The former Spruce Goose hangar that was built by aircraft innovator Howard Hughes in 1945 in Playa Vista, California, is being renovated for use as office space. The project’s architects were looking for an infrared heat reflective coating and a dark color that will last on the building and not fade, and provide energy savings.
Michelman recently held Commitment2Communty Day, the company’s 6th annual global day of service when hundreds of employees around the globe left their offices, labs and email behind to volunteer their time at a wide variety of locations.
It takes a strong and imaginative mind coupled with in-depth technical knowledge and an artistic flair to think outside the box and create a truly unique residential design. A newly completed house in Los Angeles showcases a dramatic and elegant exterior feature that commands attention.
Investing in batch powder coating equipment is an exciting step in expanding a production shop's business. By the time all the pieces arrive and are installed - the pretreatment equipment, dry-off oven, spray booth, powder guns, and curing oven - it's tempting to dive in right away. However, before you start using it, make sure you've received training on how to operate and maintain all of your new equipment.
Shipping hazardous materials is a complicated, time-consuming process. Integrating ERP and DG software systems takes initial IT work, but results in a simplified shipping process with more robust capabilities – which is the ideal logistics technology solution for streamlined compliance.
OEMs turn to custom formulators to solve complex adhesion problems with laminated coil and sheet metals
November 15, 2017
For manufacturers that utilize flat-rolled steel, aluminum and other metals to fabricate parts or products, the ability to bond decorative foils and laminate films to the substrate provides an opportunity to deliver attractive finishes for a competitive edge.
Authenticity of the project was king and in replicating the original conservatories that were built on the Hershey Garden grounds in the early 20th century, metal roofing was the clear and appropriate choice.
July features our most popular article of the year – the Global Top 10 and PCI 25 ranking of the top coatings manufacturers. Also featured are articles on new monomer technology, TiO2 and a new biocide for anti-fouling.