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JAN 2018

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COATINGSPRO JANUARY 2018 15 van der Walt as its new executive vice president and CEO. Van der Walt succeeds James Birdsong, who retired at the end of 2017 after nearly 17 years. A n organizational strateg y and analysis expert, van der Walt brings to RCI more than 20 years of inter- national executive leadership and association experience. His immedi- ate task is enhancing the recognition and inf luence of RCI in the building envelope design and consulting industr y, along w ith continuing to improve the group's ongoing educa- tion and accreditation programs and its publications. For more informa- tion, contact: RCI, (800) 828 -1902, w w Carlisle Makes Specialty Polyurethanes Acquisition Commercial and industrial building envelope products provider Carlisle Companies, Inc. has agreed to acquire specialty polyurethanes company Accella Performance Materials from Arsenal Capital Partners for $670 million in cash. Accella, headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri, offers a wide range of polyurethane products and solutions — including spray polyurethane foam and liquid-applied roofing — across a broad diversity of markets and applications. With the acquisition, Carlisle can now offer customers a portfolio of products that meet an increasing array of building needs and that can be delivered as a seamless solution or as a stand-alone offering. e combination also aims to bring together significant engineer- ing and industry expertise. For more information, contact: Carlisle, (480) 781-5000, DuPont Presents Glove Innovation Awards DuPont Protection Solutions announced the winners of its fourth annual DuPont Kevlar Glove Innovation Awards. Created to spotlight excellence News From Around the Coatings Industry DeFelsko Corporation l Ogdensburg, New York USA Tel: +1-315-393-4450 l Email: Measures the concentration of soluble salts on metal surfaces using the Bresle method n Displays test duration, sample temperature, conductivity (µs/cm) and surface density n Easy 1-2-3 gage interface guides users through the Bresle method n Includes PosiSoft suite of software for viewing and reporting data NEW 1-800-448-3835 Innovative PosiPatch TM n No adhesive residue n N o sharps, no needles! For use with all Bresle pat ch t ypes including t he innovat ive PosiPat ch Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a m /i n q0118

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