Joe Saad Retires from Acme Manufacturing Company


Highly recognized globally as an industry expert in metal finishing, Acme VP of Sales & Maketing Joe Saad has been instrumental in the development polishing automation solutions for automotive trim, truck bumpers, aluminum wheels, plumbing components, hand tools and builders' hardware during his career.

Patent-pending masking plug features one-way vent


Custom Fabricating & Supplies unveils a new two-piece, vented masking plug designed to allow air to escape while simultaneously preventing leaks.

NASF Update: Paycheck Protection Program


The National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) explains the latest details of the legislative package for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that would reportedly allow more flexibility for surface finishers to spend forgivable loans for payrolls and expenses.

Hunter Chemical Offers Variety of Finishing Products


Fume suppressants and high-speed catalysts are produced for hard chrome plating, decorative chrome plating and anodizing applications.

Luster-On Conversion Coatings Protect Aluminum


Luster-On Aluminescent is manufactured in powder form to provide economical and easy-to-use product.

UPA Technology's XRF2020 X-ray Reduces Tube Use


Unit only energizes the X-Ray tube during measurements to increase tube life.

Walchem Manufactures Analytical Controllers, Metering Pumps for Chemical Control


Walchem’s controllers easily tie into a LAN, DCS or other PLC system, providing remote communications access for monitoring and control.

Altana Names New Supervisory Board Chairman


The supervisory board of the specialty chemicals group Altana has elected Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber as its new chairman.

Columbia Chemical's TriCol Process Enhances Metal Distribution


TriCol Décor process for trivalent chromium plating is chloride based for faster plating, according to the company  

Asterion Ultra Zinc-Nickel Systems Provide Corrosion Resistance


Asterion’s line of ultra alkaline and acid zinc-nickel plating systems produce a high nickel alloy of 12–16%.