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Axalta Coating Systems Participates in Michigan Values Veterans Workforce Program
Chemetall Receives Best Performer Award from Airbus
College Offers Spray Finishing Workshop
Coventya Welcomes Al Acheson as Regional Sales Representative
De Nora Solution for Copper Electrowinning Sees Success at the 8th International Copper Conference and Exhibition
Estron Recruits New Business Manager for Europe and the Middle East
Haviland Offers Training in Monterrey, Mexico
Kolene Celebrates 75 Years
Lloyd Ploof Joins Metal Chem Inc.
Mark Adams Joins Columbia Chemical as Technical Sales Representative
NASF to Release Advanced Surface Technology
NASF's Bright Design Challenge
Parker Ionics and Ms Oberflächentechnik Ag Announce North American Strategic Alliance
Poly-Plating Recognized for Safety Achievements
PPG Video Features Duranar GR, Coraflon GR Graffiti-resistant Clear Coats
Rick Stuhler Appointed Global Product Line Manager, Enthone MID and Connectors
Rob Kleinschmidt, Mike Acker Named to Dymax Sales Team
Sam Huffman passes; Was Founder of CAPSCO, Carolina Plating and Stamping Co.
SRG Global Inc. Names Jose Miguel Ivorra VP, Commercial and Program Management

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New Products

AkzoNobel Warranty System Expanded for Architectural Powder Coatings
Anomet Platinum-Clad Anodes Metallurgically Bonded for Durability
Birchwood Cold Metal Blackening Suited for Finishing Oil/Gas Drilling Components
BYK-Gardner Portable Spectrophotometer Quantifies Fluorescent Light
Enthone Adjustable Leveler in Acid Copper Process Eliminates Defects
Grieve High-Temperature Bench Oven Used for Various Processes
PPG Copper-free Marine Coatings Protect Ships from Fouling
Spraying Systems Handbook Shows How to Maximize Performance, Reduce Spray Operation Costs
Technic’s Goldeneye Saves on Precious Metal

Exhibits & Display

ACT Test Panels Ensure E-coat Performance
Axalta E-coatings Suited for Transportation Applications
BASF Cathodic E-coats Offer Optimal Edge Protection
Bethel Engineering Turn-key Finishing Systems Designed for Efficiency, Energy Savings
Eisenmann Flexible Conveyor System Adaptable for Automotive Pretreatment, Dip Coating
Electrodeposition RO System Uses Thin-Film Membrane
Oshkosh Finishing E-coat Services Provide Corrosion Protection for Variety of Part Sizes
PPG Metal-free Coatings Offer Lower Cure Temps, Improved Throw Power
UFS Voltage Logger Optimizes E-coat Tank Efficiency


CCAI SoCal Golf Outing Brings In 289 Toys For Tots
Enthone Opens Wafer Level Packaging Applications Laboratory
NASF Washington Forum is April 8-10
PCI Custom Coater Forum Is March 27-28 In Las Vegas
PPG Aerospace Coatings Add Character To Cathay Pacific Special Livery
PPG recognized as John Deere Supplier of the Year
The Finishing Company Acquires Jet Finishers, Inc.
Trojan Powder Coating Paints Modern Valentine for New York City


Caplugs Reference Guide Matches Mask to Thread Size
Deco Tools Masks Fitted to Production Parts
Dymax Light-Curable Masks Increase Productivity, Reduce Waste
Echo Silicone Plugs Available in Vented, Non-Vented Models
Mighty Hook High-Temperature Masking Solutions Suit Coatings Industry
Mocap Single-Use, Reusable Masks Available in Multiple Materials
Polymer Molding Mask Line Includes Variety of Caps, Plugs
StockCap Mask Selection Includes Vinyl, Rubber, Plastic
Tabs Ease Masking Disc Placment


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