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Liquid Coating Demand Creates Albers Finishing

Kansas coater launches new, flexible and innovative liquid coatings line with help from IntelliFinishing. more(+)

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Aluminum Anodizer Implements Zero Liquid Discharge

Success of water minimization reuse at Bonnell Aluminum in Georgia after implementing zero liquid discharge facility for aluminum anodizers. more(+)

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Why Does Anodize Fade?

There are several causes not related to shops cutting corners and a specification should not be an excuse. more(+)

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A Refresher Course on Ultrasonic Cleaning

A close look at the intricacies of this technology helps with understanding how it is most effectively applied. more(+)

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Successful Cleaning Process Requires Team Effort

Customer and supplier mount intensive effort to bring a new, successful cleaning process online. more(+)

A Conversation with…Joe Subda, Axalta Coating Systems

Subda joined Axalta’s ecoat product group in 1990 and received the George E.F. Brewer Award at the ECOAT16 conference in February. more(+)

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Finisher Still Going Strong at Age 100

Ohio finishing shop owner still shows up for work every day and is involved in a number of charitable endeavors. more(+)

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Excuses from Naysayers of Lean Manufacturing

They remain unconvinced and say lean and continuous improvement won’t work with their operation. more(+)

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TOP SHOPS: Orion Industries

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