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Surface Technology Plates Second Cycle of Brompton Bikes

 

Following an instant sell-out of its special 'Nickel Edition' bike last year, Brompton Bicycle has again partnered with UK specialist coatings supplier Surface Technology, part of Norman Hay plc, to produce another 1,300 bikes for 2017.  

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Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit 2017

 

The 6th annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit 2017 is August 22-24 in Michigan. 

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Aluminum Anodizing Operation Receives GM Approval

 

Chicago's Arlington Plating Company's fully automated aluminum anodizing operation has been approved by General Motors, meeting the GMW14665 material specification, “Anodic Oxidation Coating on Aluminum,” exterior automotive trim parts up to 100 inches in length will soon be processed though the 5,000-square-foot line.

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Indiana-based Imagineering Finishing Technologies (IFT) is working on Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation, CST-100, part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, which aims to resume U.S.-based flights to space.

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Thousands of electroplaters, anodizers and industrial finishers are gearing up for the 2017 NASF Sur/Fin Manufacturing and Technology Trade Show. This year's event is hosted from June 19-21 in Atlanta, Georgia, a new epicenter of automotive and aerospace manufacturing in the U.S. 

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