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 ft2 of 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