Learn about leading-edge technology and ways to improve finishing operations at the Coating 2008 trade show, which will be held September 23-25 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with more than 140 exhibitors in one place, compare finishing technologies and view equipment, material and component design innovations. Products and services on display will include curing ovens; cleaning and phosphatizing equipment; conveyor lubricating and cleaning equipment as well as conveyors; deburring and vibratory finishing equipment; electrocoating equipment; filtration equipment and services such as custom coating. Other technologies on display include oven-temperature monitors and curing analyzers; finishing systems; masking supplies; pollution control solutions; paint-circulating systems; paint application equipment; paints and coatings; paint overspray recycling and recovery systems; powder coating equipment; and testing, measurement and quality control equipment.

Technical conferences covering all facets of the coating process will accompany the exposition. A complete conference listing with descriptions can be found at www.thecoatingshow.com.

Full conference registration before August 29 will cost $575 for association sponsor members and $650 for non-members. After August 29, it will be $675 for both members and non-members.

A one-day conference registration received before August 29 will cost Powder Coating Institute members $325 and non-members $350. After August 29, the fee will be $375 for both members and non-members. Exhibit-only registration is $35 before August 29 and $50 after that date. Online registration is available at www.thecoatingshow.com; by faxing a registration form to (513) 624-0601; by mailing a form to Coating 2008 Registration, c/o Goyer Management, P.O. Box 54464, Cincinnati, OH 45254-0464.

While the show is sponsored by the Powder Coating Institute, additional information can be obtained by contacting Goyer Management at (513) 624-9988.