Industry Trends & Happenings News for June 2013

Industry Trends & Happenings News Archive

MacDermid Hosts European Automotive Supply Chain Seminar MacDermid Hosts European Automotive Supply Chain Seminar

Event included a visit to the Ferrari production and test track facilities as well as the famed Ferrari Museum.

Enthone and Volkswagen Host Automotive Technology Seminar in Shanghai, China Enthone and Volkswagen Host Automotive Technology Seminar in Shanghai, China

Emphasis on zinc-nickel systems for brake calipers and fasteners; VW requirements presented.

Columbia Chemical Makes List of Select Companies to Receive the 2013 'Leading Edge Award' Columbia Chemical Makes List of Select Companies to Receive the 2013 'Leading Edge Award'

Honor recognizes Columbia Chemical's value creation in Northeast Ohio.

American Plating Power, LLC Announces New Branch Office in Central Mexico

APP’s new branch office employs a bilingual staff with many years of experience in metal finishing.

California Antifouling Paint Registration and Mitigation Legislation Progresses in the Senate

ACA-supported legal effort clears a major hurdle, passing the Senate Environmental Quality Committee by unanimous vote.

OSHA Announces New National Emphasis Program for OccupationalExposure to Isocyanates

Jobs that involve exposure to isocyanates include the spray-on polyurethane manufacturing of products such as protective coatings for truck beds, boats, and decks.

Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit Slated for 2014

Event designed to enable companies throughout the global aerospace supply chain to identify new business partners and opportunities.

Association Connecting Electronic Industries Announces Agenda for Fall Component Technology Conference Association Connecting Electronic Industries Announces Agenda for Fall Component Technology Conference

IPC-sponsored event to target 3-D and other interconnection solutions.

Riley Surface World Announces Major Disposal of Associated Anodising Equipment from Manufacturer of Surface-Finished Aluminium Coil Riley Surface World Announces Major Disposal of Associated Anodising Equipment from Manufacturer of Surface-Finished Aluminium Coil

Sale includes a large selection of process storage tanks, cooling towers, heat exchangers, a demineralised water treatment plant and DC rectifiers.

Owens Community College and Finishing Brands Sponsor Fall Spraying Workshop

Three-day intensive training program is scheduled for Sept. 4-6, 2013, in Toledo, Ohio

Chromalloy Taps Military-Defense Veteran

Paul Dolan named new strategic business unit leader for aerospace and defense

REM Surface Engineering Hosts AGMA Aerospace Gearing Committee

Twelve engineers from across the United States and Canada attended the two-day event in Southington, Connecticut, which included a tour of REM's facility.

PAVCO to Participate at Automotive Manufacturing 2013 Show in Bangkok

Event serves as Thailand's only expo for automotive manufacturing, PAVCO says.

PPG Expands Springdale, Pa., Facility to Serve Global Electronics Market PPG Expands Springdale, Pa., Facility to Serve Global Electronics Market

Site begins producing conductive inks, coatings after Spraylat acquisition.

Enthone OSP Final Finish Verification Program Ensures Product Reliability and Performance

More than $1,500,000 USD customer value created.

U.S. Industrial Production Remains Flat in May

Gains in manufacturing and mining were offset by a decrease of 1.8 percent in the output of utilities.

Precision Metalforming Association Release June 2013 Report

Metalforming companies expect little change in business conditions during the next three months, survey shows.

Valspar to Acquire European Industrial Coatings Company Inver Group Valspar to Acquire European Industrial Coatings Company Inver Group

Purchase expands presence in the $6 billion European industrial coatings market and provides operating synergies with Valspar's existing businesses.

Enthone Launches Automotive Brake Systems Blog

Richard Lynch welcomes your questions and comments!

States Weigh Options For California Carve-Out In TSCA Reform Bill

According to InsideEPA.com, states are considering options for how to amend state preemption language in the bipartisan Senate bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act, or TSCA, to make space for existing state programs, such as those in California that officials are urging lawmakers to protect, while still allowing for strong EPA oversight in other states.

New Name for Cytec Coating Resins

Cytec Coating Resins now known as 'Allnex'

Delta Trailers Chooses PPG Commercial Coatings

Product performance and industry support cited as chief factors in decision.

AkzoNobel and Solvay Expand Partnership

Agreement underlines the commitment of both AkzoNobel and Solvay to play a key role in sustainable development and expand the use of renewable raw materials.

Hubbard-Hall Inc. Names Rob Augello Manager of Corporate Procurement Hubbard-Hall Inc. Names Rob Augello Manager of Corporate Procurement

In this role, Augello will be responsible for corporate product sourcing, negotiations and maintaining supplier relationships for Hubbard-Hall..

Axalta Coating Systems Launches New Identity Axalta Coating Systems Launches New Identity

Leading global coatings supplier presents bold new look

DuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for Ti-Pure® Titanium Dioxide

Hikes impact products Sold in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Asia Pacific Sub-Regions.