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Local Government Officials Laud Benefits of Parks and Recreation

A recent study conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in partnership with researchers from Penn State finds that local government elected and appointed officials agree that parks and recreation benefits their communities and is a solution to many of their region's greatest challenges. Yet, at the same time, these officials readily acknowledge that park and recreation agencies are the target of large funding cuts when the local government faces budgetary crises.

Pool Safely: 163 Children Fatally Drowned in Pools, Spas This Summer

From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2017, at least 163 children younger than age 15 fatally drowned in swimming pools or spas, according to media reports compiled by the USA Swimming Foundation, a Pool Safely campaign partner. Of the 163 reports, 112 of the victims — nearly 70 percent — were children younger than age 5.

Research Shows Contracting Fiscal Growth in U.S. Cities

New National League of Cities (NLC) research indicates a potential slowdown in the municipal finance sector as city fiscal growth contracts for the second consecutive year. Several major findings from the report, City Fiscal Conditions 2017, signal a trend that was last seen in 2006 before the Great Recession, including waning confidence of city finance officers, slowing local revenues and insufficient post-recession revenue recovery.

NRPA, Bemis Partner to Expand Local 'Commit to Health' Program

Thanks to a newly formed partnership between the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the Bemis Company, the city of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, is launching its first-ever afterschool program. The launch of this program is part of the city's Commit to Health pledge, a nationwide movement formed by NRPA to create healthier out-of-school time programs.

Riding Slide on Parent's Lap Increases Injury Risk

Going down a slide on a parent's lap can lead to a broken leg for small children. An estimated 352,698 children less than 6 years of age were injured on slides in the United States from 2002 through 2015, and many of those injuries were leg fractures.

NGCOA Partners With ORCA to Improve Data at Golf Course Level

The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) has partnered with The ORCA Report (ORCA) to offer ORCA golf course and geographic market benchmarking reports to NGCOA members at a discount through our Smart Buy purchasing program.

Survey: Americans Agree on Right to Assemble in Public Spaces

Americans are united in agreement that public parks are places where community members should be able to share diverse opinions in a respectful, constructive manner. According to a recent survey conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), nine in 10 Americans find it important that their right to assemble peacefully in public spaces, such as parks and town squares, be upheld.

Outdoor Industry Association Examines State Funding Mechanisms for Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) released the State Funding Mechanisms for Outdoor Recreation report, featuring case studies on seven states across the country that are investing in the public lands and waters that support the outdoor economy.

38 Landscape Architecture Projects Earn ASLA Awards

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced its 38 professional award recipients for 2017.

New Report Reveals Five Distinct Local Economy Types

A comprehensive analysis of local economies released by the National League of Cities (NLC) finds that 84 percent of cities report their local economies have improved since 2016.

Keep America Beautiful Launches Cleanup Fund

Motivated by the need caused by the devastation from Hurricane Harvey and the threat of Hurricane Irma, Keep America Beautiful, the nation's iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, launched the Community Restoration and Resiliency Fund.

JCC Association Urges Administration to Maintain Cultural Exchance Programs at Camps

The State Department's J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program, which for decades has brought multicultural awareness and cultural exchange to summer camps nationwide, may soon be reduced or eliminated as the Trump administration considers the scope and implementation of a "Buy American and Hire American" executive order issued earlier this year.

NATA Endorses NCAA Substance Abuse Prevention Tool Kit

The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) supports and formally endorses the new "Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention: An Athletics Tool Kit" produced by the NCAA Sports Science Institute.

Genesis Education Comes to Western Pool & Spa Show

For the first time, GENESIS/The National Swimming Pool Foundation will be presenting top-notch Genesis University classes at the 2018 Western Pool and Spa Show.

Active Aging Week Reaches Milestone Year

As summer gives way to fall, hundreds of thousands of adults in their 50s and beyond will gather at senior living communities, parks, community and senior centers, health and fitness clubs, wellness centers, YMCAs and JCCs as well as other venues to celebrate Active Aging Week.

