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Published: 7/13/2017

California Plating Chapters Host Supplier Showcase
The MFASC Conference will be in Montebello on Sept. 26, and the MFANC Conference will be in San Jose Sept. 28.

Published: 7/11/2017

Michigan NASF Midwest Seminar Features Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill, and Full Conference
One of the country’s most highly decorated Navy SEAL combat veterans, Rob O’Neill, was involved in our nation’s most strategic military campaigns and led the military’s most elite.

Published: 7/1/2017

Study Reveals Finishing Industry Barriers to Phasing Out Cadmium
Sifco conducted the survey, which they say was done to gage the industry knowledge of about speculation that the U.S. aerospace industry will phase out cadmium by 2023.

Published: 6/27/2017

Research Shows Chemical Coatings 'Boss' Around Bacteria
Researchers at Princeton University have developed a way to place onto surfaces special coatings that chemically "communicate" with bacteria, telling them what to do.

Published: 6/21/2017

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit 2017
The show includes OEM case studies, materials focused presentations, interactive panel discussions and cutting-edge manufacturing technologies.

Published: 6/19/2017

Aluminum Anodizing Operation Receives GM Approval
Chicago's Arlington Plating Company's fully automated aluminum anodizing operation has been approved to meet the GMW14665 material specification, anodic oxidation Coating on Aluminum.

Published: 6/15/2017

VIDEO: Indiana's Imagineering Finishing Technologies Works on Boeing's $4.2B Spacecraft
Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation, CST-100, is part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, which aims to resume U.S.-based flights to space.

Published: 6/9/2017

Rebecca Bennett Receives Bertram A. Stone Award
Bertram A. Stone Award is the top award of Chicago Midwest Chapter of NASF, and is bestowed on an individual who has performed outstanding service to the finishing industry locally and/or nationally.

Published: 5/30/2017

SurfTec Receives $1.2 Million Award to Develop Novel Coating
Beckford and Zou discovered a novel approach that significantly improved wear resistance of PTFE coatings, which are applied to the surfaces of tools and cooking wear to reduce friction and adhesion.

Published: 5/1/2017

Masters Association Holds 100th Anniversary Event
Past presidents were honored at the event, and attendees heard a presentation on the history of the MAMF and other significant contributions to the finishing industry.