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    Why Partial Drums Pile Up in Aluminum and Steel Coil Coating

    Posted by Sarah Ledford

    Jun 25, 2015 10:40:00 AM

    aluminum coating steel coil coating

    Are you dealing with partial drums piling up? Are you running out of space for them? Are you concerned about the money that is tied up in all this leftover paint? These partial paint drums could be costing you money in your aluminum coating and steel coating processes.

    Have you considered the reason you are seeing these partial drums? As it turns out, it’s fill volume.

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    Topics: coil coating, paint and coating, coating aluminum

    Sometimes, the Cynics Get It Wrong!

    Posted by Sarah Ledford

    Feb 23, 2015 1:07:21 PM

    I did a presentation a few months ago and the sponsor asked me to turn it into an article for their industry journal – which I was only too glad to do!  Once submitted, it was subjected to peer review – a common practice – and one I never give too much thought.  I’ve done it lots of times – and I guess it was bound to happen – this time it went sideways…

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    Topics: Viscosity

    Revenue Over Investment – The New ROI!

    Posted by Sarah Ledford

    Feb 23, 2015 1:00:00 PM

    A couple of weeks ago in this space, I posted “ROI Matters – Always!” (click here if you missed it or want to review).  In it, I discussed making sure that all cost reduction factors are taken into account when evaluating the ROI for a project.  But I missed a big one – and one of my readers, a CEO in the automotive industry (which makes him a pretty credible source in my book) really let me know about it!  Here are two excerpts from his comment that I thought were just “spot on”:

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