May Chapter Meeting

When:  May 1, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Mississippi
Commercial High Performance Coatings
High Performance Coatings (HPC) are special category of coatings which are normally two components in nature. They are different than single component paints and require special handling.
Participants in this program will learn about:
-  Surface preparation and its importance to a quality coatings outcome
-  The differences in epoxy, urethane, polysiloxane and fluoropolymer coatings and where to specify these different coatings types
-  Sustainability considerations when analyzing High Performance Coatings
-  Life expectancy issues when comparing High Performance Coatings to Architectural Finish systems
-  Overview of the value that High Performance Coatings can add to commercial construction projects

Presented By: Gerard Hansen, CSI
Architect and Design Manager for LA, MS, USA PPG Architectural Coatings Gerard has over 30 years of sales territory management experience as an Architect and Design Manager. He has been the Account Development Manager at PPG Industries since May 2016 where he focused on architectural coatings. Prior to this he was a Commercial and Industrial Coatings Sales Representative at Capital Paint and Supply from September 2015 to May 2016 where he sold PPG Commercial Performance Coatings and PPG Fleet Refinishes. Gerard was also a Wholesale Account Manager at AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings from March 2014 to February 2015. He worked at Axalta Coating Systems from February 2013 to March 2014 where he was an Account Manager and was responsible for strategic accounts of Axalta Coating Systems distributors within $14 million four state zone. He was also a Territory Manager with PPG Refinish from 1994 until 2001, and from 1991 to 1994, he was a Regional Technical Service Representative and managed a PPG Refinish Training Center.

Sponsored By: PPG High Performance Coatings
(HPC) is PMC’s protective coatings brand available through the PPG Architectural Finishes distribution network and through direct sale. HPC provides aesthetically appealing coatings and coatings systems that prevent weathering and corrosion in light to moderate conditions. Look to HPC products when you are looking to coat steel, concrete and even masonry.
HPC provides cutting-edge technologically advanced and workhorse products that are ideal for daily use contracting jobs, such as 7-line alkyds for coating railings, to structural steel overhang applications requiring dry fall properties, such as provided by Pitt-Tech EDF.
HPC products are available nationally through hundreds of PPG Pittsburgh Paints and Porter retail and commercial outlets as well as through the Architectural Finishes dealer network in the U.S. and Canada.


Greg Durrell