Protective coating manufacturer The Magni Group Inc. will produce its 10-millionth gallon of coating this month. Dave Berry, chairman of the company started a metal finishing company, Depor Industries, near Detroit in 1974. Parent company, The Magni Group Inc., came about after an automotive chemical coating supplier partner moved to license with another local metal finisher; Dave then, decided to develop his own coatings. Magni Industries-Detroit was established in 1978 and is known for its R&D laboratory and manufacturing plant. During the 1980s, the company grew with the automotive industry by offering corrosion-resistant coatings that provide metal components with a longer service life and increased durability.
Now, in addition to its automotive customers, the company serves the agricultural, construction, heavy truck, marine, military and off-highway markets worldwide with an excess of 100 different coating systems. The company’s engineered coatings are custom-designed to meet the performance criteria of customers’ fasteners, fuel and brake specifications and a range of other metal products by resisting the corrosive effects of heat, humidity, etc.
Magni has 20 company-owned operations in North America, Japan, China, India, Europe, and Brazil. The company will open new technology centers in both countries by 2012. Magni will celebrate its10-millionth-gallon achievement with more than 400 global leaders and engineers at their coating manufacturing facility in Detroit, Michigan, on Friday, May 6th. Government Officials, Detroit City Councilwoman Jenkins, Oakland County Deputy Executive Bertolini and Michigan Congressman Hansen Clarke, will be presenting awards to the Berry family on-stage. The private event will also host plant tours, display a historical museum and the official 10,000,000th paint can from coating production will be sealed during the ceremony on-stage.
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