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Thirty Years and Still Going Strong

In September 1987 Brian Carroll along with his wife Sonia formed BC Metal Finishing. Such was the need at the time to produce a quotation at the request of their first potential customer; this had to be hand written. On the strength of this an order was placed and the company was up and running. Many further orders soon followed the quotes being done on a budget typewriter which was just affordable at the time.

Metaltech to Become Part of the Wallwork Group

Consett, County Durham based Metaltech Ltd is to join the Wallwork Group. Both companies specialise in the thermal processing and coating of metals for the aerospace, automotive, medical device and precision engineering sectors. Each brings additional metal treatments that will complement those of the other.

2018 GAGAs Open for Entry

The countdown has begun to the annual GAGAs - Galvanizers Association Galvanizing Awards. Entry is now open for these highly regarded awards, which offer an accessible yet powerful way of establishing a reputation for design excellence, within the architectural community and beyond.

Axalta Coating Systems to acquire Plascoat Systems Limited

Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced today that it has acquired Plascoat Systems Limited, a leading supplier of thermoplastic powder coatings, from its parent company, International Process Technologies (IPT) Ltd. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Wallwork Cambridge make successful transition to AS9100 Rev D

Aerospace heat treatment and hard coatings professionals, Wallwork Cambridge, have just received their AS9100 Revision D certificate and in so doing become one the first few dozen UK companies to make the transition. All companies working within the aerospace sector must be in compliance with the revision by September 2018.

Thermaset prepare for growth

Industrial powder coatings specialist Thermaset has made a significant investment in the upgrading and expansion of its business over the past 18 month as part of its ongoing commitment to growth.