Industry Trends & Happenings News for April 2010

Industry Trends & Happenings News Archive

Washington Forum 2010: U.S. Manufacturing Leads Topics of Discussion

The state of U.S. manufacturing took center stage at the recent 2010 Washington Forum.

PPG Industries Opens Color Design Studio PPG Industries Opens Color Design Studio

PPG Industries’ industrial coatings recently opened the Shmaze Color Design Studio to help manufacturers and industrial designers accelerate color design and prototype development.

U.S. Economy Adds Jobs in March

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in March, holding the national unemployment rate held steady at 9.7%.

North American Galvanizing & Coatings, Inc. Agrees to Merge with AZZ, Inc.

The merger agreement provides for a wholly owned subsidiary of AZZ to acquire North American Galvanizing & Coatings in a two-step transaction.

NASF Welcomes New Supplier Members

The National Association for Surface Finishing Adds T&J Industries and Polyfab Plastics & Supply to the fold.