Industry Trends & Happenings News for June 2012

Industry Trends & Happenings News Archive

PCI Opens Online Registration for 2012 COATING Show

Online tools help attendees sign up, preview technical program, and make travel arrangements.

Murrietta Circuits Invests in New Plating Facility

Expanded electroplating lines enhance customer service capabilities.

IPC Releases May 2012 Report

Dip in both rigid and flexible circuit board shipments reflects cyclical slowdown, association survey shows.

American Coatings Association Responds to Congressional Outreach on Regulatory Relief for Industry

Primary objective is to identify regulatory impediments to business innovation and competitiveness.

GM to Add Third Shift at Arlington Assembly

Latest action will generate 800 jobs for Texas community.

Watry Industries, LLC Expands Services Watry Industries, LLC Expands Services

Sheboygan, Wis-based mold aluminum foundry welcomes additional merchant business for its powder coating operation.

'The Finishing Experts' Online Support Program Launches

Web-based consulting group offers expert consulting in the areas of chemical/process support and troubleshooting.

ZESTRON to Host Joint PCB Cleaning Workshop at Rochester Institute of Technology on June 26

Industry representatives to present valuable solutions to cleaning’s most challenging issues.

Aluminum Anodizing Council Issues Call for Posters for 2012 Conference

Students encouraged to submit an abstract of their work to be considered for poster presentations at Aluminum Week in October.

U.S Industrial Production Dips in May

Falloff in key durable goods categories puts drag on output.

Precision Metalforming Association Releases Grim Outlook

Metalforming companies expect a significant decline in business conditions during the next three months, industry polls shows.

NASF Honors Industry Advocates at SUR/FIN 2012 NASF Honors Industry Advocates at SUR/FIN 2012

Annual National Association for Surface Finishing awards program recognizes commitment and dedication of industry supporters.

SUR/FIN 2012 Hits the ‘Jackpot’ in Las Vegas SUR/FIN 2012 Hits the ‘Jackpot’ in Las Vegas

NASF annual convention and conference exceeds expectations.

Precision Dip Coating Relocates to Waterbury, Conn.

Waterbury native moves brings coatings business back home from North Haven.

IPC Members Meet with EPA on Proposed Changes to DSW Rule

Electronics association advocates for rule that encourages recycling of secondary materials.

New EPA Framework Targets Industrial Wastewater.

Framework designed to help local governments manage stormwater runoff and effluent.

Manufacturing Technology Orders up 10.2% in April, Trade Group Report Shows.

With a year-to-date total of $1,763.77 million, 2012 is up 10.2% compared with 2011.

Mid State Plating Company Receives C.A.R. (Columbia Approved Resource) Designation Mid State Plating Company Receives C.A.R. (Columbia Approved Resource) Designation

Stringent quality audit system designates applicators as approved resources.

Nordson Corporation Completes Acquisition of EDI Holdings, Inc.

Completion of the transaction follows Nordson’s May 21 announcement that it had entered into an agreement to acquire EDI.

PCI Powder Coating Workshop Slated for July

Powder Coating 101 'basic training' course to take place in Seattle, Wash.

Aerospace Brazing: Today and Tomorrow

Morgan Technical Ceramics has released an article exploring how new brazing alloys improve thermal barriers in the hot section of jet engines.

Enthone Launches the New Enthone.com Enthone Launches the New Enthone.com

Revamped website boasts new features, improved functionality and navigation.