Custom Fab Solutions vice president Larry Vortherms discusses electropolishing, how COVID is impacting parts cleaning and his advice for weathering the pandemic.
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LeKem offers antimicrobial electroless nickel, designed for everyday production. Owner Paul Feagins talked to PF about the technology and its efficacy.
As one industry tradeshow after another is stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic, what other ways of networking can coaters, finishers and suppliers embrace?
Haviland Products Company retooled its Kalamazoo manufacturing location to produce hand sanitizer for non-profits in need. It has since expanded its disinfectant line and found it a significant growth segment.
Powder Technology Inc. added antimicrobial powder coating to their offerings, using BioCote technology. In the time of COVID-19, antimicrobial technology is in demand.
Due to concerns and restrictions surround the COVID-19 pandemic, the AAC has made the decision to convert the 2020 Anodizing Conference into a live virtual event in October.
U.K. coatings manufacturer HMG Paints has expanded production of hand sanitizer to meet demand during business reopenings.
Process Technology’s solution for continuing to embrace lean manufacturing principles during the global pandemic.
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Haviland has released Rely+On Virkon, a broad-spectrum hard surface disinfectant, to help businesses maintain clean, safe facilities.
Index moves nearly 10-Points below prior low of 2012.
ProGlove Connect app update includes a feature that notifies workers in close proximity to help them maintain proper social distance during COVID-19.
The Metal Finishing Association of California has completed the 10th year of the Bright Design Program with the Pasadena College of Design, this year conducting the final presentations online to allow for social distancing during the coronavirus crisis.
NEI’s new UV-C radiation resistant coating shows promise in helping protect surfaces that are being disinfected using UV-C — a method of cleaning surfaces that is gaining interest during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.
Process Technology, supplier to the finishing industry since 1978, gives back to local community center and food pantry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
David Epner of Epner Technology discusses the work of the late Stephen Candiloro Jr., a giant in the finishing community who passed away due to the coronavirus in April.
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CORROSION 2020, NACE’s annual flagship five-day event, has been canceled. CORROSION 2021 will take place in Salt Lake City in April.
The manufacturing industry has been crucial to responding to COVID-19. Read about the efforts of Therma-Tron-X, Nordson and HMG Paints and hear from GBM President Rick Kline.
As we recover from the coronavirus epidemic, how many companies will use lessons learned during this time to reevaluate the way they do business?
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.
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.
Advice for business leaders in the finishing industry as the world reacts to the economic repercussions of the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis.
Hubbard-Hall prepares to help surface finishers seeking to implement electropolishing processes in order to take advantage of reshoring efforts to bring production work back to the U.S.
Resources and recommendations for manufacturing employees to stay safe during COVID-19 were released from OSHA, AIHA.
Index falls to historic low as domestic and foreign orders activity weakens.
Women in Finishing group will host a free webinar, Living and Leading Through the Storms of Life, on April 24 at 2 pm GST.
Perstorp started large-scale production of hand sanitizer and surface disinfectant for the Swedish healthcare sector in response to COVID-19.
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.
Clemco’s Director of Safety shares safe abrasive blasting and cleaning tips for working during the COVID-19 pandemic.