Industry Trends & Happenings News for January 2011

Industry Trends & Happenings News Archive

New AkzoNobel Line Wins Military Approval

Interpon M1000 – AA0037 Approved For CARC Military Applications

2011 Medical Design and Manufacturing Show Preview 2011 Medical Design and Manufacturing Show Preview

Regional medical equipment design exhibition set for Anaheim, Calif.

2011 U.S. Manufacturing Outlook

Prospects somewhat brighter for select segments of the U.S. industrial supply chain.

Remembering Ron

Metal Finishing's long-time organic coatings editor loses battle with cancer.

EPA Requires Testing of 19 Widely Used Chemicals

Some used in metalworking industry for lubricity, drawing.

U.S. Industrial Production Continues Upward Rise in December

A newly released report from the Federal Reserve showed industrial production in the U.S. increased 0.8 percent in December after rising 0.3 percent in November.

January Metalformers Report Reflects Positive Outlook Over the Short Term

According to the January 2011 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metalforming companies are encouraged by orders booked through the next three months.

AkzoNobel Expands in Mexico

AkzoNobel, the world’s largest paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, has announced a strategic investment in a new powder coating manufacturing plant in Apodaca, Mexico, a suburb of Monterrey, Mexico.

Wagner Systems, Inc. Expands Distribution Network

Additions round out Wagner's representation throughout North America