Kyle Hankinson Announced as EVP of Marketing & Sales at Trion Coatings

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SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: February 22, 2022 – TRION COATINGS, LLC (TRION) announced the selection of Kyle Hankinson to serve as its Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales.  “Kyle brings over 20 years of experience in the surface finishing industry across several markets, including finishing operations within the Department of Defense’s organic and outside supply […]

Making Chrome Safe – A non-aqueous hard chrome alternative offers safe and environmentally sustainable functional and decorative chrome coatings

12/31/2021 – Trion Coatings LLC of South Bend, Indiana, is on a mission to provide the finishing industry with safe and environmentally sustainable functional and decorative chrome coatings that match the performance of hexavalent chromium-based solutions. The company believes it has the answer in a new, non-aqueous, trivalent chromium chemistry called SAFE Chrome.

Trion Coatings Announces Cooperative Research and Development Agreement With the U.S. Army for Product Specific Application of SAFE Chrome®

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SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: September 10, 2021 – Trion Coatings, LLC (Trion), a surface finishing company and developer of SAFE Chrome® announces its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center (DEVCOM Armaments Center). Headquartered at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, the Armaments Center is the U.S. Army’s primary […]

TRION Coatings Announces Market Collaboration with Imagineering Finishing Technologies

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: October 9, 2019 – Trion Coatings, LLC (Trion) announced today that it has partnered with Imagineering Finishing Technologies, LLC (IFT), a leading metal finishing consulting and process applications company that serves a wide range of markets around the world. IFT will act as a Go-To-Market partner with Trion, where the two companies […]

Trion Coatings Partners with KCH Services

Trion Coatings is partnering with KCH Services for the deployment of its Safe Chrome, an environmentally friendly chrome plating technology. KCH will act as Trion’s exclusive engineering, procurement and construction provider for the plating technology. Trion, which launched at Notre Dame’s IDEA Center, was formed to develop an environmentally friendly alternative to hexavalent chromium in functional and […]

TRION Coatings Announces Partnership with KCH Services

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SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: April 10, 2019 – Trion Coatings, LLC (Trion) announced today that it has partnered with KCH Services, Inc (KCH), a leading manufacturer of systems and equipment for the surface finishing industry. KCH will act as Trion’s exclusive Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) provider for the deployment of its SAFE Chrome, an environmentally friendly […]

Governor Tom Ridge Joins Trion’s Board of Directors

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SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: February 1, 2019 – TRION COATINGS, LLC (TRION) announcedtoday that Governor Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and 43rd Governor of Pennsylvania, has agreed to serve on its Board. Trion Coatings, LLC, incubated at Notre Dame’s IDEA Center, has now completed its independent third-party validation tests and is poised […]

Nucor Invests in Environmentally Friendly Chrome Plating Technology

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced today that it has purchased a minority equity position in the parent of Trion Coatings, LLC (Trion Coatings), which is developing an environmentally friendly chrome plating technology. As part of its investment, Nucor is working with Trion Coatings to commercialize the technology and will be constructing […]

TRION COATINGS, LLC announces a new and environmentally friendly trivalent chrome (Cr3) plating technology

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SOUTH BEND, INDIANA:  AUGUST 2, 2018 – TRION COATING, LLC (TRION) announced today that it has developed a new and environmentally friendly trivalent chrome (Cr3) plating technology. Trion Coatings, LLC, which incubated at Notre Dame’s IDEA Center, was formed for the purpose of developing an environmentally friendly alternative to hexavalent chromium for surface finishing applications. […]