Decorative News for October 2009

Decorative News Archive

Honda Recognizes DuPont Automotive OEM Coatings

Honda recently named DuPont Automotive OEM Coatings a Supplier of the Year for outstanding performance in providing products and services. Out of a base of 2,400 suppliers, only 12 companies were recognized.

Joe Powder Joins Metal Finishing’s Roster of ‘Ask the Experts’

Joe Powder, the powder coating expert featured in the monthly “Ask Joe Powder” section of Metal Finishing magazine, will now be available to answer reader inquiries online at Metal Finishing’s dedicated organic finishing website.

AESF Electroplating Course Set for October 26–29 in Warwick, R.I.

The AESF Foundation announces the last call for its Electroplating and Surface Finishing Course, scheduled to take place Oct. 26–29 at the Holiday Inn Express at 901 Jefferson Blvd. in Warwick, R.I. The deadline for registration is Monday, Oct. 19.

Elsyca Launches Lecture Series on Electrochemical Processes

Representatives from Elsyca, a Leuven, Belguim-based company specializing in numerical modelling technology to predict and optimize electrochemical processes such as electroplating, plans to hold a Lecture Series on “Transport Phenomena in Electrochemical Processes” at the world renown von Karman Institute in Belgium from Nov. 30–Dec. 4, 2009.

Columbia Chemical Joins “Ask the Experts” Roster on Metalfinishing.com

Jeff Grodecki, technical support manager for Columbia Chemical, becomes the latest addition to the “Ask the Experts” roster on metalfinishing.com. Grodecki will field questions related to the categories of zinc and zinc alloy plating.

ITW Gema and Alliance Surface Finishing Team up To Market New Powder Coating Process

ITW Gema and Alliance Surface Finishing, Inc., recently reached an agreement on a strategic global partnership to promote a new Alliance Surface Finishing-patented technology known as the Dual Coat System, or DCS. This new technology enables manufacturers to apply two different powder coat films within the same powder booth and then co-cure.