NRPA 2017 National Award Winners Announced

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced the winners of its 2017 National Awards, which are presented to individuals and agencies to honor their efforts — both professional and personal — in the field of parks and recreation.

Outdoor Foundation Selects Paddle Nation Grant Recipients

This year 1,895 people will have the opportunity to explore America's waterways, thanks to Outdoor Foundation's Paddle Nation Grant Program, which connects youth with their local waterways through recreational paddling. Eleven community-based projects from 11 states are being awarded a total of nearly $25,000 to increase paddlesport participation among youth and young adults across the United States.

Nation's Pediatricians Caution About Youth Athlete Weight Changes

Newly updated American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations caution about unhealthy ways young athletes in "weight sensitive" sports may slim down or bulk up in hopes of achieving more competitive physiques. These risky weight losses or gains increase short- and long-term health problems and injury risk, and may even hurt athletic performance, according to the AAP.

NFWF Announces Gulf Coast Conservation Grants

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced 10 grant awards totaling $1.9 million to enhance coastal habitats, bolster fish and wildlife populations, and strengthen resilience along the Gulf of Mexico. Grantee organizations have committed approximately $6 million in match, generating a total conservation impact of nearly $7.9 million.

NATA Offers Recommendations to Keep Marching Band Members Healthy

With the beat from the drumline, the lead of the band director and the blare of the horn section, marching bands are gearing up for the fall sports season and are well underway mastering new music and routines. The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) offers important tips to keep these performing athletes safe on the field so they can celebrate their team's achievements and dazzle crowds with their music and fancy footwork.

SHAPE America Offers Back-to-School Help for HPE Teachers

SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators unveiled its new Back to School website, revealing a focus on 50 Million Strong by 2029, the organization's commitment to put all children on the path to health and physical literacy through effective health and physical education programs.

NRPA Issues Statement on Charlottesville Violence, Protests

Barbara Tulipane, CAE, president and CEO of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), issued a statement in response to the violence in Charlottesville and the protests in Emancipation Park.

NeuroChallenge Foundation Partners With Medical Fitness Network

NeuroChallengeFoundation has partnered with the Medical Fitness Network (MFN) – a free national online resource directory to locate fitness, wellness and allied healthcare professionals who provide services for those with medical conditions, chronic disease or women's health issues.

ASLA Launches Diversity SuperSummit Report, Online Resources

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) launched its ASLA Diversity SuperSummit 2017 Report, which highlights strategies and action items to increase diversity in the landscape architecture profession.

Science Education Program Brings National Parks to Classrooms

Teachers and students across the country will have the opportunity to participate in a new science education program, Citizen Science 2.0 in National Parks, thanks to a $1 million Veverka Family Foundation donation to the National Park Foundation's Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks.

AAP: Access to High-Quality Sites Needed in Early Education and Child Care

A newly updated American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement says access to high-quality early education remains limited, and state quality standards lag behind child care recommendations by health and safety experts.

Enhance Efficiencies With Utility Vehicle Solutions Through NJPA

Low- and medium-speed utility vehicles help organizations and departments operate more efficiently by safely and comfortably getting people, cargo and equipment out to a job site, across campus, or to the other side of town. National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) offers a variety of utility vehicles to government, education and nonprofit entities.

The Experimental Station Awarded FINI Grant

The Experimental Station announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded its Link Up Illinois program a $487,000 Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) Grant to expand the availability of SNAP nutrition incentives to three community health clinics, two food cooperatives, and an additional 20 farmers markets.

Survey: Park and Rec Amenities Popular Among Vacation-Goers

Most Americans take local park and recreation amenities into strong consideration when planning a vacation, per a recent survey conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

Outdoor Industry Association Releases Outdoor Recreation Economy Report

Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) released the state-level Outdoor Recreation Economy Report featuring economic data for all 50 states across the United States, the largest and most comprehensive state-by-state report of its kind. The data underscores a growing economic force that generates billions in consumer spending and directly contributes millions of good-paying, American jobs in communities across the country.

