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California Enacts New Air Quality Law to Shutter Platers

New law gives local pollution control officials the power to issue immediate orders to stop polluting operations when violations pose an “imminent and substantial” danger.

Plating

Cold Spray for Chrome Plating Replacement

U.S. Army Research Lab and research partners investigate cold spray as an alternative to electrolytic chrome and nickel plating.

Powder Coating

Powder Coating Above Ground

Boston manufacturer, Affordable Interior Systems (AIS), moves its finishing operation above ground to save space in a new facility.

PPG Foundation Donates $40,000 to NDSU Coatings and Polymeric Materials Department

Grant supports establishment of professional graduate degree and program in color technology.

Remembering a Finisher’s Son

Metal finisher Fred Warmbier lost his son Otto to the brutal North Korean government after he was charged with a dubious crime and sentenced to hard labor.

40-Under-40

Products Finishing 40-Under-40: Class of 2017

Chicago’s Amanda Beach leads the 2017 Products Finishing list recognizing tomorrow’s leaders in the finishing industry.