SSPC PCCP Support Services

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) initiated a Painting Contractor Certification Program (PCCP) in 1987. The program was initially developed to verify the capabilities of Contractors performing industrial surface preparation and coating application in the field. The program’s objective was to determine if an industrial/marine coatings Contractor had the personnel, organization, qualifications, procedures, knowledge, […]

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Quality Management

W. Edwards Deming, a trained statistician, is regarded by many as the leading quality guru in the United States. In the 1950s, Japan championed many of Deming’s ideas as the cornerstone of their transition from a manufacturer of goods synonymous with cheapness and low quality, to wide recognition for the highest standards of quality and […]

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Project Management

Project Management

KTA’s construction project management services provide Owners with support in every phase of a painting project. Services include reviews of project objectives, field investigations of existing conditions, laboratory tests for toxic metals and coating compatibility, and preliminary design reports including opinions of probable cost. Once a painting strategy is selected, KTA’s coating consultants and environmental […]

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Laboratory

Laboratory

KTA’s coating laboratory provides paint, corrosion and material testing services including coatings research, paint failure investigations, compositional analysis, accelerated weathering, cyclic corrosion testing, abrasive performance, and other physical testing. Conducted by scientists, chemists, and research and development specialists, these comprehensive services provide clients with independent, accurate analyses of coating problems, and advance the industry’s understanding […]

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Engineering Surveys

KTA provides coating and corrosion surveys, coating condition assessments, structural takeoffs, opinions of probable cost, life cycle cost analyses, and evaluation of contractor coatings containment submittals, to assist owners during the design phase of a project. As an integrated team of engineers and coatings experts, KTA’s Engineering Surveys professionals help mitigate corrosion-related failure risks such […]

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Environmental and Industrial Hygiene Services

Environmental & Industrial hygiene and workplace safety consulting, lead paint management and OSHA compliance programs, ambient air quality monitoring and indoor air quality assessments, and safety training are a just a few of the core services offered by KTA’s Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) department. In the early 1990s, KTA successfully combined extensive knowledge of […]

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Paint and Coating Consultants

Paint and Coating Consultants

KTA coating consultants have decades of experience providing coating failure investigations, paint system recommendations, painting specification preparation and other professional services.  KTA’s services benefit any industry employing high performance protective coatings and linings or architectural coatings for the protection of assets from the adverse effects of corrosion and weathering.  KTA’s team of industry recognized professionals […]

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Training

Training

KTA’s broad range of coatings, lead paint management, and safety training programs bring to light over 60 years of service to public and private-sector clients in the U.S. and abroad. With expansive knowledge, expertise and field experience in the delivery of all types of construction quality assurance services, and unique expertise in coating, steel and […]

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Steel and Concrete

Steel and Concrete

KTA’s Steel and Concrete Group provides experienced, certified technicians trained in non-destructive testing, welding, bolting, concrete and coatings inspection to verify the quality of fabricated steel and concrete structures,  as described in the steel “Inspector Qualifications” link below. The integrity of our nation’s infrastructure depends upon the proper fabrication and installation of steel and concrete […]

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Professional Services

Professional Services

The Professional Services Group is a team of industry leading professionals that provides coating failure investigations, coating condition assessments, laboratory analysis of coatings, environmental, health and safety consultation, and associated training. We focus on all industries that employ protective coatings and linings on industrial and commercial structures as a component to their corrosion prevention processes and image maintenance. Learn More!

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