Representatives from Columbia Chemical hosted a seminar focusing on electroplating technologies for automotive applications.
Prestigious award was developed by The Entrepreneurs EDGE to recognize value-creating, mid-sized companies in the region.
Columbia Chemical was among 101 companies in Northeast Ohio to be recognized with a 2013 Leading EDGE Award, developed by non-profit economic development group The Entrepreneurs EDGE to recognize value-creating, mid-sized companies in the region.
Columbia Chemical’s black all trivalent passivating conversion coating for electroplated zinc nickel alloy is now part of GM’s limited list of approved finishers for zinc nickel.
Columbia Chemical will exhibit its line of processes for zinc and zinc alloy plating, including brighteners, cleaners, chromates and specialty products.
Trivecta Ni-Z Black 70 with Trivecta Black Sealer 350 approved under the GMW 4700 Type B, BL specification
200 students participated in the program and spent the day touring two of the five local manufacturing facilities in Brunswick and Valley City.
Columbia Chemical has promoted Lynn Milicevic to purchasing manager.
Mid State Plating has achieved approved resource status through Columbia Chemical’s Columbia Approved Resource (C.A.R.) quality audit system.
Columbia Chemical will display its Marquee Envy MP mid-phosphorous electroless nickel plating process, which contains no lead or cadmium, and has a fast deposition rate.
Columbia Chemical has named Michael Liu as a managing director responsible for matters related to China, including strategic direction, marketing, sales channel management and development, and technical support coordination.
Bill Rosenberg Jr., previous owner and current chairman of Columbia Chemical, has sold his remaining 70-percent stake in the company to its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Trust, now making the company 100-percent employee owned.
Columbia Chemical has named Chad Murphy as a technical sales representative who will focus on business development in Michigan and northern Indiana.
Columbia Chemical has promoted Mark Schario to vice president over the company’s entire technologies section, which includes research and development, technical support, and quality control.
Columbia Chemical mourns the death of Willie Barry, a technical sales representative who had been with the company since 2008.
21-year veteran of finishing industry dies in auto accident
With my company’s feet firmly planted in the zinc plating industry, my perspective mostly relates to the protection of steel parts.
Columbia Chemical (Brunswick, Ohio) has been recognized as one of the top companies in Northern Ohio working to improve employee health, work/personal life balance, education, quality of life and sustainability in the workplace.
Columbia Chemical will display SpectraMATE 151 CFT, the latest in cobalt-free, trivalent chromate technology for zinc plating.
Schario’s responsibilities will be divided between routine day-to-day analysis, troubleshooting, visiting shops, collecting samples and installing new baths and processes.
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Product Showcase from the Zinc Plating Experts: JAN 2011
Product Showcase from the Zinc Plating Experts: JAN 2011
TRIVECTA Black 300
That’s right! Columbia Chemical is back in black with brand new TRIVECTA® BLACK 300 trivalent chromating process for zinc. Fully field tested and ready to rock your world, TRIVECTA BLACK 300 is really black & shiny and easier to use than our competitors’ stuff. And it’s the only trivalent chromating process that works equally well on both alkaline and acid zinc.
SpectraMATE 150 CFT
INTRODUCING SPECTRAMATE 150 CFT: COBALT-FREE THICK-FILM IRIDESCENT TRIVALENTCHROMATE FOR ZINC PLATING. Saving money is just the beginning. SpectraMATE 150 CFT means: - No more expensive cobalt in the deposit to convert trivalent chrome back to hexavalent. - Even better paint and powder adhesion. - 150+ hours of neutral salt spray testing to white corrosion. - You beat the upcoming ELV and RoHS restrictions on cobalt. Get your pockets ready.
We're the Zinc Plating Experts At Columbia Chemical, additives for zinc plating are our business. Since the company?s formation in 1975, we?ve specialized in developing high quality zinc plating processes and additives. Today, as the world?s largest manufacturer of private label zinc and tin plating additives, Columbia Chemical is a pacesetter in the metal finishing industry. Columbia Chemical processes and additives are marketed by distributors and licensees around the world. They are also available for private label distribution. Our expanded line includes these products a plater needs to produce zinc finishes of unmatched quality: COLSID and EXTREME processes for acid chloride zinc plating COLZINC and EXCEL processes for alkaline cyanide-free zinc plating COLGLO brighteners for cyanide zinc plating COLGLEAM and COLMATTE processes for acid tin plating COLDIP and SpectraMATE and TRIVECTA hexavalent and trivalent chromate conversion coatings COLCLEAN SOAK and ELECTRO cleaners PICKLE PAL acid inhibitors Zinc-Chro-SHIELD topcoats and Lac-Chro-SEAL lacquer COLLOY zinc alloy plating processes Miscellaneous Products including dye, cadmium plating brightener, fume suppressant, foam inhibitor, rinse additives, etc. For more product information, please visit us on the web at: Columbia Chemical Product OverviewSo, no matter what your zinc plating requirements are, we have an additive to meet your needs - or we?ll custom-produce one. Because we?re the zinc plating experts.