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Minnesota Paint & Powder Coating Expo Schedule

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 

 7:30 AM Registration
 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM  Symposium - Industrial Internet of Things:  The Future of Manufacturing
 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Painter Training
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  Lunch
 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Painter Training









Paint & Powder Coating EXPO
Thursday, March 15, 2018

 7:30 AM  Registration
 8:00 AM

Welcome - Lincoln Mall
Tom Poppitz, CCAI Twin Cities Chapter President
Paul Pagel, MnTAP Senior Engineer & EXPO Co-Chair
Anne Goyer, Executive Director, CCAI

Lincoln Mall 
Room 2315
Room 2317 
 8:30 AM Pretreatment 101:  The Basics
Doug Van Duyne, DuBois Chemicals 
Material Handling Considerations for Coating 
John Sudges, Midwest Finishing Systems
Batch System Design Criteria
Aaron Hughes, General Automatic Transfer Co. 
 9:30 AM Media Blast or Acid Pickle:  Removing Laser Edge and Weld Scale
Chris Berger, Calvary Industries
Financial Analysis of Powder Coating Your Parts
Mike Withers, Axalta Coating Systems 
Liquid Paint
Vogel Industrial Coatings 
10:30 AM Troubleshooting the Modern Industrial Pretreatment and Coating Shop
David Chalk, DuBois Chemicals
Infrared 101: How Does it Work and Will it Save You Money?
Marty Sawyer, Trimac Industrial Systems
Post-Addable Powder Coating Additive Technology
Steven Thompson, Lubrizol Advanced Materials
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM VENDOR SHOW
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch
11:00 AM Virtual Reality
Spray Finishing Demonstration

Iowa Waste Reduction Center

   Lincoln Mall
  1:30 PM Applying Science to the Art of Powder Coating
Robyn Aiken, BTD
  2:30 PM Success Stories in Finishing
Local users and suppliers will present finishing success stories on operational efficiencies, cost savings & energy reduction