PaintPRO, Vol. 8, No. 1
January/February 2006
PaintPRO, Vol 8 No 1

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Other articles in this issue:
Applying Low-VOC Paints
Clear Wood Finishes
Contractor: Fine Painting & Decorating
Technology: Concrete Toppings
Technique: Glazed Finishes
Business Strategies: Marketing
Estimating, Etc.
Toolbox: Measuring Devices
Finishing Touch
Paint Industry News
Product News
Product Profiles

PaintPRO Archives — Industry News

Paint Industry News

Students learn from masters
Modern Masters Inc. is offering a Decorative Painting Workshop series at its new facility in Sun Valley, Calif. Go to article ›››

Pittsburgh acquires Iowa
PPG Industries has agreed to acquire a network of 42 Iowa Paint service centers from privately owned Iowa Paint Manufacturing. Go to article ››

UK restricts VOCs
New legislation in the United Kingdom that imposes limits on solvent levels officially took effect November 1. Go to article ›››

ICI wins sustainability award
ICI Paints was one of six design-industry leaders honored by the New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) with induction into the organization’s Circle of Excellence. Go to article ›››

They win, graffiti loses
Innovative and results-focused graffiti prevention programs in three cities took top honors in the second annual Graffiti Hurts National Award competition.
Go to article ›››

The skinny on design and color trends
Benjamin Moore has published Color Pulse 2007, the second annual edition of the color forecasting resource. Go to article ›››

Brush up on your paint history
“Fine Paints of Europe: The DVD” is a 90-minute production now available from specialty paint manufacturer Fine Paints of Europe. Go to article ›››

Greenguard school standard helps kids breathe easy
Airborne toxins from paints, sealants and other construction materials can trigger illness, including asthma and other respiratory diseases in children.
Go to article ›››

Get carded
Sika Corp. has released a One-Component Color Card. The pamphlet displays all 19 standard colors that Sika supplies for its line of building sealants. Go to article ›››

More tape in less time
Shurtape Technologies LLC has moved into its new 130,000-square-foot distribution center in Catawba, N.C., near Shurtape’s headquarters in Hickory.
Go to article ›››

The Sto team
Recognizing a need to form strategic alliances with contractors who demonstrate professionalism in the industry. Go to article ›››

ICI names new CFO
ICI, parent company of ICI Paints, has announced the appointment of Alan Brown as chief financial officer. Go to article ›››

Mi-T-M picks marketing manager
Mi-T-M Corp. has hired Juli Ikonomopoulos as marketing manager.
Go to article ›››

New faces at International
International Paint LLC, a division of Akzo Nobel, hired David Revay to serve as Protective Coatings Zone Manager for the Northeastern United States.  Go to article ›››

Flood announces hire, promotion
The Flood Co. is pleased to announce the promotion of Gary D. Calhoun to vice president, technology and product development. Go to article ›››

Painters’ union hosts first annual Forum
Members and leaders of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) and members of the Finishing Contractors Association (FCA) met in Las Vegas for the first annual Finishing Industries Forum. Go to article ›››

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