Mechanical Finishing

A Look at the Finishing Supply Chain and Workforce

The May 2021 issue of Products Finishing puts a focus on supply chain disruptions and the workforce skills gap.


A Focus on Evironmental Stewardship

The April Issue of Products Finishing puts a focus on environmental concerns.
#regulation #sustainability

40 Under 40: Class of 2021

Each year, PF editors comb through a long list of nominees with a wide range of skill sets to select the 40 Under 40 class. This year's finalists include engineers, operations managers, chemists, general managers, sales professionals and entrepreneurs working in the finishing industry. 
#sales #workforcedevelopment #40-under-40


Episode 3: Tractors in the Sky

In this episode of PF’s On the Line podcast, we hear about an electrocoating facility installed by Air Tractor, a manufacturer of cropdusters and firefighting airplanes.

Happy National Surface Finishing Day 2021

National Surface Finishing Day celebrates the contributions of the finishing industry to manufacturing and celebrates surface finishing professionals.

Expanding Medical Coatings and More

Products Finishing's March issue covers one company's expansion in medical coatings, how powder coating enables at-home recreation and more.

National Surface Finishing Day 2021

National Surface Finishing Day will be celebrated March 3. The annual event is a way to showcase the industry to local trade schools, businesses, officials and media, as well as to celebrate employees and staff.
#marketing #nsfd

A Focus on Aerospace

Products Finishing looks into how coaters and finishers enable the aerospace industry, what trends and technology are emerging and more in February 2021.

A Conversation with Sheila LaMothe

Sheila LaMothe, executive director of the CCAI Finishing Education Foundation, discusses educational opportunities within the finishing industry and the foundation’s overarching mission.

2021 Top Shops Benchmarking Opens

Beginning in 2021, the Tops Shops program will allow survey values to be compared to a larger, cumulative database of results, expanding the benefits of participation.
#topshops #marketing