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PaintExpo 2020 postponed

PaintExpo, the international trade fair for industrial coating technology, has been postponed due to current developments in connection with the corona virus and will take place October 12-15, 2020.

Powder Coating

Col-Met Oven App Enables Remote Monitoring

Technicians can remotely view batch oven status when connected to an active internet connection.

Liquid Coating

Auto Body Paint Shop of the Future Aims to Improve Production Agility

Geico Taikisha will implement Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA applications as the manufacturing execution system of its Smart Paintshop aimed at improving production efficiency in auto body painting.
#automotive

Electrocoating

CCAI Announces Finishing Tip Tuesday Video Series

The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) has launched a new video series offering tips on a wide variety of finishing-related topics.

Liquid Coating

Elcometer Promotes Tracy Salt

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

Electroplating

Hemco UniFlo Hoods Capture Fumes

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

Anodizing

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.
#plating #asktheexpert #energy

Liquid Coating

Axalta Adds Tufcote Epoxy Primer to Industrial Coatings Line

Tufcote 3.0 has quick, 30-minute recoat window for wet-on-wet topcoat applications.

Electrocoating

A Conversation with Brad Andreae, Therma-Tron-X

As the owner of Therma-Tron-X, Brad Andreae has a lot of things on his mind, but you might find him at the lunch hour in the break room playing cards with his employees.
#plating

Liquid Coating

Finishing Index Gains Due to Broad Activity Expansion

The Finishing Index is 47.5 as the ongoing slump in business conditions is not universal to the finishing industry. Firms with more than 250 employees have reported expanding conditions since June.
#plating