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August 20, 2020

Specialty Coating Systems moves to new Ireland facility with expanded capabilities

August 20, 2020 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has moved its Parylene coating center in Ireland to a new 6,000 ft2 multi-purpose facility. The new address is: Unit 8, Willsborough Cluster Willsborough Industrial Estate Clonshaugh Business and Technology Park Dublin D17 T977, Republic of Ireland SCS’ new... Read More >>
August 17, 2020

Specialty Coating Systems to Host New Webinar on Sept. 1st: “Conformal Coating Protection of Critical Medical Technologies”

August 17, 2020 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 at 2 p.m. EST. The webinar entitled, “Conformal Coating Protection of Critical Medical Technologies” will be presented by Rakesh Kumar, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology, and Dick Molin, Medical Market... Read More >>
July 9, 2020

Specialty Coating Systems to Host New Webinar: “Advanced Coating Technologies for IoT Sensors in Harsh Environments”

July 9, 2020 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 at 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar entitled, “Advanced Coating Technologies for IoT Sensors in Harsh Environments,” will be presented by Rakesh Kumar, Vice President of Technology, and Aaron Thomas, Director... Read More >>
April 27, 2020

Specialty Coating Systems to Host Machine Design Webinar

April 27, 2020 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it is hosting a webinar on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 2 p.m. EST. The webinar entitled, “Ultra-lightweight Parylenes Provide Robust Protection,” will be presented by Rakesh Kumar, Vice President of Technology, and Tim Seifert Aerospace & Defense Market Manager.... Read More >>
March 16, 2020

Specialty Coating Systems Statement Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 16, 2020 – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is actively monitoring the progression of coronavirus (COVID-19) and is heeding direction given by the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local, regional and national governments.   Travel restrictions have been implemented for SCS employees.  Steps have been taken within our facilities, according to the respective threat level in... Read More >>
January 13, 2020

SCS Kicks off the New Year with a New Representative in Eastern Canada

January 13, 2020 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) today announced that it has partnered with The JW Corporation. The company now represents the SCS’ PrecisionCoat line and cure systems in Eastern Canada. The JW Corporation is a privately held technical sales representation company servicing Canada’s high-tech manufacturing industry. Founded in 2017, Owner and... Read More >>
January 7, 2020

SCS Parylenes Provide IPX7, IPX8 Waterproof Protection

January 7, 2020 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has conducted ingress protection testing on electronics coated with SCS Parylenes N, C, Parylene HT® and ParyFree® to support manufacturers. In response to the growing demand for Ingress Protection (IP)-rated products, many of the world’s leading consumer electronics manufacturers... Read More >>
January 3, 2020

SCS to Showcase PrecisionCoat V at the IPC APEX EXPO

January 3, 2020 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) has announced plans to exhibit at the 2020 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 4-6, 2020 at the San Diego Convention Center. SCS will showcase its PrecisionCoat V, Ionograph SMD V and Parylene coating services in Booth #2913. Available in conformal coating, dispensing... Read More >>
December 16, 2019

Specialty Coating Systems to Exhibit ParyFree at CES

December 16, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce plans to exhibit in South Hall 4, Booth #36261 at CES, Jan. 7-10, 2020, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. CES has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation... Read More >>
November 16, 2019

Specialty Coating Systems to Host Tech Briefs Webinar on December 4th

November 26, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will host a webinar on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2019 at 2 p.m. EST. The webinar entitled, “Enhance Product Design and Dependability with Advanced Coating Technologies” will be presented by Aaron Thomas, Director of Market Segments, and Lamar Young, Technical... Read More >>
September 24, 2019

SCS Material Application Valves: Engineered for Performance

September 24, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems is pleased to introduce its new family of Material Application Valves for the PrecisionCoat line of spray coating and dispense systems. As an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of conformal coating systems, SCS continues to develop coating solutions that are highly reliable and focused... Read More >>
June 20, 2019

Specialty Coating Systems to Present Developments in Conformal Coatings for Tomorrow’s Advanced Technologies in upcoming Webinar

June 20, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will host a webinar entitled “Developments in Conformal Coatings for Tomorrow’s Advanced Technologies” on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 2 p.m. EDT. Presented by SCS’s Dustin England, Sr. Polymer Chemist, and Dick Molin, Medical Market Manager, the webinar will... Read More >>
June 5, 2019

Specialty Coating Systems to Host Free Parylene Coatings Seminar

June 5, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it is holding a free half-day seminar “Parylene Coatings Provide Advanced Protection”. The seminar will be offered three times: October 14, 2019 in Pilsen, Czech Republic; October 16, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany; and October 17, 2019 in Weingarten, Germany. The... Read More >>
May 29, 2019

Specialty Coating Systems Receives Award at SMTA China East

May 29, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) China awarded Dr. Rakesh Kumar, VP of Technology, “The Best Presentation of Technology” for his presentation at the SMTA China East Vendor Conference. Dr. Kumar presented “A New Halogen-Free Parylene for Robust Performance of... Read More >>
May 16, 2019

