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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 premium non-stick, food contact coating […]

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 doctors previously couldn’t detect. As […]

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 coatings lower the friction of […]

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 Lubricants and have done great […]

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 creates autonomy for employees of […]

Orion Sends Employees to Cubs Playoffs!

October 23, 2015

As a Northside Chicago company, we were excited to see the Cubs make it to the postseason series, and even more thrilled to be able to send our hard-working employees to Wrigley Field to cheer on the team! NOT PICTURED Also in attendance were Accounts Receivable Sue Bertoncini and son Anthony, SSG Operations Manager Jim Decorah […]

The Importance of Tight Tolerances

August 11, 2015

Every mechanical device we encounter is made up of separate parts that all must fit together, moving simultaneously in a cohesive group. During the manufacturing process, sometimes parts experience small dimensional variations – as such, engineers design parts with built-in tolerances to accommodate those variations. These tolerances are a range of measurements, determined by the […]

Orion Industries Earns One of Top Finishing Shops in USA

July 31, 2015

Products Finishing magazine names Orion Industries to its “Top Shops” list CINCINNATI, Ohio – Orion Industries has been named one of the best finishing shops in North America, according to an industry benchmarking survey conducted by Products Finishing magazine, a trade publication which has covered the industry since 1938. The magazine conducted an extensive benchmarking […]

Three Coats a Charm

July 21, 2015

Even the most innovative of technology is not always perfected from the outset. These days, consumers in the market for non-stick cookware can make their purchases with confidence, trusting that their cookware will perform exactly as expected – but that wasn’t always the case. The application of PTFE-based Teflon® coatings in the food processing industry […]

Laura J. Abad Receives ASQ-Certified Quality Engineer

June 16, 2015

Milwaukee, Wis., 06/06/2015 – The Certification Board of ASQ (American Society for Quality) is pleased to announce that Laura J. Abad has completed the requirements to be named an ASQ-Certified Quality Engineer, or ASQ CQE. As such, Laura J. Abad has reached a significant level of professional recognition, indicating a proficiency in and a comprehension […]