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NeverFade Project- Naples Square Quattro
Case Study

Luxury Living Gets a Facelift

Homeowners at the Quattro at Naples Square enjoy the ultimate in luxury, resort-style living: spacious condos with oversized island kitchens, generous master suites, and premier fixtures and finishes, along with an owners club room, lovely pool area and more. Condos in the downtown Naples, Florida development start in the high $2 millions and are ideally suited near shopping, dining and bayfront marinas.

15000 aviation case study for neverfade
In the News

Elevation Awards Winner: Renovation/Retrofit

As seen in: PaintSquare

In its fifth year, Technology Publishing Co.’s commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards, expanded its reach by partnering with the Commercial Painting Industry Association. As a result of the partnership, the Elevation Awards received the most competitive nominations that the judges had ever seen.

New Warehouse built in 2020
Press Release

APV Engineered Coatings Demonstrated Agility & Resiliency in 2020

APV Engineered Coatings started 2021 ready to build on the gains it experienced during one of the most challenging years in recent history. The company – an essential business that remained open and operating during the COVID-19 pandemic – pivoted to help meet public health needs while continuing to serve its customer base with specialty chemical products that contributed to the economy and kept other businesses moving forward.

15000 aviation case study for neverfade
In the News

Elevation Awards Winner: Renovation/Retrofit

As seen in: PaintSquare

In its fifth year, Technology Publishing Co.’s commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards, expanded its reach by partnering with the Commercial Painting Industry Association. As a result of the partnership, the Elevation Awards received the most competitive nominations that the judges had ever seen.

NeverFade Project- Naples Square Quattro
Case Study

Luxury Living Gets a Facelift

Homeowners at the Quattro at Naples Square enjoy the ultimate in luxury, resort-style living: spacious condos with oversized island kitchens, generous master suites, and premier fixtures and finishes, along with an owners club room, lovely pool area and more. Condos in the downtown Naples, Florida development start in the high $2 millions and are ideally suited near shopping, dining and bayfront marinas.

1 Rockwood Project
Case Study

High-Performance Exterior Coatings Protect Biotech Office Center From 20+ Years of Future Weathering Damage

Home to several high-profile tenants since its construction in the early 1970s, the 1 Rockwood office building now occupied by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., recently underwent a complete restoration of its façade using NeverFade® Exterior Restoration Coatings with Kynar Aquatec® from APV Engineered Coatings. The restoration project will help the building resist exterior fading and degradation for at least 20 years.

Technical Paper

Inhibiting Microbes with Topcoat Technology

By: Hugh Barrett

Microbes, such as bacteria and fungi, can live on a surface for months. Manufacturers of flexible vinyl, films, fabrics and textiles use engineered antimicrobial (AM) lacquers and barrier topcoats to offer an extra level of protection against harmful microbes, even when they have incorporated AM additives or biocides into the vinyl formulation during the compounding process. A liquid AM finish applied to a fabric or flexible vinyl provides a bacteria-fighting layer directly on the surface and blocks the migration of the additives in the vinyl, a food source for microbe growth, over time.

Q-sun weathering with samples
Technical Paper

How to Qualify a High-Performance Coating

By: Lon Bauer

Sunlight, heat and moisture cost the architectural industry millions of dollars in damage every year. When a coating starts to weather from UV exposure and other natural elements, the surface gets rougher, which is the result of the film breaking down. Then, loose polymer resin and pigment appear on the surface, an effect called chalking. The continuation of chalking on a coated surface means that the coating is getting thinner and will eventually wear away completely.

Atlas Weathering Test Fence South Florida
Technical Paper

The Innovation Behind Water-Based PVDF Coatings

By: Lon Bauer

Water-based coatings are known for being low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs), hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and odor, giving them both environmental and health-and- safety advantages over solvent-based coatings. Solvent-based coatings, on the other hand, are known for their ease of application, high performance characteristics and superior film-forming characteristics.

Technical Paper

Pink Stain Damage on Vinyl Surfaces

By: Hugh Barrett

Pink stain is a common problem on marine fabrics such as seating cushions, upholstery flooring and other vinyl surfaces. Once the stain happens, it cannot be cleaned. However, there are ways to prevent pink stain in the first place, through either preventing the growth of the bacteria that causes it or by sealing the substrate with a coating.