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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin was named on Thursday as one of six companies that will share a $499 million contract for research into aerospace systems aimed at developing new technologies and capabilities, the Pentagon said. … Continue reading
Local air quality officials are gaining new powers to quickly stop polluters when they endanger people’s health under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. The new law will give pollution control officers the power to issue immediate orders to stop … Continue reading
The planning committee is working very hard on preparations for the 7th Annual Florida Finishers Mid-Winter Conference scheduled for February 1 and 2, 2017. This year we are heading to the east coast. The 2017 event will be at the … Continue reading
From the Sanford Herald, August 17, 2015: Charles David “Dave” Roach has passed away at the age of 71. Dave was born in 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia to James and Nellie Jo Roach. He attended The Air Force Academy where … Continue reading
The Fascinating Story of Nickel Plating is Characterized by Resourceful Individuals and Companies Responding to Industry Needs.
I found this great history of nickel plating on a website for a company that makes guitar pedals, of all things! I found it to be a very good read. I hope you enjoy it as well. http://www.effectrode.com/fascinating-story-nickel-plating-characterized-resourceful-individuals-companies-responding-industry-needs/
2 of our organization members received awards from NASF for the year 2015 at this year’s SUR/FIN. Dr. Melissa Klingenberg from Concurrent Technologies Corporation was presented with the Scientific Achievement Award, and Mike Flanigan from ElectroLab II, Inc.was presented the … Continue reading
An interview with one of our members, Dave Roach of Peninsula Plating in Orlando, is featured in the February 2015 issue of Products Finishing Magazine. Click here to read this conversation.
Tim Pennington, editor of Products Finishing Magazine, and keynote speaker at the FFC 1015 Mid-Winter Conference has posted a blog related to our event. Click here to see his online posting.
The 5th Annual Mid-Winter Finishers Conference was held 28-29 January 2015 at the Hilton DoubleTree Resort SeaWorld in Orlando, FL. The event featured two tours of local Lockheed Martin facilities: the Fire and Missile Control facility and the Mission System … Continue reading