PaintPRO, Vol. 6, No. 4
July/August 2004

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Other articles in this issue:
Ceramic Paints
Wallcoverings: Back In Style
Tools for Paperhanging
Conversion Varnishes
Estimating, Etc.
Contractor Profile: Coggeshall Artistry
Paint Industry News
Product News
Product Profiles
Painting Tips



PaintPRO Archives — Industry News

Mi-T-M grows mightier
To meet the needs of its growing customer base, Mi-T-M Corp. plans to expand production capacities at its Peosta, Iowa, location. Go to article ›››

PaintPRO writer nabs awards
Susan Brimo-Cox, a writer for Concrete Decor and PaintPRO magazines, received nine awards in the 2004 Communications Contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania Press Club. Go to article ›››

Rodda helps paint a sustainable future
Rodda Paint Co., located in Portland, Ore., has been awarded the 2004 BEST (Businesses for an Environmentally Sustainable Tomorrow) Sustainable Product award from the Office of Sustainable Development in Portland. Go to article ›››

Sure to be a good investment
Shurtape Technologies LLC, headquartered in Hickory, N.C., has acquired the professional paint and industrial divisions of Concord, Ontario-based Tape Specialties Ltd.
Go to article ›››

Miller takes reins at PDCA
Robert C. Miller, president of R.C. Miller Co. Inc. of Peoria, Ill., was elected president of the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA). Go to article ›››

New officers for Washington State PDCA
Darylene Dennon, co-owner of Woodinville, Wash.-based Solid Energy Inc., has become the first woman to be elected president of the 58-year-old Washington State Council, Painting and Decorating Contractors of America. Go to article ›››

Poston promoted at Penofin
Penofin Performance Coatings has named Mark Poston as national account manager. Poston was previously the company’s director of manufacturing, shipping and purchasing. Go to article ›››

USG offers info on sustainable products
Responding to the construction industry’s interest in sustainable construction, USG Corp. has expanded the Environmental Responsibility section of its Web site ( Go to article ›››

Prices are on the rise
Rohm and Haas Company has announced price increases for acrylic copolymer emulsions, solution polymers, styrene-containing polymers, vinyl-acetate-based polymers, solid-grade resins, and additives sold to the architectural coatings, industrial coatings, construction and building products, and textile and non-wovens industries in North America. Go to article ›››

Sherwin-Williams buys Duron
The Sherwin-Williams Company has agreed to purchase Duron Inc. for about $253 million. Go to article ›››

Celebrating 110 great years
Muralo Company, based in Bayonne, New Jersey, is celebrating its 110th anniversary in 2004. Since 1894, Muralo has provided top quality paints and coatings to contractors, designers, dealers and consumers. Over the years, the company has operated plants in the U.S., Australia and South Africa. Go to article ›››


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