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Carlisle Fluid Technologies Acquires Hosco, IDS and Classic Precision

Hosco makes paint circulating and application finishing fittings; IDS manufactures dispense systems and custom engineered fluid controls; and Classic Precision specializes in precision machining for aerospace and defense manufacturing processes.

Powder Coating

Progressive Coating Takes Dip into Fluidized Bed, Plastisol Finishes

Progressive Coatings in Chicago has seen a 600 percent increase in its business with Fluidized Bed, Vinyl Plastisol Dip Coatings

Electroplating

5 Great Reasons to Attend SUR/FIN

NASF President Steve Brown and SUR/FIN Chair Steve Smith give us five solid reasons anyone in the surface finishing industry should be in Chicago in early June.

Dynamix Adds Stewart to Sales Team

The company, based in Markham, Ontario, Canada, designs and manufactures specialty chemicals for the metal plating and general metal finishing industries.

Celebrating with a Purpose

National Surface Finishing Day resonated with many shops and OEMs who celebrated the industry.

Liquid Coating / Powder Coating

2019 Top Shops Benchmarking Survey for Liquid, Powder Coating Closes May 31

Data from the liquid and powder coating survey gives insight into the best practices of shops throughout North America.