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COVID-19 Response: Strong Precautions Taken But Acrymax Remains Open For Business

March 13th, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has escalated to the level of a WHO defined pandemic with more than 135,000 confirmed cases world wide. In the the United States, the confirmed figure is over 1,200 and expected to rise.

Acrymax’s headquarters and manufacturing plant is located in Media, PA – adjacent to Montgomery & Philadelphia Counties, in which clusters of cases have been confirmed and identified.

As a manufacturer of materials critical to the aerospace, defense, construction, and other essential industries, Acrymax realizes its critical role in the supply change.

We will stay open for business and have instituted the following precautions:
  1. All non-manufacturing employees will work from home.
  2. Manufacturing staff working on site have been directed to follow CDC guidelines for social distancing during work related activities.
  3. Daily cleaning procedures at our facility have been increased, and our remaining staff have been trained on best practices for good hygiene.
  4. No outside vendor or internal Acrymax meetings will held in person. All meetings shall be video or phone conferences.
  5. Should any individual on staff show symptoms of COVID-19, they have been advised to stay home and contact their primary care physician for recommended steps.
  6. Staff have been encouraged to practice social distancing, symptom monitoring, and good hygiene protocols during their transit to and from work and limit exposure to only essential interactions outside of work.

We expect to continue to supply our customers with product on schedule. We are actively monitoring the situation in real-time. We are in constant communication with our upstream suppliers, and do not foresee any supply issues with obtaining raw materials to make our products. Acrymax has been proactive on this front for years by domestically and locally sourcing the majority of our raw materials. Having been in business since 1951, Acrymax has and will continue to weather uncertain times.

We all need to do our part during this difficult time to help our community – local, state, national and world.

These will be trying times, but we will get through them together. Acrymax is leading by example.

Reduce liability and increase safety. Repair your concrete floors with Acrymax EP-110 Epoxy Mortar

January 5th, 2020

Reduce liability and increase safety. Repair your concrete floors now, with Acrymax’s Epoxy Mortar (EP-110):

Easy-to-use, 100% solids, epoxy mortar, concrete patching material.

A Quicker, Stronger Concrete Repair that will Last.

  • Quicker: Cures in a fraction of the time of traditional concrete/mortar repair
  • Stronger: Compression strength more than double (psi) of traditional commercial-grade concrete
  • Lasting: Repair will last since it won’t shrink and crack like traditional concrete/mortar repair

Recommended for:  heavy traffic areas, forklift traffic and steel wheel equipment production areas.

Schedule a demo at your facility and fix your cracks, now.

  • 2-gallon kit: $74.25
  • Coverage per unit: 8.62 sq. ft. @ 1/4″ and 17.24 sq. ft. @ 1/8

Acrymax Traffic Deck System

July 23rd, 2019

Acrymax is well known for our roof coatings, but this unique project showcases the use of our AF-135 wall coatings and our Traffic Deck System.

Completed by R. N DeMeck Roof Management Services, Inc. at at an outdoor casino deck in Northeastern PA, Acrymax coatings were utilized to waterproof and improve the aesthetics of the grandstands.

Our traffic deck systems can be used for both pedestrian and vehicular traffic and are typically installed on either concrete or plywood decks.

Acrymax to hold University of Kynar Event in June

April 22nd, 2019

Acrymax is scheduled to hold an event in conjunction with Arkema, Inc. in early June 2019 to highlight Acrymax’s products based on Arkema’s Kynar Aquatec® resin technology.

Details for the event are as follows:

  • Morning of June 4th
  • Philadelphia Marriott West (Conshohocken, PA)
  • 2 AIA LU (2 HSW and 1 SD)
  • Panel discussion with high performance coatings experts
  • Lunch and breakfast included

Registration for the event can be made here – Enrollment is limited.

We hope that you will join us to learn more about Kynar® PVDF technology from the world leader in fluoropolymer science, Arkema Inc. This training session will offer you the knowledge you need to properly specify superior performance coatings for architectural components.

Acrymax is a licensed manufacturer of fluoropolymer coatings formulated with the newest water-based, field-applied PVDF technology, Kynar Aquatec® resin.

Acrymax will spotlight specific applications and discuss the importance of effective project specifications including specifying the proper coating for the specific project, preparation methods, application conditions, and applicator qualifications.

Acrymax Adds Representation in Ohio

March 30th, 2019

Acrymax is excited to announce the addition of representation for the state of Ohio.

With decades of experience in the roofing and waterproofing business, Robert Jonas of Building Envelope Technologies will add to the already deep experience level at Acrymax.

