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The NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter will hold its 11th annual Fall Technical Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, October 9-11.

Chapter President Paul Skelton says the event brings together a community of metal finishing professionals to promote and advance the industry’s past, present and future.

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Pavco opened its new corporate offices and laboratory facilities in Charlotte, North Carolina, in May, debuting a 40,000 square-foot facility that expands its research and customer service departments.

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Anselm Kuhn, manager at Finishing Publications Ltd. in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, has reviewed Leuze Verlag Surface Finishing Yearbook for 2018, which has just been published:

Jahrbuch Oberflἂchen Technik  Vol 74 (2018) pp. 268:  ISBN 978-3-87480-349-6 publ. Verlag Leuze, Germany   62.00 Euro (incl. VAT) 

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Noble Aerospace is the new parent company of both Embee Processing and All Metals Processing of Orange County, California. Both shops were named Products Finishing Top Shops in 2019, and have become leaders in the aerospace finishing industry.

“Our goal at Noble Aerospace is to set the gold standard in the U.S. aerospace metal finishing industry in employee safety, environmental stewardship, product quality and customer service,” says Michael Coburn, CEO of Noble Aerospace. All Metals Processing Holdings was formerly the parent of both facilities.

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Acting Director Meredith Williams announced settlements resolving allegations against five jewelry distributors for selling jewelry containing excessive levels of lead and, in one instance, cadmium.

The companies, located in Los Angeles and Santa Clara Counties, offered for sale and sold jewelry for adults and children with lead or cadmium at levels in violation of California law. In some cases, the jewelry exceeded the legal amount by 1,000 times. In addition, one of the companies misled consumers by labeling jewelry as “lead-free” even though it contained unlawful levels of lead.

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