ARDEX Americas Wins Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania Award

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Aliquippa, PA, April 8, 2017 – ARDEX Americas, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance building products, received the 2017 Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania award by the Pittsburgh Business Times. This marks the fifth time ARDEX Americas has won the award. Over 100 companies entered the competition, and 24 winners were selected across the different categories.

Timeless Design Showcased by Five-Bedroom Home in Pennsylvania

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The post Timeless Design Showcased by Five-Bedroom Home in Pennsylvania appeared first on Freshome.com. Farinelli Construction ‘s custom residential project Street of Dreams 201 4 is one of the most welcoming contemporary cribs we’ve seen lately.

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Pennsylvania Governor, Officials Join Panda Power Funds to Break Ground on 829-MW "Patriot" Generating Station

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and officials from across the Commonwealth joined Panda Power Funds today to break ground on the company’s 829-megawatt combined-cycle “Patriot&rdquo

Industrial Art at the Michener Museum through October 25, 2015: Pennsylvania Labor History

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Walter Emerson Baum (1884-1956) South Side, Easton (Industrial Scene, Easton) c. 1940 Oil on Canvas. James Michener Art Museum, Photo by Wayne Stratz(2015).

New PPG Regional Headquarters for Architectural Coatings Business Opens in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

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PPG Industries today marked the opening of a regional headquarters for its architectural coatings business in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The facility is located in Cranberry Township

Panda Power Funds Signs JV Contract to Develop 1,000MW Power Project in Pennsylvania

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Panda Power Funds has entered into a joint venture with Sunbury Generation LP to develop, finance, construct and operate a 1,000 megawatt natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power project near Shamokin

MSI Opens Cleveland-area Showroom, Distribution Center

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Facility will service all of Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Featured People+Places News

Layne's Geoconstruction Division Receives $132.5 Million Contract for East Branch Dam in Pennsylvania

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Layne Christensen Company ("Layne" or the "Company") announced today that its Geoconstruction division has received a $132.5 million contract from the Pittsburgh District, U.S.

Brush Up on Your Skills: Attend ARDEX Academy Training

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Recently a group of 18 tile installers from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania attended complimentary ARDEX Tile & Stone Installation Systems training in Aliquippa, PA.

Hanwha Surfaces Expands in Key Regions

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New facility in Pennsylvania next month; Atlanta, West Coast also targeted. Featured Company News

Rockhead Group Adds to Eastern U.S. Lineup

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Pennsylvania fabricator is latest member; group will meet in Las Vegas next month. Featured Association Beat News

Happy National Coffee Day with a Quilt from Bonnie Dwyer

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National Coffee Day Quilt by Bonnie Dwyer at the Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza, 2014. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Quilts quilts

Kitchen and Residential Design: Lovely, lovely Lancaster

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Im back in Florida after my month-long sojourn in the land of my birth, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. My brother Steves back yard on my first morning in Pennsylvania, 30 June 2012. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact.

In the Fabric’s Path: Orna Shahar’s Spiral Quilt

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In the Fabric’s Path Quilt by Orna Shahar, Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza, XXI, 2014. In the Fabric’s Path was one of my favorites at the 2014 Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza. Photo by Wayne Stratz.

Kitchen and Residential Design: New challenges, new location, new.

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At some point this winter, Ill be relocating to Pennsylvania and the place where my life began nearly 48 years ago. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 27 November 2012.

ARDEX Americas- A Healthiest Employer Winner Once Again!

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We are thrilled we were AGAIN awarded the 2016 Healthiest Employers of Western Pennsylvania prize for 2016! Check out more details here! . Community Did You Know

ARDEX Receives 2017 Vendor Partner Award from Fishman Flooring Solutions

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It has approximately 230 employees and 36 branches serving Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. Originally published by Fishman Flooring Solutions.

Why does Terrible Tile Use ARDEX Products? “They’re the Best!”

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Not only do they make some of the best mortars ,grouts, floor patches and self levelers, but they are made in western Pennsylvania were I am from. Today’s #TileTalk Testimonial is from Frank Granata, owner of Terrible Tile LLC … “People want know why I use ARDEX products.

Construction to Commence on Rapid Bridge Replacement Program

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Standing on the site where parts for the state's newest bridges will be fabricated, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that

#TileTuesday: Terrible Tile Installs ARDEX UI 740™ FLEXBONE® Uncoupling Membrane

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As the NTCA Pennsylvania State director it has my ringing endorsement and I will continue using all ARDEX products in the future!”

Escape Routes Quilt by Marie du Toit

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Photo by Wayne Stratz at Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza(2014). Escape Routes Quilt by Marie du Toit of South Africa. Based on the Block of the Month Solstice Quilt by Jinny Beyer. Orange Tuesdays Quilts quilts

Getting Ready for Wilmington: Orange Ombre Mirror

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On July 25 & 26th, 2015, I will have my work at the Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair at the Chase Center in Wilmington, DE. Orange Ombre Mirror. Glass, gold smalti, dichroic, ceramic mosaic on wood, 8×10 inches, ©2015 Margaret Almon.

