23rd July 2016

ABSTRACTS SOUGHT FOR COATINGSTECH

The American Coatings Association (ACA) is seeking submission of abstracts for its 2017 CoatingsTech Conference, which will be held March 20-22, 2017 at the Westin Cleveland Downtown in Cleveland, OH

POWDER COATING SUMMIT SLATED FOR OCTOBER

The Powder Coating Summit will be held this year in Columbus, OH, on October 4 and 5. 

CASF GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Canadian Association for Surface Finishing is holding its second annual golf tournament on Wednesday, September 14.

US MANUFACTURING STATS SHOW SMALL DROP

The latest US Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology – shows that orders for April 2016 were down 27.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

ISOCYANATE-FREE TOPCOAT

Sherwin-Williams, through its Product Finishes Division, has introduces KEM NISO 8510, an isocyanate-free topcoat system that can be color matched in any package size to a wide range of colors and quickly blended at Sherwin-Williams facilities across North America.

BELT CONVEYOR OVEN

Model No. 853 is a 500-deg. F electrically-heated belt conveyor oven from Grieve Corp. It is currently used for curing coatings and heat shrinking plastics at a customer’s facility.

CCAI NAMES AWARD WINNERS AND OFFICERS

The Chemical Coaters Association International honored members for their service and dedication to their chapters at its 2016 annual meeting in June. It also installed its 2016-17 officers and national board members.

CHROMAFLO NAMES GREAT LAKES AREA SALES MANAGER

Chromaflo Technologies, a global supplier of colorant systems, chemical and pigment dispersions, has named Robert Samuel as territory sales manager – coatings for the Great Lakes/Midwest Region.