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Powder Coat Chicago Blog

  • 04
    Dec

    What is Powder Coating?

    S&B Finishing, Powder Coat Chicago is regarded as the leading powder coating service provider in the Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area since 1977. We have the experience and the know-how to meet specific corporate standards when it comes to powder coating, liquid coating and multistep coating to protect, preserve and...

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  • 02
    Nov

    S&B Finishing – “The Best of the Best for 2017” – Top Shops

    We are proud to announce that S&B Finishing has been named one of “The Best of the Best for 2017” by Products Finishing Magazine. This is the Third Consecutive Year that S&B has been on this prestigious Top Shops list.

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  • 28
    Sep

    What it Means to be a “Top Shop”

    S&B Finishing is privileged to be in this elite group for our 3rd year in a row. Being on the "Top Shop" list from Products Finishing Magazine means we are recognized as one of the Top 50 Shops in North America in the Liquid Coating and Powder Coating Industry.

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  • 02
    Aug

    Recycling & Reuse at Powder Coat Chicago… It Adds Up

    S&B President Kenny Spielman says, “S&B Finishing is proud to announce that during 2016 we recycled a total of 70,804 lbs. of cardboard, Gaylords, and empty boxes. In 2017 our goal is to exceed these numbers and continue to work for a more environmentally friendly workplace.

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  • 30
    May

    4 Keys to Success in Business… for 40 Years!

    Celebrating 40 years of business success is a milestone in most businesses. When you consider that only 50% of new businesses survive past their first year and a third make it to ten years. But on this day at S&B Finishing, a Chicago based Powder Coating company, the focus...

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  • 04
    May

    The Effects of Powder Coating on the Environment

    There are so many ways to protect our environment from the amount of pollution our planet earth takes everyday. You can ride your bike, recycle, or turn on eco mode in your 2017 car. Yes, things have changed and the ability to help protect the environment has gotten easier...

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  • 27
    Apr

    Powder Coating vs Liquid Coating

    Every time any of us are having work done, some of us feel a little uneasy that it just might not turn out the way we would like it. So if you would like to take a product or part to be painted I would understand why you might...

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  • 18
    Apr

    Powder Coating: Thermoplastics vs. Thermosetting

    It is time to go behind the scenes with powder coating and ask ourselves what does powder coating really come down to? In the professional world of powder coating there’s two divisions that powder coating types can really be summarized into and that is thermoplastic and thermosetting. What is...

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  • 04
    Apr

    A Brief History of Powder Coating

    When discovering the history of powder coating, like with everything else, powder coating didn’t start over night. It’s a technique that was perfected over the years and this method can be traced to as early as the late 1940s. During this time powders were flame sprayed on metallic substrates....

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