Sheila LaMothe, executive director of the CCAI Finishing Education Foundation, discusses educational opportunities within the finishing industry and the foundation’s overarching mission.
Editor-In-Chief, Products Finishing
As part of National Surface Finishing Day (NSFD) celebrations on March 3, Bales Metal Surface Solutions has announced a webinar on the basics of coating, finishing and polishing, as well as a virtual shop tour.
The NASF/AESF Foundation has announced its 2021 industry training schedule.
AluConsult’s Anodizing School offers free webinar covering hard anodizing.
The Chemical Coaters Association International Finishing Education Foundation (CCAIFEF) announced 2020's Matt Heuertz Scholarship Award winners.
Additive Manufacturing Media is releasing AM InDepth, a series on the future of 3D printing/additive manufacturing, as a part of IMTS Spark.
The July 28 webinar will discuss the EPA’s current review of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) compounds.
CCAI's Women in Finishing group presented a webinar featuring two leadership experts who gave tips for effective leadership during a crisis.
Managing Editor, Products Finishing
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.
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.
Women in Finishing group will host a free webinar, Living and Leading Through the Storms of Life, on April 24 at 2 pm GST.
Col-Met’s webinar-based training program provides training to expand finishing product knowledge and best practices for sales and service technicians.
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.
Products Finishing presents Hitachi webinar on how to monitor and adjust plating line to ensure high quality.
The program offers two certification types. PCI 3000 Certification applies to custom coaters and PCI 4000 Certification is for original equipment manufacturers that apply powder coatings in-house.
Different levels of capital cost estimates provide key input for decisions over the life of surface finishing projects.
Webinar explains the economics that determine the optimal disposal point of a cleaner bath.
Mark Schario, executive vice president for Columbia Chemical, will present information on evaluating test matrix variables and performance results of exterior corrosion testing between trivalent and hexavalent.
Topics at Atotech conference included automotive trends, quality certification trend and the future of mobility.
Altmayer is a Master Surface Finisher, an AESF Fellow and technical education director of the AESF Foundation and NASF.
Learn to maximize productivity, quality and profitability in your electrocoating operations.
Managing Editor, Production Machining
A change in management structure helps a Phoenix plating operation, and what are the benefits of getting your powder coating operation certified?
The June issue of Products Finishing features a look at the Powder Coating Institute certification program, a peek inside a revitalized Phoenix plating operation, and a technical paper on anodizing cast aluminum alloys.
Focus will be on manufacturing throughout the aerospace supply chain.
Assessment Program Offers Comprehensive Audit for Custom Coaters and OEMs
Powder Coating: A Stronger Kind of Paint focuses on the durability and weatherability of powder coating when compared to liquid paint.