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AMPP Podcast

The AMPP Podcasts series is a collection of free audio podcasts by the Association for Materials Protection and Performance.

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AMPP Podcast

What the New U.S. Infrastructure Bill Means for Corrosion Specialists

Release date: Dec. 1, 2021

With the landmark U.S. infrastructure bill recently being signed into law, we discuss its implications for the corrosion industry with Adam L. Christopher, manager of government relations at AMPP, and Dan Adley, recently retired CEO of engineering consultancy KTA-Tator, Inc.

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CP Podcast

Rust-Oleum Manager Shares His Outlook, Lessons Learned

Release date: Nov. 22, 2021

David O’Bryan Jr., technical services manager at Rust-Oleum, joins our “member profile” podcast series to share his experiences and key takeaways from decades in the protective coatings industry.

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CP Podcast

Concare’s Ron Puszynski on Coatings Industry Changes, Trends

Release date: Nov. 9, 2021

Ron Puszynski, president and co-founder of concrete protection and restoration company Concare, Inc., joins our podcast to discuss his career in the coatings industry and potential trends moving forward.

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AMPP Podcast

Member Roundtable: How AMPP Was Formed

Release date: Nov. 3, 2021

In the first episode of the Member Roundtable Series, Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) members Jane Brown and Stephanie Decker interview AMPP CEO Bob Chalker.

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CP Podcast

CoatingsPro Founder Lou Frank Reflects on 20th Anniversary

Release date: Nov. 1, 2021

Lou Frank is currently the business development principle at Coatings for Industry, Inc. (CFI), but he's also known in the industry as the founder of CoatingsPro Magazine.

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CP Podcast

How Coatings Contractors Should Market Their Business

Release date: Oct. 13, 2021

Matt DiBara, owner of DiBara Masonry and founder of The Undercover Contractor, offers advice for how contractors can grow their business through effective marketing and communication strategies. 

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CJ Podcast

Impact of COVID-19 on Universities and Research

Release date: September 24, 2021

Professor Jerry Frankel, Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Director of the Fontana Corrosion Center at The Ohio State University, joins the CORROSION journal Interview Series to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on universities, labs, and the research community.

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AMPP Podcast

AMPP’s New Vision for Content Management

Release date: September 23, 2021

AMPP is working on a new initiative to collect all legacy and current intellectual property content (standards, conference papers, books, etc.) while using best practices in content management and its supporting technology to make it discoverable for the audience.

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MP-CP Podcast

Managing Corrosion in Electric Transmission, Distribution Assets

Release date: September 15, 2021

Curt Hickcox, vice president of business development at Public Utilities Maintenance, Inc., joins our “member profile” series to discuss his corrosion career.

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CP Podcast

How Graco Sizes up Coatings Equipment Trends

Release date: September 7, 2021

Niles Hickman, global product marketing manager at Graco, joins our “member profile” series to share some of his company’s keys to success.

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CP Podcast

Member Profile of Coatings Guru Warren Brand

Release date: August 18, 2021

Warren Brand currently heads Chicago Corrosion Group, a leading vendor-neutral consultancy. With lessons learned from a successful career of more than four decades, Brand shares many of his personal keys to success, insights on the coatings industry, and perspective on the recent launch of the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP).

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CP Podcast

Key Takeaways from the 2021 International Roofing Expo

Release date: August 12, 2021

Stephanie Chizik, Editor-in-Chief of CoatingsPro Magazine, joins us from Las Vegas to share her experiences at the 2021 International Roofing Expo (IRE).

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AMPP Podcast

Discussion of the U.S. Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Bill

Release date: August 6, 2021

Jim Kunkle, manager of business development at AMPP, sits down with Lou Lyras, CEO of Corcon, Inc.; Sam Scaturro, president of Alpine Painting and vice chairman of the AMPP Board of Directors; and Adam Christopher, government relations manager at AMPP, to discuss the surface transportation and water infrastructure bill that is currently progressing in the U.S. Senate.

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CJ Podcast

CORROSION journal: Meet New Associate Editor Ingrid Milošev

Release date: July 29, 2021

Ingrid Milošev, Head of the Department of Physical and Organic Chemistry at Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia and scientific advisor for Valdoltra Orthopaedic Hospital, joins this episode of the CORROSION journal Interview Series to discuss her career.

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AMPP Podcast

Champlain Towers Collapse and Corrosion: Interview with Dr. Zee

Release date: July 27, 2021

This episode features our interview with Dr. Mehrooz Zamanzadeh, technical director and principal investigator at Matergenics, and Nathan Pace, corrosion engineer for Matergenics. 

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AMPP Podcast

AMPP QP Accreditation Programs Overview

Release date: July 15, 2021

In the debut episode of AMPPLIFY, Jim Kunkle and Dave Evans explore the new AMPP QP Accreditation Programs, featuring QP-1, QP-2, QP-3, QP-5, QP-6, QP-8, and QS-1.

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CP Podcast

Member Profile of Coatings Equipment Leader Elcometer

Release date: July 14, 2021

Joe Walker, vice president and general manager of Elcometer Inc., joins our “member profile” series to share some of his company’s keys to success.

