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Sightline is a team of Airfield Marking Consultants. We don't paint; instead we are marking experts, working with the industry to improve marking systems worldwide.

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Our thoughts and prayers have been with those in Boston this week. Donna and Mike were in New York at the time and those there remember all to well what Boston and the rest of the nation is feeling this week. The wake of tragedy renews our continued vigilance and motivation to keep our country and loved ones safe.

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Marking Myth - Paint Every Year

We continually battle several misconceptions among the industry about pavement markings on airfields. It seems that many just have the wrong idea about what it takes to do it the right way. In this series of articles, we will debunk popular marking myths, and set the record straight. More>>

In-house vs. Contractor

If you've been to one airport - you've been to one airport. They are all different, right down to opinions about whether to outsource or 'insource' airfield marking maintenance. Subsequent to an audit, our clients often pick our brains relating to the benefits of using an in-house crew versus a contractor. More>>

A Balancing Act

Successful airport operations are a combination of several different components working in concert. If you remove any one part in the mix, it can jeopardize the entire system. The nature of the waterborne paint that you put down on the airfield is no different. More>>


Have you had any traits passed down to you that you have never been thrilled about? Inherited traits like poor eyesight, allergies, being short or freakishly tall, are out of your control. It makes you wish you could have more control over what you inherit. More>>

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