Industry Updates - February 2024

Fri, Feb 09, 2024 at 3:00PM

Nationwide Protective Coatings Celebrates 60 Years

Nationwide Protective Coatings, a leader in the protective coatings industry, proudly commemorates its 60th Anniversary manufacturing in the USA, marking six decades of innovation, dedication and unparalleled service. Established in 1964, the company has consistently set the standard for quality paints and coatings that safeguard infrastructure.

One of the key pillars of Nationwide Protective Coatings’ success has been its unwavering focus on innovation. Over the past 60 years, the company has continuously invested in research and development, staying at the forefront of technological advancements in protective coatings. This commitment has not only ensured the longevity and durability of its products but has also allowed the company to address emerging challenges in various industries.

With a global footprint spanning numerous countries, Nationwide Protective Coatings has played a pivotal role in protecting critical infrastructure worldwide. From bridges and pipelines to industrial facilities and commercial buildings, Nationwide’s extensive coating lineup delivers reliability and longevity anywhere in the world.

DuPont Tedlar Scholarship Awarded to STEM Students

DuPont Tedlar and the SPE (Society of Plastic Engineers) Foundation announced that two students have been awarded the DuPont Tedlar Scholarship for academic study focused on plastics engineering. Each scholarship recipient received $2,500 to support their studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). The scholarships are part of a year-long partnership between DuPont Tedlar and SPE to support the Foundation’s three-pronged approach to enrich and develop the future workforce for the plastics industry.

“It’s extremely rewarding to support these two very deserving students in their academic pursuits of making an impact in the plastics industry,” said Corynn Sheridan, Global Marketing Director, DuPont Tedlar. “I’m inspired by the passion and dedication of the recipients and hope that our DuPont Tedlar scholarship will continue to play a positive role in supporting the next generation of STEM workers for years to come.”

The two scholarship recipients are Cameron Sawicki, a junior at Ferris State University majoring in Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology and Michael Quinn, Jr., a senior at Penn State Behrend majoring in Plastics Engineering Technology.


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