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Control Electropolishing in New York City celebrated its 60th anniversary by opening new administrative offices in the Queens’ Atlas Park Mall. The production facility remains in the Williamsburg area on Walworth Street.

Nancy Zapata-Acosta is the president/owner of the firm. She purchased it 28 years ago after working for the company for 10 years. Manuel Acosta, her husband, is the director of operations and Lina De La Cruz, her daughter, is the vice president of operations.

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Janet Anderson, Ph.D., will keynote the opening of SUR/FIN with a talk June 3 at 1 p.m. on “Emerging Concerns from PFAs and the Latest Developments.”

Anderson is a human health toxicologist and environmental risk assessor with 15 years of experience providing toxicology expertise and consultation to federal agencies and industry. She specializes in risk communication and the translation of complex human health toxicology data into regulatory and policy decisions, and how that may inform corporate business strategies.

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Techmetals in Dayton, Ohio, has received approval for several Boeing specifications.

The approvals include electroless nickel plating for MIL-C-26074, AMS 2404, AMS-C-26074; cadmium plating Type I and II electrodeposited per QQ-P-416 and AMS-QQ-P-416; hard coating aluminum anodize per AMS 2469, MIL-A-8625 Type II; and sulfuric anodize Type II per MIL-A-8625.

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Epner Technology says the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) selected its proprietary Laser Gold electroplating process as the new gold standard for infrared reflectivity.

The Brooklyn-based Epner says the process is unique in that it is both ultrapure at 0.9999, while also being three times harder than any other 24 kt. gold.

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The 2019 Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey for liquid and powder coating operations will close June 1.

 

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