National League of Cities Launches Local Climate Solutions Engagement Program

The National League of Cities (NLC) announced a new program aimed at elevating local climate engagement activities by its members and affiliates in nearly 19,000 American cities and towns. In light of the need to prevent pollution while also preparing for adverse impacts anticipated by our changing climate, NLC is partnering with ecoAmerica, a national climate communications and engagement group, to provide tools and resources to all its members.

AARP, YMCA Partner in 10 U.S. Localities for Community-Focused Programming

AARP and YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) announced they will partner in 10 U.S. communities to create and deliver programming and local events focused on the health and well-being of residents of all ages. AARP and Y-USA said the communities were selected in order to reach a variety of people, cultures, and community sizes.

STMA Members Renovate Williamsport Ballpark

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional organization for 2,600 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide – celebrates its members for their involvement in the renovation and maintenance of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa.

WAHC to Focus on Professional Growth

The 14th Annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) will feature keynote speakers, sessions and a new track, all of which target professional growth among any and all aquatic industry professionals.

National Park Service Releases Reconstruction Era Theme Study

The National Park Service published a theme study looking at nationally significant historic properties of the post-Civil War Reconstruction Era. The theme study, which is the first comprehensive theme study of its kind, enhances public understanding of this complex and contested period in our nation's history, and provides a basis for identifying and potentially nominating Reconstruction Era related properties as National Historic Landmarks.

25 Grant Recipients Selected for 'Meet Me at the Park' Program

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company announced the grant recipients of the new Meet Me at the Park healthy living program. Twenty-five park and recreation agencies and cities nationwide were selected to receive grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to support projects that increase access to play spaces in local parks for children and families.

SHAPE America Introduces Online Learning for K-12 Health, Physical Educators

K-12 health and physical education teachers looking to elevate their teaching and advance their careers are being introduced today to all-new standards-based online learning by SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators.

Step Into Swim Announces Grant Recipients

The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) announced recipients of the 2017 Step Into Swim Campaign, a 10-year initiative to create one million more swimmers.

Survey Highlights Salary Trends for Parks and Rec

A recent survey conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) highlights salary and bonus data for park and recreation agency directors, planning directors, finance directors, recreation directors and park operations directors.

ASLA Survey Uncovers Bright Spots for Landscape Architects

General business conditions contained some bright spots for landscape architecture firms during the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest American Society of Landscape Architects' Business Quarterly survey. Firms reported a jump in billable hours, although inquiries for new work dipped slightly. Plans to hire remained steady.

Grant to Provide Water Safety Training to Quechan Indian Tribe

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals has awarded the 2017 Dr. R. Neil Lowry Grant to Quechan Parks & Recreation at the National Environmental Health Association/Department of Housing and Urban Development Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

American Water Charitable Foundation, NRPA Award Grants for Nature Play

The American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created by American Water, the nation's largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced it is awarding three grants to support local nature-based play areas in Pennsylvania, Illinois and California.

International Swimming Hall of Fame Announces Award Recipients

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) announced the recipients of the 22nd Annual Paragon Awards. The Paragon Awards are presented annually to individuals or organizations for outstanding contributions to aquatics in six categories.

Survey Highlights Role of Parks & Rec in Keeping Older Adults Healthy

A recent survey conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) found that more than nine in 10 park and recreation agencies dedicate facilities, activities and programming to older adults. Nearly three-quarters of these agencies serve as the primary provider of services and programming for older adults in the communities they serve.

Dow Launches Grant Program to Increase Plastics Recycling

The Dow Chemical Company announced it has teamed up with national nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful, to award two $50,000 grants for organizations to establish Hefty EnergyBag programs in their communities. The program is an innovative approach to diverting traditionally non-recycled plastics – like chip bags and juice pouches – from landfills and converting the materials into valuable energy sources.

