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PUBLISHED: 1/26/2018

MicroCare Creates New Procurement Manager Position

MicroCare Corp. has hired James Gluck as its senior procurement manager, a new position created to better integrate an expanding supply chain with the company’s three logistics centers and, in turn, its three manufacturing facilities.


PUBLISHED: 1/25/2018

James E. Leopold, Founder of Vulcanium/RighTech Fabrications, Passes

Leopold passed away on December 28 at age 99. His family said he was an entrepreneur, family man, unapologetic Cubs fan and military hero.


PUBLISHED: 1/17/2018

Top Shops: Analytical Testing Hours, Liquid/Powder Shops

The best shops in the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey for liquid and powder coatings spent 32 hours per week analytically testing its finishes, while those not in the Top Shops’ 80th percentile spent just over 2 hours per...


PUBLISHED: 1/12/2018

Ametek Brookfield Names Division VP/Business Unit Manager

Joseph Plante comes to the company with 27 years’ experience in engineering and program management.


PUBLISHED: 1/10/2018

Lincoln Industries Names Two VPs, Promotes Marketing Specialist

Kassy Knudson, the new vice president of people resources, represents the third generation of the founding LeBaron family to work for the company.


PUBLISHED: 1/10/2018

Top Shops: Type of Operation, Liquid/Powder Coatings

More than 66 percent of the shops that took the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey for liquid and powder coaters say they consider themselves a “job shop,” which is an independent shop with less than 50 percent contrac...


PUBLISHED: 1/9/2018

A Brite Company to Distribute Palm International Products

A Brite is now a distributor for Palm products including liquid nickel chloride, liquid nickel sulfamate and electroless nickel grade liquid nickel sulfate.


PUBLISHED: 1/2/2018

Top Shops: Part Inspection Hours Per Week, Liquid and Powder Coatings

In the latest Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey results for liquid and powder coaters, the Top Shops spent 25 hours a week checking part quality and looking for imperfections. All other shops spent just under 5 hours per wee...


PUBLISHED: 12/19/2017

Top Shops: Certifications for Liquid-Powder Operations

More than 15 percent of all liquid and powder coating shops have the ISO 9901 quality certification, the largest sector in the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey.


PUBLISHED: 12/15/2017

MicroCare Appoints Outside Sales Manager

MicroCare Corp. has appointed Don Phifer as West Coast regional manager for its precision cleaning products.


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