Conferences

Waterborne Symposium Examines Science and Technology

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As New Orleans, LA,  prepared for an  onslaught of Mardi Gras revelers, more than 250 coatings industry formulators, scientists, chemists, and technical managers came together in the Crescent City for the 47th Annual International Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium (Waterborne Symposium), held February 16-21. They joined more than a dozen students and professors from the University of Southern Mississippi...

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ACC 2020 Pre-Conference Tutorials to Highlight Coatings Essentials

ACC 2020 Pre-Conference Tutorials to Highlight Coatings Essentials
The American Coatings Conference 2020, the major technology forum for the coatings industry, will be held concurrently with the American Coatings Show, March 31 through April 2, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. In addition to the full schedule of invited and contributed presentations, an important feature of the program will be the pre-conference tutorials. To be held...

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ACA Hosts Successful Seminar on Managing Hazard Communication

Panel discussions enabled participants to gain additional insights.
On November 9 and 10, ACA hosted a seminar in New Orleans, LA, on Managing Hazard Communication & Chemicals Regulation in the North American and European Marketplace. The seminar, which drew some 60 ACA members, focused on educating regulatory specialists within the paint and coatings industry on how chemicals management regulations and chemical hazard communication impact their businesses.

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WCS Announces 2019 Program Highlights

Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas
The 34th Western Coatings Symposium & Show (WCS) will return to Las Vegas, NV, on October 20–23, 2019. To be held at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Convention Centre, the popular event will offer a three-day technical program, including invited lectures and a panel discussion. Organized by the Arizona, Golden Gate, Los Angeles, and Pacific Northwest Societies for Coatings...

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2019 WCS Headlines in Las Vegas

Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas
The 34th Western Coatings Symposium & Show (WCS) will once again attract the coatings industry to Las Vegas, NV. To be held October 20–23, 2019 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Convention Centre, the popular event features a three-day technical program, two-day tabletop exhibition, student participation, and numerous networking and socializing opportunities.

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Eastern Coatings Show Records Another Successful Year

Eastern Coatings Show Records Another Successful Year
The 2019 Eastern Coatings Show was held at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, NJ on May 13–15. The show had both a record number of booths and record attendance, with 143 tabletop exhibitors and approximately 1,400 attendees. Participants were able to attend the two-day technical conference with three concurrent tracks covering additives, sustainability, industrial, wood coating, metal coatings, color/pigments, novel...

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2019 European Coatings Show Draws Record-Setting Participation

European Coatings Show 2019
Attracting visitors from over 46 countries, the 2019 European Coatings Show once again surpassed previous records, drawing over 30,500 coatings professionals to the city of Nuremberg from March 18–21. With an expanded exhibition area that spanned eight halls, the 2019 ECS featured 1156 exhibitors from 46 countries, showcasing the latest advances in raw materials, laboratory and production equipment, and testing...

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