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CP Podcast

Keys to Success for Black Bear Coatings & Concrete

Release date: July 7, 2021

Black Bear president and co-founder Justin Tousignant discusses priorities for his company and the coatings industry; the importance of industry associations; the need for more internal training programs among contractors; career highlights and goals; and strategies to recruit, develop, and retain workforce talent.

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AMPP Podcast

Possible Implications of Corrosion in the Champlain Towers Collapse

Release date: July 6, 2021

Cindy O'Malley, Chief Operations Officer and AMPP Global Center Executive Director, joins our podcast to discuss corrosion concerns in residential buildings and the possible implications of corrosion in the Champlain Towers collapse in Surfside, Florida, USA.

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CJ Podcast

CORROSION journal: Meet Oladis Troconis de Rincón

Release date: June 28, 2021

Oladis Troconis de Rincón, the founder and former Director of 30 years of the Centro de Estudios de Corrosion at the University of Zulia (LUZ) in Venezuela, joins our podcast to talk about her career in corrosion.

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CP Podcast

The Perfect Wall’ Inventor Calls to Up the Game

Release date: June 21, 2021

Roy Schauffele, executive advisor to the ABAA Board and president and founder of Division 7 Solutions, Inc., has been in the air barrier industry for decades.

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MP Podcast

Benefits of a Super Austenitic Stainless Steel Alloy

Release date: June 17, 2021

Marcelo Senatore, technical marketing manager for the Americas region at Sandvik, joins our podcast to discuss the features of his company’s new Sanicro 35 alloy.

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CP Podcast

Key Takeaways from 2021 World of Concrete

Release date: June 10, 2021

Stephanie Chizik, Editor-in-Chief of CoatingsPro Magazine, and Bree McCullough, Multimedia Specialist, join the podcast from Las Vegas to recap the 2021 World of Concrete trade show.

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AMPP Podcast

How AMPP Global Operations Is Handling the Merger

Release date: June 8, 2021

Kamal Taher, Director of Global Operations at AMPP, joins our podcast to explain how his department is helping members and customers around the world adjust to the combination of NACE International and SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.

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CP Podcast

Bridge Coatings Inspector, Contractor Shares His Outlook

Release date: June 4, 2021

Tony Serdenes, National Coatings Director at Gannett Fleming, has been in the bridge coatings industry since the ‘80s.

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CP Podcast

Lessons Learned from a California Roofing Icon

Release date: May 31, 2021

Gary Harvey is general manager of Wedge Roofing, a California-based company that has earned recognition at the CoatingsPro Contractor Awards for five straight years.

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MP Podcast

Using Smart, Sustainable Inhibitors to Stop Corrosion

Release date: May 28, 2021

Dr. Patrick Dodds, founder and CEO of Hexigone, joins our podcast to discuss his company’s high-performance corrosion inhibitors.

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CP Podcast

Roofing Expert Building School and Community

Release date: May 26, 2021

Henry Staggs, roofing consultant with Preferred Roof Consultants of Arizona and Founder of the School of Roofing, wants to help the roofing community through safer practices, skilled labor, and more.

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MP-CP Podcast

​CORROSION 2021 Recap, Upcoming Coatings Industry Events

Release date: May 14, 2021

Lesley Martinez, Manager of Conferences at AMPP, joins our podcast to recap the recently completed CORROSION 2021 Virtual Conference & Expo. Martinez shares highlights from the show and lessons learned from the virtual experience, along with a preview of the upcoming transition to in-person events. She also offers an early look at the Coatings+ 2021 show and the first AMPP Annual Conference + Expo in March 2022.

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MP Podcast

​​New Advancements in Remote Cathodic Protection Monitoring

Release date: May 12, 2021

Tony da Costa, vice president of engineering at MOBILTEX, discusses recent advancements in remote cathodic protection (CP) monitoring.

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MP Podcast

​Corrosion Innovation Awards: NiobiCon Underwater Electrical Connector

Release date: May 7, 2021

In a new series spotlighting winners of the 2021 MP Corrosion Innovation Awards, Northrop Grumman's Harvey Hack and Jim Wandgassen join us to discuss the technology behind the NiobiCon underwater electrical connector.

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MP-CP Podcast

​Inclusion and Diversity: How to Start and Why It Matters

Release date: May 6, 2021

Having a contracting company that continuously works on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging can make an internal impact for your company, as well as externally for your clients.

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MP-CP Podcast

Coating NYC's Tribeca Bridge and Beyond

Release date: April 28, 2021

Anthony Maracic, Vice President at Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp. (CPSSC), shares lessons learned from his company's recent project recoating the Tribeca Bridge in New York City.

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MP-CP Podcast

​Lifelong Partnership Takes Roofing Company to Next Level

Release date: April 23, 2021

Stella Amador joined German Duerte’s Florida Quality Roofing nearly 10 years ago. Over the past decade, the lifelong friends have created a partnership that has found success in south Florida by building relationships, giving back to their community, and doing what they say they’re going to do.

