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Is Working with a Toll Paint Producer Really More Expensive?

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 7:57:00 AM by Chris Hren


When facing capacity constraints or dealing with unfamiliar paint chemistries, paint manufacturers often consider utilizing a toll paint producer.

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3 Common Problems Toll Paint Manufacturers Can Solve

Posted on Nov 3, 2017 9:52:00 AM by Chris Hren


Producing paint, particularly high-performance OEM coatings, is a resource intensive process riddled with potential issues. To avoid these problems, companies often rely on toll paint manufacturers for their OEM coatings.

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What are the Benefits of Working With a Toll Paint Producer?

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 4:02:00 PM by Chris Hren


Most consumers assume the company whose name appears on a label manufactures the paint. They’re a paint company after all—why wouldn’t they make their own paint? In reality, many companies rely on toll paint producers, third party companies with optimal expertise, equipment, capacity, and other requirements that make them best suited for paint production. Here’s an outline of some factors to consider when deciding on a toll paint producer.

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Guide to OEM Industrial Coatings Process Improvements

Posted on Aug 28, 2017 9:08:25 AM by Chris Hren


Prudent manufacturers continually optimize efficiency, accuracy, and throughput in their OEM operations. Industrial coatings and paint lines can be a focus of this continuous improvement. Your industrial coatings supplier should be a partner for ensuring your paint line runs as smoothly as possible. Work with your paint supplier to create a robust preventative maintenance and continuous improvement program for your OEM coating line.

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What Are The Advantages of Dip Coating?

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 8:38:00 AM by Chris Hren


Some complex parts that need coating do not lend themselves to spray, powder, or other widely used application methods. Dip coating is the process of choice for finishing materials full of nooks, crannies, and other hard-to-reach areas, provided these hard to reach areas can be drained.

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Why a Custom Coating Formulation Is Better than “Good Enough”

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 4:15:26 PM by Chris Hren


The coating on an industrial end product might seem like an afterthought, but it’s far from it. Choosing a coating affects the aesthetic, durability and usability of any product. If you’re involved in the manufacturing process of industrial products, you also know that every material you use affects your process and your bottom line.

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4 Common Causes for Coatings Failures and Defects

Posted on May 31, 2017 8:09:00 AM by Chris Hren


An industrial coating’s integrity can have a substantial impact on a product’s appearance, longevity and effectiveness. While it’s easy to blame coatings failures on a bad batch of paint, the root cause of failures often lies elsewhere and requires investigation.

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Attention Manufacturers: Could Your Business Benefit From Using a Custom Soft-Feel Coating?

Posted on Mar 29, 2017 7:03:00 AM by Aexcel


Manufacturers have learned to create a sense of high-quality—and even luxury—in their products by adding a soft-feel coating to plastic, metal, and other surfaces. These coatings can be formulated to feel rubbery, velvety, leathery, and nearly anything in-between, to differentiate products from the competition.

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8 Products That Could Benefit From Soft-Feel Coatings

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 6:03:00 AM by Aexcel


At Aexcel, we know the manufactured products that benefit from soft-feel coatings. The right coating can have a substantial impact on a consumer’s perception of a product. The luxurious finish soft-feel coatings provide could help your product line stand out from competitors.

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An Expert’s Suggested Application for Soft Touch Coatings

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 6:40:00 AM by Aexcel


Manufacturers apply soft touch coatings to turn plastic and metal substrates into softer, yet more durable and appealing surfaces for smartphones and electronics, automotive interiors, appliances, and toys. Soft touch coated products can be seen virtually everywhere. Soft-feel coatings by Aexcel impart the look and feel of leather, satin, or other lush materials over plastic, metal, and other hard surfaces. Besides creating a texture that is easier to grip, soft touch coatings can add a sense of luxury to automobile or airplane interiors, a more elegant feel to appliance handles or handheld devices, and soften the edges of plastic toys.

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