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Join IFMA Central PA for their Annual Meeting

Please consider joining IFMA for their Annual Meeting on June 20th, 2018. They’ll be revisiting all of the enriching meetings from the past year, as well as going over a few matters of business. For more details and to RSVP, go to IFMA’s website:...

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Development of anti-mosquito paint looks promising

“For generations, people all over the world have struggled with mosquito-borne illnesses and the effects they have on families and communities. Kansai is proud to be the first company in the world to develop a safe paint, approved by the EPA that addresses this...

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Restoring luster to the Eiffel tower

We bet you didn’t know that the Eiffel tower was once painted red! Actually, it was painted at various times throughout history. Today, the French government wants to restore some of the Tower’s brilliance and rich history by giving it another coat of red paint. The...

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Paint strippers introduced to reduce levels of toxicity

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts invented a new type of paint stripping formula that promises to not be as toxic as existing paint strippers on the market today. In addition to the reduced toxicity levels, the solvent remains competitive in the time it...

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Skin-like self-healing coating in the works

A group of Chinese researchers have developed a new kind of coating for use in both architecture and biomedical fields. How can this coating benefit these vastly different areas of science? Lead researcher Ming Yang explains how the new coating is designed to...

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IFMA to host its 6th Annual “PA Day on the Hill”

On March 21st, IFMA will hold their 6th their “PA Day on the Hill” event. This annual gathering features guest speakers ranging from Representatives to Senators to members of the Department of General Services. Speakers plan to discuss Commonwealth energy and utility...

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