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MP-CP Podcast

Nano Non-Skid Coating Solution for Offshore Environments

Release date: April 22, 2021

Danos, Graco, and Tesla NanoCoatings recently worked together to develop a functional non-slip deck coating for offshore clients. Their work, which was profiled in Materials Performance (MP) magazine, explains how a coatings applicator was able to overcome many traditional challenges through the use of an innovative protective coatings pump design with a new single-coat carbon nanotube non-slip deck coat slurry.

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AMPP Podcast

​CORROSION journal: Meet Narasi Sridhar

Release date: April 21, 2021​

Narasi Sridhar, CEO of MC Consult LLC, discusses some of the highlights from his 40-year career. He discusses how creativity and openness to possibilities in your career can lead you to unexpected places, such as working on a project for NASA to detect past life on Mars with Raman spectroscopy.

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AMPP Podcast

Improving Manufacturing and Fuel Efficiencies with Next-Generation Pretreatment

Release date: April 16, 2021​

The January 2021 issue of Materials Performance magazine featured the article, “Enabling Manufacturing and Fuel Efficiencies with Novel Pretreatment,” written by John D. Watkins, senior scientist, and Crystal G. Morrison, leader of business development, both with LumiShield Technologies, Inc.

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AMPP Podcast

From Journeyman to Business Owner

Release date: April 9, 2021​

Kimberley Robles, president and owner of Robles Concrete Design, joins the podcast to discuss about her experiences in coming up through the trades as a journeyman.

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AMPP Podcast

​​​​Implications of U.S. Executive Order to Review Supply Chains

Release date: April 7, 2021​

Lewis Black, CEO of Almonty Industries (Paris, France), joins the MP Interview Series to discuss an executive order signed by President Biden that will begin a review of the supply chains that support several crucial American manufacturing industries, including automobiles, pharmaceuticals, and clean energy.

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AMPP Podcast

​​​Digitalization Strategies for the Coatings Industry

Release date: March 31, 2021​

Ross Boyd, founder and CEO of TruQC, joins our podcast to discuss the growing role of digitalization in the coatings industry.

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AMPP Podcast

​​Previewing the 2021 CORROSION Virtual Conference & Expo

Release date: March 26, 2021​

Lesley Martinez, Manager of Conferences, and David Briley, Manager of Global and Specialty Exhibits, join the AMPP Interview Series to discuss preparations for the upcoming CORROSION 2021 Virtual Conference & Expo.

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CP Podcast

​Member Profile of People-Forward Champion Painting

Release date: March 18, 2021​

Kyle Hough, executive vice president for Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp. (CPSSC), explains how the company is achieving success in the industrial coating sector. There’s no secret sauce, but CPSSC is making sure to focus on its most valuable access: its people. For more information, contact Champion on LinkedIn.

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CP Podcast

​​​CORROSION journal: Meet Winston Revie

Release date: March 12, 2021

R. Winston Revie, CORROSION journal's longest-serving Associate Editor, looks back over his 55-year career on this episode of the CORROSION journal Interview Series.

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CP Podcast

​​How Drones Are Lifting Corrosion, Coating Inspections

Release date: March 12, 2021

Robert "Bob" Dahlstrom, CEO of aerial robotic systems provider Apellix, joins our podcast to explain the increasing role of drones in corrosion and coating inspections — with a particular emphasis on aboveground storage tanks (ASTs).

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CP Podcast

​Coatings and Collision Repair Worlds Collide

Release date: Feb. 27, 2021

Brandon Eckenrode, director of development of Collision Repair Education Foundation, joins CoatingsPro to discuss the foundation’s goals, as well as overlaps within the coatings community.

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AMPP Podcast

​​AMPP Technical Exchange on Ship Biofouling—A Success Story

Release date: Feb. 26, 2021

This episode features a roundtable discussion with Elisabeth Charmley, Naval Architect for one of the world's largest ship managers; Johnny Eliasson, Hull and Coatings Engineer at Chevron Shipping; and Buddy Reams, Captain USCG (retired), Chief Technical/Maritime Officer of the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP).

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MP Podcast

Case Study: Thermal Spray Aluminum at a Major LNG Complex

Release date: Feb. 19, 2021

​Bo Andersen, product manager for thermal spray aluminum (TSA) at Integrated Global Services (IGS), shares experiences and lessons learned from his company's pilot project at one of Nigeria LNG's six operational trains for liquefied natural gas (LNG).

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CP Podcast

​Concrete Flooring Trends and Beyond in 2021

Release date: Feb. 19, 2021

Matthew Koerner, who recently sold his epoxy flooring contracting business (Manhattan Concrete Systems), joins our podcast to discuss conditions in the industry. Koerner is starting his own selling and distribution business for coatings and equipment, and he shares lessons learned from his extensive time in the field.

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CP Podcast

​Prosperity in the Coatings World

Release date: Feb. 12, 2021​

Charles Brown, Deputy Director of Coatings for Greenman-Pederson Inc. (GPI), joins the podcast to talk about his experience in the coatings world, including training, the State Highway Administration, and beyond.

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MP Podcast

​Protecting Pipelines from the Effects of Lightning Strikes

Release date: Feb. 11, 2021​

Tony da Costa, vice president of engineering at Mobiltex (Calgary, Alberta, Canada), and Shawn Lawrence, service manager, join the MP Interview Series to discuss lightning immunity in pipelines, as well as the use of remote monitoring systems to evaluate potential damage.

