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Safran Landing Systems, a leading manufacturer of landing gear systems, is focused on providing solutions that are not only reliable and robust, but increasingly weight efficient and environmentally responsible, providing overall value across an aircraft program.

Safran’s facility in Gloucester has been at the forefront of landing gear technology for more than 80 years. Today, the 100,000-m2 site employs around 1,200 people, and its core competencies include design, research, development, testing and systems integration, together with a comprehensive, state-of-the-art production capability. It is here that the company manufactures the landing gear for a number of the world’s leading commercial aircraft.

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Axalta Powder Coatings Chosen to Protect Tallest Tower in Malaysia


Axalta Coating Systems in collaboration with Euro Façade, Superb Aluminium and Mulia Group, will supply its Alesta powder coatings for The Exchange 106 tower in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With completion scheduled for 2018, the impressive skyscraper will be the tallest building in Malaysia, transforming the city’s International Financial District.

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King Coatings Providing Canadian Forces with Mack Truck Coatings


King Coatings of Allentown, Pennsylvania, is using powder coating from TIGER Drylac Powder Coatings on several Mack trucks destined for the Canadian Forces.

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DS Manufacturing Changes Name to Lincoln Industries

DS Manufacturing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lincoln Industries located at Pine Island, Minnesota, is now operating under the same name as its parent company. This name change marks a continued strengthening of Lincoln Industries’ position as the leading supplier of exhaust tubes in the United States, the company says.

“When Lincoln Industries acquired DS Manufacturing two years ago, we were excited about how the people of DS would impact our success,” Lincoln chairman and CEO Marc LeBaron says. “The acquisition allowed us to leverage DS Manufacturing’s capabilities in small-diameter-tube fabrication and further strengthened Lincoln Industries. As a growth-oriented company, we are looking forward to expanding our capabilities and our workforce at Pine Island.” Since the acquisition, the company has increased its workforce by more than 30 people.

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