Sherwin-Williams Asks WMS 2017 Attendees: Is It Waterborne or Solvent-Based?

The ”Waterborne Challenge” comes to Canada The Waterborne Challenge emerged out of a need to dispel the common misconception that waterborne coatings are inferior to solvent-based coatings. Sherwin-Williams®, through its Industrial Wood Coatings Division, invites industry professionals attending Woodworking Machinery and Supply Expo and Conference (WMS) 2017 November 2-4 to take the Waterborne Challenge in booth

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CCAI Partners with Workshops for Warriors

Announces Finishing for Warriors Program The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) and Workshops for Warriors entered into an agreement on September 6, 2017, to develop an industrial finishing certificate program for Workshops for Warriors students. The program, Finishing for Warriors, is scheduled to be launched in 2019. Finishing for Warriors will provide Veterans, Wounded Warriors

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New Surface Inspection Light from Festool

With 1,500 Lumens at 5,000 K, the STL 450 Provides Clear Visibility Festool is introducing the STL 450 Surface Inspection Light on October 2, 2017. The STL 450 is a purpose-built inspection light with a form factor that puts light close to the surface, illuminating various surface types to let professional craftsmen see flaws and defects before

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DVUV Promotes David Palange to General Manager 

DVUV announced the promotion of David Palange from Operations Manager to General Manager, effective immediately. As General Manager, Palange will oversee all aspects of the business’s operating activities including marketing, sales, manufacturing, and staffing. Palange will direct the implementation and execution of the company’s strategic plan to develop new product applications for UV-cured powder coatings

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Festool Introduces New PLANEX Drywall Sander

PLANEX Easy – light, long-reach, plug-in-and-go design Festool recently announced the introduction of the PLANEX LHS-E 225 EQ, or PLANEX Easy, a light, long-reach direct drive, drywall sander with a plug-in-and-go design. PLANEX Easy is a single-piece machine which makes set-up fast and simple as well as easy to use. It has integrated dust extraction, intuitive

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Gemini Industries Announces Acquisition of Amteco, Inc

Gemini Industries, Inc (an Employee Owned Company) announced the acquisition of Amteco, Inc. (a Missouri based company). The acquisition of Amteco provides Gemini with best-in-class technology and a highly competitive product portfolio for both the exterior wood and metal coatings markets in North America. For years now TWP (an EPA registered preservative) has been the brand of

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New Sander Safety Scale Verifies Openings

Verifies Openings Between Belt and Disc and Tables Are 1/8″ or Less  Danray Products LLC has recently introduced its new sander safety scale to verify that the openings between the belt and disc and the tables on sanders are 1/8″ or less. The bronze-colored scale is made out of durable, 0.090″-thick anodized aluminum and it

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PCI Announces POWDER COATING 2018 to be Held in Indianapolis

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) announced the PCI POWDER COATING 2018 Technical Conference & Tabletop Exhibition will be held March 12-15, at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis, IN.  PCI’s Executive Director Trena Benson remarks, “We are excited to be headed back to Indy for the POWDER COATING 2018 Technical Conference. This event is the

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Festool High Performance Cordless Sanders Introduced

Three new hybrid models can be used either cordless or corded Festool has just announced the introduction of three new Festool high performance cordless sanders—“hybrid” sander models, the delta-shaped DTSC 400, the 5” ETSC 125 and the rectangular RTSC 400.  Each model provides the same functionality of its corded counterpart but with hybrid power options and

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Sherwin-Williams Asks Woodworking Industry: Is It Waterborne or Solvent-Based?

”Waterborne Challenge” at AWFS® Fair finds not even the experts can tell the difference Sherwin-Williams®, through its Industrial Wood Coatings Division, invited industry professionals at the recent AWFS® Fair in Las Vegas to participate in a “Waterborne Challenge” to determine if they could tell the difference between waterborne and solvent-based finishes. The results are in – with the

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