News Briefs

4th Edition of Powder Coating Handbook Available
Calif. Chemical Processor Sentenced for False Statements on Parts
Cleaning Technologies Names New CEO
Enthone Building Manufacturing Center in China
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Resigns
EPA Finalizes Clean Air Standards for Industrial Boilers, Incinerators and Cement Kilns
EPA releases draft risk assessments on 5 chemical uses from list of 83
Integran Earns Patent for Coating Technology
More Restrictions on HCFC 225 for Cleaning
New interactive online tool helps employers assess workers' exposure to cadmium
OTC Solvent Degreasing Rule in States’ Hands
Plasmatreat Opens New Sales, Tech Center
Protech/Oxyplast Buys Thermoplastic Coatings Business
Quality Coatings Earns ILAG Partnering Award
Review Board Decision: Worker can't be fired for reporting an injury
Sherwin-Williams to Buy Mexican Firm
Uyemura Hires Southeastern Territory Manager
Watson Standard Acquires Coatings Assets

Exhibits & Display

Cleaning Technologies Immersion System Washes Challenging Parts
Eclipse Magnetic Filtration System Boosts Efficiency
Innovative Organics Biodegradable Cleaner Replaces Hazardous Solvents
Iosso Biobased Cleaner Removes Heavy Soils
Kafko Cleaner Eliminates Need for Multiple Solutions
NexGen Automated System Washes Large Parts
P&D Creative Nontoxic Cleaners Replace Toxic Chemicals
Petroferm Solvent Available in Pre-Saturated Wipes
Proceco UF System Extends Cleaning Solution Bath Life
RD Chemical De-smut Process Cleans Die-Cast Aluminum
Rosink Parts Cleaner Has Energy-Efficiency Features
Rosler Plunge Finishers Provide High-Gloss Finish on Complex Components
Solvent Kleene Ambient Degreaser Evaporates without Drying Equipment
Therma-Tron-X Multi-stage Pretreatment Prepares Parts for Finishing

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AAC Student Poster Awards Announced
BASF and Nissan Announce Streamlined Painting Processes
Columbia Chemical Participates In "Manufacturing Road Show"
Global Ceramic Coatings Market Worth $5.98B In 2013
MFASC to Exhibit at Largest Conference for Industry Inspectors in California
Q&A: Purple on Platinum-Plated Anodes
Q&A: Spray Gun Flow Rate Problem
Reliant Aluminum Products Promotes Industry Use of Aluminum
StandardAero Gets Certification for Protective Coatings
White Stays Atop the World’s Car Color Ranks

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The Reluctant Hero


A Retrospective View of Nickel Plating
Functional Trivalent Chromium Electroplating of Internal Diameters

Feature Articles

Bringing You the Future of Coatings with PVD
Drawn to Closed-Loop Cleaning
In Mechanical Finishing, All That Glistens Is … Or Is It?
Just Peachy in South Carolina as Palmetto Plating thrives on ingenuity, automotives
Mechanical Vapor Recompression Evaporation
More Environmental Cases are Going Criminal
Waterborne painting process is a first at South Carolina BMW plant

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New Products

Camfil Farr Dust and Fume Collector Offers Redesigned Features
Chicago Pneumatic Light Angle Grinders and Sanders Offer High Power
Enthone Bright Copper Process is Cyanide-free
GoatThroat Pumps Discharge Taps Enable Precise Fluid Dispensing
Grieve 500°F Gas Belt Conveyor Oven Dries Brass, Aluminum
Guyson Robotic Glass Bead System Meets Peening Specs
MacDermid UV-Curing System Offers Expanded Metallic Coating Colors
Rex-Cut Abrasive Wheels Suited for Robotic Deburring, Finishing
TQC Catalog Features Paint Testing Products

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