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Coronavirus Response in Manufacturing: Haviland Enterprises


Industrial chemical supplier Haviland Enterprises (Grand Rapids, Mich.) has shifted its focus during the coronavirus (or COVID-19) pandemic to the production of hand sanitizer to help address shortages.

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Online Anodizing Course to Launch

Engineering consulting firm AluConsult (Trustrup, Denmark) is launching an online course for anodizing. The program is called Anodizing School and begins with the flagship course Introduction to Anodizing.

Registrants will be guided, step by step, through practical and technical aspects of anodizing. Topics covered include the fundamentals of anodizing with sulfuric acid, how to improve the daily operations on the anodizing line and advanced troubleshooting of various steps in the anodizing process. 

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Col-Met Offers Finishing Training Academy


Col-Met Engineered Finishing Solutions (Rockwall, Texas), supplier of spray booths, ovens, washers, AMU’s and other finishing components and new product innovation, introduced its Col-Met Academy in March. The webinar-based training program provides training to expand product knowledge and best practices without the expense of pulling sales and service technicians out of the field.  Due to an overwhelming response, the company has already additional webinars to its offerings.

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Coronavirus and Manufacturing as We Enter April


As we enter the month of April and navigate another week of “the new normal” in light of the coronavirus outbreak manufacturers are forced to further consider their operations and make more decisions about what the implications will be for the long term.

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