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A Conversation with Chris Novogratz, Vice President, IDI Distributors

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IDI Distributors have made a name for themselves by providing diverse insulation solutions to contractors across the country. Spray Foam Magazine talked with Chris Novogratz, Vice President of IDI Distributors, about IDI’s beginnings, present endeavors, and future outlook. Spray Foam Magazine: Tell me about IDI Distributors. How have you become one of the biggest names in distribution in the spray ...

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Executive Outlook: Eric Bentson

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A Conversation with Eric Bentson, Founder and Owner of Spray Foam Equipment & Manufacturing By Juan Sagarbarría A few decades back, Eric Bentson found himself on the back end of a spray gun. He knew then the costly frustration of undependable spray foam equipment and its direct correlation to downtime. So when he founded Spray Foam Equipment & Manufacturing in ...

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Executive Outlook: Doug Brady

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A Conversation With Doug Brady, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, Demilec By Jen Kramer With a presence in the United States and Canada, Demilec is one of the oldest spray foam manufacturers in existence. Doug Brady, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, sat down with Spray Foam Magazine to discuss the growth of the industry, both in Canada ...

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Executive Outlook: Peter Davis

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A Conversation With Peter Davis – Chairman and CEO, Gaco Western By Jen Kramer Always mindful of his family’s legacy, Gaco Western’s Peter Davis relentlessly pursues innovation. He shares his enthusiasm about shaping business, the industry, and technology with Spray Foam Magazine. Spray Foam Magazine: Yours is a true family-built company. How did your family come to be involved in ...

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Executive Outlook: Patrick M. Gililland

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A Conversation With Patrick M. Gililland – President & Owner, SPF Depot Inc. By Juan Sagarbarria A local distributor that became an international presence in the spray foam market, SPF Depot’s Patrick (Pat) M. Gililland speaks to Spray Foam Magazine about the shape of the market and how perseverance has resulted in his growing empire. Spray Foam Magazine: You’ve come a ...

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Executive Outlook: Andy Harris

Accella addresses the needs of a variety of markets by focusing each into a "center of excellence." Their facility in Cartersville, GA focuses on R&D and manufacturing for spray polyurethane foam.

A Conversation With Andy Harris – President and CEO, Accella Performance Materials By Jen Kramer A focus on the customer and ”Centers of Excellence” have pushed Accella Performance Materials to the top of the polyurethane industry. Spray Foam Magazine sat down with Andy Harris, Accella’s President and CEO, in an exclusive interview to discuss the company that is playing such ...

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A Conversation with Robert Jamieson, President, Quadrant Chemical Corporation

A Conversation with Robert Jamieson from Quadrant Urethane Technologies and Spray Foam Magazine

Quadrant Urethane Technologies, a division of Quadrant Chemical Corporation, entered the spray foam market roughly five years ago. Today, the company is one of the most recognized names in the industry. Spray Foam Magazine touched based with Robert Jamieson, Quadrant’s President, about how the company has grown and where the industry is headed. Growing the Company SFM: Tell me about ...

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Executive Outlook: Doug Kramer

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A Conversation with Doug Kramer, President and CEO, Lapolla Industries, Inc. By Ryan Spencer One of the biggest names in spray foam insulation, Lapolla Industries, Inc. has been at the forefront of innovative SPF products in recent years. Spray Foam Magazine talked with Doug Kramer, President and CEO, about Lapolla’s past, present, and future. Spray Foam Magazine: What’s your background ...

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Executive Outlook: Mitch Clifton

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A Conversation With Mitch Clifton – Director of Business Development, NCFI By Ryan Spencer NCFI was one of the world’s pioneers of polyurethane foam in the 1960s, and since has developed product lines in residential and commercial SPF insulation, commercial roofing, geotechnical applications and OEM technologies. Spray Foam Magazine spoke with Mitch Clifton, NCFI’s Director of Sales, about the company’s ...

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Executive Outlook: Dennis Vandewater

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A Conversation With Dennis Vandewater – President, SPFA By Ryan Spencer Since being elected as SPFA President in 2014, Dennis ”Denny” Vandewater has leveraged three decades of experience in the SPF industry to lead the organization. For its inaugural Executive Spotlight, Spray Foam Magazine was able to speak one-on-one with Denny to get his outlook on the spray foam industry. ...

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