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CJ Podcast

Current Trends in Magnesium Research

Release date: Feb. 5, 2021​

Professors Joey Kish (McMaster University) and Geraint Williams (Swansea University) join the CORROSION journal Interview Series to discuss corrosion of magnesium and its alloys and provide highlights of CORROSION's magnesium-themed February issue

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CP Podcast

​​Regulatory and Market Changes for Coatings Contractors in 2021

Release date: February 4, 2021

Trent Cotney, CEO of Cotney Construction Law, discusses potential regulatory changes for coatings contractors in 2021.

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CP Podcast

​What's Upcoming for the Coatings World?

Release date: February 1, 2021

Jim Kunkle, Manager of Business Development for accreditation and certification for newly formed Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), has 13 years of experience in the coatings world!

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MP Podcast

2021 Outlook for Cathodic Protection and Beyond

Release date: January 29, 2021

Troy Rankin, president of Farwest Corrosion Control Co. (Downey, California, USA), discusses his company's latest advances in cathodic protection (CP) technology and shares feedback that he's heard from clients in the field.

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MP Podcast

New Year, New Safety Updates for the Construction Industry

Release date: January 22, 2021

With a new U.S. president and new changes to the COVID-19 pandemic, the scope of safety in the construction sector is expecting to see some changes for 2021. Anthony Krake, VP of operations for ConstructSecure, shares opinions, trends, and outlooks with CoatingsPro in today’s episode.

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Bob Chalker

Interview: Bob Chalker on AMPP Priorities, Industry Outlook

Release date: January 21, 2021

Bob Chalker, CEO of the new Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), sits down with us for an exclusive interview.

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MP Podcast

Industry Experts, New AMPP Leaders on the Changes Ahead

Release date: January 13, 2021

In this episode, four industry experts and leaders with the new Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) share their perspectives on what the merged organization could mean for the corrosion control and protective coatings industries.

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MP Podcast

How AMPP Was Formed and What It Means for Our Industry

Release date: January, 7, 2021

Corrosion experts Terry Greenfield, principal consultant at CONSULEX, and Joe Walker, vice president and general manager at Elcometer, discuss the recent launch of the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP).

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MP Podcast

​New Year, New Changes for Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance

Release date: December 18, 2020

Rick Duncan, new Executive Director at the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), joins the podcast to share what the future looks like for the SPFA.

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MP Podcast

New Logging Tools for Ultra-High Temperature Geothermal Wells

Release date: December 14, 2020

Christopher Taylor, principal engineer of materials technology and development at DNV GL, and Jeffrey Johnston, founder and principal engineer at Rapid Prototypes LLC, join the MP Interview Series to discuss a new industry research collaboration.

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MP Podcast

​Epoxy Flooring Contractor on Making Connections

Release date: December 10, 2020

Tim Seay, co-owner of Decorative Concrete of Virginia, joins our podcast to share some of his recent challenges and experiences in 2020, including how the holidays can affect their work in the field.

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MP Podcast

​​​​​Case Study: Coating the Historic Mackinac Bridge

Release date: December 4, 2020

Steve Vlahakis, owner of Seaway Painting, describes the ongoing work by his crews to recoat the towers of the historic Mackinac Bridge, which connects the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan.

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MP Podcast

​​​​New Research Efforts in Materials Degradation, Reliability

Release date: December 2, 2020

In this newly released episode, NACE International member Dr. Homero Castaneda-Lopez joins the MP Interview Series.

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CJ Podcast

Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing): Successes, Challenges, and the Path Forward

Release date: November 23, 2020

Chip Blankenship and Ji Ma, professors in the University of Virginia’s Materials Science and Engineering Department, join the CORROSION journal Interview Series to discuss why we’re drawn to additive manufacturing.

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CP Podcast

​Tips for Working with Industrial Coatings, Composites

Release date: November 20, 2020

Alexander Murillo, technical service engineer at Belzona (Miami, Florida, USA), joins the MP Interview Series to provide technical insight and application tips regarding industrial coatings and engineering composites.

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CP Podcast

Award-Winning Roofing Contractor on SPF and More

Release date: November 18, 2020

Spray-Tec’s Haley Jordan joins the podcast to discuss the benefits of spray polyurethane foam (SPF) for buildings as well as other tips they’ve incorporated into their roof contracting business.

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CP Podcast

Exploring the Present and Future of Commercial Painting

Release date: November 12, 2020

Aaron Moore, co-founder of the Commercial Painting Industry Association (CPIA), sits down with us to discuss what the present and future look like for the commercial painting industry.

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MP Podcast

​​​​Virtual Training Tools for Industrial Plant Maintenance

Release date: November 6, 2020

Vincent Higgins, global director of technology and innovation at Honeywell, joined Friday’s podcast to discuss a new virtual reality-based training tool for plant operators and field technicians.

