Powder Coater Podcast
Episode 54: How to Combat Faraday Rage

Episode 54: How to Combat Faraday Rage

November 23, 2022

Episode 54: How to Combat Faraday Rage

 

Have you been on edge lately? Just when you think you’ve done everything right in your shop like…buying the right equipment, processing finishes, handling customers, & mastering accounting… something else goes wrong. Take for instance faraday cage rage.  It kicks into high gear when you discover drips or light areas in corners and edges. Today we are combating it with our special guest, Kenny Barnes from TCI Powders. It's always great to have a powder supplier rep on the show and today is no exception. Get ready to level up your powder coater game! 

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Original faraday blog post 

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Episode 52: Sweat Equity PM & SEO with Matthew Jones

Episode 52: Sweat Equity PM & SEO with Matthew Jones

October 12, 2022

Episode 52: Sweat Equity PM & SEO with Matthew Jones

 

There are a lot of us out there that do everything they can to process jobs efficiently, and build up their social profiles with content in the hopes of getting seen & ranked on Google. It seems like making a name for yourself never ends. But where does all this sweat equity get you? Read the rest of this entry »

Episode 51: SEMA The Greatest Show On Earth

Episode 51: SEMA The Greatest Show On Earth

September 28, 2022

Episode 51: SEMA The Greatest Show On Earth

 

The Specialty Equipment Market Association known as SEMA is a worldwide phenomenon.  Through all of its high tailed growth, one man & his dynamic team is responsible for the greatest show in cars to date. Meet TomGattuso, VP of Sema Events who’s been planning and handling this event for the last 12 years. This master party planner has only you and your happiness in mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Episode 50: Reclaim Your Blast Media With Aloha

Episode 50: Reclaim Your Blast Media With Aloha

September 14, 2022

Episode 50: Reclaim Your Blast Media With Aloha

 

Welcome back to the powder coater podcast. And I have to say it's good to be back! After my co-host/husband… Ross got into a serious motorcycle accident in may we decided to take a break from production over the summer to focus on getting him healed and back to work. He’s improved a lot and found some new perspectives along the way. Also I would like to announce that this is our 50th podcast interview! Read the rest of this entry »

Episode 49: Getting Your Powder House in Order

Episode 49: Getting Your Powder House in Order

May 25, 2022

Episode 49: Getting Your Powder House in Order

 

Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction. Which is why this episode is so ironic. After just interviewing Matthew Jones in Episode 48 on how he overcame his own health crisis to lead his company to new heights. On May 8th 2022 Ross, my husband, lead coater & sometimes co-host of the show was in a serious sportbike accident. He is recovering but sustained a broken left hand. At the time of this published recording, we are trying to figure out how we will continue to run our shop, facilitate customer orders & build out the shop for expansion. If you've ever listened to our first powder coater podcast you know we promised to share our story as owners of a powder coating job shop… today's topic of having a business plan in place is now more relevant than ever. 

If you are a shop owner with employees or a sole provider of your family you owe it to them to put systems & planning strategies in place to manage risk taking.  Will your company come tumbling down when you're not around? Putting a simple business plan & redundancies in place could help you stay focused, live a more balanced life and possibly weather a storm. To support the show, order the book “Traction” by Gino Wickman which this episode covers…click the link in the description. Please leave a comment if you would like to wish Ross a speedy recovery.  Get ready to level up your powder coater game! 

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Episode 48: The Powder Works Effect

Episode 48: The Powder Works Effect

May 11, 2022

Episode 48: The Powder Works Effect

Today we posit the Powder Works Effect… In our first custom coater interview in over a year, be prepared to learn something new about yourself & your business through the eyes of another custom coater.  It's always refreshing to hear another person's story to get you inspired but we’re not talking about Maui Powder Works, we're talking to Matthew Jones, owner of Powder Works out of DFW  who shares his story over the past couple of years. Catch up with us when we cover topics on how he’s troubleshooted struggles, faced industry problems & prepared for the unthinkable. Get ready to level up your powder coater game! 

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Episode 47: The War On Paint Is Here

Episode 47: The War On Paint Is Here

April 27, 2022

Episode 47: The War On Paint Is Here

Brace yourselves custom coaters! Just when you think COVID shutdowns, shipping delays and raw material shortages are over. Another ticking time bomb has appeared on the horizon that we should all prepare for. Gabe the Sage from Crosslink Paints, is back on the show & offers us some Read the rest of this entry »

Episode 46: How to Rocket Your Business Strategy with Jim Castiglia

Episode 46: How to Rocket Your Business Strategy with Jim Castiglia

April 13, 2022

Episode 46: How to Rocket Your Business Strategy with Jim Castiglia

 

For custom coaters, sometimes it’s hard to look past the day to day. But having even a basic business plan is essential for setting goals for growth and manifesting a brighter tomorrow. Especially when it comes to bringing in more revenue, expansion or even drawing in the right kind of employees & customers. Today’s expert Read the rest of this entry »

Episode 45: Fishing New Customer Streams to Bring Home the Greens

Episode 45: Fishing New Customer Streams to Bring Home the Greens

March 31, 2022

Episode 45: Fishing New Customer Streams to Bring Home the Greens

 

Powder coating contributes about 11B  every year to the 155B dollar coatings world. That's only about 12% of the market and 2600 Kilo Tons of powder free of toxic, messy solvents. As custom coaters we know, it's one of the biggest selling points to our industry. So why doesn't the avg consumer, searching for green products know more about these safer, more green finishes? Today we speak with Andrew Pace, a green coatings specialist that helps Read the rest of this entry »

Episode 44: Where Have All the Strippers Gone?

Episode 44: Where Have All the Strippers Gone?

January 26, 2022

Episode 44: Where Have All the Strippers Gone?

 

It's a topic that's been on everybody’s mind lately...Where’s my stripper? I need to get some stripper? Whose got stripper?  Today we find out exactly what's been going on in the chemicals market. Our show sponsor Valeri Lennon & President of Benco Sales was on  just a few weeks ago but has come back to give us vital industry updates on Methylene Chloride. Read the rest of this entry »

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