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MAY 2017

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8 MAY 2017 COATINGSPROMAG.COM CoatingsPro, May 2017 Volume 17, Number 3 is published six times per year with one special issue annually for a total of seven for free to qualified subscribers by NACE International, 4501 Mission Bay Dr, Suite 2G, San Diego, CA 92109. Postmaster please send address changes to PO Box 16495, North Hollywood CA 91615-9942. © All contents copyright 2017 by NACE International. This publication allows its authors the fullest latitude in expressing opinions on controversial subjects so that its readers will be better informed. The views and conclusions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of this publication. There is no warranty as to the legality, completeness or accuracy of the information contained herein. Reproduction in whole or in part of any part of this publication without the prior written consent of the publisher is prohibited. Editorial contributions are welcome. 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Seitz, Louis Sharp, Aaron Wittersheim, Christa Youngpeter Copy Editors Julie Berr y, Robin Cheslock Editorial Advisory Group Stella Amador (Florida Quality Roofing, Inc.), Nick Bozzuto (Bullard), Craig Campbell (Paint Inspection Services, Inc.), Jason R. Mota (Crossfield Products Corp.), Kurtis Ohse (Clemco Industries Corp.) Art Director Rey Galza ADVERTISING SALES Sales Manager Diane Gross, +1 281-228-6446 Account Executive Jody Lovsness, +1 281-228-6257 Account Executive Leslie Whiteman, +1 281-228-6248 Account Executive The Kingwell Co., +1 847-537-9196 Account Executive Daniel Vincent, +1 7 70-437-0861 Advertising Coordinator Brenda Nitz, +1 281-228-6219 DIRECT LETTERS, EDITORIAL QUERIES, COMMENTS, AND PHOTOS TO: CoatingsPro Magazine 4501 Mission Bay Dr., Ste. 2G San Diego, C A 92109 (858) 768-0828 Beneath the Surface Time After Time Stephanie Marie Chizik Editor B y the time this issue comes out, our travel season will be over for most of 2017. Members of CoatingsPro have visited with many of you this year at World of Concrete, International Roofing Expo, and CORROSION, to name a few. And now, it's practically time already to start gearing up for summer projects and vacations. Time sure does fly, doesn't it? Using Time Wisely In this issue, we're sharing a few articles where time — either the lack thereof or the passing of it — comes into play. In the article titled "Luxurious Hangar Floors Lift Private Miami Airport," timing, as they say, was of the essence. Find out how the contrac- tor was able to make the application process work for the client's timing needs, using a break in the middle to let other trades in to work. at article is found on page 44. In "Going Green and Doing Good: YMC A Roof Rescue," found on page 38, the contractors took the time to educate the owner about the roof restoration options, work around the children's nap schedule, and also make their jobsite relatable to the YMC A's smallest members. Talk about using their time wisely! A lso in this issue, the Never Again article relates to time. e crew had coated a pipe at a power plant three weeks prior to delivery, and yet it still showed signs that it hadn't cured properly; it also showed signs of pinholes. W hat could have gone wrong? Check out page 66 to see. e departments in this issue touch on the concept of time, too. For example, the Inspector's Corner shares information for electronic tools. is may be a useful article for those of you who have remained hesitant to adopt the new technologies, which just may save you time. You can find that article on page 28. e Marketing Sav v y article may make you ask yourself if you're using time wisely when it comes to business leads. Are you putting your efforts toward generating or validating leads? You might need to check that article out on page 24 to find out. We've Got Time for That Currently, I'm one of the " lucky" ones, waiting out what will hopefully be winter's last hurrah. e idea of the warm and long days of summer are getting me through this final snow and sleet storm. W hether you're one of the lucky few who live in an area with winter and the other three seasons or you live in an area of perpetual warmth, time will keep on marching forward. Hopefully with a few tips from this issue, you' ll be able to handle the forward motion of time with regard to your coatings projects and also within the industry. Or, if you've got some extra time on your hands, you can look into the tips found within this issue. Time isn't changing, but what we do with it can. CP

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