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Coronavirus Update

May 5, 2021

To our valued and trusted business partners, I want to advise you that Orion Industries will remain open during the Illinois “Shelter in Place” Executive Order 2020-10 issue by Illinois Governor Pritzker as of 5:00 PM Saturday, March 21, 2020. Orion Industries qualifies to remain open under the “essential services” […]

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Orion’s Refurbishment Services: Cookware and Bakeware

August 1, 2018

Orion’s Refurbishment Services for the nonstick release surfaces of high-volume cooking and baking surfaces for commercial food processing lines provides renewed non-stick surface service life. Each type of cooking or baking device has somewhat different end use requirements. We provide a restored surface to provide long-term nonstick performance characteristics, using […]

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Gluten-Free Cookware: Orion’s Commitment to Coating Safe Cookware for All

July 30, 2018

Thanks to advances in modern medicine and nutrition, specifically allergy and food sensitivity testing, more and more people of all ages are given an opportunity to learn what foods to avoid in order to feel their best and operate at their healthiest. Many individuals are learning of gluten sensitivities that […]

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Orion’s Life-Saving Application for Bonded Coating: Emergency Auto-Injectors

July 23, 2018

Orion applies low friction, corrosion resistant bonded coatings to springs used in devices that prevent life-threatening asthma attacks and emergency anaphylaxis. This life-saving device is often stored in homes, schools, hospitals, and workplaces for long periods of time until it is needed to provide life-saving care. Our FluoroBond® family of […]

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Orion + Sandstrom = A Technical Partnership Taking the Coatings World by Storm!

June 19, 2018

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Sandstrom Coating Technologies, a very reputable cornerstone of the coatings industry since 1946! Sandstrom has been certified to meet the Quality Criteria of AS9100 Rev. D and ISO 9001:2015. Our friends at Sandstrom specialize in the development and manufacturing of Solid Film […]

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Anyone Can Stop the Line, and What that Means for Quality

June 7, 2018

At Orion Industries, we believe the smartest person in the room is the one three feet from the job. What does that mean exactly? It means that no matter your title, having your hands directly in the production of our coating makes you the expert. This simultaneously limits errors and […]

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Orion Recognized as Chemours LIA

August 29, 2017

Orion Industries has been recognized once again as a Chemours Licensed Industrial Applicator (LIA), for excellence in the application of TeflonTM coatings. This distinction provides assurance that the products identified are of the highest quality and contain only genuine TeflonTM fluoropolymers. Per Chemours: Chemours has a network of licensed applicators located throughout […]

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Orion Industries Becomes CCAI Member

December 29, 2016

Orion Industries has been inducted into the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) as a custom coater! Membership in this organization will lead Orion to become more active in the industrial coating community, as well as provide Orion with invaluable resources both inside and outside of the coating industry. From attending […]

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9 Lesser Known Industry Applications of Teflon®

October 13, 2016

Many people know that Teflon® is used as a coating in non-stick cookware products such as pots and pans. With this application, Teflon® creates a low-friction cooking surface that reduces stuck on food, cleans up easier and lets you cook with less fat. However, there are a million other uses of industrial […]

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How is PTFE (Teflon®) Made?

August 25, 2016

PTFE Coating Overview Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), commonly known as Teflon®, is a fluoropolymer made of tetrafluoroethylene (TFE) molecules. PTFE has with some exceptional properties which makes it a widely used compound for numerous applications. PTFE is hydrophobic (it is not wet by water or any substances containing water due to the […]

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