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Sealants

Philadelphia, PA

Masonic Temple

Located on Broad Street directly across from City Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania stands one of the “great ‘wonders’ of the Masonic world,” The Masonic Temple of Philadelphia.

Masonic Temple
Allianz Field

St. Paul, Minnesota

Allianz Field

The Allianz Field is a soccer-focused stadium located in St. Paul, Minnesota and home to the Minnesota United FC. Officially opened in April 2019, the stadium houses 19,400 seats with future plans for an expansion of 24,474 in the works.

1957

The company, now known as Pecora, Inc., shifts its focus from paint to sealants and adhesives. Pecora paints were applied to warships and industrial machinery. The construction industry, with curtainwall and other new building systems, began shaping high-rise apartments and office buildings across the nation.

Pecora Chemical Corporation of Texas expands its presence with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Garland, Texas. This facility quickly became a success, supplying a wide range of products to customers worldwide and consistently increasing production capabilities and sales volumes.

1958

1966

Pecora Chemical Corporation, under the leadership of President Laurance E. Bowen, recognized the need for a distinct corporate identity as their research facilities expanded, leading to accelerated developments in chemically formulated products for the construction industry. This shift came with a new management philosophy and improved procedures in various departments. Additionally, the company opened a sales and warehouse facility in Atlanta, Georgia, with Alfred J. Guthrie serving as the Southern Regional Sales Manager, having been part of the company since 1951.

Pecora’s corporate objective has always been to provide quality products at a reasonable price. Products have found application in prestigious landmarks like The White House, Empire State Building, Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, United Nations Building, Independence Hall in Philadelphia, and many others. The management team’s mantra focuses on constant improvement in service, delivery time reduction, distribution, market forecast, and on-the-job technical support to outperform competitors.

1967

1968

Announcement of new expansion into Lower Salford, current location: 165 Wambold Road, Harleysville, PA 19438

Pecora Chemical Corporation, led by Laurance Bowen, Jr., represents the fourth generation of the founding family.

1969

1970

In early August, Pecora Chemical Corporation commenced construction on its new $1 million headquarters. At this time, they offered 113 sealants, caulking and glazing compounds, and building adhesives. Additionally, an article in Glass Digest highlights the company’s presence with headquarters and expansions in Texas, Atlanta, and overseas.

Pecora relocates to its new manufacturing facility at 165 Wambold Road in Harleysville, PA 19438.

1973-1974

1980-1984

The introduction of silicone sealant to the product line established it as the flagship product.

Introduction of a line of silicone sealants for the window and door fenestration market.

1993

2004

President, Joseph Virdone, initiated the consolidation of manufacturing operations and subsequently closed down the Garland, TX plant.

Introduces the industry’s first field tintable silicone sealant, 890FTS.

2005

2007-2009

Introduction of new OEM solutions, including Thermal Barrier Silicones and silicone narrow joint sealer. Also, launched the industry’s first and only complete line of non-staining technology silicone sealants.

Expands operations by adding a new finished goods warehouse in Hatfield, PA, and relocates its customer service department to this facility.

2008

2009

Constructs a cutting-edge laboratory for Technical Service within the Harleysville facility. Expansion of the Field Tintable Silicone line to include 890FTS-TXTR.

Acquisition of Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing deck coating line.

2012

2014

Introduction of XL Perm – an air, vapor, and water barrier protection system.

Pecora launches the Calculator App of popular sealants and coatings calculator to assist customers with purchasing the right about material for their project.

2015

2019

Release of industry’s first non-permeable STPU air, vapor, and water barrier protection system hits the market.

Unveiling of HB1000 Polyurethane Traffic Membrane.

2020

2022

Release of SilcoPrime.

The Excelsior

Reston, VA

The Excelsior

According to the Manchester Financial Group, developers of the Manchester Pacific Gateway project, “this will be one of California’s most stunning and iconic waterfront developments, giving San Diego a world-class destination on the North Embarcadero of the San Diego Bay.

Tukwila, WA

Boeing Museum of Flight

The Boeing Museum of Flight is the largest independent, non-profit air and space museum in the world. It’s quickly gaining traction as a Seattle landmark. Housing over 175 aircraft and aviation exhibits, the museum offers a breathtaking look into our nation’s history of flight.

Boeing Museum<br />
of Flight
The Palazzo

LAS VEGAS, NV

The Palazzo

The Palazzo is one of the most recognizable buildings in Las Vegas. After all, it’s the tallest completed building in the state of Nevada. The Guinness Book of World Records named the Palazzo the largest hotel in the world – its total floor space is 6,948,980 square feet.

Washington, D.C.

Saint John Paul II National Shrine

Washington, DC is certainly a city that has its share of political views. It is also a city that has an abundance of monuments, museums, parks, and is home to The White House.

Saint John Paul II<br />
National Shrine
Kauffman Center<br />
of Performing Arts

Kansas City, MO

Kauffman Center of Performing Arts

The arts are in the spotlight in Kansas City. With the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City will experience a change in its skyline as well as a change to the musical experience that can be expected by both artists and audiences in the region.

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Fife, WA

Kidder Mathews Property Management Group

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Baltimore, MD

225 N. Calvert St

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Philadelphia, PA

The Barnes Foundation

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Washington, D.C.

Atlantic Plumbing Building

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Albany, NY

Empire State Plaza

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Leawood, KS

Church of the Resurrection

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Las Vegas, NV

Panorama Towers

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Las Vegas, NV

Luxor Las Vegas Hotel and Casino

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Bronx, NY

Fordham University

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San Francisco, CA

Transamerica Pyramid

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Groton, CT

Submarine Force Museum

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Los Angeles, CA

6100 Wilshire Blvd