According to the Hindustan Times, dogs in Mumbai began mysteriously turning blue after swimming in the river. it was discovered that a private company was releasing blue dye into the air and the river water. According to MPCB, the fur of five dogs from the industrial area had turned blue. Veterinarians from a hospital examined […]
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. The Pentagon said Lockheed was the third company to be awarded work under the previously […]
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 polluting operations when violations pose an “imminent and substantial” danger. The orders are temporary, pending […]
Sun Glo Industrial Plating Survives Trial by Fire Andy Pozin’s more than three decades in the metal finishing industry nearly came to an end in 2015 when an overnight fire devastated his company and his livelihood. When Andy Pozin drove a delivery truck and made stops at local finishing shops throughout central Florida, he always […]
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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 St. Petersburg Mariott Clearwater. All times and schedules are still tentative at this point, so […]
01/25/2016 -The Technical Session Schedule has been finalized. Click here for more.
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 his dreams were to become a United States Air Force Fighter Pilot. He moved to […]
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 Award of Merit. Congratulations!