New Products

Caplugs Introduces Simpler Two-Piece Washer Pull Plug
Enthone’s Zinc-Nickel Process Increases Load Capacity
Grieve’s 500°F Conveyor Oven Cures Coatings
Guyson Corp.’s Robotic Blast System Preps Grit Blast Surface
Kolene’s Pyrolysis Ovens Enable Easy Access to Parts
PPG’s Spectracron 380 Poly-Iothane Series Provides Corrosion Resistance
Specifications for PPG’s Duranar Coatings Available on Speclink-E system
Spectro’s X-Ray Fluorescence Instruments Designed for Coat-Weight Measurement
Wisconsin Oven’s Walk-In Batch Oven Cures Automotive Parts

News Briefs

A.J. Dralle Inc. and Volz Luftfilter Form Partnership
Advanced Chemical Co. Hires Tracey Mefford, Sales Representative
AkzoNobel Opens RD&I Center for Coatings in Ohio
BASF Automotive Refinish Hires Tim Dawe, Sales Director
BJM Pumps Hires Jared Crouch, Bob Covill
Chuck Kellogg Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Columbia Chemical Renews ISO Registrations
Columbia Technical Sales Rep. Amanda Beach Earns CEF Certification from NASF
Eisenmann Acquires LacTec GmbH
Linetec Expands Facility in Wisconsin
Osborn Hires Steve Economos, Western Territory Sales Manager
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Uyemura Appoints Patrick Valentine, Manager of Six Sigma and Business Development
Wagner Purchases C.A. Technologies
Wagner Systems Inc. Hires Audrey Garcia, Marketing Specialist


Albers Finishing & Solutions Holding Open House of New Intellifinishing System
Axalta Celebrates 150 Years in Coatings
BASF Presents Winner of 2016 Fight Club of Automotive Design
Crown Group earns John Deere Supplier of the Year and Partner-level Supplier
Painting a Boeing 737: See The Video
Praxair Surface Technologies and GE Aviation Form Joint Venture
Pro Plating Hosts Manufacturing Day Students
Steel Manufacturer Hannibal Ind. Opens Houston Plant, Powder Coat Facility
Young Coater Wins Entrepreneur Award

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