Angela Osborne Managing Editor

Angela Osborne is the managing editor of Production Machining magazine. She has a background in the finishing industry from her stint as managing editor of a trade industry publication for UV and EB finishing technologies, and manufacturing from her work as a communications specialist for Ford Motor Company as well as providing communications for a variety of manufacturing clients. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University and an extensive background in other communications, including news reporting, public relations, community relations, social media and marketing.

Electrocoating

TTX’s Automated Conveyor Carrier System Offers Wireless, Flexible Operation

By: Angela Osborne

ACC system designed for reliable, consistent point-to-point movement of everything from small to heavy parts.

Electroplating

Advanced Finishing Technologies Pilots Closed-Loop Vacuum Evaporation System

By: Angela Osborne

Custom-designed chrome reclamation system minimizes water and chemical consumption, and waste effluent.
#vacuum-vapor

Liquid Coating

Axalta Adds Tufcote Epoxy Primer to Industrial Coatings Line

By: Angela Osborne

Tufcote 3.0 has quick, 30-minute recoat window for wet-on-wet topcoat applications.

Liquid Coating

LestaUSA Brings Self-Learning Italian-Engineered Robotic Finishing Technology to U.S.

By: Angela Osborne

With roots in Italy, supplier offers affordable technology for liquid, powder coat and fiberglass applications.

Electrocoating

ECOAT2020 Offers Education and Insights

By: Angela Osborne

Learn to maximize productivity, quality and profitability in your electrocoating operations.
#education

Anodizing

Surface Finishing Mexico 2020 Fosters Global Industry Growth

By: Angela Osborne

Mexican Association of Surface Finishing hosts expo March 25-26

Powder Coating

Gema Manual Spray Gun Breaks Through Power Barrier

By: Angela Osborne

PowerBoost technology gives it 110 kV powder charging capacity, the highest in the industry.

Electroplating

Trion's Safe Chrome Positioned to Replace Hexavalent Chromium

By: Angela Osborne

Trion Coatings opens pilot line with eco-friendly chrome plating technology that replaces hexavalent chromium processes for both functional and decorative applications.

Electroplating

Dynapower's Multiunit Rectifier Controller Consolidates Power Controls

By: Angela Osborne

Unit can control between one and 10 rectifiers from a single, user-friendly touchscreen that can be centrally located in any facility.

Liquid Coating

Col-Met Makes LED Lighting Standard in Spray Booths

By: Angela Osborne

The LEDs are available for both liquid and powder booths, offering more energy efficiency and providing more vibrant, truer color.
#energy

Electroplating

Colloy A-Z-N 300 Addresses Common Plating Problem

By: Angela Osborne

Columbia Chemical replaces ammonium chloride/high salt content in older zinc-nickel systems.

Electroplating

Chemeon’s eTCP Offers Visual Verification for Coated Parts

By: Angela Osborne

Coating has safe trivalent chemistry and distinctive violet-blue hue.