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George Koch Sons Acquires Engineered Finishing Solutions

 

Systems integrator George Koch Sons has purchased of assets of Engineered Finishing Systems (EFS).

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Platform Specialty Products Separates MacDermid Into Own Unit

 

Platform Specialty Products is separating its holdings into agricultural solutions and performance solutions segments, creating MacDermid Performance Solutions, which encompasses acquisitions it has made over the years, including Enthone and OMG.

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BASF Refinish Coatings Receives GM Global Refinish Approval

 

BASF Corp. Refinish Coatings has received General Motors Global Refinish approval for its Glasurit and R-M paint brand, having met or exceeded all refinish standards established by GM. The company says both the Glasurit premium paint line and R-M productivity line passed dozens of tests to attain this approval: hardness after cure, chip resistance, humidity adhesion, temperature cycle, gas resistance, chemical resistance, weather resistance and more.

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California Enacts New Air Quality Law to Shutter Platers

 

California legislatures have enacted a new law that will give local pollution control officials the power to issue immediate orders to stop polluting operations when violations pose an “imminent and substantial” danger, an action that targets metal finishers in the state. 

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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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