AMPP Recognized as an Information Resource on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook Website

AMPP Listed as a Key Resource for Painting and Coating Workers - June 21, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP Celebrates International Women in Engineering Day

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) will observe International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), a global tribute to women in the engineering field, on June 23, 2024. - June 19, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP's Master Painters Institute Launches Innovative MPI Decision Tree™ Tools to Revolutionize Coatings Specifications

New Digital Interactive Guide Simplifies Coatings System Selection for Industry Professionals - June 06, 2024 - AMPP

Apellix Earns BBB® Accreditation

Apellix is proud to announce their accreditation with the Better Business Bureau. - May 18, 2024 - Apellix

AMPP Advocacy Day 2024: Championing Corrosion Control on Capitol Hill

AMPP, a leader in materials protection, hosts its Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., on May 15-16, 2024, to influence legislation. - May 01, 2024 - AMPP

Eugene B. Caldona, Ph.D., Wins AMPP’s Prestigious 2024 Dr. A. John Sedriks Seed Grant Award

AMPP has named Eugene B. Caldona, Ph.D. from North Dakota State University as the 2024 recipient of the Dr. A. John Sedriks Seed Grant. - May 01, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP Leads Worldwide Social Media Blitz for World Corrosion Awareness Day

On April 24, 2024, the "Corrosion Around the Clock" campaign, led by AMPP and partners, will feature synchronized global LinkedIn posts to highlight corrosion challenges and promote international unity. - April 20, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP Launches French-Language Basic Coatings Inspector Certification and Ethics eCourse

AMPP launches its Basic Coatings Inspector Certification and Ethics for the Corrosion Professional eCourse in French, targeting French-speaking professionals and meeting new regulatory demands. - April 19, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP Unveils New Guide to Enhance Pipeline Safety Through Corrosion Control, Aligning with Latest PHMSA Regulations

AMPP published Guide 21569-2024, by SC 15, enhancing onshore gas pipeline safety and integrity in line with PHMSA's new regulations. - April 10, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP 2024: Triumph, Innovation, and Solidarity Define the Annual Conference + Expo in New Orleans

The 2024 AMPP Conference in New Orleans highlighted achievements, resilience, and global industry unity against challenges. - April 06, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP Announces Winners of the 3rd Annual Diversity and Inclusion Grants

AMPP has announced the winners of its 3rd Annual Diversity and Inclusion Grants. - February 16, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP Champions Leadership and Inclusion at 2024 Annual Conference + Expo with Valuing Voices Forum

AMPP aims to provide its members with valuable events designed to empower leaders and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace at the AMPP Annual Conference and Expo. - February 15, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP Welcomes New Board Member to Strengthen Its Commitment to the Transportation Sector

AMPP welcomes Todd Bennett to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. This addition is a key step in deepening AMPP's commitment to the transportation sector. - February 15, 2024 - AMPP

Second Anniversary of Fern Hollow Bridge Collapse Highlights Urgent Need for Corrosion Control in National Infrastructure

On January 28, 2024, the second anniversary of the Fern Hollow bridge collapse near Frick Park in Pittsburgh will be observed, a tragedy that highlighted significant vulnerabilities in America's infrastructure, particularly emphasizing the critical issue of corrosion. - January 28, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP Announces Winners of 2024 Annual Service and Technical Awards

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) revealed the 2024 awardees for its service and technical distinctions. These awards will be presented at the AMPP Annual Conference + Expo, scheduled for March 3-7, 2024, in New Orleans, Louisiana. - January 27, 2024 - AMPP

AMPP Announces Dr. Michio Kaku as Annual Conference Keynote Speaker

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance unveils that well-known physicist Dr. Michio Kaku will be the keynote speaker for its upcoming AMPP Annual Conference + Expo. - December 10, 2023 - AMPP

AMPP Launches Inaugural Giving Tuesday Campaign to Support EMERG Student Outreach Initiatives

The AMPP EMERG Student Outreach Program unveils its first Giving Tuesday Campaign on November 28, aiming to raise funds for the empowerment and support of diverse programs, including scholarships, workforce development initiatives, and educational resources. - November 24, 2023 - AMPP

AMPP Revolutionizes Training with Launch of Industrial Coating Application Training Program

