Asterion Introduces TECHNILLOY™ ZN NI 770 Zinc-Nickel Process

INDIANAPOLIS, June 30, 2020 – TECHNILLOY™ ZN NI 770 acid, zinc-nickel process has been introduced by Asterion, LLC. Approved and specified by leading automotive and heavy equipment manufacturer, TECHNILLOY ZN NI 770 offers exceptional corrosion protection, while delivering consistent and repeatable uniform surfaces. Formulated to plate heat-treated, difficult-to-plate fasteners and other complex part geometries, TECHNILLOY ZN NI 770 features: Uniform zinc-nickel distribution with high current density efficiency Outstanding throwing power and coverage Highly compatible with … [Read more...]

Asterion Celebrates Customers and the Holidays with Donation to Habitat Indy 

INDIANAPOLIS, January 7, 2020 – For the third consecutive year, Asterion celebrated our valued customers and the holiday season by donating to Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity. This year, a company match was offered to all employees that participated. Over $1300 was raised. Blair Vandivier, President and CEO of Asterion stated, “We are extremely pleased to be partnering with Indy Habitat, as well as take pride in the generosity demonstrated by fellow Asterion team members as part of our company match. Giving back to and actively participating in our local communities is one of our … [Read more...]

Asterion Introduces Incredibly Corrosion Resistant Zinc Plating Systems

INDIANAPOLIS, June 17, 2019 – Asterion is excited to introduce the industry’s next generation of alkaline and chloride zinc plating systems. Possessing incredible white corrosion and red rust resistance, extended NSS performance is consistently achieved when choosing any one of the company’s new, multi-level Asterion® systems: Ultra, UltraPlus™, or UltraMax™. Engineered for both rack and barrel operations, Ultra, UltraPlus, and UltraMax™ zinc plating systems offer ease of operation and waste treatment. Based on production-proven processes approved by Harley-Davidson, the RoHS-compliant … [Read more...]

Billie Dzunda a “40 Under 40” Products Finishing Honoree

We are proud to announce that Billie Dzunda, Asterion’s Director of Environmental Health and Safety, has been named a “40 Under 40 Future Leader of Surface Finishing” by Products Finishing Magazine. Safety is not only mentioned prominently in Asterion’s mission statement, but it is one of our core values. Since joining Asterion in 2015, Billie has provided exceptional leadership to ensure a safe workplace. In addition to providing EHS leadership, she is also part of our ISO 9001 team and works tirelessly to not only maintain compliance but strive for improvement. Billie graduated from … [Read more...]

Asterion Employees Receive First Aid, CPR and AED Training

INDIANAPOLIS, February 11, 2019 – As part of the company’s core values to provide safety tools, training and knowledge to employees, Asterion, LLC corporate-based team members recently completed the American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED course held at the company’s Indianapolis headquarters. Asterion Health & Safety Manager, Ms. Billie Dzunda, organized the training which included both hands-on coaching and classroom teaching conducted by an American Heart Association certified instructor. Meeting OSHA regulatory requirements, the course prepared all Asterion … [Read more...]

Clifford Riley Appointed Asterion Technical Sales Representative

INDIANAPOLIS, January 30, 2019 – Clifford Riley has been appointed Technical Sales Representative by Asterion, LLC. A Certified Electroplater-Finisher (CEF), Mr. Riley is dedicated to providing exceptional sales and technical support to Asterion® customers throughout Indiana and Michigan. Prior to this most recent appointment, Mr. Riley was an Asterion Technical Services Engineer responsible for customer installations, technical applications support, and training on the proper use of Asterion surface finishing technologies. Mr. Riley’s extensive industry experience also includes process … [Read more...]

Asterion TECHNIBRITE™ Alkaline and Acid Zinc Systems Approved by Harley-Davidson

INDIANAPOLIS, January 8, 2019 – Asterion, LLC is pleased to announce that Harley-Davidson has approved TECHNIBRITE™ alkaline and acid zinc plating systems for providing optimum corrosion protection on the company’s legendary motorcycles. Specifically, the TECHNIBRITE systems have met the stringent specifications of Harley-Davidson’s “Zinc Plate and Seal per ESPEC 805-050,” and “Zinc Plate per ESPEC 805-051” for use on powertrain components. The approved zinc plating systems include the use of TECHNIBRITE AZ 130 alkaline, non-cyanide zinc or TECHNIBRITE ZN 200 chloride acid zinc, followed by … [Read more...]

Asterion Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

INDIANAPOLIS, September 19, 2018 – Asterion, LLC is pleased to announce that it has received certification to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS). Verisys Registrars conducted the independent, third party certification and issued Certificate Number A101013. ISO 9001:2015 certification denotes that Asterion is compliant to the International Standards Organization (ISO) quality management system and has demonstrated its ability to consistently provide products and services focused on enhancing customer satisfaction. It is the only standard in the ISO 9000 family against which … [Read more...]

Tyler Lawson a “40 Under 40” Products Finishing Honoree

We are proud to announce that Tyler Lawson, Manager of Asterion's Technical Laboratory has been named a "40 under 40 Future Leader of Surface Finishing" by Products Finishing Magazine. A certified electroplater finisher (CEF), Lawson joined Asterion in 2016 and has become a skilled analytical chemist that is trusted and relied upon by colleagues and customers alike. Asterion President and CEO, Blair Vandivier said, "Since his arrival, Tyler has eagerly embraced all aspects of electrochemistry and has spent countless hours improving his knowledge." Lawson added, "I intend to seize every … [Read more...]

Clifford Riley Appointed Asterion Technical Services Engineer

INDIANAPOLIS, April 3, 2018 – Clifford Riley has been appointed Technical Services Engineer by Asterion, LLC. Based in Indianapolis and supported by the company’s onsite analytical laboratory, Mr. Riley will be responsible for customer installations, technical applications support, and training on the proper use of Asterion® surface finishing technologies. Prior to joining Asterion, Mr. Riley was a process engineer at Arlington Plating Company (Palatine, IL). During his tenure, he was responsible for the high yield production of the company’s decorative chrome and electroless nickel plating … [Read more...]