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CP Podcast

Challenges and Opportunities with Coating Water Tanks

Release date: November 2, 2020

Scott Keilbey, Tnemec's director of sales for the water tank market, and Mark Thomas, vice president of marketing, joined Monday's podcast to discuss the coating manufacturer's recently completed 2020 Tank of the Year program.

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CP Podcast

Rating, Sharing, and Educating on Cool Roofs and More

Release date: October 28, 2020

Jeff Steuben, executive director of the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC), joined the CoatingsPro Interview Series to share with us what cool roofs are, how these technologies may be effective, and new developments at CRRC and beyond.

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CP Podcast

​​On-Site Cladding Solutions for Tough Environments

Release date: October 23, 2020

Eric Duvekot, director of North American operations at Integrated Global Services (IGS), joined Friday's podcast to discuss challenges and opportunities for IGS in 2020.

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CP Podcast

​New Developments in 2020 for Roofing Contractors

Release date: October 21, 2020

Reid Ribble, CEO of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), joins our podcast to share recent developments pertaining to roof coatings and roofing contractors.

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MP Podcast

​​​​Corrosion Control in the Oil and Gas Industry

Release date: October 16, 2020

Bob Franco, president and owner of Franco Corrosion Consulting, LLC, joins the MP Interview Series to discuss corrosion control in the oil and gas industry, as well as his new book on the topic.

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CP Podcast

​​​​Implications of the Aging Workforce in Europe

Release date: October 14, 2020

Sarah Copsey of EU-OSHA joins us to discuss the implications of COVID-19 and an aging workforce on the construction industry and beyond.

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CP Podcast

​​​​New OSHA Updates for Coatings Contractors

Release date: October 9, 2020

Our latest episode welcomes Jack Fearing, managing partner of Fearing International Group, LLC, to the CoatingsPro Interview Series.

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MP Podcast

​​​Why Microbial Control Is Becoming More Important in 2020

Release date: October 8, 2020

Ken Wunch, energy technology advisor at DuPont Microbial Control, joins the MP Interview Series to discuss growing concerns in 2020 related to microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC).

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MP Podcast

​​​How Pipeline Operators Can Integrate Best Anticorrosion Practices

Release date: October 2, 2020

In today's episode, three experts in corrosion-related pipeline failure from Corrpro—Ajay Arakere, Marlane Rodriguez, and Dirk L. van Oostendorp—discuss various threats to pipeline integrity.

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CP Podcast

​Raising the Bar in Construction: Part 2

Release date: September 29, 2020

To cover developing challenges and opportunities in today’s construction industry, and, more specifically, the finishing trades, IUPAT’s International Finishing Trades Institute (>IFTI) Director Anton Ruesing joins us for the second and final episode of this exclusive series. He and the larger IUPAT organization are actively working on several strategies to raise the bar in the industry. (Part 1 of this series is available here.)

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​How to Reap the Benefits of CoatingsPro's Contractor Awards

Release date: September 24, 2020

Stephanie Chizik, Editor-in-Chief of CoatingsPro Magazine, joins Staff Writer Ben DuBose for this special preview of CoatingsPro's 2021 Contractor Awards.

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​Raising the Bar in Construction: Part 1

Release date: September 17, 2020

To cover developing challenges and opportunities in today’s construction industry, and, more specifically, the finishing trades, IUPAT’s International Finishing Trades Institute (IFTI) Director Anton Ruesing joins us for this special episode.

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MP Podcast

​​​​The Benefits of Asset Corrosion Management

Release date: September 15, 2020

NACE International member and Consultant Corrosion Engineer Ali Morshed joins the MP Interview Series to discuss the concept of corrosion management, the benefits of corrosion management in hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon industries, as well as his soon-to-be published book on the topic.

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​​​Key Priorities for the Integration of NACE, SSPC

Release date: September 11, 2020

Cynthia O'Malley, chief integration officer at NACE International, offers an inside look at the integration process between NACE International and SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings. O'Malley, who is also executive director of the Master Painters Institute (MPI), explains why her background has uniquely positioned her for the important role.

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​​How Predictive Intelligence Could Transform the Industry

Release date: September 9, 2020

Alan Robinson, commercial vice president at Dow Polyurethanes, details his company's new journey into the world of predictive intelligence and shares insight on what it could mean for end users within protective coatings and corrosion control.

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CJ Podcast

​The Basics of Additively Manufactured (3D Printed) Metals

Release date: September 3, 2020

Nick Birbilis, Deputy Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University in Canberra, joins the inaugural episode of the CORROSION journal Interview Series to explain the basics of additively manufactured metals.

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CP Podcast

​Free Roof for Christmas? How One Contractor Is Giving Back

Release date: September 2, 2020

Richard Tooley, owner of Kansas City-based Elite Roof Systems, explains how his roofing company is setting up a new program to award a free commercial roof to a regional nonprofit later this year. In the episode, Tooley explains the motivations and steps involved in setting up this type of program, which could potentially be adopted by other contractors, as well.

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​​The Future of Machine Learning on Corrosion

Release date: August 28, 2020

In this podcast, NACE members Joe Mazzella and Tom Hayden of Engineering Director, Inc. join the MP Interview Series to discuss the work they are doing to combat corrosion through the use of machine learning.