SCS to Host new Webinar: “Robust, Lightweight Protection for Challenging Harsh Environments using Parylene Conformal Coatings”

May 16, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to host a new webinar on Wednesday, May 29 at 1 p.m. EDT. SCS’ Tim Seifert, Aerospace & Defense Market Manager, and Rakesh Kumar, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology, will present: “Robust, Lightweight Protection for Challenging Harsh Environments using Parylene Conformal Coatings”. The... Read More >>
April 25, 2019

Specialty Coating Systems to Co-Host Free Reliability of Circuit Assemblies Workshops

April 25, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems today announced that it will co-host the Reliability of Circuit Assemblies Workshops that will begin touring in May 2019. The workshops will feature experts from across the circuit assemblies community discussing topics that include cleaning, conformal coating, soldering materials, failure analysis, new IPC cleanliness testing standards,... Read More >>
February 25, 2019

Specialty Coating Systems Signs on New Representation for MI, OH and KY

February 25, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems today announced the appointment of Quality Associates as its newest manufacturers’ representative. Based in Michigan, the agency will represent SCS’ PrecisionCoat spray and dispense line, cure ovens and ionic contamination test systems in the states of Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. Quality Associates was started in 1990... Read More >>
January 19, 2019

SCS to Host CTEA Symposium on February 5, 2013

Specialty Coating Systems is sponsoring CTEA’s (Central Texas Electronics Association) Electronics Design & Manufacturing Symposium at its Austin coating facility on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. The event includes speakers from Flextronics, Freescale Semiconductor, The Villhard Patent Group and Specialty Coating Systems. A tour of the facility and dinner are also included in the program. Questions... Read More >>
January 8, 2019

Specialty Coating Systems Develops New Halogen-Free Parylene Coating

January 8, 2019 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems is pleased to announce that the company has developed a new halogen-free variant of Parylene – ParyFree®. With a notable history of anticipating and responding to industry trends and regulations, SCS developed ParyFree in support of the global initiatives that continue to drive toward the elimination... Read More >>
November 15, 2018

Specialty Coating Systems to Exhibit at the Consumer Electronics Show

November 15, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems has announced plans to exhibit at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), scheduled to take place Jan. 8-11, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. The company will exhibit its Parylene coating services and technologies in Booth #62204. CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive... Read More >>
November 8, 2018

Specialty Coating Systems Goes to the High Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference

November 8, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems today announced its participation at the High Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, scheduled to take place Nov. 13-15, 2018 at the Chicago Marriott Schaumburg in Il. Presented by IPC and SMTA, The Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference is attended by industry leaders and subject matter... Read More >>
October 26, 2018

SCS to Present “Solving Harsh Environment Protection Challenges with Parylene Coatings” during Tech Briefs Webinar

October 26, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will participate in a Tech Briefs webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at 2 p.m. EST. The webinar, entitled, “Solving Harsh Environment Protection Challenges with Parylene Coatings,” will be presented by SCS’ Tim Seifert, Aerospace & Defense Market Manager, and Rakesh... Read More >>
September 18, 2018

Specialty Coating Systems to Present during Machine Design Webinar

September 18, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems is pleased to announce that it will participate in the upcoming Machine Design Webinar on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar, entitled “An Advanced Conformal Coating Technology for Leading Edge Technologies,” will be presented by Tim Seifert, Aerospace & Defense Market Manager,... Read More >>
September 10, 2018

Specialty Coating Systems Introduces New PrecisionCoat Automatic Quick Change at SMTAI

September 10, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems has announced plans to exhibit at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Oct. 16-17, 2018 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The company will provide demonstrations of its SCS PrecisionCoat Automatic Quick Change Feature (AQC) in Booth #331. The PrecisionCoat’s AQC feature allows... Read More >>
May 10, 2018

Specialty Coating Systems Announces New Dates for Educational Parylene Seminars in Malaysia and Singapore

May 10, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems today announced a date change for its upcoming free, educational Parylene conformal coating seminars. The Singapore seminar will now be held on Thursday, July 19, 2018, and the seminar in Penang, Malaysia will take place Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Ultra-thin, pinhole-free Parylene conformal coatings offer beneficial... Read More >>
April 10, 2018

Specialty Coating Systems Offers Educational Parylene Seminars in Malaysia and Singapore

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems is pleased to announce free, educational Parylene conformal coating seminars in Penang, Malaysia, on Monday, May 14, 2018, and in Singapore on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. These half-day seminars introduce Parylene conformal coatings and their beneficial properties for the medical device, electronics, transportation, defense and aerospace industries. An SCS... Read More >>
March 28, 2018

SCS to Exhibit Its MIL-I-46058 Qualified Parylene Conformal Coatings at DSA

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in Booth 10490 at DSA Malaysia, scheduled to take place April 16-19, 2018 at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. SCS will exhibit its Parylene conformal coatings, designed for the military, electronics, aerospace, automotive and medical device industries. Numerous components, including circuit... Read More >>
February 16, 2018

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch Tours SCS Facility to Promote WI Aerospace Industry

