ACT Test Panels Hires Scott Crosley As Sales VP

ACT Test Panels has hired Scott Crosley to act as its VP of Business Development and Sales, where he will help lead the company’s international growth.

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Osborn Appoints Brian Cassady as Chief Executive Officer

Osborn has appointed Brian Cassady as its new CEO, where he will leverage the skills he honed as CEO of Fansteel to bolster Osborn’s growth plans.

Episode 2: Diversity in the Finishing Industry

Products Finishing’s On the Line podcast for coaters and finishers discusses the topic of diversity in the finishing industry with interviews with Lab Midwest president and PF columnist Matthew Kirchner and Bales Metal Surface Solutions president Stacey Bales. 

Georgia Powder Coating Sponsors Personal Finance Curriculum

Georgia Powder Coating works to promote financial literacy and entrepreneurship foundations.

Matching Specialists to Specialties

Everyone has two or three fields that come naturally to them. Asking your team about their specialties may help you find ways to optimize your business.

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

CCAI's Women in Finishing group presented a webinar featuring two leadership experts who gave tips for effective leadership during a crisis.

Parts Cleaning

A Conversation With Darren Williams, Ph.D

Dr. Williams, a professor of physical chemistry at Sam Houston State University, will host the Product Quality Cleaning Workshop May 13-14, and chair the Products Finishing’s Parts Cleaning Conference at IMTS on Sept. 16.


A Conversation With William Howard Jr., Houston Plating and Coatings

William Howard’s Houston Plating and Coatings checked in as the No. 1 liquid and powder coating operation in the 2019 Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey.


A Conversation With Jeffrey Bell, Precision Finishing

Bell is a technical process engineer for Precision Finishing in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, and a member of the Products Finishing 40-Under-40 class for 2019.

A Conversation With Ross Scott, Maui Powder Works

Ross Scott discovered powder coating while living in Hawaii, and built Maui Powder Works from the ground up along with his wife, Kim.


A Conversation With Brad Durkin, Coventya

Brad Durkin is director of international product management for Coventya, and the chairperson of the SUR/FIN Technical Advisory Committee that puts together the conference sessions each summer.

Parts Cleaning

A Conversation with Joe McChesney, Kyzen

The global product line manager for solvents at Kyzen has more than 39 years of experience with solvent and aqueous cleaning processes, and has served on the EPA/Clean Air Advisory Board.

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