USA Swimming Creates Safe Sport Activity Book

USA Swimming has released the organization's first-ever Safe Sport Activity Book. The Activity Book was created to share the Safe Sport message with a younger audience.

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Create Funding for Urban Parks

U.S. Representatives Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) and Mike Turner (OH-10) introduced the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) Grant Program Act, a bipartisan bill to create a dedicated source of funding for projects that expand outdoor recreational opportunities in cities across the country, particularly in underserved areas.

PGMS Releases Compensation Survey

A compensation survey for grounds personnel has been completed for the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS®) by Industry Insights, Inc. The study is based on results and comments collected by a questionnaire sent to members from March to April 2017.

Discover Power of Play During Park & Recreation Month

This July, during Park and Recreation Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) challenges everyone to get their play on with their local parks and recreation. Whether it's summer camp, an adult sports league, exploring a trail, Zumba class, meeting friends on the playground, playing cards in the park or discovering nature — parks offer something fun for everyone.

APSP Issues Statement on Electrical Incidents in Pools

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) released a statement regarding preventing electrocutions in and around pools or spas.

NFWF Announces $2 Million in Grants

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced 15 grant awards totaling more than $2 million from its Northern Great Plains Program (NGP). The grants will support conservation efforts on more than 83,000 acres in eastern Montana, western North Dakota and South Dakota, eastern Wyoming and the Nebraska Sandhills.

KaBOOM! Announces New Board Members & Leadership Appointments

KaBOOM! — the national nonprofit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play — announced several new board members and board leadership succession plans.

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Evoqua Water Technologies Launches Chemical Controller With Visual Status Indicator

Evoqua Water Technologies' Products Division announced the launch of the Blu-Sentinel SE product, a new chemical controller designed for commercial recreational water applications such as aquatic facilities and waterparks.

Power Plate Achieves NEAT Certification

Power Plate announced it has obtained NEAT certification for its entire product line. NEAT is an acronym for Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, developed by Mayo Clinic.

Aircuity Launches 2.0 Platform for Smart Commercial Buildings

Aircuity, creator of measurably better environments, announced the launch of its 2.0 platform. Aircuity 2.0 is ideal for a wide variety of commercial buildings looking to significantly reduce energy costs, improve cognitive function and productivity, and achieve quantifiable results as part of a smart building strategy.

VR Splash Cabin Immerses Guests Into Gaming Experience

Polin Waterparks (Turkey) & Lagotronics (Netherlands) are taking the experience to the next level with the new "Virtual-Reality Splash Cabin" aquatic attraction.

Bradley's Evero Brochure Highlights Inspiring Backstory

Bradley Corp., the industry leader in designing state-of-the-art washroom solutions, tells the story and inspirations behind its exclusive Evero natural quartz surface used for washroom basins, in its newly published brochure.

NSPF Provides for an Educated Workforce

Thirteen deserving academics have been awarded the 2017 National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) scholarships and fellowships. $18,000 was allocated to provide for the future of the industry through education.

Country Club Adds Functional Fitness

Sweetwater County Club in Sugarland, Texas, recently reinvented its fitness and sports center to take member workouts to the next level with colorful, dynamic equipment from Escape Fitness to create a functional movement training space.

Action Floor Systems Products Achieve FloorScore Certification

Action Floor Systems announced the FloorScore Certification of its Action Solid Maple Hardwood Flooring and Action Herculan Pad and Pour Systems, furthering the Action Floor Systems reputation of producing environmentally-friendly products.

Ecore Flooring Revolutionizes Spooky Nook Functional Training Spaces

Located in Manheim, Pa., Spooky Nook Sports is the largest indoor sports complex in North America. This 700,000-square-foot facility serves as a fitness space for locals and a training center for student, collegiate and professional athletes. As such, the right surfacing was critical, and Ecore flooring was specified throughout most of the facility.

Precor Launches Preva 7.0

The latest global software release from Precor, Preva OS 7.0, is bringing popular audio and video entertainment options and further advances to networked consoles featured on Precor cardio equipment across 82 countries.

