20th January 2017

POWDER COATING TECHNICAL CONFERENCE 2017

From March 27 to 31, the powder coating industry’s most important annual event brings people together in Indianapolis for a week of learning, networking, and visiting with leading suppliers of powder coating products and services, at PCI’s Technical Conference 2017.

PCI AND GEMA SEEK SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) and its corporate Diamond member, Gema USA Inc., are soliciting applications for the 2017-18 Gema/PCI Scholarship.

CALL FOR SPEAKERS FOR FABTECH

Organizers of FABTECH 2017 have issued a call for speakers. This year's show is being held from November 6-9 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

RADTECH LAUNCHES ONLINE CURING COURSE

RadTech is launching an online course called UV/EB Chemistry Fundamentals. This free, email-based course features eight lessons sent in a weekly email.

AXALTA ADDS METALLIC POWDER COATING

Axalta Coating Systems has released AR400 Champagne Metallic, a new bonded metallic color in its architectural color pallet.

SEMI-MATTE POWDER COATING

Alesta BK08 20 Gloss, a new, semi-matte powder coating from Axlta, yields an extremely smooth appearance and provides exceptional weatherability for a wide range of interior and exterior projects.

RADTECH NAMES OFFICERS

RadTech has annouced that Lisa Fine of Joules Angstrom UV Printing Inks is assuming the presidency of RadTech International, the nonprofit for Ultraviolet and Electron Beam (UV+EB) Technologies, for a two year term beginning January 1, 2017.

PETRUCH NAMED DIC CORP. OFFICER

Myron Petruch, president of Sun Chemical’s Performance Pigments division, has been named an executive officer of DIC Corp., Sun Chemical’s parent company based in Tokyo, Japan.