The Twin Cities Chapter of Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) and the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) at the University of Minnesota are hosting the 9th Minnesota Paint and Powder Coating Expo on March 19, 2015, at Century College in White Bear Lake, Minn.

The expo will include a vendor show, hands-on demonstrations and technical seminars. Organizers seek presenters on topics related to metal finishing such as new technologies and processes, cleaning, degreasing and pretreatment, cost savings, energy conservation, air emission reductions, and case studies. Abstracts of 250 words or less must be received by September 2.

Additional participation opportunities for the expo include exhibiting, demonstrating, speaking and sponsoring refreshments. Address abstracts and inquiries about exhibiting to: Paul Pagel, 2015 Minnesota Paint & Powder Coating Expo c/o Minnesota Technical Assistance Program, 200 Oak Street SE, Suite 350, Minneapolis, MN 55455-2008.