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch toured its facility on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, as part of her effort to showcase Wisconsin’s aerospace industry. Lt. Governor Kleefisch is Chairman of the Aerospace States Association, an advocacy group for the industry cluster when it comes... Read More >>
January 24, 2018

SCS Announces Conformal Coating Line-up for APEX

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce plans to exhibit in Booth #2307 at the 2018 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 27 – March 1, 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center. The company will showcase its conformal coating line up, including the PrecisionCoat V, PrecisionCoat BT, Omegameter... Read More >>
December 4, 2017

SCS to Discuss How Ultra-Thin Conformal Coatings Increase the Reliability of Critical Electronics during PennWell Webinar

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will participate in a PennWell webinar on Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. EST. SCS’ Tim Seifert, Military & Avionics Market Manager, and Rakesh Kumar, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology, will present: “Ultra-thin, Lightweight Conformal Coating Protection Increases the Reliability of... Read More >>
October 10, 2017

Specialty Coating Systems Debuts New-Generation Omegameter SMD 650 Ionic Testing System

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) announced today the launch of the Omegameter SMD 650, the next-generation, software-controlled Omegameter ionic contamination test system. A self-contained system, the Omegameter is an industry standard for accurate, efficient and practical quality assurance testing. The system identifies the presence of ionic contamination on bare and assembled printed circuit... Read More >>
October 4, 2017

SCS to Exhibit at Compamed – Trade Fair for Suppliers and Manufacturers of Medical Technologies

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in Stand F19.1 at Compamed, scheduled to take place November 13-16, 2017 in Düsseldorf. SCS will exhibit biocompatible Parylene conformal coatings for the medical device industry. At the show, SCS Medical Market Manager Dick Molin will present “Parylene Conformal Coatings... Read More >>
September 19, 2017

SCS Webinar to Address the Use of Parylene for Increased Reliability

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar, entitled, “The Use of Parylene as an Advanced Conformal Coating for Increased Reliability,” will be presented by SCS’ Dick Molin, Medical Market Manager, and Rakesh Kumar, Ph.D.,... Read More >>
September 15, 2017

The Leader in Parylene Conformal Coatings Will Exhibit at Medtec China

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in Booth M301 at Medtec China, scheduled to take place Sept. 20-22, 2017 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center. SCS will exhibit its Parylene conformal coatings, designed for the medical device, electronics, military, aerospace and automotive industries.... Read More >>
September 15, 2017

More Flexible Coating – See the SCS PrecisionCoat Tool Changer at SMTAI

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) today announced plans to show the SCS PrecisionCoat Tool Changer at SMTA International scheduled to take place Sept. 19-20, 2017 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The flexible, advanced coating feature on SCS’ PrecisionCoat V platform will be available for demonstrations in Booth #1006. In the world... Read More >>
June 20, 2017

SCS to Present ‘Using Conformal Coatings to Mitigate System Failures’ during upcoming Webinar

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will participate in a Machine Design-sponsored webinar on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar, entitled “Using Conformal Coatings to Mitigate System Failures,” will be presented by SCS’ Tim Seifert, Military & Avionics Market Manager, and Rakesh Kumar, Ph.D., Vice... Read More >>
May 1, 2017

SCS to Present ‘Parylene Conformal Coatings: Increasing the Reliability of Complex Technologies’ during ASME Webinar

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will participate in a Mechanical Engineering-sponsored webinar on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar, entitled, “Parylene Conformal Coatings: Increasing the Reliability of Complex Technologies,” will be presented by SCS’ Dick Molin, Sr. Medical Market Specialist and Dustin England, Sr.... Read More >>
April 24, 2017

SCS Presents at the SMTA Contamination, Cleaning and Coating Conference in Amsterdam

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will exhibit and present during the SMTA Contamination, Cleaning and Coating Conference, scheduled to take place May 22-24, 2017, in Amsterdam. SCS will exhibit its industry-leading Parylene conformal coatings that protect a wide range of components and devices in the electronics, automotive,... Read More >>
April 19, 2017

SCS to Present Parylene Nanostructures and Coatings at IMAPS Micro/Nano-Electronics Packaging & Assembly

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the 2017 IMAPS Micro/Nano-Electronics Packaging and Assembly (MiNaPAD) Forum, scheduled to take place May 17-18, 2017, in Grenoble, France, at the WTC congress center. The company will exhibit its industry-leading Parylene conformal coatings and SCS Vice President of Technology... Read More >>
March 9, 2017

SCS to Exhibit Parylene Conformal Coatings at NEPCON China

(Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in Booth 1A10 at NEPCON China, scheduled to take place April 25-27, 2017, at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center. SCS will exhibit their industry-leading Parylene conformal coatings, which protect a wide range of components and devices in... Read More >>
February 8, 2017

SCS Launches the PrecisionCoat BT Automated Coating/Dispensing System at IPC APEX

New compact system automates time-intensive manual coating and dispensing processes. (Indianapolis, IN) – Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) is pleased to announce that it will launch the new PrecisionCoat BT in Booth #2515 at the IPC APEX EXPO, taking place Feb. 14-16, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center. Designed for companies looking to automate their... Read More >>