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OUR STORY
KEIM mineral paints — a Bavarian invention by the scientist Adolf Wilhelm Keim — are liquid silicate paints that becomes a part of the surface to which it is applied and binds the color pigment into it as well.

KEIM became the leading manufacturer of mineral paints providing only the highest quality, research-based paints with application characteristics prized by painters, and long lasting durability demanded by owners.
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PROJECTS
Commonwealth Building Mural: Urban Ripples
About:
Murals are an inexpensive, engaging process that adds to the energy of neighborhoods that are still developing their character.

Artist:
Bill Savarese

Products Used:
Granital Exterior Mineral Silicate Finish, Royalan Extreme Weather Mineral Silicate Finish, Spezial Dilution/Thinner, Granital Exterior Coarse Texture Base, Lime Remover

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION
New York Studio School
Location:New York, NY
Challenges: The original four buildings have been adjoined with a stucco facade over the original masonry without use of expansion or control joints. Joints where the buildings were joined were badly damaged and other areas of stucco were not adhered and falling off.
Solutions: Entire stucco facade was sounded to determine adhesion and delaminating and cracked areas were removed to sound masonry.

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KEIM Invests In Expanded Production Capacity in U.S.
KEIM
KEIM is expanding operations in Charlotte, NC to increase production capacity. Additional tanks, dispersers and pumps along with a reconfiguration of racking to facilitate an increase in bulk material storage has increased production capacity, especially during our peak summer selling season. In addition, new personnel have been added to provide for faster turnaround of custom color matches and production batches. We continue to operate on an industry best two day turnaround for custom color batches.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


  7 steps to rebuild your design business
By Lloyd Princeton
It takes a lot of courage to seek help for a problem — whether personal or professional. You have to make a frank assessment of the situation and then commit to do whatever is necessary to make things right.
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  The impact of foreign direct investment on architecture
AIA
While many firms have increased their international practice as emerging economies have become viable markets, others have decided to forgo looking for international work or taking on the risk of international projects. In a world that is increasingly interconnected, even if a firm makes a strategic decision to not pursue international markets, impact can still be felt in domestic work due to foreign direct investment.
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  Dynamic white lighting mimics daylighting
Building Design + Construction
With the advent of solid state lighting, often referred to as LEDs, and the digital controls that accompany it, tuning in to a specific “color” of white light is now possible.
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  Create healthier interiors using evidence-based design
By Susan Mulholland
Our lives seem to always be going in a million directions, and we seem to be connected to every aspect of it. With our phones, computers and other technology-driven habits, it's no wonder we are facing major health issues — not just as we age but during our entire life.
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  London's garden bridge project is officially abandoned
Architectural Digest
London's Garden Bridge promised to be one of the most exciting attractions in a city filled with architectural gems. The tree-lined structure — which would've stretched across the Thames river connecting Temple with South Bank — ran into a major roadblock in April, as London's Mayor Sadiq Khan withdrew support for the project.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Visit us at these upcoming events!
TCA Annual Convention
September 28 - 30
Miami, Florida

APT-National Trust for Canada Joint Conference 2017
October 11-14
Ottawa, Canada
Visit us at Booth #36

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