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Protech Metal Finishing, a Nadcap-certified plating and anodizing company with 39 years of experience, has completed expansion of their new facility.

The building was completed on July 1, but equipment upgrades continued through early 2019, increasing capacity and insuring quick turnaround times on their projects.

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Posted by: Tim Pennington 4/11/2019

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting a 45-day public comment period associated with the release of the Systematic Review Protocol for the Hexavalent Chromium Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Assessment.

The 45-day public comment period begins March 15 and ends April 29. Comments must be received on or before April 29.

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Diamond Vogel launched a new online store for their Peridium Powder Coatings, which the company says makes it easy for customers to find and purchase the product from the Power 80 On-Demand collection. The online store is at

The Power 80 On-Demand collection is 80 of Diamond Vogel’s most popular powder coating colors that are in stock and ready to ship. The entire Power 80 On-Demand collection is available to order in both 5-pound and 50-pound boxes.

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Registration is open for SUR/FIN, the electroplating and anodizing show hosted by the National Association for Surface Finishing, which takes place June 3-5 in Chicago.

Full conference registration for NASF members is $450 if purchased before May 31, and $650 if purchased after. Non-member fees are $600 before May 31 and $800 after. Additional discounts are available for conference registrations for just Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday activities.

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