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BASF Invests $40 Million in Automotive Coatings in North America


BASF is expanding its automotive coatings production in North America with investments of nearly $40 million over the next two years. The investments add capacity to the company’s production plants in Greenville, Ohio, and Tultitlan, Mexico.

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California Plating Chapters Host Supplier Showcase

The Metal Finishing Association of Southern California (MFASC) and the Metal Finishing Association of Northern California (MFANC) are hosting their annual Metal Finishing Conferences in the same week, on September 26 and 28, respectively.

This event will bring together the top local and national suppliers and key people in the metal finishing and surface finishing industry throughout California. The MFASC Conference will be in Montebello on Sept. 26, and the MFANC Conference will be in San Jose Sept. 28.

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Michigan NASF Midwest Seminar Features Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill, and Full Conference


Featured special guest will be highly decorated retired Navy SEAL Robert J. O'Neill. One of the country’s most highly decorated Navy SEAL combat veterans, O’Neill was involved in our nation’s most strategic military campaigns and led the military’s most elite. Deploying more than a dozen times, O’Neill held combat leadership roles in over 400 combat missions across four different theaters of war. After almost 17 years of service, Mr. O’Neill was honorably discharged in August 2012 as Team Leader with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group.

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Iconic 1958 Chevrolet Impala from “American Graffiti” Hits the Road with Axalta


Axalta Coating Systems is partnering with three-time NASCAR Cup champion crew chief and 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Ray Evernham to display the 1958 Chevrolet Impala from the movie, American Graffiti at select automotive shows this summer.

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Control Electropolishing Corp. Celebrates 58th Year

Control Electropolishing Corporation in Brooklyn, New York is celebrating its 58th anniversary in 2017. CEC is an electropolishing and metal finishing company that provides finished corrosion resistant stainless steel medical components to the medical devices sector of the medical and surgical industries.

Owner Nancy Zapata says that ever since it started 58 years ago, CEC’s goal has been to provide exceptional customer satisfaction in quality, performance and reliability.

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