Industry / Innovation

PaintExpo 2020 postponed

PaintExpo, the international trade fair for industrial coating technology, has been postponed due to current developments in connection with the corona virus and will take place October 12-15, 2020.

Col-Met Oven App Enables Remote Monitoring

Technicians can remotely view batch oven status when connected to an active internet connection.

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Acquires Lodestone Partners

Merger expands DSS’ knowledge and capability in the area of operations excellence, particularly in the natural resource and mining industry.

Solvay PEEK Powders Coat Metal Tubes for Electrosurgery

Surgical Coatings LLC has selected Solvay KetaSpire KT-820FP and KetaSpire KT-880FP fine powder (FP) PEEK grades to provide enhanced compatibility with electrostatic coatings in select electrosurgical applications.

Auto Body Paint Shop of the Future Aims to Improve Production Agility

Geico Taikisha will implement Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA applications as the manufacturing execution system of its Smart Paintshop aimed at improving production efficiency in auto body painting.

Atotech introduces new passivate for electroplating market

Atotech’s Tridur ZnNi H5.2-plated parts can be combined with aluminum alloys and used in the automotive industry to minimize contact corrosion.

Compressed air filtration system removes contaminates down to .01 micron

Walmec’s new .01 Micron SuperStar Filter removes vapors and contaminates down to .01 micron for applications requiring the highest standard of compressed air.

Recyclable VCI Moisture-Barrier Paper Surpasses Biobased Content Requirements

Cortec’s EcoShield VpCI-144 moisture barrier VCI (vapor corrosion inhibitor) paper contains 69% USDA certified biobased content.

Process Technology Expands Team

John Opron leads human resources as director of talent.

NASF SUR/FIN 2020 Attendee Registration Now Open

Surface finishers can now register to attend SUR/FIN 2020.