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    A 2012 survey by JBKnowledge Technologies of 450 construction firms found that 30 percent do not use cloud computing. The other 70 percent use it on a limited basis with only 6.5 percent

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    Sandwiched between acid rain comments and the rebirth of the Bald Eagle story (both fairly old narratives), the EPA’s top chief, Gina McCarthy, recently commented about the Agency’s

  • Benjamin Moore Launches Aura Grand Entrance

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    McCormick Paints, a regional paint manufacturer and retailer, opened the doors to its newest location in Midlothian, Virginia. The Midlothian store will conveniently serve customers

  • Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week

    Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week comes at a perfect time this year, with more than four in five homeowners saying they see opportunity to improve their home’s curb appeal,

  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    As the nights go from cold to cool and flowers finally bloom, the busy time of year is here. Many professionals crank up the volume on exterior projects necessitating workforce expansion.

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