September Service Anniversaries

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Craig Dahl celebrates 10 years with ARDEX Americas as a Sales Professional in Western Pennsylvania. September 24, 2015 marks Kevin Enderle’s 15-year Anniversary with ARDEX Americas. During his tenure with ARDEX, Kevin learned to operate a wide variety of jobs.

Homeowners Redesign Deck with TimberTech's Legacy Collection to Create Perfect Outdoor Space

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It may not be your typical impulse buy, but when a Glen Mills, Pennsylvania couple purchased a new hot tub, they decided to replace their aging deck along with it! The existing deck was a

PPG Marks Completion of $7.8 Million Investment at Coatings Innovation Center

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million investment at its Coatings Innovation Center in Allison Park, Pennsylvania, just 20 minutes from its global headquarters in Pittsburgh. PPG today marked the completion of a $7.8 The upgrades

Spiral in both Quilt and Shell

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Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza, 2013. For Roger: Quilt by Julie LaRiviere. Photo by by Wayne Stratz. Julie LaRiviere created this quilt is for Roger Beatty, educator at the Cape Cod National Sea Shore, who brought a love of the sea to many children.

NTCA Awards Ring of Honor to Scott Carothers, CTEF Director of Certification and Training

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Prior to joining CTEF, he was owner of Long’s Tile Company, Altoona, Pennsylvania, for 26 years. Scott Carothers, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation director of certification and training, has received the coveted National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) Ring of Honor for his service to the tile industry and to NTCA.

Granite Construction Part of Team for PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project

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Granite Construction Incorporated announced today that it is part of a joint venture team that has been selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to deliver the Rapid Bridge

10-years! Adopt a Highway – ARDEX / Todd Road

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ARDEX Americas was recently recognized for 10-years of service for maintaining Todd Road as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) “ Adopt a Highway ” program.

Tips for a Luxurious Kitchen

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* Photo: Mother Hubbard Custom Cabinetry, Central Pennsylvania. Have you been desiring a new kitchen? One that is sleek, defined, and elegant. Add instant glam and class to your kitchen with these tips for creating a luxurious kitchen.

CUBE® Mobile Mixing Pump In Action

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This week you can spot the CUBE at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. The CUBE ® mobile mixing pump is designed for outdoor location, eliminating freight elevators and material staging, dust, bag disposal and allowing single source for power and water. Check It Out! Frontpage Articles In the News Innovation

Vote Avonworth Middle School Students!

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Recently a group of dedicated middle schoolers from Avonworth school district in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania visited ARDEX Americas corporate campus to complete a “What’s so cool about manufacturing” video. Their hard work paid off! Click to watch the video and vote for them to win the “Dream It, Do It” video contest by Catalyst Connection

Industry News: Promotions, Products & Certifications

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The new Crayola Collection of glass mosaic tiles was recently unveiled at Crayola’s Easton, Pennsylvania, headquarters in a whimsical mural depicting an inviting cartoon figure of a Crayola crayon. Florida Tile Promotes Barbari & Facca To New Strategic Roles.

Flowing Through Orange with a Quilt from Carolyn Carson

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Quilt by Carolyn Carson at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XX, 2013. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Carolyn Carson in her words: Quilts are my medium of choice because they exemplify women’s work historically.

Random Acts of Piecing: Quilt by BJ Titus

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Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, 2014. Random Acts of Piecing by BJ Titus. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Titus started with one triangle and then randomly chose pieces from her stash of fabric scraps, and the quilt began to take on a life of its own.

Design Unleashed: Best Modern Pet Items From Wayfair’s New Archie & Oscar Line

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Alfie Litter Box End Table, $100 Fran Modular Cat Tree, $240 Envy, Zain and Trek’s picks from Archie & Oscar Three rescue Border Collies based in Pennsylvania. We hope you like the products we recommend.

ARDEX Americas Announces Expansion of Aliquippa, PA Manufacturing Facility

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Aliquippa, PA, July 11, 2017 – ARDEX Americas recently announced a major expansion of their Aliquippa, Pennsylvania manufacturing facility, effectively doubling its size.

Let There Be Light: Quilt by Linda Dixon Inspired by a Mosaic

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Let There Be Light by Linda Dixon, at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XX. When Stratoz and I went to the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XX, this quilt was one of the first to catch my eye.

Taking Log Cabin Farther: Ann Beech’s Quilt of Thunder Across the Beaches

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Thunder Across the Beaches by Ann Beech, Pennsylvania Quilt Extravaganza 2013. Photo by Wayne Stratz. This quilt takes Log Cabin into Frank Gehry architecture. Contrast is like breathing room, with the grays and browns framing the bursts of orange and yellow.