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Published: 9/1/2016

Finishing Index: July 2016—43.6
With a reading of 43.6, the Gardner Business Index showed that the finishing industry contracted for the 13th consecutive month.

Published: 8/1/2016

A Conversation With ... Mike Gallagher, Therma-Tron-X
Mike Gallagher is the sales manager at Therma-Tron-X in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and in June retired after a 40-plus-year career in the surface finishing industry.

Published: 6/1/2016

A Conversation with…Joe Subda, Axalta Coating Systems
Subda joined Axalta’s ecoat product group in 1990 and received the George E.F. Brewer Award at the ECOAT16 conference in February.

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: 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.