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), the leading authority in materials protection and performance, has unveiled its innovative Industrial Coating Application (ICA) Training Program. This program is a flexible and comprehensive solution for training industrial sprayers... - October 15, 2023 - AMPP

Aculon® Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Ellsworth Adhesives

Aculon® Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Ellsworth Adhesives

Aculon, Inc. signs non-exclusive global distribution agreement with Ellsworth Adhesives. The agreement allows Ellsworth Adhesives to distribute Aculon's NanoProof 3 Series, a drop-in replacement series to 3M's Novec electronic grade coatings. - May 18, 2023 - Aculon Inc

AMPP Names Alan Thomas as Its CEO

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), a global nonprofit representing more than 32,000 members in the materials, corrosion and coatings industries, announces the selection of Alan Thomas as its new chief executive officer effective April 1. “It is an honor to... - March 02, 2023 - AMPP

AMPP Spotlights Leadership Behaviors That Drive Results at the AMPP Annual Conference + Expo

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) will host an interactive seminar and luncheon concentrated on helping attendees build strong and effective leadership teams that are better equipped to navigate the challenges of today’s rapidly changing business environment. The... - March 01, 2023 - AMPP

AMPP Promotes Tim Gonzalez to Director of Corporate Outreach and Advocacy

AMPP announces the promotion of Tim Gonzalez as the Director of the association’s new Corporate Outreach and Advocacy Program. - February 24, 2023 - AMPP

AMPP Welcomes New Chair of Its Board of Directors

Professor Amir Eliezer, Ph.D., is now chair of the board of directors of the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), a global nonprofit representing corrosion and coatings professionals and industries in 130 countries. His term began on January 1, 2023. “It’s a... - February 07, 2023 - AMPP

AMPP Appoints New Board Member

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), a global nonprofit representing corrosion and coatings professionals and industry, announces the appointment of Steven Meyers to the board of directors. His one-year non-voting term began on January 1, 2023. “The mission of... - January 25, 2023 - AMPP

Micromed Diamond Seal Systems, Inc. Confirms its Helmet Glide Spray-On Nanotechnology Changes Views on Sports Injuries

Micromed Diamond Seal Systems, Inc. Confirms its Helmet Glide Spray-On Nanotechnology Changes Views on Sports Injuries

A nanotechnology liquid contributes to the safety of football players in today's game, according to long-time college and professional football equipment manager Todd Hewitt. "It's the best thing since sliced bread." Helmet Glide is a liquid product that is sprayed on and wiped off football helmets. It reduces surface tension by more than 25% thereby decreasing the rotational friction. It also protects the helmets and masks, keeping them in play longer. HG has been used in all levels since 2013. - September 14, 2022 - Diamond Seal Systems, Inc.

Life Specialty Coatings Announces Four Waterproof Decking Systems Now Listed in Recent ICC ESR Report

Life Specialty Coatings, manufacturer of interior and exterior coatings announces the inclusion of their AMAC and MC waterproof decking systems to their existing ICC-ES Report 2701. Generally, the ICC report verifies that new and innovative building products comply with code requirements. - April 30, 2022 - Life Specialty Coatings

Aculon, Inc. Welcomes Elizabeth Cambre as Senior Manager, Business Development for the Energy Sector

Aculon, Inc. announced today that Elizabeth Cambre has joined its team as Senior Manager, Business Development. In this new position, Ms. Cambre will oversee the development and implementation of Aculon’s business development for the Energy sector including Oil & Gas to meet the surging demand for Aculon’s nano-enabled coatings and surface modification treatments. - January 19, 2022 - Aculon Inc

Powder Processing & Technology, LLC Welcomes Ali Kerr as Operating President

Powder Processing & Technology, LLC (“PPT Group”) is pleased to announce and welcome Ali Kerr as president. Ali has been operating as CEO and owner of RT Process (“RTP”) for the last seven years, a business which he founded and grew into a successful enterprise. The... - September 03, 2021 - Powder Processing & Technology, LLC

CFC TERAMATE, a Korean Functional Material Manufacturer, Launched a Highly Transparent Antibacterial Nanodispersion Product

The features of highly transparent antibacterial nanodispersion product are over 99.99% of antibacterial activity within 30 minutes and transmittance of over 95% of visible region. The product is an eco-friendly environmental material based on strong alkaline inorganic materials, and features an antibacterial activity of 99.99% or more against E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus within 30 minutes. - May 15, 2021 - CFC TERAMATE Co. Ltd.

