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Shades of Gray in Cabinetry Finishes

Consumers, retailers and manufacturers ask for it often, but there is a lot of gray area when it comes to getting a gray finish right. The trend shows up primarily in the residential cabinetry industry, and it’s been going strong for about four years. A more opaque driftwood look was first on the scene, where applying a gray glaze and pigment often got the job done. But during the last 18 m...
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Nucraft’s Global Business Has a Local Partner

Since its founding in 1944, Nucraft in Comstock Park, Mich., has worked with customers to create inspiring conference rooms, private offices, reception areas, and training spaces. Accessa Coatings Solutions works closely with the Nucraft team to provide them the expertise, service and wood coatings products they need to do great work. Enjoy our latest video case study. To view more, visit o...
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Troubleshooting 4 Common Coatings Issues

Some people seem like they are just asking for trouble. The way they act, talk and live suggests that they welcome the next disaster. Part of my job is to make sure my customers aren’t asking for trouble when it comes to their industrial coatings. I have been involved in the industrial coatings industry, in one form or another, for well over 30 years. During this time, I’ve troubleshot a lot of...
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Forecasting 2015 Manufacturing Costs for Coatings Industry

People who seem to make the smartest long-term buying decisions in the coatings industry and basic materials industry aren’t lucky or smarter than everyone else. They are more likely diligent forecasters in tune with the market and how it’s affecting costs. STABILITY FOR NOW Right now, and in particularly in the last 12-24 months, manufacturing costs and related costs have stabilized somewhat in...
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Distressed Furniture Painting in High Demand and Cost

By Les Yoder, Account Executive Getting furniture to look like it has been passed down for generations with distressed furniture painting  has become a full-time profession for some people in the wood industry. Paint manufacturers such as Becker Acroma have even gone as far as setting up dedicated paint labs with teams working to find new techniques to make the new look old.  With websites ...
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4 Considerations to Determine the Best Coating Solution

By Vince Todd, Sales Director Choosing a coating solution that doesn’t perform well for a specific application can lead to costly mistakes. This is why it is important to understand how and in what type of conditions the end product will need to perform. To determine the right coating solution for a specific job, these are the four big factors that must be considered: Will the end product b...
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