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AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip brand will be the official coatings supplier for New York Yacht Club’s American Magic team, which will challenge for the 36th America’s Cup in March 2021.

The American Magic entry will use Awlgrip’s new high-definition technology (HDT) Flag Blue as the hull color for their first AC75 racing boat.

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Here is a look at some of the products and services that will be on display at the FABTECH conference, which will be held Nov. 11-14 in Chicago at McCormick Place:

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In November 2018, voters in the Sevastopol School District in Wisconsin approved a $25 million referendum to reconstruct its aging facility to match one of the top-performing student bodies in the state. The leaders at Therma-Tron-X (TTX) went a step further. 

The Sturgeon Bay manufacturing firm — which designs, fabricates and installs industrial custom paint finishing systems — donated $2 million to outfit the school’s Fabrication Lab (FabLab). Sevastopol Superintendent Kyle Luedtke has high aspirations for the new facility.

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Frontier Group, an Arizona-based provider of aerospace metal finishing services,  reopened its Phoenix chemical processing facilities. The company began a complete transformation of its chemical processing area in 2018, spending over $1.5 million with the objective of upgrading its facilities with equipment and increasing capacity.

The shop’s services include Nadcap-accredited chemical processing, nondestructive testing and welding.

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Here’s a look at some of the top stories in the November issue of Products Finishing:

Acquisitions Spur Lincoln Industries' Continued Growth: 2018 could be called a year of acquisitions for Lincoln Industries. In May, the Nebraska finisher purchased several affiliated Wisconsin-based businesses, including Southwest Metal Finishing, Inventix Manufacturing and Southwest Manufacturas De Mexico. Southwest Metal Finishing in New Berlin is a decorative chrome plating and metal finishing company focused on zinc and aluminum die cast finishing, and also has facilities in Texas and Mexico with Southwest Manufacturas De Mexico, a polishing and plating operation. Inventix Manufacturing in Menomonee Falls produces zinc and aluminum die castings.

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