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​Addressing the Skills Gap in the Construction Industry

Release date: August 27, 2020

Jennifer Wilkerson, Senior Director of Innovation & Advancement at the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER), shares some insights on how to help shrink the skills gap in the construction industry.

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Application Tips for Coatings Jobsites in 2020

Release date: August 21, 2020

Justin Tousignant, president and co-founder at Black Bear Coatings & Concrete, joins our podcast to discuss how business has changed for coatings contractors in 2020.

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MP Podcast

​Tim Bieri on 2020-21 Priorities for NACE International

Release date: August 20, 2020

Tim Bieri, corrosion management engineer at BP and president of the 2020-21 NACE International Board of Directors, joins the podcast to discuss the next year for the association.

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MP Podcast

​Marketing Tips for Coatings Contractors

Release date: August 14, 2020

Jon Franko, thinker and founder at Gorilla76, works in the marketing realm with mid-sized industrial manufacturers. In this episode, he gives us an overview of the different types of marketing available for B2B and B2C companies and shares tips on options that might be useful for contractors today.

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MP Podcast

How to Test, Inspect, and Rehab Offshore Cast Iron Pipes

Release date: August 13, 2020

Darby Howard, principal engineer and president of JDH Corrosion Consultants, joins the MP Interview Series to share tips and lessons learned from the testing, inspection, and rehabilitation of offshore cast iron pipes in the San Francisco Bay.

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CP Podcast

Why Seamless Flooring Is Expanding in 2020

Release date: August 7, 2020

Heather O'Brien, President of Easycove, joins the CoatingsPro Interview Series to discuss the growing market in 2020 for seamless flooring and the importance of coving for clients and contractors.

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Lessons Learned from Corrosion in Antarctica

Release date: August 5, 2020

Materials Performance (MP) Technical Editor Jack Tinnea expands on his environmental analysis of corrosion in Antarctica and the Southern Hemisphere, as well as key takeaways and lessons learned for other areas throughout the world. After listening to the podcast, check out his recent MP technical article entitled "Antarctica—Corrosion in a Polar Desert" for further information.

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How to Win a Corrosion Innovation of the Year Award

Release date: July 31, 2020

Friday's podcast features unique insights from Materials Performance (MP) Editor Rebecca Bickham, Managing Editor-in-Chief Gretchen Jacobson, and Staff Writer Ben DuBose regarding the upcoming 2021 MP Corrosion Innovation of the Year Awards program. Topics include how to submit a nomination; details about the judging panel of corrosion experts, and what it is that they're looking for; new perks for the winners; and much more.

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Shining a Light on Mental Health in Construction

Release date: July 29, 2020

Stuart Binstock, President & CEO of the Construction Financial Management Association, discusses the association’s Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the number one cause of fatalities in the construction industry. Additionally, construction has the highest number of suicides compared to other groups.

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​​Strategic Planning for the Corrosion Industry in 2020

Release date: July 24, 2020

This interview podcast features Dan Adley, CEO of coatings and corrosion engineering and inspection specialist KTA-Tator, Inc. and a member of the NACE International Board of Directors. In the episode, Adley shares business updates and considerations for the corrosion industry in 2020 while also exploring the important roles of leadership and strategic planning during these uncertain times.

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Making Coatings Tools More User Intuitive

Release date: July 22, 2020

Ryan Miller, director of the coatings tools division at Seymour Midwest, explains how and why tool providers are working to make their products more user intuitive for coatings applicators. In the interview, Miller also offers perspective on how select segments of the coatings industry have fared during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as what could be ahead in the remainder of 2020.

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​How to Engage Your Employees

Release date: July 16, 2020

Lisa Ryan, Certified Speaking Professional and Chief Appreciation Strategist at Grategy, is changing the conversation around company culture and employee engagement in the construction industry. In our latest podcast, she shares tips and tricks about using technology, recognizing your employees, and more, which contractors can start putting into action today.

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​​How Drones Are Changing Corrosion Inspections in 2020

Release date: July 10, 2020

Bob Dahlstrom, CEO of Apellix, joins our podcast for a discussion of how new drone technologies are changing the landscape of corrosion inspections. Dahlstrom shares updates on pilot programs and other recent developments in 2020, including whether the COVID-19 pandemic could make asset owners explore alternatives to traditional field inspections.

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​How to Hire the Right Employees

Release date: July 7, 2020

Mel Kleiman, founder and president of Humetrics, gives tips and tricks for hiring and retaining good employees. How important is experience? How often should you be interviewing? What should you look for in future employees? All of this — and more! — are discussed in this episode.

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​​In Virtual Era, Corrosion Modeling and Simulation Tools Take Flight

Release date: June 30, 2020

Phil Kinnane, vice president of sales at COMSOL, joins us to discuss the growing role of modeling and simulation tools in the fight against corrosion. COMSOL offers software that can help predict coating lifespan and many other corrosion problems for many end users, and Kinnane explains how that business has fared in the era of a pandemic.

