#SUSTAINABILITY

Pollution Control

Kontek Ion Exchange Systems Deionize Water for Recycling

The Rekon's applications include raw water purification, softening and deionization, wastewater recovery and recycling, polishing and targeted ion recovery.

Pollution Control

Midwest Air Products to Display Range of Pollution-Control Products

Products are designed to solve environmental control problems and include corrosion-resistant PVC air pollution control equipment.

Electroplating

Veolia Water Technologies Helps Optimize Resources

Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to industry sustainability.

Pollution Control

US Ecology Provides Green Solutions for Finishing Shops

US Ecology uses specialized recycling methods such as recovering metals from liquids and solids.

Parts Cleaning

BHC's Range of Precision Cleaning Solutions Designed for Sustainability

BHC's Aquavantage aqueous detergents enable improved parts cleaning and degreasing, broad material compatibility and is said to reduce costs.

Powder Coating

Sherwin-Williams Launches Powdura ECO Coatings Using Recycled Plastic

Sherwin-Williams has launched a line of powder coatings that uses a polyester resin comprised of 25% pre-consumer recycled plastic (rPET). 

Coronavirus Coverage

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.

Electroplating

ECS Environmental Solutions Acquires KCH Engineered Systems and Heil Engineered Process Equipment

Combined entity focuses on meeting odor and air pollution control needs of both municipal and industrial customers.

Mechanical Finishing

Benefits of Recycling Vibratory Finishing Effluent

Recycling vibratory wastewater can be very advantageous and cost effective, says Dean Bell of Precision Finishing, but only if done properly.

Electroplating

Dynatect Roll-Up ChemTank Cover Reduces Heat Loss, Evaporation

Tank covers designed to to improve efficiency, productivity and environmental conformance.

Electroplating

California Issues Mandatory PFAS Testing Requirements for Chrome Plating Facilities

California State Water Resources Control Board issued order requiring mandatory environmental assessment at 271 chrome plating facilities.

Powder Coating

Intelligent Calendar Assists in EHS Compliance

Environmental compliance calendar gives businesses a personalized calendar for EHS reporting.

Powder Coating

Midwest Finishing Offers Custom-Engineered Systems

Products include pretreatment washers, dry-off and cure ovens, environmental rooms and conveyance systems.

Pollution Control

How Phosphates Impact Your Discharge

Phosphate conversion coatings are used to impart corrosion resistance, lubricity or to serve as a base layer for subsequent coatings. Hubbard-Hall’s Robin Deal explains their environmental impact. 

Liquid Coating

Axalta Receives Ducks Unlimited Award

The award recognizes corporations from the United States, Canada or Mexico that have made contributions to wetlands conservation and environmental stewardship.

Electroplating

PFAS and the Surface Finishing Industry

NASF and its member companies have a long history of environmental stewardship, especially when it comes to PFAS.

Electroplating

SFChina Exhibitor Registration Open

Exhibit zones include Electroplating and Finishing Technology, Environmental, Safety and Protection, and Coating Applications and Coating Products.

Powder Coating

Dürr Acquires Babcock & Wilcox's Environmental Business

Germany-based Dürr has completed the acquisition of the industrial environmental technology businesses of U.S. company Babcock & Wilcox, which provide air pollution and noise control technologies.

Powder Coating

Turnkey Finishing Solutions on Display at FABTECH

Midwest Finishing Systems offers custom-engineered systems including pretreatment washers, dry-off and cure ovens, environmental rooms, and conveyance systems.

Electroplating

Process Solutions Specially Formulated for Metal Coil

Henkel offers a variety of Bonderite process solutions for the metal coil industry, specially formulated for high-speed and continuous operation of manufacturing lines, as well as greater cost-efficiency and sustainability.

Parts Cleaning

Return-to-Operator Parts Washer Designed for Robot Interface

The Renegade I-Series RTOcarousel parts washer is designed for precision cleaning and drying of industrial components without solvents, resulting in lower environmental impact, increased automation and reduced labor costs.

Liquid Coating

Mankiewicz Coating Systems Address Digitalization, Sustainability Demands

The Celerol EMV coating system is designed to shield against electromagnetic radiation, and Alexit Unique Chrome is a chrome-replacement paint.

Electroplating

Chicago NASF Midwest Sustainability Summit Coming in September

The featured speaker at the event in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, will be former F-100 fighter pilot and Vietnam prisoner of war Guy Gruters.

Liquid Coating

Kingscote Bright Dyes Certified for Food Equipment Applications

Kingscote Chemicals has developed a new line of Bright Dyes for use in food-zone applications that contain no heavy metals and are environmental friendly.