Orion Named One of 2019's Top Finishing Shops in the U.S.

Products Finishing magazine has named Orion Industries to its 'Top Shops' list, acknowledging the best operating practices of liquid and powder coating facilities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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Orion Industries has been named one of the best finishing shops in the U.S. for 2019, according to an industry benchmarking survey conducted by Products Finishing magazine, a trade publication that has covered the industry since 1936.

The magazine conducted an extensive benchmarking survey that analyzed companies in several different areas, including Current Finishing Technology, Finishing Practices and Performances, Business Strategies and Performances, and Training and Human Resources.

Only the top 50 shops were given the honor of being a Products Finishing magazine "Top Shop" based on a scoring matrix of those four criteria.

“The criteria we used was very stringent, and only the finishing shops that excelled in all four areas made the list. Orion is in rare air when it comes to finishing operations,” said Tim Pennington, editor of Products Finishing magazine. “Orion has established itself as one of the best finishing operations in the industry.”

In fact, Orion is the largest automated applicator of Teflon® coatings in North America and has been a Chemours (Dupont) Teflon® LIA (Licensed Industrial Applicator) since 1979.

“Consistently reproducing precise coating applications — time after time and part after part — is always our team’s focus,” said George Osterhout, Orion president. “Being named one of Products Finishing magazine’s ‘Top Shops’ reinforces our commitment to quality, which is evident in every aspect of our process — from inspection to coating to shipping.”

Based in Chicago, Orion Industries is dedicated to enhancing the performance capabilities of its customers' products. The company maintains an in-house laboratory to develop specialized materials and application methods to ensure precision coating and FDA compliance, when needed. Orion is AS9100:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 certified for quality management systems and is ITAR Registered.

A global leader in industrial coatings, Orion has been serving the needs of engineers and manufacturers for more than 50 years. The company’s innovative coating techniques increase the value of automotive parts, medical devices, consumer goods, and many other products by creating functional surfaces that eliminate issues such as friction, sticking, corrosion, noise, and abrasion. Its industrial coating applications can be found throughout homes, businesses and factories; in commercial kitchens and bakeries; on industrial machinery; and in every type of vehicle … from cars to jet airplanes.

Orion Industries is located at 5492 N. Northwest Highway in Chicago. For more information on the company’s products and services, call (773) 282-9100 or log onto www.OrionCoat.com.

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