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Kennywood coaster gets facelift from PPG

Known as Pennsylvania’s tallest roller coaster, Steel Curtain is coated primarily with black and yellow colors from PPG. “It was important for us to implement pieces of Pittsburgh wherever possible in the new attraction areas of Steelers Country” stated Jerome Gibbs,...

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The Importance of Teamwork

One of Ralph E Jones Inc’s core values is teamwork. It’s about respecting each other and remembering the history of the company. Respecting each other It’s pretty simple: treat others as you would want to be treated. Make it appoint to trust one another’s work and...

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From Pollution to Paint

Talk about giving back.  Art professor John Sabraw from Ohio University set out to repurpose parts of poisonous water into paint. Wait, it’s not what you think. The water is treated and the remaining iron is used as paint pigment. The proceeds from this paint actually...

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Reduce cooling costs? Paint it white!

There are many ways to make a company and its operations sustainable and environmentally conscious. One way to save money and protect the planet is the practice of painting rooftops white. Making a rooftop “cool” minimizing air conditioning work and cost and reducing...

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In development: Fire-retardant coating

Finnish researchers at VTT Technical Researcher Center announced their new fire-retardant coating for wood-based materials. VTT claims “Combining HefCel nanocellulose with organic pigments forms a spray- or brush-applied, airtight film that prevents the access of...

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New reflective coating developed: “The Coolest White”

A highly reflective white paint was developed by UNStudio and Monopol Colors studios. This coating reduces the amount of heat absorbed on buildings and helps reduce the overall impact of heat on cities. To read more about “The Coolest White”, check out the full...

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“Painting a Better Community” – Our Mission Statement

Ralph E. Jones, Inc. maintains an active role in our community. We dedicate some of our resources to helping others. Being socially conscious is not only our responsibility, it also helps to build lasting relationships within our community. Research confirms that...

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Harrisburg ranked one of the best places to live in PA

Harrisburg has been ranked #44 for “Best Place to Live in Pennsylvania” according to US News & World Report. We are so proud to live, work, and volunteer in this great community. It’s not surprising to us that Harrisburg is ranked so highly. Learn more about who we...

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