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AZZ Inc., a provider of metal coating services, has reached an agreement to acquire Tennessee Galvanizing, a privately held metal coatings company in Jasper, Tennessee, with four operating galvanizing lines, including centrifuge, rod, conveyer and a 42-foot structural kettle. 

The transaction is expected to close in the spring of 2019, pending completion of final due diligence activities. The facility will operate as AZZ Galvanizing – Chattanooga and will retain key managerial personnel and hourly employees currently employed at the facility.

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Here is your top news from the finishing world for the week of February 20, including:

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Posted by: Angela Osborne 15. February 2019

Additive Manufacturing Conference Seeks Presenters

The Additive Manufacturing Conference taking place August 27-29 in Austin, Texas, is seeking presenters. The expanded event focuses on industrial applications of 3D printing technologies for making functional components and end-use parts.

The deadline for papers is April 19, and abstracts can be submitted online at additiveconference.com/call-for-papers.html.

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The Kokomo Area Career Center’s Advanced Manufacturing program in Indiana has added new technology for its manufacturing students in grades 8-12, including a powder coating area that officials are calling a “rarity at high school facilities.”


The Kokomo Area Career Center provides career and technical training for students in grades 8-12 from four counties and nine school districts. Students have options to earn more than 165 college dual credits, and the career center offers 10 career clusters and pathways, including manufacturing.

According to the Kokomo Tribunethe new equipment includes a plasma table (that cuts to precision) as well as a powder coater.

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Here is your top news from the finishing world for the week of February 13, which includes the Products Finishing 40-Under-40 award nominations now open, Harley-Davidson approving Asterion’s Technibrite alkaline and acid zinc systems, the California Metal Finishers Association holding Legislative Action Days March 18-19, National Surface Finishing Day on March 6, our On the Move segment highlights Vitracoat Americas adding two to its leadership team, our Technical Tip of the week is the Effect of Pretreatment on Appearance of Anodic Coating, and the Innovation of the week is Technic's Goldeneye Nickel EF. You can read all these stories at PFonline.com. You can also sign up for our weekly newsletter that will bring all of the latest finishing news and information to your inbox each week.

 

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