Industry Trends & Happenings News for February 2012

Industry Trends & Happenings News Archive

COVENTYA Broadens Presence in Asia COVENTYA Broadens Presence in Asia

COVENTYA India Surface Treatment Technologies, Pvt Ltd. is created to service a growing Indian customer base.

Reliant Finishing Systems Nabs Industry Veteran

J.R. Stewart, formerly with Powder-X Coating Systems, named new national service manager.

Metal Finishing Magazine Expands 'Ask the Experts' Roster

Pavco's Matt Stauffer tackles questions related to zinc/zinc alloys, bright nickel, acid copper, and more.

PMA Releases February Business Conditions Report

Monthly survey shows metalformers predict a spike in orders over the next three months.

IPC Representative Testifies Before U.S. Committee on Foreign Affairs

Testimony underscores the importance of clear U.S. export controls on printed circuit board designs for sensitive military technologies.

Tenneco to Expand Georgia Production Facility Tenneco to Expand Georgia Production Facility

Major OEM and aftermarket parts manufacturer to increase production and add 350 employees in the process.

PPG's Chromate-Free Primer, Pretreatment Win Boeing's Approval PPG's Chromate-Free Primer, Pretreatment Win Boeing's Approval

Airlines specify PPG Aerospace primer, pretreatment as option on Boeing widebodies.

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.3% U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.3%

Broad gains seen across private sector; manufacturing adds 50,000 jobs.

PMI Index Hits 54.1 Percent in January

Leading industry barometer shows manufacturing sector continuing to expand.