Increasing concern about the environment and the resultant consumer demand for environmentally-preferable products has influenced the products finishing industry across all markets and end-uses. ArticlePublished: 9/29/2011
In just its second year, the Chemical Coaters Association International’s Finishing Technologies Pavilion and Conference will double in size when North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, finishing and welding conference and exhibition, Fa... ArticlePublished: 9/22/2011
NACE International and the Powder Coating Institute host the 2011 NAICS in Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 4 - 6. The event promises top-of-the-line programming and an exciting show floor.
When part-time oilman Terry McIver went to Brady, TX in 2004 to buy a used drilling rig, he was surprised to find the company he was visiting was going bankrupt and had just two employees left from over 200 it had a year earlier. Brady left... ArticlePublished: 4/1/2011
Virtually all metal parts and many plastic parts have some sort of finish applied to them. These finishes are applied to improve appearance, increase corrosion resistance and enhance wear resistance. ArticlePublished: 3/2/2011
When Dennis Doane started his new metal fabricating endeavor in 2003, he selected the name A-1 Fabricators and Finishers for his Cincinnati-area company. It also helped years later, now that he has added a powder coating line to his repertoire. ArticlePublished: 3/2/2011
For fabricators, the finishing line is just the beginning of a new era in today's market. The days of simply cutting, bending and welding metal components into assemblies and delivering them to a customer in two to three weeks just don't exist anymo... ArticlePublished: 3/1/2011