When choosing a coating method for your product, there are several options to choose from. While newer technologies like powder and electronic coatings offer clear benefits in many situations, there are also numerous liquid paint advantages to consider.
Over the past several years, numerous US firms have been reshoring to Mexico, undoing two decades of offshoring. US firms are coming back home for several reasons, as it becomes more economically sensible to partner with contract manufacturers and shelter companies south of the border.
There are numerous industrial metal finishing options. But electrophoretic deposition – known as e-coating – is considered a preferred method for numerous reasons. It is often compared to powder coating, a similar coating process. There are several factors to examine when considering the e-coating process.
Many manufacturers are noticing the myriad advantages of powder coatings over liquid. The resulting demand for powder coatings has been steady and is expected to continue rising.
With tax discussions underway, US companies are looking forward to several positive impacts of tax reform on manufacturing. Manufacturers should keep a weather eye on the proposed policy changes and prepare to capitalize on a coming tax overhaul.