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  • DC315 Fireproofing Product Earns ICC-ES Approval for 1-Hour Metal Building Walls

    • By International Fireproof Technologies Inc.
    • Added on May 22, 2024

    International Fireproof Technologies (IFTI) is proud to announce the expansion of its industry-leading DC315 product line, now offering 1-hour assemblies for exterior walls in metal buildings. This groundbreaking application is ICC-ES Evaluated and listed, and verified on our ICC-ES-3702 evaluation report for USA & ICC-ESL-1577 for Canada. read more

  • Spray Foam Holdings Acquires Thermoseal USA to Transform Brand

    • By Thermoseal
    • Added on May 21, 2024

    Thermoseal, a trusted name in the spray foam industry for over two decades, is excited to announce its acquisition by Spray Foam Holdings, LLC revolutionizing its commitment to quality, consistency, and customer service. Spray Foam Holdings believes that the value in the acquisition lies in the history of the company, its brand recognition, and personal feel within the industry. read more

  • You Asked, We Listened

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Many of you came by our booth at Spray Foam 2024 in Las Vegas and asked how we choose our Contractor of the Year winner, so we thought we would provide you with the screening process. read more

  • Can You vs. Should You?

    • By Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Ah the curses of the English Language at times. We all remember the slogan “Be All You Can Be” right? This was the 1980s recruiting slogan of the United States Army and was in use for over twenty years. It was created by Mr. Earl Carter, a senior copywriter for the N. W. Ayer Advertising Agency and meant to inspire people to join the Army. read more

  • Enhancing Opportunities

    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Diversity and inclusion are important to Elastochem as the company recognizes the essential skills that all people bring to the workplace. Focusing on women in construction, Elastochem has a diversified staff with women holding principal management, production, and planning roles within the company. Their clients in Canada and the U.S. have women installers and company owners, who are a great asset to the industry. read more

  • One for the Books

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Spray polyurethane foam’s versatility as a product means that some savvy business owners choose to segment their service markets to reach a wider customer base. Chris Lenchyshyn is one such owner. Together with his family, he owns and operates two spray foam companies in Niverville, Manitoba; Cold Country Spray Foam and Slab-Jack Kings, under the corporation name Prairie Wide Spray Foam (PWSF). read more

  • Riding High

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    The city of Spring Creek is a rural community situated in a rugged valley close to the Ruby Mountains in central Elko County, Nevada. Starting out as a planned community in the 1970s, The Spring Creek Association (HOA) is one of the largest in the country and has a lot to offer its residents. With a 32-acre stocked lake, a private marina, an 18-hole golf course, skeet range, as well as a pistol and rifle range, this community is impressive. read more

  • What Happens In Vegas...

    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Spray Foam Magazine recently hosted an unforgettable party at the2024 SPFA Conference & Expo, leaving attendees buzzing with excitement and memories to last a lifetime. The event was a true celebration of community and industry excellence, bringing together professionals from across the spray foam industry. read more

  • Going the Distance

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Thomas Rizza is the Owner/Operator of Solid Foam Solutions (SFS) in Ogallala, Nebraska. Started just three years ago, SFS is a small operation, composed of himself, his wife Kayla, one sprayer, and two helpers. Despite their operation’s modest size, Thomas’s 14 years of experience in the spray foam industry combined with his reputation as a tenacious problem solver has reaped huge opportunities. read more

  • Sealing With(Out) a Splash

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Precision Spray Foam, LLC is a family-owned business which launched in 2019. Specializing in insulation, ventilation, and encapsulation they have a reputation for providing practical, effective solutions for spray foam, fiberglass batt insulation, blow-in blanket systems (BIBS), and protective coatings. read more

  • SPFA’s 2024 Vision

    • By Frank Mortl III, CAE
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Greetings to all spray foam contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and stakeholders. As the recently appointed Executive Director of the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), I’d like to take the opportunity to share my vision for the organization - widely recognized as a key educational and technical resource. read more

  • Howard’s Journey Through SPFA’s Training and Certification Program

    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Spray Foam Magazine’s 2023 Contractor of the Year Runner-Up, Howard Millsaps, was generously awarded the full PCP courses available at the 2024 SprayFoamConference and Expo in Las Vegas. The SPFA donated this great prize to the Contractor of the Year contest and thankfully Howard was able to take advantage of it right away. He shares his exciting experience as he navigated these challenging exams. read more