ACTIVE DUTY: CARC lines are growing
Oshkosh Corporation in Wisconsin was approved by the U.S. Army earlier this year to build about 23,000 military trucks and trailers under the five-year contract starting in 2011.
Back in Black: Birchwood Casey's black oxide
Black anodize finishes have long been favored for their thick, hard coating properties. It is also these very same characteristics that often make the anodizing unusable for many military and aerospace applications.
Active Duty: Doing Business With Uncle Sam
Dona Burkard’s left a nice job at General Motors to go to work for her husband’s surface finishing business with one thing in mind: get Burkard Industries more work from the military.
In a Vaccum: Sandvik's new preteatment process
Sandvik Surface Technology in Benton Harbor, MI says it has developed a new, environmentally friendly process for precoating metal strips that combines an advanced vaccum process with nanotechnology.