Current Issue: June 2020

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NIA Announces the 2019 Safety Excellence Award Winners

Read about the winners of the only national award for outstanding safety performance in the mechanical insulation industry. We are proud to showcase these companies committed to making safety a priority.

What to Do When Scared Workers Do Not Respond to Work Due to COVID-19

Weighing employees’ legal rights and health concerns with your organization’s business needs can be a tough balancing act when it is time for employees to return to work. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) interviewed attorneys from across the United States to answer the questions employers are asking.

Introducing the 2020 Premier Industry Manufacturers

Only 5 insulation manufacturers have won this prestigious award in 2020. Find out who these companies are that are committed to bettering the insulation industry.

Surface-Burning Characteristics of Insulation for Metal Buildings

When Plato coined the phrase, necessity is the mother of invention, he probably was not thinking about rapid flame progression along the surfaces of interior finish products. Read about ASTM E84, the necessary testing, and how this affects the insulation systems used in the construction of metal buildings.

A Different Perspective Editorial: Lessons from Experience for the Power Generation Industry

At this crucial time in the power generation industry—when massive growth and spending are meeting a dwindling insulation knowledge base—Gary Bases makes the case for maintaining good historical data as an important piece of the solution.

Specifying Insulation for Marine Applications—Opportunities, Challenges, and Considerations

The marine sector presents special challenges when it comes to insulating materials. Adam Windmiller examines the top 5 considerations to meet diverse performance requirements for marine-certified products to stand up to the challenges at sea and on domestic waters.