Asterion Acquired by DuBois Chemicals

INDIANAPOLIS,  2020 - Asterion LLC was acquired by DuBois Chemicals. For more solutions and information visit … [Read more...]

Brian Peterson Appointed Asterion Technical Sales Representative

INDIANAPOLIS, September 1, 2020 – Asterion LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Peterson as Technical Sales Representative. A certified electroplater-finisher (CEF), Mr. Peterson is responsible for providing exceptional customer sales and technical support to Asterion customers throughout Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, and western Minnesota. Prior to joining Asterion, Mr. Peterson was with Hydrite Chemical Co, serving as an account manager, technical sales representative, and metal finishing specialist during his tenure. Mr. Peterson also held senior sales and technical … [Read more...]

Asterion Introduces TECHNIBRITE™ SN 200 Bright Tin Plating System

INDIANAPOLIS, August 10, 2020 – TECHNIBRITE™ SN 200 tin plating system has been introduced by Asterion, LLC. Delivering exceptional solderability, the system is ideally suited for both barrel and rack applications to impart lustrous, bright tin deposits. Unlike conventional acid tin processes, TECHNIBRITE SN 200 requires only two proprietary chemical processes. Easy to use and analyze, system components include: TECHNIBRITE SN 200 Make Up provides the proper concentration of wetter, coupler, ductilizers, and low current density brightener. Stannous Tin (used in make-up) provides … [Read more...]

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 Business Response to COVID-19

A quick note to all of the friends of Asterion, LLC regarding the Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 I am sure that your inbox is being filled with emails from both customers and suppliers regarding the Novel Coronavirus, COVID 19.  Without adding to the litter, please be aware that our management team and all of our Team Members are working to protect ourselves and our customers from the impact of this public health issue.  We have taken the following steps: Publicize and encourage commonsense hygienic practices to minimize infection risk. Restrict access to our facility to … [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...]

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...]