20th August 2017

AXALTA BUYS PLASCOAT SYSTEMS

Axalta Coating Systems has acquired Plascoat Systems Ltd. a supplier of thermoplastic powder coatings, from its parent company, International Process Technologies (IPT) Ltd. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

COROB ACQUIRES NOVAFLOW SYSTEMS

COROB (San Felice, Italy) has acquired Novaflow Systems Inc., based in Prescott, ON. Novaflow Systems Inc. provides equipment for all segments of gravimetric fluid and paste dispensing and blending processes.

VENJAKOB TO SHOW VEN SPRAY SYSTEM AT WMS

Venjakob will be exhibiting its equipment at this year's WMS woodworking show. The show runs from November 2-4 at Toronto's International Centre.

PROGRAM FOR ELECTROCOATING SEMINAR

The 2017 Electrocoating Seminar, scheduled for September 26-27 at the Cleveland Airport Marriott in Cleveland, OH, starts on Day One with An Introduction to Electrocoating.

PENDULUM HARDNESS TESTER

Using infrared technology, the Elcometer 3045 provides a fully automated Persoz or König pendulum hardness test with no human intervention, ensuring accurate, repeatable results. 

PALLADIUM ELECTROPLATING SYSTEM

Technic Inc. has released Pallaspeed 990, a new pure Palladium electroplating process for high-volume electronic applications. This, the company says, has proven to be a highly effective process, producing a high ductility/low stress bright deposit with no microcracking in thicknesses up to 4 µm.

AKZONOBEL CEO STEPS DOWN

Ton Büchner, CEO of AkzoNobel, has stepped down from his position due to health reasons. The company has named Thierry Vanlancker as the new CEO.

SEEKING PAINT TECHNICIAN

Microcolor Dispersions is looking to hire a skilled paint technician (NOC 2211)