Bradley's Toddler Seat, Baby Changing Stations Increase Accessibility

Bradley Corp., the industry leader in providing commercial washroom innovations, introduces its line of durable and convenient child care solutions, including its new Toddler Seat and Baby Changing Stations.

GovOffice, Capturepoint Announce Strategic Partnership

GovOffice and Capturepoint, creator of CommunityPass software, announced a strategic partnership to deliver an integrated website and comprehensive parks and recreation management software solution to parks and recreation departments across the U.S.

Octane Introduces AirdyneX Air Bike

Nautilus Inc., a leader in innovative fitness equipment, announced that the new AirdyneX air bike from Octane Fitness is now available for health clubs, fitness centers, specialty studios, and athletic training facilities.

Test-Drive Club Car Carryall and Enter to Win

From Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2017, qualified commercial customers can test-drive any new 2017 or 2018 Carryall commercial vehicle and be entered in a contest to win $1,000 in Ingersoll Rand power tools. Drawings will be held monthly, beginning in September.

Newstripe Releases HASHMARK MASTER II

Newstripe's HASHMARK MASTER II is the second installation in the HashMark Master series. The latest version unleashes the capacity to work on both high and low pressure striping machines.

Ecore Flooring Forms Foundation for Hilton Fitness Suites

Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed materials into unique performance surfacing, is the exclusive provider of state-of-the-art ergonomic flooring for Hilton Hotels' new revolutionary "Five Feet to Fitness" program, a new wellness concept that brings more than 11 different fitness equipment and accessory options into the hotel room.

S.R. Smith Introduces Dual Post Starting Platforms

New from S.R.Smith, the Velocity and Legacy Starting Block series are now available with a dual post as well as single post frame.

Curtis Industries Releases A/C for Kubota Tractors

Curtis Industries, LLC has announced the release of a compact air conditioning system for the Kubota BX2370-1 & BX2380 sub-compact tractors.

Bradley's WashBar Feature Now Available on OmniDeck Basins

Bradley Corp., creators of the new all-in-one WashBar with clean+rinse+dry functionality, has combined this completely touchless hand washing feature with its line of OmniDecks.

Escape Fitness Featured at UFC Performance Institute

Escape Fitness, leaders in the fitness field that provide functional exercise solutions through facility design, marketing, equipment, flooring, instructor programming and training, announced that its line of equipment has been included in the newly opened UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas.

Precor Launches Interval Training Console

In direct response to the growing shift toward one of the top training trends in the industry today, leading fitness supplier and manufacturer Precor has launched the P30i Interval Console, a unique console, specifically designed for high-intensity interval training (H.I.I.T) on the Precor 700 Line treadmill (TRM 731).

Club Car Introduces Improved Van Boxes

As part of its ongoing Transportation Solutions Program, Club Car introduces two new van box systems based on commercial customer and dealer feedback. The boxes address problems such as damaged panels and corners, water intrusion and security.

Technogym Becomes Official Supplier for USTA Facilities

Technogym, the leading producer of design and technology-driven wellness and fitness equipment, announced that it has partnered with The United States Tennis Association (USTA) to be the "Official Fitness Equipment Supplier" for the USTA Billie Jean King National Center in Flushing, N.Y., and the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla.

Seresco Introduces R3 Expansion Module to NE Series

Seresco USA Inc., a leading indoor air quality and dehumidification equipment manufacturer, introduced the multi-faceted R3 Expansion Module, plus a compact furnace add-on option for the NE Series product line of indoor pool dehumidifiers.

Vortex Promotes Guilbeault, Parent to Senior Management

Vortex Aquatic Structures International, a manufacturer and world leader in aquatic play landscapes and entertainment solutions, announced that Virginie Guilbeault has been promoted to Executive Vice-President, a new position within the firm, and that Louis Parent has been promoted to the role of Vice-President of Operations.

