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Published: 7/27/2017

Hubbard-Hall Newest Team Members Bring Engineering, Marketing Expertise
Hubbard-Hall announces two new additions to its team bringing engineering and marketing expertise to the company.

Published: 7/24/2017

ACM Technologies Hosts Successful Open House
ACM Technologies, part of the ResinTech family of companies, held an open house at its new Gardena facility located in the South Bay section of Los Angeles.

Published: 7/4/2017

Carotek Opens Georgia Mechanical Products and Pumps Division
Process equipment distributor, Carotek, expands its mechanical products group to Georgia in addition to North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.

Published: 3/31/2017

In Memoriam: Dick Crain
Richard Wedding “Dick” Crain, active member in the metal finishing community, passed away on March 26 at the age of 83.

Published: 1/30/2017

Hazard Waste Management Hours Per Week
Hazardous waste management is one of the hardest responsibilities of a finishing shops due to the regulatory requirement of local, state and federal agencies. The average plating shop in the 2016 Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey spen...

Published: 1/11/2017

Lou Hirbour, former Technic VP, passes
Hirbour had been with Technic for 50 years, beginning as a salesman in the Northeast U.S. in 1961. In later years, he developed Technic’s West Coast regional sales operations and was instrumental in opening the Asian markets for Technic products.

Published: 1/11/2017

Scrap/Rework Rate as a Pct of Shop Sales
We surveyed plating shops on their scrap and rework rates, and asked them to determine what it was as a percentage of overall sales. The Top Shops came in at a much higher rate of 4.0 percent, which may mean they scrutinize their finished parts more...

Published: 12/6/2016

Environmental Management Hours Per Week
The 2016 survey showed that Top Shops spent 40 hours per week in environmental management. The average was 26.5 hours and the median was 10 hours. Those shops that are not in the Top Shops program were spending around 2.5 hours per week in environme...

Published: 11/1/2016

NASF Report: West Coast Competition Highlights 16 Design Students
Sixteen students compete for scholarship awards through NASF's Bright Design Challenge West Coast.

Published: 11/1/2016

Southern California Platers Search for PFOS Alternatives
SCAQMD, the air pollution control agency for Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, requires platers to use a SCAQMD-certified chemical fume suppressant.