ANODIZING

Liquid Coating

MIT and NASA Engineers Design New Airplane Wing with Movable Surfaces

Researchers say the new wing could provide a significant boost in aircraft production, flight and maintenance efficiency.
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Anodizing

Bales Metal Surface Solutions Enhances In-house Lab Capabilities

Bales upgraded the lab equipment to allow for automated titration of the plating baths and acquired two atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) machines.
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Electroplating

Protech Metal Finishing Completes Expansion of New Facility

Additions brings about 32,000 square feet of production space and an increased number of production lines.
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Anodizing

Pioneer Metal Finishing Soars on Employees, Culture

Pioneer uses their own Pioneer TV Network, company newsletter, fundamentals activities and training to get new and current employees integrated into the company culture and expectations.
#workforcedevelopment #plating

Electroplating

Continuous Improvements Drive Elite Metal Finishing

Elite Metal Finishing was singled out for Best Practices in the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey because of their extremely high detail to quality and customer communication.
#marketing #plating

Electroplating

Armoloy's New Owners Use Simple Marketing Strategy to Build Electroplating Business

Nolan Hannan and Jacob Meier purchased Armoloy in 2017, and knew they wanted a data-driven shop that they provided information on how well the shop was operating, and where improvements could be made.
#marketing #topshops #plating

Anodizing

How to Use Manufacturing Technology to Reach Finishing Goals

If your coating operation has big growth goals for this year, then solutions engineer Bill McGee from Plex Systems says you should have a deep understanding of the way your shop works.
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Anodizing

Increasing Bath Life and Quality of Trivalent Passivates on Zinc Plate

Asterion’s Roger Sowinski says the use of proprietary organic pre-dips has also been effectively utilized to both extend the bath life and improve the overall quality of the finished part.
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Anodizing

Competing to Be the Best Electroplating Shop

A competitive nature drives many Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey participants to want to be considered in the elite 80th percentile.
#marketing #plating

Liquid Coating

Coventya 3S Technology Replaces Conventional Metal Anodes

Coventya’s 3S technology is designed to replace conventional metal anodes with size-selective membrane anodes.