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"Smooth Finish" Podcast
Smooth Finish Podcast

Introducing NPC's New Podcast!

The National Plasterers Council (NPC) has rolled out a new offering for the pool industry with "Smooth Finish", a new podcast series.

"The NPC's mission is to be the utmost authority in the preparation, application, materials, start-ups and preservation of cementitious pool interior finishes," said Brent Lane, Artistry in Mosaics and Chair of the Marketing Committee. "We look to utilize this new platform to discuss all topics related to this mission and other matters relative to our members and the community by hosting and collaborating with other associations in the swimming pool business, industry experts, NPC members, and vendors specific to the topic at hand. We're hoping to be entertaining but striving to be enlightening."

Watch this page for new episodes as they become available!


Episode #1 - COVID-19 – A discussion About the Pool Industry's Response
This first NPC podcast features host Brent Lane of Artistry in Mosaics, and Chair of the NPC Marketing Committee, leading a panel of pool industry professionals in an informative conversation covering a variety of issues related to how the pool industry is responding to the coronavirus pandemic and the unique challenges faced by the industry. Conflicting information from the Federal, state and local governments and suggestions on how companies can stay informed is covered, as well as other topics. Panelists include Chris Marcano of Natural Chemistry, Rob Romano of David Cooke Plaster Company, Rudy Stankowitz of Aquatic Facility Training & Consultants, and Dominick Mondi, Executive Director of The Northeast Spa and Pool Association (NESPA).