Industry Insights April 2020, Issue 11

Industry Insights April 2020, Issue 11

The start of 2020 has seen us living through a 1 in a 100 year event. The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down. Non-essential businesses have been put into lock-down and those essential businesses who didn’t have the capabilities to adapt and...
Industry Insights March 2020, Issue 10

Industry Insights March 2020, Issue 10

To All AISF Members and Industry Stakeholders, Now that 2020 is well under way, albeit a very rocky start, first the Bush fires, now the Coronavirus (COVID-19) moving AustraIia and the world into unknown territory. Our Secretariat services have taken precautions to...
Industry Insights January 2020, Issue 9

Industry Insights January 2020, Issue 9

To All AISF Members and Industry Stakeholders, I would firstly like to introduce myself having been elected to the position of National President of our Institute in December 2019. While it is a position, I also occupied some 20 years ago, and probably time to move on...
Industry Insights November 2019, Issue 8

Industry Insights November 2019, Issue 8

2019 has been a crucial year of change for the AISF where we have taken some significant and important decisions to reset and begin the long journey of re-stablishing the Institute as the preeminent industry body for the Powder Coating, Anodising and Electroplating...
Industry Insights October 2019, Issue 7

Industry Insights October 2019, Issue 7

The AISF team takes this opportunity to officially thank all of our Members who were involved with our recent Annual General Meeting (AGM). During our AGM, our members unanimously voted in favour of accepting a new modern Constitution and we are looking forward to...
Industry Insights September 2019, Issue 6

Industry Insights September 2019, Issue 6

Spring is in the air and along with all of the new beginnings that spring brings, the AISF are also setting into motion some positive changes to come. During the months of August and September, we announced the notice of our Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will be...
Industry Insights August 2019, Issue 5

Industry Insights August 2019, Issue 5

Last month in our newsletter we spoke about the 50th anniversary of our Institute. This month we would like to focus on the future, our next 50 years. On behalf of our current Directors, Chris Sweetnam, Neil Mills and myself we would like to announce we are calling...
Industry Insights July 2019, Issue 4

Industry Insights July 2019, Issue 4

The AISF now in its 50th year, is busily preparing itself for major reforms to be able to better represent and quickly adapt to the current and future needs of our members. Of particular importance is the proposed new AISF Constitution that will replace and modernise...
Industry Insights June 2019, Issue 3

Industry Insights June 2019, Issue 3

This year marks the golden jubilee for the Australasian Institute of Surface Finishing. To mark this event, we though it would be a great time to take a moment to reflect on our past, and look for guidance to move into our future. DOWNLOAD THE ISSUE HERE
Industry Insights May 2019, Issue 2

Industry Insights May 2019, Issue 2

Last month saw the Powder Coating industry in shock as the news of the potential sale of the Dulux Group to Nippon Paints was announced. We were all wondering what would that mean to our industry. The AISF approached Dulux directly to ascertain what this means to us....