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Peer Groups–A Different Kind of Education
There are many types of education—teacher to students, online courses, on-the- job, and more. One program that has been running for two years now is delivering significant educational opportunities for participants. It’s just a different kind of education.......  READ MORE

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Emerging Technology for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance
Powder coatings, by their nature, possess rather good corrosion resistance. This is due to robust polymers, careful attention to metal cleaning and preparation, and in general, thicker coating films than most industrial liquid coatings.......  READ MORE

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