NACE Podcasts

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The NACE Podcasts series is a collection of free audio podcasts by NACE International. In each episode, industry experts address a new topic that is at the forefront of today’s battle against the adverse effects of corrosion.

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MP Podcast

How Industry Businesses Can Reopen Safely During COVID-19

Release date: May 15, 2020

American Industrial Hygiene Association CEO Larry Sloan outlines strategies that businesses can utilize to reopen safely amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as unique considerations for small business owners. Further industry-specific guidance from AIHA about reopening safely is available at their newly created website, backtoworksafely.org.

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​Challenges and Opportunities for Coatings, SPF Contractors

Release date: May 13, 2020

Air Equipment and Repair's Jason Weber shares some of the challenges that those working from home are likely experiencing, as well as some tips and tricks that coatings and spray polyurethane foam (SPF) contractors might be able to use in the field.

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​MSA Safety on Respiratory Protection Developments in COVID-19

Release date: May 7, 2020

Greg Martin, vice president of product strategy and development at MSA Safety, discusses respiratory protection in the times of COVID-19. MSA Safety has been involved in the personal protective equipment (PPE) world for 100+ years, and they’ve been actively supporting the health care and industrial industries during this time.

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​Virtual Corrosion Education Takes Flight During COVID-19

Release date: May 5, 2020

Pam Nicoletti, Director of Education at NACE International, and Melanie Diaz, Senior Manager of Education Business Development, join the podcast to discuss NACE's new virtual education offerings and the early feedback from students.

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​Flexitallic CEO on Business During COVID-19, Lower Oil Prices

Release date: April 30, 2020

Jerry Lastovica, CEO of gasket and sealing solutions provider Flexitallic, joins the MP Interview Series to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting his company and the industry in 2020.

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​Castagra COO Offers Management Tips and Tricks for COVID-19

Release date: April 27, 2020

Tats Nakagawa, COO and co-founder of Castagra, has been sharing insights and collaborating in the digital space for some time now. Not only has he been sharing information on his social media platforms but he also hosts his own podcast on the building materials and coatings industry.

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​COVID-19 and Coatings Applicators: The History of Two Hospital Ships

Release date: April 24, 2020

Dex-O-Tex’s marine division has been involved with the HSNS Mercy and HSNS Comfort since their inceptions as oil tankers in the early ‘80s. These ships are now on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

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​KEEN Executive Explains How COVID-19 May Change PPE

Release date: April 22, 2020

In keeping with the company’s track record to give back to the community during times of crisis, KEEN Footwear implemented a program during COVID-19 called “Together We Can Help” that sent 100,000 pairs of shoes — about $10,000,000 — to workers on the front lines and families at home.

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Epoxytec on Creative Business Opportunities in COVID-19

Release date: April 20, 2020

Water and wastewater coatings company Epoxytec is repurposing portions of its Florida facility to produce hand sanitizer to meet rising demand during COVID-19. Michael Caputi and Silvia Caputi, president and vice president at Epoxytec, join our podcast to share how the new initiative is going.

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How Coatings Suppliers, Water Utilities are Navigating COVID-19

Release date: April 17, 2020

Davies Hood, president at Induron Protective Coatings, and Mark Ragsdale, maintenance manager at the Great Lakes Water Authority, joined our podcast for a roundtable discussion.

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Mark Cadle of MESA Products on ‘Leading in a Time of Crisis’

Release date: April 12, 2020

Mark Cadle, director of services with corrosion control solutions company MESA Products, joins the Materials Performance (MP) Interview Series. Topics include how COVID-19 is impacting his business, as well as the optimal path forward for the corrosion industry.

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CP Podcast

Bullard Turns Attention to Powered Air-Purifying Respirators

Release date: April 9, 2020

Though Bullard manufactures a wide range of personal protective equipment (PPE) frequently used by coatings contractors, the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting the company to shift its focus to the health care industry and its need for powered air-purifying respirators (PAPR).

