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Bridget Davidson, Executive Director 
PCA Portland Chapter 
(971) 220-6442 

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Webinar Recording: 
The Wood Coatings Market - Product and system options and current trends

Originally Recorded on February 16, 2021

Presented by Russell Bates
Training Implementation Specialist
Eastern Mid-South Market (SE) 
Benjamin Moore & Co.
Recorded Webinar Online via Zoom

   We will discuss the current coatings market from a product availability standpoint, looking into VOC changes, waterborne and solvent borne finishes.  From there, we'll talk a bit about how to finish correctly, some best practices, but also some of the risks involved.  And, we'll finish up with a discussion of current trends in the market.  

Learning Objectives:
  • Attendees will be able to describe the different options available to contractors for finishing/painting wood.
  • Attendees will be able to explain what makes a good, safe finish on wood, and what some of the issues are that can make a coating fail.  
  • Attendees will learn current trends in finishing, and how to judge where trends might move in the future.
Russell Bates, Curriculum vitae  

BS - Chemistry, Physics, Science Education
MBA - Marketing
NACE certified
MPI certified
10 years as wood coatings chemist
10 years wood coatings marketing and product management
6 years wood coatings sales
3 years Benjamin Moore training specialist
29 years holding training seminars for wood coatings