Greenkote Reports Increased Anticorrosion Orders
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Expansion comes in response to an upsurge in demand for corrosion protection on environmentally-exposed metal fasteners and hardware in a number of different industries.
Greenkote, a global provider of advanced anticorrosion metal coatings, announces a major expansion of production capacity at its facility in Brook Park, Ohio. The expansion comes in response to an upsurge in demand for corrosion protection on environmentally-exposed metal fasteners and hardware in a number of different industries.
"I don't know if climate change may be a part of it, but we're seeing notable increases in anticorrosion coating orders for all kinds of different metal parts that are exposed to the elements," says Greenkote CEO, Mark Gore. "The orders are coming from a range of sectors, including automotive, rail, electric power distribution, wind power generation and more. These are all applications that have fasteners, fixtures and other metal hardware exposed to long-term outdoor atmospheric corrosion."
Greenkote coatings are diffused into the metal surface, making them damage resistant, longer-lasting and better-performing than older treatments such as galvanizing and paints. According to Gore, “Another factor is eco-friendliness. Many other coating processes involve acids and other polluting chemicals, so their use is increasingly restricted by environmental regulation. But, as the name implies, Greenkote is uniquely benign to the environment."
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