#EDITORIAL

Electroplating

Geeking Out About Space Flight

As Products Finishing releases its October aerospace-themed issue, editor-in-chief Scott Francis takes the opportunity to reflect on the finishing industry’s role in aerospace and space markets.

Coronavirus Coverage

How Do We Reconnect?

As one industry tradeshow after another is stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic, what other ways of networking can coaters, finishers and suppliers embrace?

Liquid Coating

Trends in Coating and Finishing

What will continually evolving material combinations mean for the manufacturing industries and, in turn, what will they mean for coaters and finishers?

Cultivating the Next Generation of Finishing Industry Leaders

As a generation of experienced coaters and finishers look toward retirement, new leaders are beginning to emerge. Training, education, support and encouragement for new talent is crucial for the future of manufacturing.

Coronavirus Coverage

Living in Interesting Times

How is the COVID-19 outbreak affecting your business? Stepping into the role of editor of Products Finishing in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak has been odd, to say the least. Here’s my story — tell us yours.

A Decade of Awakenings

It was 10 years ago that the finishing industry welcomed my uneducated self.

Giving the Gift of Legacy

Brad Andreae, the late Dr. George Dubpernell, Jim Jones, the late Daniel Leonhardt, and Clifford Roy are 2020 Finishing Hall of Fame inductees.

The Conflict of Resolutions

We asked several finishers what their resolutions were for 2020, and did we ever get a variety of wishes and goals.

Calling Balls and Strikes

Fairness in reporting is much needed in today’s world.

Liquid Coating

Minding Your Own Business

The Products Finishing Top Shops Executive Summit in October 2020 will give you that opportunity.

Electrocoating

It’s All for Guys like George

George Giering III has been a loyal Products Finishing reader for 50+ years. Turns out there are a lot of people like him.

Liquid Coating

The Paper Chase

Answer the ‘Call for Papers’ and become one of the chosen few to speak at industry events, and make your presentation last a lifetime through a written white paper.