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American Innovations in Retroreflectivity - 07/03/2013

My car is imported, my computer is imported, my clothes are imported, my fuel is imported and even my tooth brush is imported! In fact it's difficult for me to find anything made in America these days. Now more than ever, as an American veteran-owned company, Professional Pavement Products continuously seeks opportunities to support American manufacturing and innovation. In fact the majority of our products were created and are mad...
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PPP Across the US and More - 05/16/2013

Last year PPP provided products to nearly 2000 companies spread across 38 states and 13 countries. So far this year we have exhibited at the American Traffic Safety Services Association Annual National Exposition and the National Pavement Exposition.   ...
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Upcoming Workshops in North Carolina - 05/09/2013

Pavement Marking 101 We had great turn-outs in both Raleigh and Charlotte, NC at the May 30th 2013 workshops on understanding traffic paint types, specifications, methods of application, and much more! Thanks to all of you that were able to attend these events! We hope you had a great time.   ...
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PPP Sponsors Team for Bike MS: PGA Tour Cycle to the Shore 2012 - 10/05/2012

Ocobter 2012, Jacksonville, FL – Professional Pavement Products (PPP) has several employee families who are affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) so when their very own Steve Norkus decided to join the Bike MS: PGA TOUR Cycle to the Shore, PPP jumped at the chance to sponsor his team and donate to this worthy cause. Bike MS is the premier fundraising cycling series in the nation. The PGA T...
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PPP Looking To Expand in a Shrinking World - 08/08/2012

JACKSONVILLE, FL. -- Doing business in a shrinking world requires boldness in expanding beyond political boundaries, however it is a risk well worth taking. That was the conclusion of Greg Driskell, President and Founder of Jacksonville-based Professional Pavement Products (PPP), after an exploratory trip to Brazil in October 2011 where he stepped out of his comfort zone to investigate the opportunities that our shrinking world has to offer. “PPP has...
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PPP Speaks a Common Language with Latin America - 08/08/2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- No matter the city, state or country, concerned officials everywhere speak the language of roadway safety, as witnessed by Professional Pavement Product's participation in the 2nd Annual International Road Safety Week Conference in Quito, Ecuador held the last week of November, 2011. The conference was attended by government officials and highway engineers representing several Central and South American countries including ...
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Introducing PPPcatalog.com, Version 2.0! - 07/10/2012

The new and improved PPPcatalog.com is chock full of improvements so you can easily find products, PPP’s special offerings, job calculators, and all sorts of other information faster than ever before.    Shop the New Product Catalog The Products section of the website was by far the biggest focus for improvements in PPPcatalog.com Version 2.0. We wanted to make it easier for you to find exactly what you are looking for from sealer additi...
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PPP President Featured in the Jacksonville Business Journal - 05/17/2012

Gregory Driskell, president and founder of Professional Pavement Products, Inc., was recently featured in the Jacksonville Business Journal for his leadership in developing entrepreneurship networks in Florida. “Entrepreneurs are unique in many ways that only other entrepreneurs can understand” stated Driskell. “The Entrepreneurs’ Organization allows me to surround myself with like minded business leaders of which we can gain wisdom...
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Retreat Launches 2011 for PPP - 05/17/2012

The verdict is in and Professional Pavement Products managers say they are poised to lead the company to new levels of efficiency and service in 2011. Inspired by the enthusiasm and expertise of President Greg Driskell, managers left the December managers' retreat feeling well prepared for the future. “We plan to continue building a lean organization that's efficient,” said Josh Miller, Texas regional distribution center general manager. ...
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New Federal Rules Offer Newfound Revenue! - 05/17/2012

“The bears are comin' out of the woods!” This is an old Tennessee saying describing the effect of poor food supply in the wilderness causing the bears to come out into communities in search for new food sources. It fittingly describes our industry in these economic times. Basically there is not enough work in our industry to keep us all fed. So we have to look in other areas for new revenue. On January 16th of 2007, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) amended t...
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