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Face-to-face at job shop trade show

Posted on: May 13, 2016

local powder coaters at show

Keystone Koating-Lititz sales manager Andy Weaver recently attended the Greater New York Design-2-Part Show, held in Secaucus. NJ, across the Hudson River from NYC. It was a two-day event that required an overnight stay, participation costs, meals and lodging. So why attend?

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Upgrades increase capacity, efficiency of powder coating

Posted on: Mar 15, 2016

powder coating reclaim

Keystone Koating upgraded its topcoat spray booths to enable faster color changes, as well as control and capture powder better. At its Lititz plant, the Line 1 topcoat booth has been upgraded, and Keystone Koating has added two small-run booths. “Having these systems will reduce the threat of powder migration and color contamination,” said Ernie […]

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Keystone Koating’s ‘sister’ companies, value added

Posted on: Feb 15, 2016

Nelson Zimmerman Powder Coating

Since 1986, Keystone Koating has provided advanced powder coating for customers from agricultural, medical, retail, manufacturing, entertainment, and architectural industries. But its historical connection to other “sister companies” enables Keystone Koating to offer value-added services, such as logistics, and contract steel manufacturing. Decades ago, its founder, Nelson Zimmerman, realized Zimmerman Cattle Control and CropCare Equipment […]

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Keystone Koating Solves 7 Powder Coating Challenges

Posted on: Jan 13, 2016

Faraday effect, powder coating

With our decades of experience comes the knowledge on how to solve common powder coating challenges: 1. The Challenge: Faraday Cage Effect – when a product is shaped in a way that inhibits the electrostatic application of the powder from a particular area, curve or recess. It often occurs when spraying into a part’s corner, […]

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Learn why our professional powder coaters care

Posted on: Dec 15, 2015

powder coating

It’s crucial to have employees who really care about what they’re doing, care about the customers, care about the outcome. The result is that you have attention to quality the whole way through. We are blessed to have that. A lot of our quality is underneath the surface, where you can’t see it. But if […]

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Why AAMA verification matters in powder coating

Posted on: Nov 16, 2015

AAMA verification, powder coating

Powder coating plays a crucial role in improving and extending the life of architectural structures. It enhances the appearance of many projects, from window frames to railings to building accessories, and more. For years the architectural community has recognized AAMA 2604 for testing and performance of organic coatings on architectural aluminum extrusions and panels. This […]

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Lancaster County Company Helps Pope’s Light Shine

Posted on: Sep 14, 2015

Powder coating at Keystone Koating for Pope Francis visit

In preparation for Pope Francis’s arrival in Philadelphia September 26, Keystone Koating helped Spring City Electrical spruce up 274 street lamps for the City of Brotherly Love. Spring City, located in Spring City, PA, is known for its quality craftsmanship and modern lighting technology. Work began at Keystone Koating in May, after customer service rep […]

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Keystone Koating and designer Richard Schultz

Posted on: Jul 08, 2015

Richard Schultz, furniture, designers, Knoll

Keystone Koating plays a behind-the-scenes role in some surprising main attractions. One of those is its role as one of the powder coating facilities that grinds the welds and coats the high-end office and modernist studio furnishings designed by Richard Schultz, through Knoll Office and Knoll Studio (knoll.com). First, some background in modern designers: Schultz […]

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Lab Provides Critical Data for Metal Coating

Posted on: May 26, 2015

metal quality lab testing

The Salt Fog Cabinet tests corrosion resistance of coated metal panels.Keystone Koating’s facilities provide tests needed for stellar metal coating processes. Keystone Koating’s innovative powder coating process includes an attribute many other facilities don’t have: a Quality Assurance Lab, with a Salt Fog Cabinet and four-step testing program. Salt Fog Cabinet The Salt Fog Cabinet, which tests […]

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