Coating West and Coating East promise two regional shows with national impact. Coating West, scheduled for March 2-3, will be located in Las Vegas, and Coating East, co-located with the Electrical Mfg. & Coil Winding Show, is scheduled for September 30-October 1 in Nashville, Tenn. The regional events are aimed at finishing end users and include morning technical conferences, afternoon tradeshows and evening networking events that include entertainment for attendees and exhibitors.
The Las Vegas event will target custom coaters; architectural; agriculture and construction equipment; military and aerospace/aviation finishing. Programming for this show includes sessions for each targeted industry such as coating options; powder coatings to meet AAMA specifications; aircraft paint booths; recent developments and trends in U.S. Army CARC coatings; and green pretreatment for custom coaters. General sessions include topics such as advanced powder coatings; the ins and outs of infrared and infrared applications; processing of porcelain enamel coatings; and pretreatment basics for electrocoating.
Meanwhile, Coatings East in Nashville will target the automotive; appliance; heat-sensitive substrates; and general metals industries.
Information on both shows, which are sponsored by the Powder Coating Institute, can be found at www.thecoatingshow.com or by contacting show management at (941) 373-1830.