MetoKote Corp. will supply e-coating services for Passat passenger car service parts at Volkswagen Group of America’s first U.S.-based vehicle assembly facility in Chattanooga, Tenn. The company's regional coating service center located in Lebanon, Tenn., will e-coat replacement body panels—hoods, fenders, doors, trunk lids—and other service parts, including welded assemblies and brackets. The company also will provide hem sealing around replacement doors, barcode labeling, packaging and direct shipping to a distribution center for eventual delivery to VW dealerships across the nation.
Editor PickO&S Expo Renamed as “SurfaceTechnology GERMANY”
Global trade fair organizer Deutsche Messe AG announces renaming its surface finishing O&S Expo to “SurfaceTechnology GERMANY.” The new name is already in effect for the next edition of the international trade fair for surface treatment technology from June 5 to 8 this year in Stuttgart, Germany.