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A Conversation With … William Goughenour
William Goughenour debuts this month as the new paint expert for Products Finishing. He is the Senior Coatings Analyst for the National Center for Coatings Application, Research, and Education (C-Care) in Virginia, which provides one of the most adv...
Columns Published: 2/1/2014
Acquisitions Abound in the Finishing Industry
End-markets are growing, raw material costs are declining, and more than the usual number of mergers and acquisitions took place, possibly signaling a resurgence of the U.S. coating industry. The Carlyle Group won a bidding war to take over DuPont P...
Columns Published: 11/1/2012
Becoming “Socially Accepted” in the Finishing World
Products Finishing’s new LinkedIn plating group provides insight from the “Top Shops.”
Columns Published: 10/1/2012
The Coatings Rework Nightmare
How company mindset in a quandary can make or break a finishing operation.
Columns Published: 10/1/2012
A Conversation With ... George Gallion, General Motors/Opel
George Gallion was a designer at General Motors in Detroit when he accepted the head design position at Opel in Rüsselsheim, Germany, in 1966. For decades, he was responsible for the appearance of new vehicle models at Opel, including the legendary ...
Columns Published: 7/1/2012
A Fight for the Future of Finishing Shops
The driving force of changes is often a generational battle, too.
Columns Published: 7/1/2012
Get Your Free Research and White Papers!
PFOnline.com expands technology zone with White Paper and Research ... with no silly fees.
Columns Published: 7/1/2012
A Conversation With ... Rick Dale, TV Host
Rick Dale is owner of Rick’s Restorations, a Las Vegas restoration shop that takes vintage appliances and machinery and restores them with new coatings for customers each week on the hit TV show American Restoration on the History Channel.
Columns Published: 6/1/2012
The Keys To World-Class Finishing
What underperforming finishers don’t know (that good ones do)
Columns Published: 6/1/2012
Aerospace Sector Plans Rebound
Aerospace is our featured topic this month in Products Finishing magazine, and one of the pressing issues facing those who make their living off of contracts from the military and aerospace companies is the health of the industry. Last fall, the Int...
Columns Published: 5/1/2012

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