Metal Finishing’s podcast program provides an alternate means of learning about innovations impacting the surface finishing industry. Listeners can hear a pre-recorded webcast on their computer or download it to an MP3 player to listen to on the go. With the enhanced podcast experience, viewers can follow slides of visuals that coincide with the audio portion of the webcast.
Contact your sales managers to find out more about how you can be involved with podcasts hosted by Metal Finishing, including sponsorship opportunities.
Exclusive interview with Dan Dunigan and Kenn Leuzinger, founders of The Finishing Experts.
09 January 2013
Review of three independent manufacturing reports: the Federal Reserve's U.S. Industrial Production Summary for November; Association for Manufacturing Technology's October Orders Report; and the latest PMI Index from the Institute for Supply Management.
18 December 2012
Manufacturing technology orders; U.S. July unemployment report; SIFCO ASC featured on FOX Business Network's "Manufacturing Marvels" Show; AutoTechnology training programs; COATING 2012 technical sessions
14 August 2012
NASF Annual Awards Presentation; Save the date for SUR/FIN 2013
22 June 2012
March employment report; Institute for Supply Management's Report on Business; and the latest U.S. Automotive Sales Report
06 April 2012
2012 IPC Expo recap, including new board members and awards presentations. Latest U.S. employment numbers for February.
09 March 2012
Personnel announcements, acquisitions and expansions, and upcoming special editions.
24 January 2012
Appointments and promotions; Expansions; Training and Education
30 November 2011
Newly released economic and manufacturing data for the month of August...Coaters and metal polishers invest in the business...Fall convention and conference schedules announced.
08 September 2011
Metal Finishing expands Ask the Experts roster...MacDermid ZinKlad 1000 finishes meet Ford approval...SPECTRO Analytical receives R&D Award...Miles Chemicals' latest certification
12 July 2011
MAMF New York Branch Annual Awards Presentation, Plus People in the News
31 May 2011
February unemployment numbers, plus the latest purchasing executive sentiment report from the Institute for Supply Management
10 March 2011
U.S. automotive sales for the month of January; product innovation award for Wagner Systems, Inc.
03 February 2011
U.S. November Auto Sales...Manufacturing Conference Set for March...People in the News..
20 December 2010
Highlights from the U.S. Bureau of Labor's monthly jobs report
06 December 2010
Regulatory victory for NASF...kudos to Valley Chrome Plating for pollution prevention measures
11 October 2010
People in the news, acquisitions, parternships, certifications, and upcoming events
14 September 2010
Weekly news bits from Sam Dupler, Metal Finishing's editorial contributor
11 August 2010
Samantha Dupler, Metal Finishing editorial contributor, recaps the week's top news and highlights upcoming events.
23 July 2010
New name for Vulcanium...AESF Fall Training Schedule
21 June 2010
Final Countdown to SUR/FIN 2010...upcoming regional events...new digs for CST-SurTec...people in the news
02 June 2010
ISO Certification for Best Metal Finishing...Haviland Products partners with Products-Sol...hotel registration deadline looms for SUR/FIN 2010
10 May 2010
Kyle Hankinson returns to KCH; Technic partners with Circuit Automation; new dates for SFCHINA 2010.
03 May 2010
This special podcast presentation, sponsored by Process Electronics Corporation, will explain the importance of making the right decision when purchasing a rectifier. More importantly, it will clue buyers in on what to look for when partnering with a particular rectifier supplier.
26 April 2010
People in the news...upcoming events
19 April 2010
March unemployment report...mergers and acquisitions...NASF announces new members
05 April 2010
Newly released U.S. automotive sales for the month of March, plus 2010 J.D. Power & Associates Vehicle Dependability Study
29 March 2010
Enthone expands staff...Acme Celebrates 100 years in business...NADCAP approval for SIFCO
15 March 2010
February automotive sales, plus newly released unemployment numbers.
08 March 2010
Online registration is now open for SUR/FIN 2010! Save the date for June 14–17, Devos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, Mich.
01 March 2010
Countdown to SUR/FIN 2010: Automotive Issues High on the Agenda
22 February 2010
U.S. January auto sales, plus newly released employment figures
16 February 2010
NASF Announces Washington Forum Updates
08 February 2010
People in the News...Awards & Certifications...Plant Expansions
02 February 2010
This week's newscast reports on the latest unemployment claims from the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Also covered...upcoming training opportunities for platers, painters, and powder coaters.
01 January 2010
This week's newscast reports on the latest unemployment figures from the U.S. Department of Labor. Also covered are several developments on the merger and acquisition front.
01 December 2009
Reginald Tucker discusses upcoming surface finishing events, including Coating East 2009 and the Southern Metal Finishing Conference. He also takes a look back at the awards ceremony held during SUR/FIN 2009 this past June in Louisville, Ky.
10 August 2009
Tune in for the latest news releases, announcements, and events impacting the surface finishing industry. This week's news features June industrial production numbers, an overview of GM's emergence from bankruptcy, and the Precision Metalforming Association's (PMA) July Business Conditions Report.
21 July 2009
Metal Finishing continues its online webinar series with a presentation on the “Forensic Analysis of Coating Failures.” The webinar will be moderated by Ron Joseph, Metal Finishing's organic editor, and a full-time paint and coatings consultant. Listen to a preview of this upcoming webinar program.
17 July 2009
Metal Finishing welcomes back Eric Olander, president of Electrochemical Products, Inc. (EPi), who discusses the environmental and operational benefits finishers can achieve by completely eliminating cyanide from their finishing operations. Reginald Tucker, Metal Finishing editor, moderates.
10 January 2009