The Adhesive-to-Substrate Matrix

As the economy continues to recover, so too does the optimism in many business sectors across the country—including signage. The last few years have been difficult for many companies, and those that have made it through these uncertain times have had to make some changes in the way they operate. The idea of doing business as usual has change...

NCCCO to Issue Separate Certification Cards

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has announced that it will issue separate CCO certification cards to CCO-certified crane operators who have also been certified in the CCO Rigger and/or Signalperson categories. Previously, all certifications were listed on one card. The new cards will al...

Outwater Introduces Its Cart Guard Impact Protection System

Outwater Plastics has you completely covered from floor to ceiling with its comprehensive offering of Impact Protection, which includes Wall and Corner Guards, Baseboard and Bumper Mouldings, and Handrails, as well as entire Impact Protection Systems. Outwater’s CartGuard Impact Protection System provides ultra-low-cost...

Magnetic Mount Quartz Halogen Work Light

Larson Electronics has announced the addition of WAL-M-500-120 magnetic mount quartz halogen work light to its line of industrial-grade 120-volt work area lighting solutions. This light is designed to operate with common 120 VAC current and provides the versatility of a heavy-duty magnetic mount base th...

Magnalight: Magnetic Pedestal Mount LED Work Light

Larson Electronics’ has announced the addition of a portable pedestal mounted LED light that offers high power and the versatility and stability of magnetic mounting. Designed to provide a powerful and highly versatile lighting option for operators requiring effective portable area lighting, the BML-150LED magnetic pedestal work area light prov...

Urban Artists Turn Aerial Platform Safety into Art Pieces

Mr. Shiz and Foundry, two artists from Paris and Brighton, have created two pieces of urban art commissioned by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) celebrating aerial platform safety. The artists from Wet Paint Productions sprayed two 7m-by-4m canvases over...

Don’t Give Your Adhesives the Cold Shoulder!

The weather is a fickle thing, and it’s always good to examine the effects it has on your materials and tools. In this article, let’s take a look at the effect of low temperatures on self-adhesive tape performance. Self-adhesive tapes are commonly known as PSAs (Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives) and are available as single-sided or double-sided tapes. PSAs belong to th...

NES Rentals CEO joins IPAF Board

Andy Studdert, CEO of NES Rentals, one of the top five U.S. rental companies, has been co-opted as a director on the board of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). This was announced at the IPAF Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 29 March 2012 in Rome, Italy. NES focuses primarily on aerial rentals, with 1,100 employees across 28 U.S. stat...

Giveaway Winners Announced!

The Nazdar SourceOne and SEFAR GreenScreen TRAXFrame and RollerFrame giveaway recently wrapped up. Mary Ann Wassel of A-Z Advertising Specialties and Thomas Britton of Advantage Sheet Metal were announced as the winners. Both winners received six frames and 12 mesh panels from SEFAR’s new line of GreenScreen frame systems....

Go Green with Foamcore Monument Signs

‘Tis the season for all things green as your sign customers look for more “earth friendly” products. Peachtree City Foamcraft, the largest manufacturer of Foamcore Monument Signage, is dedicated to providing environmentally friendly products, and its Foamcore monument signs offer the green aspects clients want, while also pr...

Adhesive Applications' Expanded Manuf. Facility

Adhesive Applications is pleased to announce the opening of an expanded manufacturing facility, near the company headquarters in Easthampton, Massachusetts. With this additional production space, the company is able to produce foam tapes, film tapes, and transfer adhesives on a larger scale than ever before. “Thi...

Management Training for AWPs

AWPT, the North American subsidiary of IPAF, has launched a new aerial work platform (AWP) training course aimed at enabling supervisors and managers to prepare for and safely coordinate various types of AWPs on site. The one-day AWPs for Managers course ...

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