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​​How COVID-19 Made the Corrosion Industry Get Creative

Release date: June 17, 2020

Ken Rossy, vice president of sales at surface preparation company HoldTight Solutions, explains how the pandemic has prompted the corrosion control industry to become more creative to overcome logistics and market constraints. He also breaks down why it's the type of business, rather than geography, that is most likely to shape a company's outlook for the remainder of 2020.

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​Tips for Returning to the Workplace or Jobsite

Release date: June 12, 2020

Sylvia Fontes of Forensic Analytical Consulting Services shares how the environmental consulting company has helped support hygiene efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fontes gives tips for companies as they start to transition back into the workplace or jobsite, along with an explanation of how the company has continued its work in the field by analyzing environmental information and helping to guide and monitor.

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​How Coatings Contractors Can Overcome Challenges of 2020

Release date: June 5, 2020

DECO Coatings President Janet South and Vice President of Business Operations Laura Blechl discuss how COVID-19 has affected the contracting side of the coatings industry. They share challenges that they’ve had to overcome in the recent weeks, a few tips that contractors can use in the field and shop, and suggestions for the industry moving forward.

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Farwest Corrosion Control on Lessons Learned in 2020

Release date: June 3, 2020

Troy Rankin, president of Farwest Corrosion Control Co., explores the lessons learned from COVID-19 for the corrosion industry, as well as the role of oil prices in the potential recovery. Farwest, which is now offering free technical consultations for cathodic protection (CP) and corrosion control services, also shares its business outlook for the remainder of 2020 and what to watch for in the months ahead.

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What the Pandemic Has Meant for Resinous Flooring

Release date: May 28, 2020

SpeedCove President Doug Standal explains how business in the resinous flooring world has changed due to COVID-19. He also provides examples of what the company is doing virtually in the food and beverage, health care, and other markets.

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Corrosion Industry Looks to Remote Monitoring in COVID-19

Release date: May 26, 2020

Executives from Mobiltex, which provides cathodic protection monitoring for corrosion detection across many North American pipelines, share their views of business during COVID-19. CEO Marc Bracken and Product Manager Will Maize explain lessons learned from the pandemic and how remote monitoring technologies are now more important than ever for many operators.

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Maintaining Support for Field Workers During COVID-19

Release date: May 21, 2020

John Glass, vice president of sales for Amcorr Products and Services, joins the NACE Publications podcast series on COVID-19 to discuss how his company is maintaining support for in-field workers during the pandemic.

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Former FBI Agent Offers 'Cyber Hygiene' Tips for COVID-19

Release date: May 20, 2020

Former U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent and Cyber Security Task Force member John Iannarelli shares what to watch for as the COVID-19 pandemic boosts cyber scams. Just as maintaining good personal hygiene can help in our ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus, Iannarelli offers tips on how businesses and employees can utilize sensible ‘cyber hygiene’ to avoid destructive viruses of the computer world.

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How Industry Businesses Can Reopen Safely During COVID-19

Release date: May 15, 2020

American Industrial Hygiene Association CEO Larry Sloan outlines strategies that businesses can utilize to reopen safely amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as unique considerations for small business owners. Further industry-specific guidance from AIHA about reopening safely is available at their newly created website, backtoworksafely.org.

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​Challenges and Opportunities for Coatings, SPF Contractors

Release date: May 13, 2020

Air Equipment and Repair's Jason Weber shares some of the challenges that those working from home are likely experiencing, as well as some tips and tricks that coatings and spray polyurethane foam (SPF) contractors might be able to use in the field.

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​MSA Safety on Respiratory Protection Developments in COVID-19

Release date: May 7, 2020

Greg Martin, vice president of product strategy and development at MSA Safety, discusses respiratory protection in the times of COVID-19. MSA Safety has been involved in the personal protective equipment (PPE) world for 100+ years, and they’ve been actively supporting the health care and industrial industries during this time.

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​Virtual Corrosion Education Takes Flight During COVID-19

Release date: May 5, 2020

Pam Nicoletti, Director of Education at NACE International, and Melanie Diaz, Senior Manager of Education Business Development, join the podcast to discuss NACE's new virtual education offerings and the early feedback from students.

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​Flexitallic CEO on Business During COVID-19, Lower Oil Prices

Release date: April 30, 2020

Jerry Lastovica, CEO of gasket and sealing solutions provider Flexitallic, joins the MP Interview Series to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting his company and the industry in 2020.

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​Castagra COO Offers Management Tips and Tricks for COVID-19

Release date: April 27, 2020

Tats Nakagawa, COO and co-founder of Castagra, has been sharing insights and collaborating in the digital space for some time now. Not only has he been sharing information on his social media platforms but he also hosts his own podcast on the building materials and coatings industry.

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​COVID-19 and Coatings Applicators: The History of Two Hospital Ships

Release date: April 24, 2020

Dex-O-Tex’s marine division has been involved with the HSNS Mercy and HSNS Comfort since their inceptions as oil tankers in the early ‘80s. These ships are now on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

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​KEEN Executive Explains How COVID-19 May Change PPE

Release date: April 22, 2020

In keeping with the company’s track record to give back to the community during times of crisis, KEEN Footwear implemented a program during COVID-19 called “Together We Can Help” that sent 100,000 pairs of shoes — about $10,000,000 — to workers on the front lines and families at home.

