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Finishing Index Reports Slowing Contraction

Contracting new orders and backlog activity suppress overall Index reading; impact of COVID-19 expected to have an adverse effect on the Finishing Index in the coming months.

Electroplating

Atotech introduces new passivate for electroplating market

Atotech’s Tridur ZnNi H5.2-plated parts can be combined with aluminum alloys and used in the automotive industry to minimize contact corrosion.
#automotive #economics

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Kevin Pattee Joins Ronatec

Pattee vast experience in electronics, rectification, ovens and other fields.
#electronics

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Uyemura Expands Sales, Distribution In Pacific Region

Ronatec, a supplier of of metal finishing chemicals and equipment to the automotive, aerospace, hardware, and porcelain enameling sectors, has joined the Uyemura distribution network.  
#aerospace #sales #automotive

Electroplating

Rich Ruff Joins Cleaning Technologies Group

Ruff appointed Ransohoff regional sales manager.
#sales

Electroplating

Women in STEM: A Spotlight

Danijela Milosevic-Popovich is a Research and Development Manager at SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts.

Powder Coating

Elcometer Promotes Tracy Salt

Salt named product manager responsible for management and introduction of the company’s range of products.
#management

Electroplating

Hemco UniFlo Hoods Capture Fumes

Hoods constructed of chemical-resistant, flame-retardant, nonsparking composite resin materials.

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Using Alternatives in Pretreatment Baths for Degreasing

Effective cleaning at low, even ambient temperatures, is possible, says Atotech’s Brandon Lloyd, and creates a safer work environment and reduces energy demands.
#asktheexpert #energy

Electroplating

Summary Report on USCAR Field Test for Trivalent Chromium

Mark Schario from Columbia Chemical explains USCAR’s multiyear project to determine how various trivalent chromium systems would perform in the real world.
#asktheexpert