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Axalta Primers Provide Strength and Performance
DeFelsko Reporting Software Consolidates Batch Recording
Exair Cabinet Coolers Resist Heat and Corrosion
Grieve No. 836 Bakes Coatings
Komax Tank Heater Conforms to Existing Equipment
Martech Air System Provides Breathable Air
Norton Grinding Wheels Deliver Uniform Abrasive Distribution
Specialty Plastics Filtration Systems Provide Corrosion Resistance
Spray Tech Junair Paint Booth Increases Energy Efficiency
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News Briefs

BASF's Kingstrom joins Women’s Industry Network board
Cleaning Technologies Group Hires Innovation Engineer
Columbia Chemical Appoints Customer Service Representative and Lab Chemist
FANUC America to Expand Operations
LaBonte Joins Uyemura as Technical Services Specialist
MacDermid Enthone Hires Global OEM Manager
Nordson Appoints Powder System Specialist and Powder Application Specialist
Rohner Launches New Website
Sheffield Platers Appoints Vice President Strategic Operations
Uyemura Appoints Sales Manager and Quality Assurance Specialist
Winona Powder Coating Granted UL Recertification

Exhibits & Display

Better Engineering Drum Washer System Cleans Complex Geometries
GFC Pretreatment Washers
MicroCare’s Degreaser Eliminates Acid Testing
Omegasonics Technical Document Details Ultrasonic Cleaning
Omegasonics’ Ultrasonic Cleaning Systems Receive CSA Certification
Ransohoff WasteWizard Filters Contaminates
Solvent Systems Bio-Based Solvents Reduce Environmental Risk
Tovatech’s Ultrasonic Cleaners Prepare Coating Surfaces
UltraSonic’s Catalog Outlines Ultrasonic Cleaners
Viking Monorail Shot Blaster Reduces Operator Costs


American Plating Power opens Mexico branch
Dürr Group Holding Grand Opening of Southfield HQ
Innovance Acquires Minnesota's Mass Finishing, Inc.
Jeff Henderson is Aluminum Anodizers Council new President
June Go-To Gal: Debi Warren, Coating Technologies Inc.
PPG Opens New Liquid Coatings Application Development Center in Wisconsin
Sifco White Paper Talks Best Kept Aerospace Secret
Spray Equipment and Service Center Acquires FinishLine Technologies
Techmetals Earns Boeing BAC 5680 Zinc Nickel Approval
Waterstone Faucets Honored as Region IX Small Business Exporter of the Year

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