VIDEOS

Video: What's Behind the Gardner Business Index

Gardner Intelligence offers a variety of tools for forecasting and trend analysis, precisely focused for the people who sell and consume capital equipment.

Liquid Coating

Supercar Gets Super Ecoat System

Honda builds unique ecoat system for Acura NSX at $70 million Performance Manufacturing Center.
#masking #measurement-testing #automotive

Electroplating

Sun Glo Industrial Plating Survives Trial by Fire

Andy Pozin’s more than three decades in the metal finishing industry nearly came to an end in 2015 when an overnight fire devastated his company and his livelihood.

Powder Coating

Life Cycle: Powder Coat Turns Bikes into Fine-Tuned Machines

Two San Francisco bike makers turn to powder coating to finish their custom products.
#curing #masking

Parts Cleaning

Sunny Outlook for Florida Powder Coater

Benada Aluminum rebounds their business with improved chemistries and equipment in their powder coating operations.
#curing #masking

Electroplating

2017 Finishing Industry Economic Forecast

What the team at Gardner Business Intelligence sees ahead for the industrial finishing industry in 2017.
#topshops #finishinghalloffame #vacuum-vapor

Electroplating

Aerospace Finishing’s Race to the Moon

In our 80th year, a look back at how finishing helped NASA-led space projects.
#aerospace

Anodizing

Bumper Crop for Valley Chrome

Once an exclusive plating operation, the California company has transformed into one of the largest manufacturers of accessories for the automobile and trucking industry, selling about 50,000 bumpers per year.
#surfin #masking #pollutioncontrol

Electroplating

Benchmarking a Plating Operation to No. 1

Indiana’s Electro-Spec uses Top Shops data to improve efficiencies.
#marketing

Parts Cleaning

Top Shops: Metokote is No. 1 Top Shop Liquid/Powder for 2016

MetoKote is the No. 1 facility on the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey rankings for liquid and powder coatings in 2016, based on statistical analysis from more than 45 criteria.
#topshops #masking #curing