Industry / Innovation

Axalta Adds Tufcote Epoxy Primer to Industrial Coatings Line

Tufcote 3.0 has quick, 30-minute recoat window for wet-on-wet topcoat applications.


EuroBLECH 2020 Adds Exhibition Hall for Surface Technology

Hall 26 to host exhibitors of joining technology as well as surface and tool technology.


Sherwin Williams to Build New Global HQs, R&D Center

Preliminary plans call for Sherwin-Williams to invest a minimum of $600 million to build both facilities.


ATI Orbital Sander Designed for Robotic Surface Prep

The compliance force is adjustable to accommodate a variety of applications. 


Valence Surface Technologies Acquires Fountain Plating

With the acquisition of Fountain, Valence continues to execute its customer-focused strategy to improve the aerospace and defense supply chain.


PPG Acquires Chicago's Alpha Coating Technologies

Alpha focuses on the development, manufacture and sale of powder coatings for light industrial applications, medium density fiberboard and heat-sensitive substrates.


Process Technology Wins Smart Business Accolade

Company named 2020 Smart Business: Evolution in Manufacturing Award honoree.


Exair Air Conveyor Converts Pipes to Conveying Systems

Threaded line vac air-operated conveyor designed for stainless steel processes or areas likely to be wet and corrosive.


Tri-Mer Offers Stainless Steel Dust Collector Version

The MCD Whirl Wet is a modular conveyor dragout system that was engineered for facilities with high dust loadings or that operate continuously.


Hydrogel Coating Prevents Ice Formation

Coating was inspired by a natural mechanism that keeps blood from freezing in several species of fish that live near Antarctica.