Precision Coating Company

Precision Coating, Leading Medtech Industry Coating Supplier, Announces New Vice President

LogoBoston, MA – October 15, 2019 – Precision Coating Co., Inc. (PCCI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Sung, PhD, to Vice President of Engineering and Technology, Anodic Coatings. Sung has an MS and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has a long and impressive career in surface modification and treatments, with significant expertise in anodic coatings.

Precision Coating Co., Inc. Awarded Workforce Training Fund Grant

LogoPrecision Coating (PCCI) was one of 84 companies awarded Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) Grants from the Baker-Polito Administration. The grants will fund customized training for almost 6,000 workers and are expected to create more than 1,100 new jobs in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts over the next two years. This state-wide training promotes job growth, retention, and increased opportunity for workers by enhancing businesses' productivity and their ability to grow their business in Massachusetts. This project is funded by a workforce training fund grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The grant program is administered by Commonwealth Corporation.

Precision Coating Co., Inc. to Exhibit at EASTEC 2019 Trade Show in West Springfield, Massachusetts

LogoGlobal Supply Chain Leader in Anodic and Fluoropolymer Coatings for Medical Devices to Attend Innovative Manufacturing Event

Precision Coating, an Applicator of Specialized Anodic Coatings for Medical Products, Receives ISO 13485:2016 Certification

LogoGlobal Supply Chain Leader in Anodic Coatings for Aluminum Products used in Medical Applications Updates to the Latest ISO Standard

Precision Coating to Participate in MD&M West Show in Anaheim, California

LogoPrecision Coating will be attending the 2019 Medical Device & Manufacturing (MD&M) West conference in Anaheim, CA from February 5-7, 2019. MD&M West is North America's largest three-day medtech conference and offers professionals opportunities to explore new technologies, education, and connections to stay ahead in the medical device manufacturing industry.

Precision Coating, Leading Medtech Industry Coating Supplier, Appoints New President

LogoBill Ellerkamp has been a non-executive director at Precision Coating's parent company, Katahdin Industries Inc., since 2016. More recently, Bill has taken an active role consulting with the company, and the decision to hire Ellerkamp culminates an important transition. "Bill adds considerable strength to our management team and allows Bob DeAngelis and me to work on the next stages of company growth," said Tim Cabot, Katahdin Industries CEO and Chairman. Tim added, "Bill is intimately familiar with Katahdin's coating technologies—fluoropolymer and specialty anodic coatings—and the medical products that employ these coatings; he is well known and respected by our customers. We are highly confident that Bill's transition will be seamless and that he will make a very significant contribution in getting us to our next stage of growth and development."

FDA Approves MICRALOX for Use in the Food Industry

LogoThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition recently approved the use of MICRALOX®, a patented hard coat anodize technology product created by Sanford Process and supplied by its sister company, Precision Coating, as suitable for food contact. The innovative hard anodic finish can serve as a protective coating on aluminum parts that come into repeated contact with food. MICRALOX is a patented, durable, abrasion-resistant, and highly corrosion resistant coating formed out of the aluminum substrate. MICRALOX® Lumina and Ultra provide revolutionary protection aluminum parts and are able to withstand frequent high pH cleanings and resist chemical attack up to 50X longer than conventional Type II and Type III anodic coatings.

Precision Coating Co., Inc. to Exhibit at MD&M West 2018 Conference in Anaheim, California

LogoPrecision Coating Co., Inc. (PCCI) engineers innovative surface modification solutions to enhance the value and performance of medical wire, devices, and instruments, and will be meeting with visitors while exhibiting at this year's Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference and Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center from February 6-8, at booth #1650.

Precision Coating Company and DCHN LLC Will Operate Under the Precision Coating Brand

LogoAfter many years of working under the same ownership, but under different company names, Duralectra-CHN LLC (DCHN) and Precision Coating Co., Inc. (PCCI) will operate solely under the Precision Coating Company name, from October 1, 2017 onward. Subsidiaries of Katahdin Industries, Inc., these two companies serve customers across the medical manufacturing industry. This branding change simplifies our customers' experience and allows clearer communication about our capabilities.

Precision Coating Hosts Successful Grand Opening Event in Costa Rica

LogoPrecision Coating Co., Inc. (PCCI), a subsidiary of Katahdin Industries, Inc., held a successful grand opening event of the first and only PTFE coating facility in Costa Rica, on May 23, 2017. PCCI's board of directors, along with its management and staff, welcomed local and global visitors to the celebration of the new 1,300 m²/14,000 ft² state-of-the-art coating facility, which is in one of the newest free-trade zone industrial parks: Coyol Free Zone & Business Park, Edificio B 25, Alajuela. The open house also provided PCCI the opportunity to thank the many people who helped the company reach this important milestone.