FINISHING NEWS

NASF Releases Public Policy Update for March 2021

3/9/2021

NASF has released a Policy Update for March summarizing some of the pertinent regulatory developments and new announcements from recent days.

Norton BlazeX F980 Fiber Discs Greatly Increase Cut Rate

3/9/2021

Norton Saint-Gobain’s BlazeX F980 Fiber Discs dissipate grinding heat to offer a 50% increase in cut rate and disk life over the original Blaze F980.

Innovakote Receives Grant to Promote Recycling Powder Coating

3/9/2021

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced the award of $273,000 to Innovakote toward recycling 5 million lbs. of excess powder coating discarded each year in West Michigan.

Wagner Expands Coatify IoT Platform and Debuts Light Version

3/8/2021

Wagner has updated its Coatify IoT platform with newly compatible devices, new features that increase transparency on past jobs and a lower-priced feature-light version.

NASF Leads Chromium Symposium for California Air Resources Board

3/8/2021

NASF leads chromium surface finishing symposium for California state officials considering new restrictions.

Hexcel HexPly XF Streamlines Wind Blade Shell Manufacturing

3/5/2021

Hexcel’s HexPly XF surface technology eliminates liquid chemicals and reduces the frequency of surface defects in the wind blade shell manufacturing process.

Throughput Consulting Hires Cyber Security Officer

3/4/2021

Throughput Consulting has hired Joe Coleman as its new cyber security officer to help customers achieve compliance with NIST 800-171, CMMC and DFARS.

Osborn Appoints Brian Cassady as Chief Executive Officer

3/3/2021

Osborn has appointed Brian Cassady as its new CEO, where he will leverage the skills he honed as CEO of Fansteel to bolster Osborn’s growth plans.

Exair VariBlast Precision Safety Air Gun Uses Variable Force

3/3/2021

Exair’s VariBlast Precision Safety Air Gun with a Nano Super Air Nozzle uses a variable flow trigger to provide various levels of focused force for users’ application needs.

NASF Online Course: Pollution Prevention

3/3/2021

NASF/AESF has announced part 2 of its web-based Pollution Prevention course. The course will run throughout April on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Noon – 2 p.m. EST.