Industry Trends & Happenings News for May 2010

Industry Trends & Happenings News Archive

2010 PCX Conference

Today, at a time when corporate travel to educational events is limited due to challenging business conditions, PCX was a valuable stepping stone to renewed vitality.

Metalformers Expect Positive Movement Over the Short Term

The newly released May 2010 Precision Metalforming Association Business Conditions Report indicates metalforming companies expect business conditions to continue in a positive direction during the next three months.

Coventya Reorganizes Management Structure

Erik Weyls, formerly executive vice president, assumes the position of president, Coventya, Inc., in a recent management reorg.

NASF Announces 2010 Bright Design Challenge Winners

Patrick Snow, Kelly Steiler, and Stephen Rapaski—all juniors at the College of Creative Studies in Detroit, Mich., took home the top honors in NASF’s 2010 Bright Design Challenge.

NASF Reveals Updated Technical Conference Program for SUR/FIN 2010

The newly amended SUR/FIN 2010 Technical Conference Program contains more than 60 educational sessions.

AkzoNobel to Increase Production Capacity in China

Increased demand spurs AkzoNobel to build an additional plant at its Ningbo multi-site for its Functional Chemicals business.

H.E. Orr Company Combines E-Coating, Powder Coating Operations

Latest H.E. Orr strategy designed to improve efficiencies and customer service while reducing costs.

Finishers Sign Up to Exhibit at SUR/FIN 2010

Roster of SUR/FIN 2010 vendors expanded to include surface finishing job shops.