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Sep 15, 2020

ZinKlad newsletter Q3 2020

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A message from Lammert DeBoer
Welcome to the new look of our ZinKlad newsletter. First I want to say that we hope that you are all well during these unprecedented times. Read more>>

Kind regards,
Pierre Lagorce, Global ZinKlad Manager
Lammert de Boer, Global Director – ZinKlad, DecoKlad & XMAPP 
We are proud to present our ZinKlad news, alongside exciting content, to keep you updated on the latest developments within the ZinKlad program. You will also learn about the integration of our Quality Performance Systems into ESI Automotive and updates in our applicator capabilities (link below).
Galfa GmbH & Co. KG.
Applicator spotlight

In this issue’s applicator spotlight, we focus on Galfa GmbH & Co. KG., which has been approved as a ZinKlad 72 applicator for the phosphating of fasteners. 
Galfa is the first ZinKlad 72 approved applicator in Germany. Based in the Brandenburg area, Finsterwalde, Galfa employs more than 230 people in Germany and Poland. For more information about Galfa GmbH & Co. KG.


Dongfeng Nissan approves ZinKlad applicators in China  
In this issue, find out how ESI Automotive worked successfully with ZinKlad applicators in China and automobile manufacturer Dongfeng Nissan to facilitate positive changes in the supply chain.
REACh compliant coatings to meet cyclic corrosion testing
In our last ZinKlad newsletter, we informed you that Ford Fastener Engineering has begun updating the Ford material standards for fastener finishes with cyclic corrosion test method L-467. This will be replacing salt spray testing to align the laboratory test with the total vehicle test Ford implemented in 2008.


Introducing ESI Automotive
1st September 2020 - Element Solutions Inc announces the launch of ESI Automotive; a strategic initiative that offers integrated material solutions at the system level for current and next-generation automotive hardware. 
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