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IAAPA Ep. 3

Ep. 3: NACE at IAAPA with NACE Western Area Director, Ryan Tinnea

Release date: April 9, 2020

In this episode, NACE Western Area Director and Project Engineer for Tinnea & Associates, LLC, Ryan Tinnea, talks about his experiences working with aquaria, challenges he has faced, and the two most common mistakes he sees in his work. Tinnea also offers advice on how aquaria can save money and actions the attractions industry can take to increase safety for visitors and extend the life of assets.

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CP Podcast

Cotney Construction Law CEO on the Legal Implications of COVID-19

Release date: April 7, 2020

Trent Cotney, CEO of Cotney Construction Law, joins the CoatingsPro Interview Series to examine the legal implications of COVID-19 for businesses involved with the construction industry.

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Carboline President Chris Tiernay on Leadership during COVID-19

Release date: April 3, 2020

Chris Tiernay, president and chief operating officer of coatings manufacturer Carboline, explores how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing the short-term outlook for his company and the industry.

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Bob Chalker, Bill Worms on Potential NACE-SSPC Combination

Release date: April 2, 2020

In a roundtable discussion, NACE International CEO Bob Chalker and SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings Executive Director Bill Worms address the potential combination of the two organizations.

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CoatingsPro Interview

Interview: Tnemec VP on COVID-19 and the Coatings Industry

Release date: April 1, 2020

Cory Brown, Vice President of Operations at protective coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company, Inc., speaks out regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its business implications for his company and the coatings and corrosion control industries moving forward.

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CoatingsPro Interview

CoatingsPro interview: NRCA’s Reid Ribble on COVID-19’s business impact

Release date: March 25, 2020

The launch of the CoatingsPro Magazine interview series welcomes Reid Ribble, CEO of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA). In the March 25 interview, Ribble explains how industry operations have changed since the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, as well as what could come next in the weeks and months ahead.

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IAAPA Ep. 2

Ep. 2: NACE at IAAPA with NACE Member and Instructor, Steve Hickey

Release date: March 24, 2020

In this episode, NACE member and Senior Project Manager for Baynum Painting, Inc., Steve Hickey shares insights from his nearly 30 years of corrosion control work in the amusements and attractions industry. From changes he’s seen over the years to why painting rides and roller coasters is about much more than visual appeal, Hickey has some valuable advice for anyone looking to save money and extend the life of their assets.

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IAAPA Ep. 1

Ep. 1: NACE at IAAPA with NACE President, Terry Greenfield

Release date: March 6, 2020

In the first episode, NACE International President and Principal Consultant for Consulex, Terry Greenfield, is interviewed from the loud and lively floor of the global attractions industry’s premier event. Greenfield shares insights into how attractions owners can assess and minimize risk, benefits of corrosion management planning, and his thoughts on the outlook for the future of the amusements industry in the area of corrosion prevention and control.

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Driving the future

Ep. 27: Driving Toward The Future

Release date: September 12, 2019

Specified: Building Materials & Coatings Growth Podcast

After a varied career from corporate to nonprofit, Bob Chalker, CAE, is now CEO of NACE International, The Worlwide Corrosion Authority. He started at Packard Electric and crisscrossed his way to NACE, where he really found his current niche.

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Flint Phenomenon - Episode 2

Flint Phenomenon, Episode 2

Release date: September 26, 2019

Episode Two of the Flint Phenomenon series continues the roundtable discussion surrounding the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. In this chat, panelists explore the science behind the problem while evaluating the difficulty in monitoring lead in water systems; the use of corrosion inhibitors and water filters; the changing standards of lead in metals and drinking water; and how Flint is doing today.

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Flint Phenomenon, Episode 1

Release date: September 12, 2019

The first episode of the Flint Phenomenon series discusses the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, including the causes of lead release in the drinking water and how the situation was handled. It includes discussion on the difficulty in identifying and replacing lead pipe in Flint and throughout the United States. The episode includes discussion with panelists Marc Edwards, who led the team that collected the water samples in Flint, and Darren Lytle with the Environmental Protection Agency.

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