Industry / Innovation

Masters’ Association of Metal Finishers Celebrate Industry with Holiday Celebration

The Masters’ Association of Metal Finishers (MAMF) in the New York and New Jersey area gathered to celebrate the industry and the holidays with its annual luncheon held in New Jersey.


Exair's Small Atomizing Nozzles Offer Range of Spray Patterns

Nozzles are suitable for tight spaces and require no liquid pressure.


Grieve Truck Oven Used for Paint Baking

Grieve’s No. 911 is an electrically heated, 500°F truck oven used for paint baking.


Conversion Coatings Optimized for Aluminum Anodizing

Bonderite technologies developed for three key steps of degreasing, etching and hot or cold sealing in the aluminum anodizing process.


Powder Coating Institute 2020 Scholarship Program Opens Jan. 13

The program includes the PCI general scholarship and four corporate member-sponsored scholarships: Axalta, Gema, Nordson Ken Kreeger and PPG scholarships. 


Josh Gilmore Joins Sames Kremlin

Gilmore named regional manager for U.S. central states region.


Ellis Needham Jr. Owned Industrial Chrome in Topeka

Needham started with the company in 1963 as a general laborer, but in 1969 he purchased part of the company along with his wife, Naomi.


Charles Kellogg, Former Hubbard-Hall Chairman, Passes

Kellogg joined Hubbard-Hall in 1957 as a fifth-generation family member of the chemical distribution company originally founded as Apothecaries Hall in Waterbury in 1849.


Apex Announces New Production Manager

Michael Holland leads production at Portland facility.


ECI's Benchtop Analyzer Optimizes Plating Bath Solutions

QualiLab Elite system combines cyclic voltammetric stripping and library of analytical recipes for metal deposition to determine additives in electroplating baths.