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FOAM BUSINESS NEWS
Jim Davidson Celebrates
50 Years in the Spray Foam
and Coatings Industries
SprayWorks Equipment Group's
Owner and Inventor, Jim Davidson,
celebrates 50 years in the polyurethane industry. With a career beginning at the age of 12, while working
for his father's polyurethane equipment company (a Gusmer distributor),
Jim has created a diverse background
in spray foam and coatings application including; roofs, bridges, roads,
parking decks, building envelopes, and
more. He continues to work hard to give
back to the industry with education
and experience through his nine-yearold polyurethane equipment company,
SprayWorks Equipment Group.

Global Spray Polyurethane
Foam Market Will Expand
Revenue USD 1.90 Bn by 2020
Zion Market Research has published a new report titled "Spray
Polyurethane Foam (Open Cell, Closed
Cell and Others) Market for Residential
Walls, Residential Roofing, Commercial
Walls, Commercial Roofing and
Other Applications - Global Industry
Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis

and Forecast, 2014-2020." According
to the report, the global spray polyurethane foam market was valued at USD
1.30 billion in 2014 and is anticipated
to reach USD 1.90 billion by 2020,
growing at a CAGR of 7% between
2014 and 2020. In terms of volume,
the global spray polyurethane foam
market stood at 530 kilo tons in 2014.

Firestone Building Products
To Acquire Gaco Western
Firestone Building Products
Company, LLC announced that it has
reached a definitive agreement to
acquire Gaco Western, a leader in
innovative silicone roofing systems
and provider of top-tier waterproofing
and spray foam insulation solutions for
a variety of commercial, and residential
applications. The acquisition strengthens Firestone's industry leadership in
commercial roofing and offers positions
in residential and commercial building
products, reinforcing its commitment to
be a leader in the building envelope
solution. Firestone Building Products
is part of Bridgestone Americas, the
largest subsidiary of Bridgestone
Corporation, the world's largest tire
and rubber company.

Accella agrees to purchase
spray polyurethane foam
business from Covestro
Accella Polyurethane Systems LLC
("Accella") has agreed to purchase
certain assets of the North American
spray polyurethane foam (SPF) business located in Spring, TX, from
Covestro LLC. The sale is scheduled
to be completed in the second quarter of 2017. Financial terms have not
been disclosed.

IDI Distributors buys
Kevin Distributing
IDI Distributors, a wholesale insulation distributor, has acquired Kevin
Distributing (KDI), a distributor of
polyurethane spray foam insulation
and related services, to operate as
a division of IDI. The purchase will
broaden IDI's geographic coverage to
the mountain states and expand both
distributors' product portfolios and service capabilities. The KDI division of
IDI will be led by Dan Bitney, branch
manager of KDI. IDI will also bring the
KDI management team on board to
maintain continuity with customers. o

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SPRAYFOAM Professional, on pages
42 and 43, two images were run
that displayed a potential safety
violation. SPFA, along with OSHA,
always recommend strict compliance with safety protocols and
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eTool to resolve any questions.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017

Sprayfoam 2017 Wrap Up
How SPF and Hvac Contractors Should Work Together
Bringing Spray Foam to Social Media
2017 SPFA Contractor Awards
California STSC Announces Next Regulatory Stage for SPF
Engaged Employees Make or Break Your Business
Ask the Expert
Executive Director’s Corner
President’s Post
Foam Business News
SPFA Today – Membership News & Numbers
Legislative Update
Calendar of Events
Index of Advertisers | Advertisers.com
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Intro
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - cover1
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - cover2
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 3
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 4
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 5
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 6
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Executive Director’s Corner
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 8
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - President’s Post
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 10
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 11
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Foam Business News
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 13
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - SPFA Today – Membership News & Numbers
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 15
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Sprayfoam 2017 Wrap Up
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 17
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 18
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 19
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Legislative Update
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 21
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 22
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 23
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - How SPF and Hvac Contractors Should Work Together
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SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 27
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 28
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 29
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 30
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Bringing Spray Foam to Social Media
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 32
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 33
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 2017 SPFA Contractor Awards
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 35
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 36
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 37
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - California STSC Announces Next Regulatory Stage for SPF
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Engaged Employees Make or Break Your Business
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - 40
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Ask the Expert
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Summer 2017 - Index of Advertisers | Advertisers.com
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