Please see the following Rob’s full contact information:

Robert S. Jonas
Building Envelope Technologies

10200 Luman Lane
Twinsburg, Ohio 44087

(O) 440-590-2816
(F) 440-482-5813

USDA Kingville, TX restored using AF-4400 & AF-5500

January 17th, 2019

This project was completed in 2018 at a USDA facility in Kingsville, TX using the AF-4400 for the roofing applications and AF-5500 for the metal wall panels.

These products provide the ultimate performance in roof coating and paint technology as they are formulated with Kynar Aquatec® PVDF resins.

The roofs received our ARS-3-M15 system (base coating with AF-130BC and finish coating with AF-130) prior to be coated with the AF-4400, while the walls were primed with PC-125 and top coated with AF-5500.The additional flexibility built in to the AF-4400 makes it better for top coating elastomeric coatings like AF-130, while the increased hardness in the AF-5500 makes it a better wall coating.

The owner selected these products because they “needed something that could withstand the punishing summer sun and the constant salt that is in the air”. Additionally, they don’t receive budgets for repainting building very often so the long term performance of this product will assist them greatly.

The applicator – AMG Construction Company, Inc. – thought that the products were easy to work with because of their waterborne properties, but beyond the products, “the support received exceeded our expectations from customer service, technical assistance to product delivery.”

New Year, New Acrymax….

January 10th, 2019

Well new Acrymax building – same great company!

The steel arrived last week for the addition to our manufacturing plant.

Located on the western edge of Media, PA, Acrymax manufactures in a building originally constructed in 1914 and we’ve been operated at this location since 1958. After 60 years, we were due for some upgrades! This new space gives increases our capacity and will allow us to expand our ability to bring the very best paints and coatings on the market to more people and businesses.

Historic Preservation with AF-4400

October 5th, 2018

Completed in 2014 by Highclimbers Company, the waterproofing and preservation of the smoke stacks at the re-purposed Baltimore Power Plant is a testament to Acrymax & Preservation Products ( commitment to historic preservation.

The stacks were waterproofed used AF-315 and POLY-1 fabric, protected from corrosion using PC-535, and provided an exceptionally durable finish coat based on AF-4400.

AF-4400 is a field applied fluoropolymer coating based on Kynar Aquatec resin.

A great article was written about this project by CoatingsPro Magazine in 2017 -

Kynar Aquatec® is a registered trademark belonging to Arkema Inc.

Fort McHenry Rodman Cannon Restoration

November 22nd, 2017

In fall 2016, the National Park Service undertook the restoration and painting of the Rodney Cannons at Fort McHenry. These cannons were cleaned back to bare metal via a high pressure water jetting process and received a robust Acrymax coating system designed for corrosion control and color retention.

The primer of the system was PC-125 Rust Inhibitive Direct-to-Metal primer, the intermediate coat was PC-535 Rust Inhibitive DTM Elastomeric Coating, and then system was finished with two coat of AF-4400 Field Applied Fluoropolymer Coating.

Check out pictures of the project taken a year after install – the finish still looks excellent and will for years to come.


New Acrymax Engineer: Elizabeth Green

March 9th, 2017

Elizabeth Green just recently started working at Acrymax as a Production & Quality Engineer.

She loves being outdoors, playing sports, and spending time with friends and family.  However, it wasn’t these hobbies that brought her here to Acrymax.  Elizabeth has a passion for engineering as well.

She graduated from Rowan University in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, a BioEngineering Specialiization, and an Honors Concentration.

Prior to graduating, she interned in Summer 2015 and Winter 2016 in the Work and Process Management department at South Jersey Industries.  During her time at South Jersey Industries, Elizabeth was able to perform financial analyses, track and analyze yearly damages, and create a quality analysis/compliance inspection database to identify process improvement areas.  In addition to those daily tasks, she also assisted in Six Sigma initiatives to decrease damages and helped to implement new training modules.

After graduating, in Fall 2016, Elizabeth interned in Colorado for Engineering Ministries International (a non-profit Christian organization comprised of engineers, architects, and designers that donate their skills to the developing world).  Through this organization, she was able to travel to Haiti to survey, test, and analyze existing site, water, and drainage conditions, as well as participate during in-country design and architectural meetings.  Upon returning to the United States, she and her team were able to complete a master-plan of the existing site and proposed future site.  In December 2016, Elizabeth’s team handed a completed report and detailed drawings for a multi-purpose community center to the ministry in which they had partnered with called Nou Hope.

As much as she misses the mountains, she is excited to be back on the East Coast and joining the Acrymax team.  Elizabeth can’t wait to work in a small team again, learn more about the paint and coatings industry, and put her chemical engineering knowledge to good use at an awesome company!


Elizabeth Green Head Shot

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