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Published: 7/1/2016

A Conversation With … Maria Joaquin, Burndy
Maria is featured in our Products Finishing 40 Under 40 section this month, and shares her story of moving from the warm West Coast to the frigid East Coast to expand her career.

Published: 6/1/2016

Finisher Still Going Strong at Age 100
Ohio finishing shop owner still shows up for work every day and is involved in a number of charitable endeavors.

Published: 6/1/2016

GBI: Finishing for April 2016—44.5
Future capital spending plans at highest level since October 2014.

Published: 6/1/2016

Excuses from Naysayers of Lean Manufacturing
They remain unconvinced and say lean and continuous improvement won’t work with their operation.

Published: 5/1/2016

A Conversation with...Tanya Bolden, Automotive Industry Action Group
Bolden, the director of corporate responsibility products and services for AIAG, will speak at NASF Sur/Fin in June.

Published: 5/1/2016

Data Rich, Information Poor
Examine and measure large data sets to uncover hidden patterns and compare it with other finishing companies.

Published: 5/1/2016

GBI: Finishing for March 2016—48.4
With a reading of 48.4, the index shows continued improvement since October.

Published: 4/1/2016

Lay Off the Layoffs
When faced with potential layoffs, make alternative decisions to reduce downsizing your staff.

Published: 4/1/2016

GBI: Finishing for February 2016—46.3
With a finishing index reading of 46.3, the new orders index has improved substantially since October.

Published: 4/1/2016

A Conversation with...Jeff Smith, Electro-Spec
A former athlete at Notre Dame, Smith's shop was named the No. 1 plating shop in the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey