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Friday, March 27, 2015

New Hire Announcement: Mark Berry

Intech Services is proud to announce the new hire of Mark Berry.  Mark will join the team as an Account Manager for DuPont™ Teflon® industrial coatings. As an account manager, Mark will provide customer service as well as offer technical support for our coating customers. His new role will bring additional resources to reaching customers and growing the business. Mark enjoys working with people and seeing them succeed, both personally and professionally.  
“I’m easy to work with and I make really good salsa.”   

Mark has 8 years of sales and account management experience. His strengths include project management, problem solving and analytical capabilities, strong customer relationship building, and a background in social media marketing.

Welcome Mark!

Mark can be contacted at:, (302) 366-8530                           

Thursday, March 26, 2015

PFA Topcoats Marketing Piece Now Available

DuPont™ Teflon® PFA topcoats offer high temperature resistance, excellent release, and durability, with the ability to uniformly coat various complex shapes with thick or thin films. These PFA topcoats are the most diverse DuPont fluoropolymer product, offering a wide range of capabilities with a robust line of powder and water-based options. The majority of DuPont™ Teflon® PFA topcoats are FDA approved.

To download a PDF of the marketing piece for these coatings, click here.
To see this information on the web, visit Intech Services website.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Tony's Recipe of the Month: Ninno’s Caesar Dressing

Tony Abato, our VP of Sales here at Intech Services, and an amazing Italian chef, will be sharing one of his delicious recipes every month. Trust us, you don't want to miss out on what Tony's cooking! 

Ninno's Caesar Dressing

Seriously, who doesn't love a good salad dressing?  Of course, who in this day and age makes their own salad dressing?  Anything more than your basic oil and vinegar, and you’re headed to aisle 12, “CONDIMENTS - CANNED VEGETABLES – SALAD DRESSINGS” at your local supermarket.

Here’s a salad dressing you make in your own kitchen, handed down over 3 generations, maybe more . . . first seen on these shores when my family was released from Ellis Island in search of their American Dream.


Mix together the following and toss into a bowl of salad right before serving:

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1.5 teaspoons garlic, finely diced
1 raw egg
4 shakes Worchester sauce
1/4 teaspoon dry or ground mustard
1 lemon, freshly squeezed for juice
1/3 (or more) cup freshly ground parmesan
Sea salt and pepper to taste

Throwing thin shavings of parmesan on top of the salad after the dressing is tossed is a nice touch.

Keep checking the blog to see Tony's Recipe of the Month.  Did you try this recipe?  Let us know what you thought of it or if you have questions for the chef, post them below!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

DuPont™ Teflon® Primers for Fluoropolymer Coatings

DuPont™ Teflon® Primers are an effective way to prepare a surface before coating is applied. Primers ensure proper adhesion, increase durability, and give additional protection to the substrate. With the use of our primers, the coating is given a smooth surface to bind to, which creates a more protective layer. This additional layer decreases porosity of the coating to the substrate.  

*Mix with 850-7799

Marketing Piece
To download a PDF of the marketing piece for these coatings, click here.
To see this information on the web, visit Intech's website.

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Winners of the Weight Loss Challenge!

After the new year, we started a friendly weight loss competition here at Intech. The competition was a total of 9 weeks long and wrapped up on March 12th. The group lost a total of 116 lbs! 

Prizes were awarded to the team who loses the highest percentage of weight, the team who is closest to their total goal weight, and the individual who loses the highest percentage of weight. 

Team Fit Simmons was our overall winner, both for the highest percentage of weight lost and for getting closest to their total goal weight!
Congrats to Team Fit Simmons!
(Pictured above left to right: Vicki, April, Ben, Cheryl, and Mary)

Congrats to Elaina Corcoran from Customer Service who was the overall individual winner with the highest percentage of weight lost. 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

We're at the NACE Corrosion 2015 Show!

NACE Corrosion 2014 is the largest corrosion exhibition in the world and is being held at the The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas from March 15-19. The trade show and conference feature paper presentations, forums, a basic workshop for corrosion related topics, and attendees have the opportunity to learn about the latest technology and standards in the corrosion control industry. The event is expected to have 6,000 attendees and 380 exhibiting companies.
We are displaying DuPont Teflon® industrial coating products, specifically corrosion resistant one-coat coatings, Ruby Red, and the new Tefzel® coating

We are also excited to have Vice President Chris Dohl serve as co-chair for the NACE International sub-committee for STG 02-Coatings and Linings, Protective: Atmospheric.

Chris’ involvement with the development of corrosion coatings has led him to become an active member of technical sub-committees TEG 311X and TG 148.  Below are the date, time, and location of the sub-committees Chris is co-chairing.  Please be sure to visit these sessions at the Corrosion 2015 show. 

To see these sessions and add them to your itinerary, please visit the Corrosion 2015 website:

TEG 311X - Threaded Fasteners: Coatings and Methods of Protection for Threaded Fasteners Used with Structural Steel, Piping, and Equipment
Monday, March 16, 2015, 10 - 11 A.M.
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Room 142

The purpose of this committee is to share information concerning, and discuss effective methods for, corrosion control of fasteners used with structural, piping, and equipment connections.

TG 148 - Threaded Fasteners: Coatings for Protection of Threaded Fasteners Used with Structural Steel, Piping, and Equipment
Monday, March 16, 2015, 11 A.M. - 12 P.M.
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Room 142

The purpose of this committee is to revise NACE Publication 02107, "Coatings for Protection of Threaded Fasteners Used with Structural Steel, Piping, and Equipment."

If you are at the show, Please visit us at Booth #17097 (DuPont™ Teflon® industrial coatings) 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Coating Markets for Teflon® Fluoropolymers: Chemical Processing

In the US, about 1200 companies produce basic industrial chemicals with a combined annual revenue of $120 billion. Industrial chemicals include gases, dyes and pigments, chlorine and caustic soda, sulfuric and nitric acids, and thousands of organic chemicals. Large companies include Dow, DuPont, and Occidental. The chemical processing industry is highly concentrated, where the 50 largest companies hold 70% or more of the revenue.  Operations are generally located close to their raw materials and many need access to large water supplies for their strenuous waste treatment requirements.  Some specialty chemicals contain a much larger concentration with only a few suppliers. The demand depends on the overall US economy because these products are primarily raw materials used for more complex products like fibers, paints, plastics, and paper.  Efficient operations are the leading profit driver for these companies.  Manufacturing companies focus on the highest possible yield for their products.

Key Benefits of DuPont™ Teflon® industrial coatings:
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • High temperature resistance
  • Low permeation
  • High corrosion resistance

Typical Applications:
  • Storage tanks and drums
  • Processing tanks
  • Reactors
  • Pipes and pumps
  • Impellors, agitators, and baffles
  • Ducts
  • Fasteners
  • Valves

For more information on the coating markets for DuPont™ Teflon® industrial coatings and resources available, visit our Solution Center.