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Metal finishing news, April 2013

Bayer will retain its trade name Desmophen® to continue to sell its diverse portfolio of products to the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers indus

Producer of PVC liners earns the U.S. Commercial Service's Export Achievement Certificate and the OkDEC Export Champion honors.

Weighing the potential (and real) impacts of automatic budget cuts on the aerospace industry and the U.S. economy at large.

CCAI FINISHING Pavilion at FABTECH 2013 is the largest show yet.

New business unit specializes in innovative and environmental friendly systems and products based on electro-chemical technologies.

Along with new name—SurTec, Inc—corporate installs new management team.

Technology designed to increase the life and efficiency of wind turbines.

New research racility marks milestone for finishing research.

Corrosion society recognizes achievements in materials science, research and development, and organizational leadership.

Critics argue against components of the proposed bill that would require local manufacturers to supply regulators with proprietary information pertaining t

Seventeen Boeing partners recognized for exceptional performance.

Deal entails the maintenance of four squadrons of Typhoon FGR4 aircraft – one of the world’s fastest fighter jets.

Respondents anticipate a decline in business conditions over the short term, PMA survey shows.

Manufacturing, regulations, health care, taxes and spending dominate the agenda.

Mild uptick in production is due primarily to an increase in the output of automotive components.

Honor is in recognition of Dow's successful collaborations with the semiconductor assembly and test services company related to photoresist processes and S

Michael A. Wittenhagen brings more than 20 years of powder coating experience.

NCSPA study shows polymer film provides pipelines with “the best performing” corrosion protection

Milad, chairman of the IPC Plating Committee, discusses the group's upcoming work on specifications for nickel silver, palladium on copper and palladium go

Acquisition of semiconductor materials manufacturer further expands Technic’s offering of ultra-pure semiconductor products.

Patents cover 'self-stratifying" coatings that aim to improve economy of application, researchers report.

Deft’s waterborne and chrome-free technologies complement PPG’s existing coatings capabilities.

Nigel Ward named director for promotion and market development.

Speakers from the Nickel Institute, an ally of NASF, to address issues such as global nickel risks, the workplace and environment.

Purchase designed to strengthen Clariant's portfolio of new materials for the electronics and energy markets.

ACA voices concenrns over proposed standards, which include a 3% VOC limit for paint thinners and multipurpose solvents.

IPC, the Association Connecting Electronics Industries, invites industry leaders to submit abstracts for the 2014 IPC APEX EXPO, set to take place March 25

New stand-alone coating resins business will adopt a new brand name in the coming months.

Coatings specialist brings more than 25 years experience in the surface finishing industry.

Personnel additions range from sales and technical to adminstratiave/support.

Move follows completion of PPG's acquisition of Akzo Nobel's North American architectural coatings business.

Purchase marks second-largest in PPG's history.

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