Coating 2003, an event for the users of industrial coating processes, is coming to the Midwest for the first time in its history. Scheduled for October 28-30 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, the exhibition will cover 200,000 ft2of exhibit space with more than 200 exhibiting companies. Attendees will have access to the latest tools and state-of-the-art technologies and can get on the fast track with live demonstrations and hands-on learning.

Users of industrial coatings can expect to find the latest information and technology concerning liquid coatings, plating, powder coatings, vacuum coating, electrocoating, porcelain enameling, air and waste management and UV/EB curing.

The technical conference program offers more than 60 sessions and 120 speakers. The three-day event will be divided into tracks based on various coating technologies, making it easy for attendees to choose sessions of interest. Here is a sneak peak at conference sessions:

  • How Low-Cure Powder Reduced Reject Rates at Whirlpool

  • Batch Systems for Powder

  • Ten Ways to Save Money and Reduce Waste

  • Process Line Design and Integration

  • How to Avoid Federal Environmental Liability

  • Developing a Failure-Proof Documentation System for Finishing

  • Finishing in an Uncertain Economy

  • Bulk Application of Electrocoat: From a Vision to Reality

For information on attending the conference, call (513) 624-9988; e-mail or visit