Mechanical Finishing

Process Technology Adds Jared Lawrence

Lawrence will serve as continuous improvement manager to help streamline processes.


Coventya Announces Organizational Changes

Mike Kelly named president as company is adopting a regional-type management structure.
#plating #management

Pollution Control

Steps to Take Control of Wastewater Treatment

Finishing operations should consider their environmental impact and other motivating factors, beyond mere compliance.
#plating #pollutioncontrol #sustainability


Minding Your Own Business

The Products Finishing Top Shops Executive Summit in October 2020 will give you that opportunity.
#marketing #plating #topshops


Index Experiences Accelerating Contraction

September Finishing Index is 46.4, posting a third month of contracting activity.


Internships: Not Just for Coffee Makers and Photocopiers

Organizations that don’t offer internships are missing a huge opportunity to improve.
#management #plating


Frontier Group Launches New Chemical Processing Line

Arizona-based provider of aerospace metal finishing services reopened its Phoenix chemical processing facilities after $1.5 million complete transformation.
#plating #aerospace

Powder Coating

November Issue: Lincoln Industries, Pretreatments, Ag Powder Coatings and Parts Cleaning.

The November issue looks at the growth of Lincoln Industries, how pretreatment nails a finish, quick-change for ag powder coating applications, and solutions to parts cleaning.


Pries Opens New 36-foot Wide Anodizing Line in Iowa

The anodizing line is fully automated and boasts 36-foot tanks, which Pries says will be able to guarantee extruded and anodized aluminum in just four weeks.


Masters’ Association of Metal Finishers Raises $10,000 in Golf Tournament

The event attracted more than 60 players and was held at Oak Hill Golf Club in Milford, New Jersey.