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Month: August 2014

Some jobs test your mettle. Choosing the right lubricant helps you make the most.

Metalworking lubricants perform a simple but critical task. Like a fuse, we learn to appreciate their usefulness more when they fail. And like fuses and everything else, industrial lubricants have become more technical and specialized. Always consider your options carefully. In 1914 the Bussmann brothers produced their first fuse from the basement of their home in St. Louis, Missouri. They soon r...
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Surface Pretreatment: Starting clean keeps your reputation spotless

This is the first in a series of articles about budgeting for and purchasing pretreatment wash systems. Connect with HIT Solutions on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter so you don't miss a post. No one ever wants to hear, “You have to go back and start over.” Unfortunately, frustrated owners, production line managers and quality directors often describe to us finishing problems that link back to their...
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INDIANAPOLIS—Putting top-performing metal and wood coatings to work just got easier in Southwestern Indiana. Accessa Coatings Solutions’ is now running a bi-weekly truck delivery service to industrial manufacturers in Indiana counties including Dubois, Daviess, Martin, Orange and others. “This market is one of the Midwestern regions we are targeting for future growth and opportunity. Our guys w...
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Beat the Gun With a Strategic Alliance

There’s a famous Indiana Jones scene that all finishers should remember when confronted with problems that get in the way of doing what you do best. In this acclaimed scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark, an archaeology professor named Indiana Jones has just survived an exhaustive and harrowing chase through the desert. Clutching his trusty leather whip, Indiana is now confronted by a menacing sw...
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