ELECTROCOATING

Powder Coating

PPG to acquire global coatings services provider MetoKote

MetoKote is a Lima, Ohio-based coatings services business with 2015 global sales of approximately $200 million. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.
#sales

Pollution Control

PPG Expands Aerospace Coatings Development, Capabilities at UK Facility

$2 million investment supports installation of advanced-technology equipment for evaluating paint characteristics.
#masking #pollutioncontrol #aerospace

Liquid Coating

PPG Opens New Liquid Coatings Application Development Center in Wisconsin

Development center houses multiple curing ovens, robotic paint applicators and spray booths with temperature and humidity controls to mimic a wide range of liquid coatings application conditions.
#masking #pollutioncontrol #curing

Parts Cleaning

Liquid Coating Demand Creates Albers Finishing

Kansas coater launches new, flexible and innovative liquid coatings line with help from IntelliFinishing.
#masking #pollutioncontrol #curing

Electrocoating

Electrocoating Q&A: Obtaining Class A Automotive Part Quality

We are upgrading our line to satisfy a new customer and want to make sure we cover all necessary upgrades.
#masking #automotive #pollutioncontrol

Pollution Control

Liquid Coatings Q&A: How to Effectively Use PLCs

What are some of the most effective uses of programmable logic controllers in a coating operation?
#masking #pollutioncontrol #curing

Pollution Control

Liquid Coatings Q&A: Improving an Operation’s Transfer Efficiency

What is the best way to achieve transfer efficiency optimization in our operation?
#masking #pollutioncontrol #curing

Electrocoating

Roy Metal Finishing Growing Again with $16M Expansion

RMF is one of the largest metal finishing companies on the East Coast, and has added more than 100 jobs since its expansion in 2011.
#plating

Electrocoating

Finisher Still Going Strong at Age 100

Ohio finishing shop owner still shows up for work every day and is involved in a number of charitable endeavors.
#plating

Liquid Coating

A Conversation with…Joe Subda, Axalta Coating Systems

Subda joined Axalta’s ecoat product group in 1990 and received the George E.F. Brewer Award at the ECOAT16 conference in February.