This Earth Day Learn How Apellix Tethered Drones Can Spray a NASA-Developed Photocatalytic Compound to Remove Pollution from the Air

Celebrating Earth Day, the Apellix Project Breathe aspires to use tethered drones to spray paint a NASA-developed compound that removes smog and pollution from the air on US Highway noise barriers and elsewhere in the built environment. - April 24, 2021 - Apellix

Continental Products Sets a New Performance Standard 105 Years Later

Continental Products Sets a New Performance Standard 105 Years Later

Continental has proudly served the industry for 105 years as Continental Products, and is ready to serve the industry for another 105 years and more as Continental Performance Coatings. After 105 years of dedication, innovation, wear, and tear, the company has gained character, but it is time for a... - April 08, 2021 - Continental Performance Coatings

Apellix™ Launches Apellix NDT a Field Services Company Featuring the Apellix Opus X4 Aerial Robotic Systems (Drones) for Contact-Based Inspections

Apellix, protecting the world’s built and industrial environments through technology, is proud to announce it is launching APELLIX NDT, a non-destructive testing field services company. Apellix NDT will operate using the Apellix Opus X4 NDT systems. - February 27, 2021 - Apellix

Apellix™ Now Piloting Drone-Based UT Inspections

Apellix is now identifying pilot projects for ultrasonic wall thickness (UT) inspections of above-ground storage and terminal tanks. - April 29, 2020 - Apellix

Apellix to Present on “The State of Technology: Cleaning and Coating UAV Systems – Industrial Spray Printing Drones” at Coatings + 2020 Conference

Apellix, the safety partner for the technological revolution, is proud to announce they will be presenting on “The State of Technology: Cleaning and Coating UAV Systems – Industrial Spray Printing Drones” at Coatings + 2020 Conference for the paint and protective coatings Industry. - February 01, 2020 - Apellix

Spray Painting Drone Patent Issued to Apellix™

Apellix is proud to announce that has been granted its fourth full patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (US 20150274294) for indoor and outdoor aerial vehicles for painting and related applications. - June 13, 2019 - Apellix

Apellix to Enter Into Joint Development Agreement with AkzoNobel Paints for the Apellix Computer Controlled Spray-Painting Drone

The Joint Development Agreement will enable Apellix to access the deep domain knowledge and experience of AkzoNobel and provide AkzoNobel input to the development of the Apellix spray painting drone systems - May 23, 2019 - Apellix

Apellix Founder and CEO Speaking on the "State of Technology: Cleaning and Coating Drones" at the Coatings Tech Conference April 9th, 2019

At the 2019 American Coatings Technology Conference, “Making Sustainability Ideas Happen: Coatings for the Future,” paint and coatings professionals can participate and learn about the future of the industry including the “State of Technology: Cleaning and Coating Drones,” a presentation Tuesday afternoon given by Robert Dahlstrom, the founder and CEO of Apellix. - April 04, 2019 - Apellix

Apellix Announces Continuation Patent Application Filed for Software Guidance Navigation and Control for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Robotic Systems

The patent application contains 29 claims for software that controls tethered and non-tethered drones and robots including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to perform tasks to a structure or object during flight such as cleaning, coating/painting and measuring the thickness of paint. - March 21, 2019 - Apellix

Gabriel Chemical Expands Sales Coverage

Gabriel Chemical Expands Sales Coverage

Gabriel Chemical has experienced substantial growth through introduction of its broad portfolio of products, manufacturing expansions, and the recent acquisitions of Ranbar® and Royce™ businesses. The additional personnel will strengthen customer relationships and ensure customers receive the personalized support that is central to Gabriel’s reputation as a complete solution provider to the coatings, adhesives, and composites markets. - February 27, 2019 - Gabriel Chemical

Apellix to Present at API Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Summit, January 31, 2019

Apellix will discuss contact-based drone inspection technology at the API Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Summit in Galveston, TX, held January 28-31. - January 17, 2019 - Apellix

Rust Bullet, LLC Announces 2018 Black Friday Sale

Rust Bullet, LLC Announces 2018 Black Friday Sale

Rust Bullet, LLC announced their 2018 Black Friday Sale. The sale began 11/16/18 and concludes on 12/06/18. - November 17, 2018 - Rust Bullet, LLC

