inc., a leading manufac turer of high-per for- mance roofing and building envelope solutions, offers a wide range of modified systems, sustainable solutions, architectural and structural metal options, and maintenance and restoration systems for new construction, retro- fit, and renovation. Our expansive offering of products and services enables us to meet the performance, budgetary, and scheduling requirements for a complete range of commercial, industrial and public building markets. We continually develop innovative product and service solutions that raise the bar of perfor- mance while exceeding the individual needs of our customers. With a history that spans more than a century, Garland has a longstanding reputation as a leader in the industry. Since its founding, Garland has been building lasting partnerships with customers looking for long-term solutions to their roofing problems. Garland systems have been field proven to withstand the test of time. Our representatives, strategically located throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, take the time to truly understand your organization's specific needs and then develop seamless solutions to address them. At Garland, we are driven by a simple philosophy: listen to what today's customers need, anticipate what tomorrow's customers will want. Write in Reader Inquiry #1863 The Garland Company, Inc. ProFILE 2017 Company ProFILE 2017

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