Metal Finishing’s podcast program provides an alternate means of learning about innovations impacting the surface finishing industry. Listeners can hear a pre-recorded webcast on their computer or download it to an MP3 player to listen to on the go. With the enhanced podcast experience, viewers can follow slides of visuals that coincide with the audio portion of the webcast. 

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Metal Finishing Audio Newscast--Exclusive Interview

Catching up with Dan Dunigan and Kenn Leuzinger, founders of The Finishing Experts.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, December 18, 2012

Review of three independent manufacturing reports: the Federal Reserve's U.S. Industrial Production Summary for November; Association for Manufacturing Technology's October Orders Report; and the latest PMI Index from the Institute for Supply Management.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, August 14, 2012

Manufacturing technology orders; U.S. July unemployment report; SIFCO ASC featured on FOX Business Network's "Manufacturing Marvels" Show; AutoTechnology training programs; COATING 2012 technical sessions

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, June 2012

NASF Annual Awards Presentation; Save the date for SUR/FIN 2013

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, April 6, 2012

March employment report; Institute for Supply Management's Report on Business; and the latest U.S. Automotive Sales Report

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, March 9, 2012

2012 IPC Expo recap, including new board members and awards presentations. Latest U.S. employment numbers for February.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, January 24, 2012

Personnel announcements, acquisitions and expansions, and upcoming special editions.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, November 29, 2011

Appointments and promotions; Expansions; Training and Education

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, Sept. 8, 2011

Newly released economic and manufacturing data for the month of August...Coaters and metal polishers invest in the business...Fall convention and conference schedules announced.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, July 12, 2011

Metal Finishing expands Ask the Experts roster...MacDermid ZinKlad 1000 finishes meet Ford approval...SPECTRO Analytical receives R&D Award...Miles Chemicals' latest certification

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, May 31, 2011

MAMF New York Branch Annual Awards Presentation, Plus People in the News

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, March 10, 2011

February unemployment numbers, plus the latest purchasing executive sentiment report from the Institute for Supply Management

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, February 3, 2011

U.S. automotive sales for the month of January; product innovation award for Wagner Systems, Inc.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, December 20, 2010

U.S. November Auto Sales...Manufacturing Conference Set for March...People in the News..

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, December 6, 2010

Highlights from the U.S. Bureau of Labor's monthly jobs report

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, Oct. 11, 2010

Regulatory victory for NASF...kudos to Valley Chrome Plating for pollution prevention measures

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, Sept. 14, 2010

People in the news, acquisitions, parternships, certifications, and upcoming events

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, August 11, 2010

Weekly news bits from Sam Dupler, Metal Finishing's editorial contributor

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, July 26, 2010

Samantha Dupler, Metal Finishing editorial contributor, recaps the week's top news and highlights upcoming events.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, June 21, 2010

New name for Vulcanium...AESF Fall Training Schedule

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, June 2, 2010

Final Countdown to SUR/FIN 2010...upcoming regional events...new digs for CST-SurTec...people in the news

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, May 10, 2010

ISO Certification for Best Metal Finishing...Haviland Products partners with Products-Sol...hotel registration deadline looms for SUR/FIN 2010

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast-May 3, 2010

Kyle Hankinson returns to KCH; Technic partners with Circuit Automation; new dates for SFCHINA 2010.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Rectifiers but Were Afraid to Ask

This special podcast presentation, sponsored by Process Electronics Corporation, will explain the importance of making the right decision when purchasing a rectifier. More importantly, it will clue buyers in on what to look for when partnering with a particular rectifier supplier.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, April 19, 2010

People in the news...upcoming events

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast-April 5, 2010

March unemployment report...mergers and acquisitions...NASF announces new members

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast--March 29, 2010

Newly released U.S. automotive sales for the month of March, plus 2010 J.D. Power & Associates Vehicle Dependability Study

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, March 15, 2010

Enthone expands staff...Acme Celebrates 100 years in business...NADCAP approval for SIFCO

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, March 8, 2010

February automotive sales, plus newly released unemployment numbers.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast: March 1, 2010

Online registration is now open for SUR/FIN 2010! Save the date for June 14–17, Devos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast--February 22, 2010

Countdown to SUR/FIN 2010: Automotive Issues High on the Agenda

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast, Feb. 16, 2010

U.S. January auto sales, plus newly released employment figures

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast--February 8, 2010

NASF Announces Washington Forum Updates

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast February 2, 2010

People in the News...Awards & Certifications...Plant Expansions

Metal Finishing Audio Newcast: January 8, 2010

This week's newscast reports on the latest unemployment claims from the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Also covered...upcoming training opportunities for platers, painters, and powder coaters.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast: November 12, 2009

This week's newscast reports on the latest unemployment figures from the U.S. Department of Labor. Also covered are several developments on the merger and acquisition front.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast: August 10, 2009

Reginald Tucker discusses upcoming surface finishing events, including Coating East 2009 and the Southern Metal Finishing Conference. He also takes a look back at the awards ceremony held during SUR/FIN 2009 this past June in Louisville, Ky.

Metal Finishing Audio Newscast: July 21, 2009

Tune in for the latest news releases, announcements, and events impacting the surface finishing industry. This week's news features June industrial production numbers, an overview of GM's emergence from bankruptcy, and the Precision Metalforming Association's (PMA) July Business Conditions Report.

Coming Soon: Metal Finishing Magazine To Conduct Webinar on “The Forensic Analysis of Coating Failures”

Metal Finishing continues its online webinar series with a presentation on the “Forensic Analysis of Coating Failures.” The webinar will be moderated by Ron Joseph, Metal Finishing's organic editor, and a full-time paint and coatings consultant. Listen to a preview of this upcoming webinar program.

Achieving Environmental Compliance Via Alkaline Cyanide-Free Silver and Copper Finishing

Metal Finishing welcomes back Eric Olander, president of Electrochemical Products, Inc. (EPi), who discusses the environmental and operational benefits finishers can achieve by completely eliminating cyanide from their finishing operations. Reginald Tucker, Metal Finishing editor, moderates.