Scheduled for September 21-23 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C., Powder Coating 2004 is the place where finishers can see the latest technological developments first-hand, learn from experts in the conference sessions, participate in plant tours to see powder coating in action, and visit with the suppliers of powder coating application and curing equipment, materials and related supplies.

Heat-processing-equipment-specific sessions at Powder Coating include:

  • “Designing Your Curing Process to Meet Today's Just-In-Time Manufacturing Needs,” by Sherrill Stoenner, of SBS Corp.

  • “Conveyor Design and Maintenance,” by Ed Dieckmann of George Koch Sons LLC.

  • “Curing: Infrared and Convection,” by Dave Bannick of ITW BGK Finishing Systems, Ted Shader of Cincinnati Industrial Machinery, Chris Herr of Herr Industrial Inc., and Sherrill Stoenner of SBS Inc.

For more information, call (513) 624-9988 or visit for complete conference programming details, a complete exhibitor list and to register.