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News Briefs

ACA Gets Win in California Auto Refinish Language
Accessa Coatings Relocates Indiana Facility
Arsenal Capital Partners Acquires Plasticolors and Business Unit of Evonik
Chemetall Opens Second Indian Plant
Chicago AESF Presents Geldzahler Award
Coventya Acquires U.K. Lacquer Maker
Danish Firm Wins Award for Wind Turbine Coatings
Dymax Names Territory Sales Manager
EPA Promotes Safer Alternatives to Nonylphenol Ethoxylates
EPA Releases Mapping Tool to Improve Environmental Reviews and Planning
EPA Takes Next Step to Implement 2008 Ozone Standards
EPA to Work with Drinking Water Systems to Monitor Unregulated Contaminants
EPA Will Have National Academy of Sciences Review Assessment Process
GM Names BASF 2011 Supplier of Year
Guide Addresses Shop-Applied Metal Finishes
Guide Addresses Shop-Applied Metal Finishes
Industrial Solvent Cleaning Rules Move Forward
Industrial Solvent Cleaning Rules Move Forward
Metal Finishing Shop Wins California EPA Award
Minnesota Finishing Suppliers See Boom in Exports
Minnesota Finishing Suppliers See Boom in Exports
NASF Collaborates with National Association of Manufacturers
NASF Collaborates with Nickel Institute, American Chemistry Council on EPA Nickel Risks
NASF SUR/FIN Hosts International Panel, Pentagon Workshop and Launch Global Surface Technology Roundtable
OSHA Kicks Off Summer Campaign To Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses
OSHA Posts New Materials For Variance Approval Process
Powder Coatings Maker Enhances Websites
PPG Names Certified Applicator
Sherwin-Williams Developing Soybean-based Paints
Sherwin-Williams Names Partner of Year
Specialty Coating Systems Gets AS9100C Certification
Trade Groups to Host Aluminum Week
Valspar Boosts Industrial Coatings Prices


AESF Foundation Training at SUR/FIN
AkzoNobel Shows Color, Passion Of Furniture Finishes In Italy
CCAI Expands Finishing Pavilion at FABTECH
DuPont Powder Coatings Hosts “Sailing into New Horizons" Conference For Customers
Metal Processing International Earns Texas Award
NASF Bright Design Challenge Selects Scholarship Winners
New Mexico School Features Eco-Friendly Anodized Walls
PCI Executive Director Rodger Talbert Steps Down
PPG Aerospace Coatings Create ‘All Black’ Livery For Air New Zealand
PPG wins 2012 Automotive News PACE Award for B1:B2 wet-on-wet paint system
Taiwan Surface Finishing Industry Up 13% Last Year

New Products

1,100°F Electric Walk-in Oven Cures Paint
Circulating Water Baths Offer Temperature Control
Digital Syringe Dispenser Offers Precise Control
Plugs Mask Through, Blind Holes
Powder Coater Adds Color Selections
Software Upgrade Enhances Gage Use
Solution Strips Metals from Stainless Racks
System Cuts Water Use in Black Oxide Processes


Brochure Showcases Finishing Solutions
Centrifugal Barrels Outperform Rotary, Vibratory Machines
Deburring System Accepts Parts in Carriers
Flap Discs Conform to Curved Surfaces
Machines Offer Vibratory Finishing


Masking for Surface Finishing

Tech Notes

Cyklos Building a Better Finishing Machine
PPG Industries, AkzoNobel Launch New Aerospace Coating Products

Feature Articles

Aerospace Drives More Calls for Non-Chrome Passivate Finishes
EPA One Step Closer to Finalizing New Emission Standards
Finding Lost Profits In Your Finishing Line
NASF REPORT: Is EPA Playing Dirty With Chromium Data?
Sand + Snow Makes Pretreatment Essential

Never Finished

Redneck Jokes and Finishing

End of the Line

A Conversation with ... Harold Wagenknecht, Rosler Metal Finishing USA

Finishing Touch

Aerospace Sector Plans Rebound

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