Coatings Connect
Contractor Bulletin

Get to know the latest QP Certified Contractors and take advantage of our Early Bird discounts while you’re at it!

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Elcometer, Industrial and Protective Coating Inspection Products
Elcometer Inc.
Elcometer offers a comprehensive range of products for industrial and protective coating inspection and testing. From material thickness through assessment of surface profile and cleanliness to climatic condition monitoring, wet and dry film thickness measurement, adhesion testing, porosity determination and appearance assessment, Elcometer has easy-to-use and robust products for field and laboratory testing and to aid visual inspections.
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Members Insider

Find out how you can help hurricane victims and support your association.

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We are excited to present our latest member benefit, the "Coatings Connect" quarterly e-newsletter.

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SSPC is releasing a series of technical reference books on Standards and Best Practices for the industrial protective coatings industry.

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IUPAT, Finishing Trades Institute
Training & Certification Buzz

SSPC has recently released two new training and certification courses, The Industrial Coating Safety Management Course and The Thermal Spray Inspector Training.

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HoldTight® is revolutionizing the art of surface preparation
HoldTight Solutions
HoldTight is the most trusted source for surface protection solutions for commercial and industrial applications recognized as the leading coatings protectant product and brand worldwide.
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Standards & Development

Here's a list of the top 10 downloaded SSPC standards, which address a wide range of needs in the coatings industry, including surface preparation and dry film thickness measurement.

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These standards are available for download from the SSPC Marketplace at no cost to SSPC members.

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HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc.
Covestro, LLC
Regulatory Roundup

Wastewater treatment facilities offer an abundance of different deterioration issues, inducing hazards that affect not only the performance of the protective coating, but also the substrate.

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Workforce Connection

Check out the first in a series of craftworker trading cards developed by SSPC.

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Our website has three new features that help make accessing information easier than ever before.

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Upcoming Events

Early bird registration is open for SSPC 2018. Click here to learn more about the big industry conference SSPC will host in 2019.

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PPG Protective & Marine Coatings
Strategic Materials
Chapter Corner

Check out the fun events from our North American chapters, and welcome our two new international chapters.

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Just For Fun

SSPC held our 2nd annual Staff Picnic on September 16 at our world headquarters in Pittsburgh.

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