Guru of Glue Develops New NORDOT Killer Turf Adhesive

After 44 years, Norris Legue is still active in new adhesive development and technology. He has most recently developed a new NORDOT "Killer Turf Adhesive" #34R-4(Super) and has introduced it to the synthetic turf adhesives market.

Aquatic Development Group Completes Renovation

Aquatic Development Group (ADG), one of North America's top waterpark design/build companies, recently completed the $25 million renovation of the old Wild Water Kingdom, an hour North of Toronto, which closed in 2014, and is opening this summer as Wet 'n' Wild Toronto.

PlayCore Adds Superior Recreational Products to Its Family of Brands

PlayCore Holdings Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products, announced the acquisition of Superior Recreational Products (SRP).

Club Car to Highlight Transportation Solutions at APPA Conference

Club Car will highlight its Transportation Solutions Program and showcase a Villager 4 at booth 700 of the 2017 APPA Annual Conference and Exhibit from July 20-22 in San Francisco, Calif.

Power Plate Joins Forces With SKLZ and EXOS

Power Plate, the global leader in vibrating platforms to help you prepare faster, perform better and recover quicker, announced a strategic partnership with SKLZ and a continuing partnership with EXOS. The two companies will work with Power Plate to offer new fitness and health training solutions and programs for their customers.

Biba, PlayPower Announce Partnership

Biba Ventures, a leading company in the smart playground movement to decrease screen time and get kids outside, and PlayPower Inc., a global leader in the recreation industry, announced a partnership under which PlayPower has installed Biba's technology in more than 200 new smart playgrounds in the past three months.

Hayward Announces Acquisition by CCMP Capital Advisors, MSD Partners

Hayward Industries Inc. announced that a partnership led by CCMP Capital Advisors, LP and MSD Partners, L.P. and including Alberta Investment Management Corporation, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hayward.

Haws Works With Students at STEM Academy

Together with Veterans Elementary School and other local manufacturers, Haws Corporation's Research & Development team created and implemented a custom drinking fountain project for 2nd and 5 grade students for the 2016-2017 school year.

Rowan University Selects Colorado Time Systems

Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J., has signed an agreement with Colorado Time Systems, a PlayCore company, to install a brand new 12mm SMD LED video display at the Recreation Center Natatorium this summer.

SportsPLex Celebrates Grand Opening

The $32 million SportsPlex at Matthews celebrated the grand opening of its stadium and the completion of its main infrastructure by hosting a live band, a VIP reception and an inaugural home victory by its United Soccer League (USL) team, the Charlotte Independence, in front of a sold-out crowd.

Historical Site to Host Modern Waterpark at Coventry

The challenges of situating the new Coventry City Centre Leisure Park in Coventry, West Midlands, Central England, was one that required unusual respect and specialized considerations, and Polin Waterparks is honored to have been chosen as the waterslide supplier to this unique project.

NC Brands on the Acquisition Trail

NC Brands L.P. (manufacturer of Natural Chemistry®, SeaKlear®, and Red Leopard® products) has reached an agreement for it to acquire the assets of Coral Seas®, a division of Coral Chemical Company.

Kenall Introduces Light Fixtures Using Indigo-Clean Technology

Most people agree that athletic activity is healthy for mind and body, but harmful bacteria in locker rooms, restrooms and on equipment introduces the risk of infection. To combat these infections, Kenall has incorporated Indigo-Clean technology into two of the company's best-selling sealed, high-abuse, LED light fixtures: the Millenium™ Stretch MLHA and SimpleSeal™ HASEDI Luminaires.

Clear Coating Developed for Military Prevents Graffiti

UltraTech International Inc., leaders in the environmental compliance industry have recently added Gentoo coating to their product line. This advanced, clear, hydrophobic coating combines features and properties never seen before in a coating.

Allegan Event Z!P Hosts Grand Opening

Allegan's premier adventure attraction, Allegan Event Z!P, celebrated its grand opening on June 10.



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