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What it Means to Be Industrious

The word industrious is often used to describe someone who is productive, efficient, and hardworking — but what does it really mean to be industrious? Being industrious means having a strong work ethic, an eye for detail, and the drive and ambition necessary to succeed. Here are a few of the qualities that truly define an industrious person: 1. Hardworking: Industrious individuals are willing t...
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Accessa welcomes Pittsburgh firm Clark Deco to its expanding team

INDIANAPOLIS—Accessa announced that it has acquired Clark Deco in Pittsburgh. The move by the Indianapolis-based provider of high-quality coating, chemical and equipment solutions is consistent with its continued growth, this time farther into the eastern United States. Clark Deco has been selling high-quality coatings and related supplies to the greater western Pennsylvania and northeastern Oh...
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Team Accessa Adds To Roster of Coatings Consultants

Accessa, an Indianapolis-based company that specializes in high-quality coating, chemical, and equipment solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Jarrett Brey to its team. Jarrett Brey joins Accessa as a Coatings Consultant covering Southern Indiana, Southern Illinois, and Kentucky.  Jarrett previously worked for a local cabinet company as a cabinet maker and project manager, working c...
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Accessa Equipment Solutions Launches One-Year Anniversary Promotion

On October 1, 2020, brothers Joe and Vince Todd, Jr. added a third company to their family of businesses. Accessa Equipment Solutions joined Accessa Coatings Solutions and Accessa Chemical Solutions with the goal of bringing the best products together to serve customers and help them simplify their ordering process. One year later, it’s a success. “I think the only question we have is...
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Accessa Welcomes Jack Andrews As Chicago Branch Operations Supervisor

Jack Andrews grew up in the state of Washington and moved to Chicagoland for graduate school at Wheaton College. After painting his way through school, he stayed in the area after graduation and started his own painting business. “I specialized in high-end interior finishing,” he said. “I did a lot of cabinet refinishing and started using industrial wood finishes. I did a lot with high-e...
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Accessa Implements Third-Third Fridays Off

The effects of COVID, the economy, and the weather have combined to create a perfect storm. For those in manufacturing, it’s an environment they’ve never seen before – and hope to never see again. “No matter what aspect you look at in manufacturing, whether it’s bringing in materials, trying to maintain production and throughput, to sales and general customer support – everything, every fac...
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The Industrious Podcast Episode 5: Superior’s Mike Sullivan On The Challenges Of Growing Business In Today’s Environment

From supply issues to extended lead times, product allocation, and scrutinizing orders – Mike Sullivan from Superior Industrial Solutions on the sales process in today’s environment and turning new customers into sustainable business. “People still need a lot of help out there.” For that and more, tune into episode 5 of The Industrious Podcast. To subscribe to The Industrious Podc...
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Product Feature: Henkel’s Bonderite M-NT 1 and M-NT 2

Bonderite M-NT 1 and M-NT 2 use nanotechnology as a greener alternative to traditional iron phosphates. Formulated to increase adhesion to and corrosion resistance of steel, zinc, and aluminum surfaces - their ability to operate at low temperatures reduces energy costs and because they’re free of phosphate and regulated heavy metals, they also reduce waste removal costs. With many states go...
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The Industrious Podcast Episode 4: Henkel’s Josh Schlup On Bonding Technology And Why Partnerships Are The Key To Growth

Come for the college football talk. Stay for the industry insight. Josh Schlup, Channel Sales Manager for Henkel, was born in Chicago, grew up in the Caribbean, swam with Tim Duncan, and now oversees vendor-distributor partnerships – like the one they have with Accessa. “We want to be able to, as a team, tell a compelling story about how successful this model has been.” For more, tune...
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Accessa Adds Tara Holcomb As Marketing Coordinator

Accessa is pleased to announce the addition of Tara Holcomb in the position of marketing coordinator. Holcomb grew up in Franklin Township and attended Franklin Central High School. She is a graduate of Ball State University. Holcomb spent two years at Accessa previously in sales operations. She also has a background in marketing and customer service. In her newly created role, she’ll he...
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