Bowman Appoints Standards Manager


Bowman has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Korpus as manager of the company’s Standards Business Unit. 

MOCAP Offers Polyethylene Tubing Plugs


MOCAP offers heavy wall polyethylene tubing plugs that are designed to fit different tube gauges, available in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Manuel Tomasoni Joins Technic Italgalvano


Finishing supplier Technic Italgalvano has hired Manual Tomasoni to be production assistant and network manager.

Graco Offers HydroShield Waterborne System


Graco's electrostatic spray system, the HydroShield Waterborne System, uses Pro Xp WB air spray and air-assist electrostatic spray guns to spray waterborne materials.

Controlled Containment System Available from HEMCO


Controlled Containment System from HEMCO is designed to protect both the process and environment from contamination with HEPA filters and slight negative pressure inside.

NASF Releases PFAS Sampling and Analysis Plan


New Sampling and Analysis Plan (SAP) includes the best practices for collecting and analyzing PFAS samples from surface finishing operations.  

UC Researchers Create Color-Changing, Touch-Sensitive Nanomaterial Film


Scientists at the University of California have created a color-changing, touch-sensitive film made of gold nanoparticles that can be coated onto surfaces to create a color-changing skin.

Hubbard-Hall Offers Organic Acid Cleaner Technology


Hubbard-Hall offers an organic acid cleaner, Aquaease 2289, designed for soak cleaning, said to clean, deoxidize and brighten in one step.

Color and 3D Topography Analyzer from BYK-Gardner


BYK-Gardner offers the spectro2profiler, an instrument that measures color, gloss and surface structure with a touchscreen, icon-based menu, integrated camera and software for visualizing measurement data.

2020 Anodizing Conference Converts to Online Event


Due to concerns and restrictions surround the COVID-19 pandemic, the AAC has made the decision to convert the 2020 Anodizing Conference into a live virtual event in October.