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PPG Acquires Chicago's Alpha Coating Technologies

Alpha focuses on the development, manufacture and sale of powder coatings for light industrial applications, medium density fiberboard and heat-sensitive substrates.


Hydrogel Coating Prevents Ice Formation

Coating was inspired by a natural mechanism that keeps blood from freezing in several species of fish that live near Antarctica.


Kevin Coursin Named PCI Executive Director

Coursin is a long-time member of the industrial finishing industry and has served in leadership roles with PCI, the Chemical Coaters Association International and the Porcelain Enamel Institute.  


Viu Insight Air Tracker Measures, Improves Air Flow

System is designed to measure airspeed in a continuous manner throughout the entire length of the spray booth.


Caplugs CSP-SH Series Fits Close, Nominal Holes

Plugs protects holes from foreign object debris.


Col-Met's SmartBatch Optimizes Cure Process

Integrated probes are designed into the batch oven and control panel for monitoring part temperature during the cure process.


PCR Group Partners with Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint

Alliance’s broad objective is phasing out the manufacture and sale of paints containing lead to eventually eliminate the risks that such paints pose.


PCI Announces 2020 Board of Directors and Executive Officers

Leaders represent powder coating industry to promote powder coating technology and communicate its benefits.


Atotech Offers Pretreatment, Paint Removal for Ecoat

Chemistries are designed for a variety of applications.


Hitachi FT160 XRF Analyzes Ultrathin Coatings

Benchtop unit designed for high sample throughput for quality control.