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Epoxytec on Creative Business Opportunities in COVID-19

Release date: April 20, 2020

Water and wastewater coatings company Epoxytec is repurposing portions of its Florida facility to produce hand sanitizer to meet rising demand during COVID-19. Michael Caputi and Silvia Caputi, president and vice president at Epoxytec, join our podcast to share how the new initiative is going.

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How Coatings Suppliers, Water Utilities are Navigating COVID-19

Release date: April 17, 2020

Davies Hood, president at Induron Protective Coatings, and Mark Ragsdale, maintenance manager at the Great Lakes Water Authority, joined our podcast for a roundtable discussion.

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Mark Cadle of MESA Products on ‘Leading in a Time of Crisis’

Release date: April 12, 2020

Mark Cadle, director of services with corrosion control solutions company MESA Products, joins the Materials Performance (MP) Interview Series. Topics include how COVID-19 is impacting his business, as well as the optimal path forward for the corrosion industry.

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Bullard Turns Attention to Powered Air-Purifying Respirators

Release date: April 9, 2020

Though Bullard manufactures a wide range of personal protective equipment (PPE) frequently used by coatings contractors, the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting the company to shift its focus to the health care industry and its need for powered air-purifying respirators (PAPR).

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Ep. 3: NACE at IAAPA with NACE Western Area Director, Ryan Tinnea

Release date: April 9, 2020

In this episode, NACE Western Area Director and Project Engineer for Tinnea & Associates, LLC, Ryan Tinnea, talks about his experiences working with aquaria, challenges he has faced, and the two most common mistakes he sees in his work. Tinnea also offers advice on how aquaria can save money and actions the attractions industry can take to increase safety for visitors and extend the life of assets.

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Cotney Construction Law CEO on the Legal Implications of COVID-19

Release date: April 7, 2020

Trent Cotney, CEO of Cotney Construction Law, joins the CoatingsPro Interview Series to examine the legal implications of COVID-19 for businesses involved with the construction industry.

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Carboline President Chris Tiernay on Leadership during COVID-19

Release date: April 3, 2020

Chris Tiernay, president and chief operating officer of coatings manufacturer Carboline, explores how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing the short-term outlook for his company and the industry.

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Bob Chalker, Bill Worms on Potential NACE-SSPC Combination

Release date: April 2, 2020

In a roundtable discussion, NACE International CEO Bob Chalker and SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings Executive Director Bill Worms address the potential combination of the two organizations.

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Interview: Tnemec VP on COVID-19 and the Coatings Industry

Release date: April 1, 2020

Cory Brown, Vice President of Operations at protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company, Inc., speaks out regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its business implications for his company and the coatings and corrosion control industries moving forward.

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CoatingsPro interview: NRCA’s Reid Ribble on COVID-19’s business impact

Release date: March 25, 2020

The launch of the CoatingsPro Magazine interview series welcomes Reid Ribble, CEO of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA). In the March 25 interview, Ribble explains how industry operations have changed since the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, as well as what could come next in the weeks and months ahead.

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Ep. 2: NACE at IAAPA with NACE Member and Instructor, Steve Hickey

Release date: March 24, 2020

In this episode, NACE member and Senior Project Manager for Baynum Painting, Inc., Steve Hickey shares insights from his nearly 30 years of corrosion control work in the amusements and attractions industry. From changes he’s seen over the years to why painting rides and roller coasters is about much more than visual appeal, Hickey has some valuable advice for anyone looking to save money and extend the life of their assets.

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Ep. 1: NACE at IAAPA with NACE President, Terry Greenfield

Release date: March 6, 2020

In the first episode, NACE International President and Principal Consultant for Consulex, Terry Greenfield, is interviewed from the loud and lively floor of the global attractions industry’s premier event. Greenfield shares insights into how attractions owners can assess and minimize risk, benefits of corrosion management planning, and his thoughts on the outlook for the future of the amusements industry in the area of corrosion prevention and control.

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Ep. 27: Driving Toward The Future

Release date: September 12, 2019

Specified: Building Materials & Coatings Growth Podcast

After a varied career from corporate to nonprofit, Bob Chalker, CAE, is now CEO of NACE International, The Worlwide Corrosion Authority. He started at Packard Electric and crisscrossed his way to NACE, where he really found his current niche.

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Flint Phenomenon, Episode 2

Release date: September 26, 2019

Episode Two of the Flint Phenomenon series continues the roundtable discussion surrounding the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. In this chat, panelists explore the science behind the problem while evaluating the difficulty in monitoring lead in water systems; the use of corrosion inhibitors and water filters; the changing standards of lead in metals and drinking water; and how Flint is doing today.

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Flint Phenomenon, Episode 1

Release date: September 12, 2019

The first episode of the Flint Phenomenon series discusses the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, including the causes of lead release in the drinking water and how the situation was handled. It includes discussion on the difficulty in identifying and replacing lead pipe in Flint and throughout the United States. The episode includes discussion with panelists Marc Edwards, who led the team that collected the water samples in Flint, and Darren Lytle with the Environmental Protection Agency.

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