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2013 is here, new years resolutions have been set in stone

Planning has

begun for the year ahead, advertising campaigns are being agreed, meetings are in full swing, new goals are being set into motion


Welcome back to Surface World, Ihope you all had arestful and enjoyable break. Iwould like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year for 2013!

Iimagine you are all back to business hitting the ground running.The start of anew year is apositive time to set new goals and challenges. Surface World magazine is agood way to get that proverbial ball in motion.

Ireturned to astack of emails (which kept me busy for my first day back) and afair few companies have got in touch to thank us for all the support we offered their companies last year.One company said that only after one week of an issue hitting the streets, and their first time of advertising with us, they received avery positive enquiry! Its good to hear we are helping to make those contacts happen.

In return Iwould like to thank you for your support of the magazine, together we can try to make 2013 ayear to remember!

With budgets being agreed and new sales innitiatives being discussed, now may be agood time to consider advertising within Surface World magazine. If you would like to discuss your options, with no obligation, then please contact Nigel on 01442 826826 or email him at

Also Iwould like to encourage you to consider sending me your news, views, product launches for the new year,any expansion plans or staff additions etc that you would like to share with our readers. Forapage of editorial Irequire only 500 words and two or three pictures in support of the article, Iwill do the rest free of charge!

Take alook at page 24 for this years editorial diary.Get ahead of your competitors at the start of this new year with an article or an advertising campaign to help promote your business.

Jane Soones Design &Content Editor email:

Surface World is the UK’s largest editorial source of news and product information from and for the surface finishing,coatings and allied sectors of industry. Email with your latest product developments and let your potential customers know what expertise you have on offer!

Welcome to the January issue of Surface World!


Thank you to all the companies that have contributed to this months issue. Happy 2013!

The Company Spotlight this month features two companies! Wedge Group Galvanising and Riley Surface World, see pages 4&6 and 10 &12respectively.

On page 16 Denios announce the appointment of their new Marketing Executive, Samantha Merrick. Also alittle news on the Surface World Show which takes place September 24th -26th.

Poligrat tell us about anew environmentally friendly brightening process for brass on page 34. Take alook at page 36 for inform- ation on ‘zinganising’, avery effective

SURFACEWORLD january 2013 alternative zinc coating process.

Page 40, Norman Hay Engineering tell us about the installation of ahighly sophisticated electroless plating line by Plasticraft for Xaar plc.

Within the Professional Coaters section from page 49. Vistaplan, Tecan and Castagra update us on their news.

Apacked issue to kick start 2013, Ihope you enjoy reading it. Get in touch if you would like to send me your news or updates for 2013.

Ilook forward to hearing from you.

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