Video: A Look at the April Issue

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Editor Tim Pennington show us what Products Finishing magazine is covering in the April 2019 issue.

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Editor Tim Pennington show us what Products Finishing magazine is covering in the April 2019 issue.

 

Included in this issue:

  • We unveil the 2019 Top Shops Benchmarking Survey, as well as the Top 50 shops in North America
  • American Metal Coatings Tops Out at No. 1 Electroplating Operation in the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey
  • We feature Vermeer Industries, which thanks to dedicated suppliers, was able to rebuild its coating lines after EF-3 tornado
  • We also look at Burkard Industries, which was the Products Finishing’s Top Shop in 2018 for liquid and powder coating operations, and uses a management book to help them improve operations.
  • My Finishing Touch column this month is how a competitive nature drives many Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey participants to want to be considered in the elite 80th percentile.
  • In Matthew Kirchner’s Never Finished column, he says that those who push the limits on travel expenses risk having your employer implement a policy.
  • Michael Guckes with Gardner Intelligence reports that the Finishing Index Finishing Index Reports Modest February Expansion.

 

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