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Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19

Don’t miss the upcoming webinar on supply chain deficits during COVID-19, and how to adapt with stronger, shorter supply chains from Gardner Business Media.
#education

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Axalta's Antimicrobial Technology Used in Bed Frames for Chicago Field Hospital Coronavirus Patients

Axalta will supply E&R Powder Coating with more than 7,000 pounds of its Alesta AM powder coatings for bed frames at a temporary hospital at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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Three Rules to Live by When Business Times Get Tough

Advice for business leaders in the finishing industry as the world reacts to the economic repercussions of the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis. 
#management

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Safety in Manufacturing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Resources and recommendations for manufacturing employees to stay safe during COVID-19 were released from OSHA, AIHA.

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Finishing Index Contracts as COVID-19 Disrupts Economy

Index falls to historic low as domestic and foreign orders activity weakens.
#plating #economics

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Women in Finishing Webinar: Living & Leading Through the Storms of Life

Women in Finishing group will host a free webinar, Living and Leading Through the Storms of Life, on April 24 at 2 pm GST.
#education

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Perstorp Converts Production to Solve Swedish National Disinfection Crisis

Perstorp started large-scale production of hand sanitizer and surface disinfectant for the Swedish healthcare sector in response to COVID-19.
#medical

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NASF Update on Business Financing Under the CARES Act

Business Financing Under the CARES Act, a program aimed at providing funding during the coronavirus crisis, comes on the heels of concerns over the rollout of SBA’s forgivable loan program.
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Safe Abrasive Blasting During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Clemco’s Director of Safety shares safe abrasive blasting and cleaning tips for working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Clariant implements large scale disinfectant production to battle coronavirus

Clariant produces approx. 2 million liters of disinfectant on a monthly basis, which is made available to regional hospitals and other vital institutions in Bavaria during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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CFS responds to PPE shortage

Custom Fabricating & Supplies is working to assemble and donate 16,000 face shields to local Milwaukee hospitals in response to shortages due to the coronavirus crisis.

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Coronavirus Response in Manufacturing: Haviland Enterprises

In response to the coronavirus crisis, Haviland has delivered its first batch of 500 gallons of hand sanitizer at no charge for groups within its local community (re)filling pump or squeeze-style sanitizer dispensers.
#plating

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Coronavirus and Manufacturing as We Enter April

The week of March 23 saw significantly more manufacturers make adjustments to production/capacity as automotive OEMs closed facilities and states closed non-essential businesses.
#automotive

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NASF Update on EPA Enforcement Discretion Policy for Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a policy memorandum indicating that it will exercise enforcement discretion for any non-compliance that may result from the COVID-19 pandemic.
#nasf #sustainability

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CCAI Postpones Women in Finishing Forum

CCAI’s Women in Finishing Forum has been rescheduled for April 28-30, 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Cefla North America, Weinig Holz-Her Postpone Open House Events

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Cefla North America and Weinig Holz-Her have postponed coinciding finishing industry events.

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Coronavirus Response in Manufacturing: Calvary Industries

Calvary Industries, supplier of industrial cleaners, conversion coatings, metalworking fluids, and waste treatment chemistries, turns its focus toward general-purpose sanitizers to help combat coronavirus.

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ECOAT 2020 electrocoating event canceled due to coronovirus pandemic

Event organizers are currently evaluating digital tools for education and networking to be offered to those who planned to attend ECOAT, which has been cancelled due to the coronavirus situation. 
#education

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Coating and finishing in the time of coronavirus

A roundup of reporting on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected manufacturing-related industries.

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Coronavirus and the Coating and Finishing Industry

PF checks in with Michael Guckes, chief economist for Gardner Intelligence for an update on how the manufacturing industry is trending during the coronavirus situation.