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Abtex Names Market Development Manager
Abtex Updates Website
Ace Equipment Launches New Website
American Plating Power Opens Mexican Office
BASF to Consolidate Employee Learning Opportunities
Boron Specialties Executive Testifies on Impact of Toxic Substances Control Act
California Judge Orders Standards for Chromium 6
Chemetall Technology Gets Federal Spec Approval
Columbia Chemical Receives Ohio Award
Congress confirms Gina McCarthy as administrator
Coventya Zinc Technology Meets GM Spec
Cytec Coating Resins Establishes New Identity
Dürr Building Paint Shop for Shanghai GM
Enthone Program Enables Customers to Verify Final Finish Authenticity
EPA issues final rule for disposal of industrial wipes
EPSI Adds to Sales Team
Finishing Consultants to Distribute Graco Products
HMG Paints Director Elected VP of British Coatings Group
Hubbard-Hall Hires Procurement Manager
Nominating Committee Seeks Industry Input on NASF Board
Powder Coating Show Coming in October
PPG Expands Pennsylvania Facility
Senate Holds Landmark Hearing on Federal Chemicals Law Reform
Staco Energy Names Service VP
SVC Foundation Selling Video to Raise Funds
Three at B.L. Downey Earn Class K Certification
Valspar to Acquire European Industrial Coatings Firm
Watson Standard Promotes VP


Axalta Expands Coatings Technology Center
BASF Reveals Automotive Color Forecast
California Proposes Nation’s First Drinking Water Standard for Hexavalent Chromium
Cash To Head Axalta Industrial Coatings; PPG Appoints Braun as VP Industrial Coatings
CCAI Announces 2013 Award Winners
Chicago Comb, Triton Metal Finishing Strike Gold
Columbia Chemical Receives Award From Business Group
Hentzen Coatings Celebrates 90th Anniversary
Hentzen Gets Approval Of CARC Powder Topcoat
SIFCO ASC Launches New Brand Identity And Website
UMASS' Toxics Use Reduction Institute Holding Aerospace/Defense Industry Supply Chain Conference
VIDEO: Fire Engulfs Aero Chrome Plating in California
Wagner Showcases New Liquid, Powder Equipment
Work Underway On NASF Research Project

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Ground Zero for Industrial Parts Cleaning Discharge
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Plater Grows Bigger in Texas With Oil, Gas Customers
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Bosch Rexroth Booklet Profiles Oil Cleanliness in Hydraulic Systems
Cleaning Technologies Group Cleaning System Uses Cavitation Effect
Cuda Aqueous Parts Washers Use No Solvents
Dürr Ecoclean System Uses Steam to Remove Contaminants
Eriez Vacuum Filter System Improves Cleaning
Lechler Pneumatic Atomizing Nozzles with Solenoid
MacDermid Non-Silicated Cleaner Treats Aluminum
Plasma Etch Compact Plasma Cleaner Suited for Smaller Facilities
Process Technology Inline Water Heater Improves Cleaning
Sanborn Centrifugal System Recycles Fluids for Aqueous Parts Washers
SensoTech Inline Analyzer Enables Control of Bath Concentrations
Solvent Kleene Paint and Coating Stripper Removes CARCs
Spraying Systems Cleaning Guns Available in Several Materials
Tovatech Ultrasonic Cleaner Offers 3 Operation Modes

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Dow Surfactant Improves Wetting, Leveling
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Nordson Powder System Offers Fast Color Change
Norton Abrasives Bond Technology Used to Improve Abrasives
Sullair Oil/Water Separators Filter Liquid Condensate
Weiler Wire Brushes Designed for 4-1/2-inch Grinders
West Control Solutions Devices Offer Greater Temperature Control

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