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December 6 2016

Sto to attend the 2017 International Builders Show

Sto to attend the 2017 International Builders Show

Visit Sto Corp in booth S228 at the NAHB International Builders Show (IBS) on January 10-12 in Orlando, Florida. IBS is the largest annual light construction show in the world, and we’ll be showcasing our seamless StoGuard waterproof air barrier systems and super-hydrophobic StoCoat Lotusan exterior coating with Lotus-Effect technology.

For a free pass and the opportunity to catch a demo of Sto’s solutions for sealing joints and seams, click here. We hope to see you there.

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June 15 2016

Sto Will Attend PCBC in San Francisco June 21-23

Dedicated to advancing the art, science and business of housing, PCBC is the largest homebuilding trade show representing the West Coast region of the U.S.

Launched in 1959 as a small educational conference at the Sheraton Palace Hotel in San Francisco, PCBC is now an annual two-day conference, product display and business exchange and is open to anyone professionally involved in the building industry, including builders, developers, architects, remodelers, designers, contractors, dealers/distributors and suppliers/manufacturers.

In the past, PCBC was an acronym for “Pacific Coast Builders Conference”. Over time the name became an inaccurate reflection of the audience, as the show now draws attendees from all over the United States, Canada, Mexico and more than 25 other countries. Today the show is known simply as PCBC.

PCBC alternates each year between San Francisco and San Diego and has been endorsed as the official show of Leading Builders of America (LBA), whose membership includes 21 of the largest publicly and privately held homebuilders in the nation.

Sto will be in Booth 405. We hope to see you there!

The American Institute of Architects Convention will be in Philadelphia this year.

May 3 2016

See You at AIA

Sto will be featuring several next-generation building products including StoVentec, a new ventilated rainscreen cladding system and StoGuard® air and moisture barrier at the annual AIA Convention Expo to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 19-21. Sto will also be displaying a library of sample products, a picture gallery of Sto projects around the world, and a touch screen showcase of Sto’s many systems and solutions.

Another highlight of Sto’s booth (#2251) will be an inspirational mural created on-site by a local Philadelphia artist. Last year, two local Atlanta artists painted murals in the company’s booth using Sto coating products and it was such a compelling attraction that Sto decided to repeat the live-action artistry featuring a local fine art painter. The combined display of problem-solving products, well-executed projects and creative energy will help demonstrate Sto’s value to the architectural community. The message? We help you realize your vision.

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April 13 2016

Sto Corp. to exhibit at the INTEX Expo 2016

Sto will be attending the INTEX Expo 2016 in New Orleans on April 18-19. It’s the largest trade show specifically catering to the wall and ceiling industry, and we’ll be demoing our RapidSeal, RapidFill, and Corner Bead products. We’ll also be showcasing six samples of Sto’s Drip Edge profile.

Sto reps will be able to answer questions about our Next-Generation continuous insulation systems including our technically advanced StoTherm® ci Wall Systems. If you drop by the booth to take a look, we can sign you up for our special drawing to win a free YETI cooler, the best way to chill your favorite beverage.

To save you the hassle, we’ve also arranged for you to get a complimentary two-day, VIP Exhibit Hall pass (click here).

We’ll see you there!

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April 12 2016

Sto Corp Launches Next-Gen StoCoat® Lotusan® Coating

Sto Corp is pleased to announce the launch the next generation of our highly successful StoCoat® Lotusan® coating. The evolution of this product supports Sto Corp.’s effort to delight our customers and grow our successful functional coatings products line.

StoCoat Lotusan is based on the science of biomimicry – building products based on designs from the natural world. It employs BIONICS™ technology modeled on the microstructure of the lotus leaf. Engineered by Sto, this innovative coating has super-hydrophobic properties and is ideal for new construction and recoat projects over concrete, stucco, EIFS, and fiber cement board substrates due to its high water vapor permeability.

The tinting formulas for the new product remain the same; however, since the formulation is slightly different, efforts should be made on job sites to use current and newer batches on different elevations or at architectural breaks, since the color may vary slightly where the two materials come together. Throughout this transition, you will still be able to order the old product to finish ongoing projects. Pricing remains the same.

The new, next generation version of StoCoat Lotusan will have white lids during the transition and a sticker on the label of each pail that says “Next Generation”. Here is a table of the new item numbers for the new product:

The dark base materials are not included in this announcement. Those materials already incorporate the next-generation technology.

Please contact your sales representative or your customer service representative through this transition if you have any questions. Also, please work to use up your old inventory of the current formulation; Sto Corp. will not be accepting returns of the old product since it remains usable.

Thank you in advance for your assistance in making the transition to this next -generation product!

February 17 2016

Why Continuity Is Crucial in Air and Moisture Barriers

Most design / construction professionals understand the need for well-designed air and moisture control layers in wall assemblies. Apart from simply keeping liquid water on the exterior of the building where it belongs, air and moisture barriers help reduce unwanted

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January 8 2016

Sto Corp. to exhibit at the 2016 NAHB IBS

Atlanta, GA – Sto Corp. will be attending the 2016 NAHB IBS show in Las Vegas, NV, January 19th-21st, the largest annual light construction show in the world. Sto Corp. will be showcasing our air and moisture barrier – StoGuard and our innovated coating Lotusan. To register for a free pass to IBS show click here. See you there!

December 7 2015

Prefab is expanding and growing in popularity

Prefab is expanding and growing in popularity

Prefab is growing not only in size and scope, but it is also expanding options for buyers and leaving an impact on different cultures across the world. The building community often uses prefabricated techniques due to cost effectiveness, but modular methods are also opening up new doors for design innovation. Here are some ways that modular architecture is changing the construction industry.

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December 7 2015

Prefab is expanding and growing in popularity

Prefab is growing not only in size and scope, but it is also expanding options for buyers and leaving an impact on different cultures across the world. The building community often use prefabricated techniques due to cost effectiveness, but modular methods

November 30 2015

The future of the home insulation market

The future of the home insulation market

Insulation is critical when it comes to retaining heat in your home and saving money on energy expenses. Sto Corp can provide superior insulation by analyzing each unique build and providing a case-specific approach to delivering the best results for a given residence. However, as the market evolves, the way that continuous insulation is prepared and distributed will change along with it.

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