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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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IFMA Annual Event–Networking and Wine-tasting

Join IFMA Central PA Chapter on June 19, 2019 for their annual meeting. It will be held at The Vinyard at Hershey in Middletown and there will be a networking/wine tasting time after the program. Witness the swearing in of new chapter board members as well as...

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IFMA’s May 15th event topic: Effective communication

What does it take to be a great communicator? It’s certainly more than the words you say or even the core of your message. It’s all about delivery, body language, and most importantly, listening! Join IFMA for their May program on 5/15 at the Hershey Company starting...

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Sean Hanmer joins Ralph E. Jones, Inc. as a new estimator

We are growing with the addition of Sean Hanmer as an estimator on our team! Born in Manchester, England and raised in Portugal, Sean is a graduate of Penn State Harrisburg. His previous experience includes managing a Sherwin-Williams paint store as well as working...

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Save the date for IFMA in April!

IFMA’s next meeting is on April 17th at the Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region. April’s program will be: “The Salvation Army - Operations and Growing their Footprint in Harrisburg”. Their speaker this meeting, Kathy Anderson-Martin, is the director of...

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