GarageFloorCoating.com Announces Revolutionary “Clean” Mica and Its New Bagari Stone Effects Coating System

GarageFloorCoating.com Announces Revolutionary “Clean” Mica and Its New Bagari Stone Effects Coating System

GarageFloorCoating.com (www.garagefloorcoating.com) is announcing its exclusive and proprietary “clean” mica and its new epoxy coating system called Bagari Stone Effects. Mica is a shimmering silicate mineral found as minute crystals in granite and other rocks. It is available in... - November 07, 2018 - GarageFloorCoating.com

US Army ARDEC Certifies QMaxx CLP: QMaxx MilSpec CLPTM Meets or Exceeds MilSpec for MIL-PRF-63460F

On October 9, 2018, the US Army, Research, Development and Engineering Command (ARDEC) issued a letter of acknowledgement stating that QMaxx Type “A” liquid CLP has passed both laboratory and live-fire testing and is certified for “DoD competitive procurement and use” and added to the DoD Qualified Products List for CLP. During live-fire testing, firearms are exposed to salt spray, extreme temperatures and fine particulates; QMaxx MilSpec CLP meets or exceeds the requirements - November 01, 2018 - QMaxx Products Group

Apellix™ Gets Patent for Tethered Aerial Robots, Drones and Base Stations

Apellix the safety partner for the technological revolution, is proud to announce that has been granted its third full patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for an unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) with a dispensing tool, an autonomous (moveable) base station, and an umbilical /... - October 11, 2018 - Apellix

Mason Color Works, Inc. to Exhibit Cobalt Nucleating Compounds at the Investment Casting Institute's Annual Technical Conference and Expo

Mason Color Works, Inc. to Exhibit Cobalt Nucleating Compounds at the Investment Casting Institute's Annual Technical Conference and Expo

Mason Color Works, Inc. will be exhibiting cobalt nucleating compounds at the Investment Casting Institute’s (ICI) 65th Annual Technical Conference and Expo in Kansas City, MO, October 21-24, 2018. The four cobalt compounds include: K-4704 Cobalt Aluminate, K-4538 Cobalt Meta­ Silicate,... - October 10, 2018 - Mason Color Works

Estron Chemical Announces Grand Opening of New Innovation and Technology Center

Estron Chemical Announces Grand Opening of New Innovation and Technology Center

Estron Chemical is proud to announce the Grand Opening of its new Center for Innovation and Technology located in Calvert City, KY. - October 09, 2018 - Estron Chemical

Rust Bullet, LLC Announces Rust Bullet® DuraGrade Clear

Rust Bullet, LLC Announces Rust Bullet® DuraGrade Clear

Rust Bullet, LLC today announced availability of a high-performance, ultra low VOC, rust inhibitive, protective coating for concrete, metal, wood, and other surfaces. - July 25, 2018 - Rust Bullet, LLC

Rust Bullet, LLC Announces Rust Bullet® DuraGrade Concrete: High-Performance, High-Build, Superior Protective Coating for Concrete

Rust Bullet, LLC Announces Rust Bullet® DuraGrade Concrete: High-Performance, High-Build, Superior Protective Coating for Concrete

Rust Bullet, LLC today announced availability of a high-performance, high-build, superior protective coating for concrete: DuraGrade Concrete. DuraGrade Concrete has outstanding adhesion to concrete surfaces and is scratch, chip, chemical and UV resistant, requiring no primer, basecoat, or topcoat. - July 23, 2018 - Rust Bullet, LLC

Apellix™ Granted USTPO Patent for Its Umbilical Cabling and Tethering (UCAT) Systems for Aerial Robots and Drones

Apellix receives its second US patent. The patent is for a Mobile base station and umbilical cabling and tethering (UCAT) assist system. - July 12, 2018 - Apellix

Mason Color Works Inorganic Color Pigment 7389 Catalina Testing Demonstrates Superior Degradation Resistance Properties Versus Competitor Pool Colors

Mason Color Works has conducted testing on its complex inorganic colored pigment 7389 Catalina alongside two additional pigments used in the pool industry. Testing reveals 7389 Catalina has superior degradation resistance properties to chemicals used in maintaining pools, versus competitor pool... - June 27, 2018 - Mason Color Works

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