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July Issue: 40 Under 40 Finishing Industry Leadership Awards

Products Finishing’s July issue covers our 40 Under 40 leadership awards, the role of copper anode sludge formation, finishing industry supply chain insights, advice for replacing old rectifiers, and much more.

UC Researchers Create Color-Changing, Touch-Sensitive Nanomaterial Film

Scientists at the University of California have created a color-changing, touch-sensitive film made of gold nanoparticles that can be coated onto surfaces to create a color-changing skin.

June Issue: Liquid and Powder Coating Benchmarking

Products Finishing’s June issue covers the top ranking shops in our Top Shops benchmarking survey for liquid and powder coating.
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Electroplating

2020 Bright Design Challenge Concludes Virtually

The Metal Finishing Association of California has completed the 10th year of the Bright Design Program with the Pasadena College of Design, this year conducting the final presentations online to allow for social distancing during the coronavirus crisis.
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Coronavirus Coverage

Manufacturers Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The manufacturing industry has been crucial to responding to COVID-19. Read about the efforts of Therma-Tron-X, Nordson and HMG Paints and hear from GBM President Rick Kline. 

May Issue: How the Finishing Industry Comes Together

The May issue of Products Finishing is now available. Below you’ll find a few highlights from the issue as well as additional featured articles and other online content.
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Coronavirus Coverage

Business As Usual? Coronavirus and Manufacturing Industry Recovery

As we recover from the coronavirus epidemic, how many companies will use lessons learned during this time to reevaluate the way they do business?
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Parts Cleaning

Cyclic Nucleation System Safely Cleans Complex Parts

LPW Reinigungssysteme GmbH has developed PowerJet, a modular cleaning system that offers the safe, effective cleaning of any part using only water and the cyclic nucleation process (CNp).

Coronavirus Coverage

Coronavirus and the Coating and Finishing Industry

PF checks in with Michael Guckes, chief economist for Gardner Intelligence for an update on how the manufacturing industry is trending during the coronavirus situation.

Mechanical Finishing

Polishing Is Spot-On For Arlington Plating

APC has an extensive polishing and buffing department, one that has been a mainstay of the shop for more than 60 years.
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