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The Big Difference Between Epoxy Paint vs Epoxy Floor Coating

Epoxy was first used in the early 1950s for concrete restoration. Over the last couple of decades, epoxy-painted floors have hit the mainstream consciousness and have become a preferred coating for residential garages. Many home DIYers and commercial painters are applying a paint mix colloquially referred to as epoxy paint. However, there is a big…

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Surface Preparation: A Critical Step in Industrial Epoxy Flooring Applications

In our 30+ years in the Epoxy Flooring industry, we know that 80% of all coatings failures can be directly attributed to inadequate surface preparation, affecting coating adhesion. You should expect surface preparation to take up at least 40-50% of the necessary man-hours in a project. Unlike Surface Technology, Inc., many commercial painting contractors lack…

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Loss Prevention & Disaster Recovery for Industrial Flooring

Facility managers know the importance of mitigating risks, and the need for a clear action plan in the event a disaster does occur. Disasters at commercial facilities such as food processing plants, pharmaceutical operations, manufacturing plants, chemical processing facilities, and other factories and warehousing operations can take many forms: Chemical spills Fires Floods Earthquakes All…

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Case Study: Paragon Foods Flooring Project with General Polymers’ FasTop 12S

Paragon Foods, a major distributor of specialty foods to the restaurant and food service industries, was near the end of its three-year build at their new distribution center when Surface Technology, Inc. President Michael Greenblatt fielded an inquiry: “Can you install a General Polymers FasTop 12S urethane slurry flooring system at our 10,000-square-foot ‘Just Cut’…

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Ensuring a Clean Food & Beverage Processing Facility

By Michael GreenblattPresident, Surface Technology, Inc. The food and beverage manufacturing and distribution industries in the U.S. and Canada are known for high quality and safety standards. Even though COVID-19 rarely is transported on surfaces or food products, the global pandemic has focused increased scrutiny on all segments of our food chain. Food processing facilities…

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Surface Technology, Inc. Creates Rapid Response Team

New Division for Leading Industrial Flooring Firm Lancaster, PA: Surface Technology, Inc., one of North America’s leading industrial epoxy flooring, coating, and lining systems contractors, has created a new division that will respond to mission-critical, short notice, and highly complex projects. Surface Team Six is a unique, rapid response team composed of America’s most highly…

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When Your Company Needs Rapid Response, Can Your Flooring Contractor Deliver?

Surface Technology is the only Rapid Response Epoxy Flooring Team in the country, and can deploy manpower, equipment, and materials anywhere in North America within 48 hours. 2020 taught us that the world is dynamic and unpredictable, and that successful businesses, like yours, must be able to plan and respond quickly to unexpected disruptions and…

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Are You Ready for the Cannabis Boom?

By Michael GreenblattPresidentSurface Technology, Inc. A recent report from Marijuana Business Daily, entitled “Marijuana Business Factbook 2020”, has projected that legal cannabis sales in the U.S. could triple between 2019 and 2024 to $37 billion – making marijuana one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. The recent elections have opened the door in…

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