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When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
5:00 PM Social Time, Dinner at 5;30 PM with Presentation to Follow
Where: Scenic View Country Club
4415 Club Drive
Slinger, Wisconsin 
United States
Contact: Bill Oney

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Learn About Safer Alternatives for Surface Preparation for the Coating Industry

Join the CCAI Wisconsin Chapter for a presentation on the importance of surface preparation as it relates to coatings performance, adhesion and finished quality. Surface preparation has a direct relationship with the final surface coatings and therefore it cannot be emphasized enough that for good and permanent adhesion end users need to ensure a superior surface preparation for all types of liquid and powder finishes.

Bobbie Pettit, President of Hi-Lite Solutions, LLC  will discuss innovations, options and necessary considerations and key tools to safely clean and prepare almost any surface for all types of liquid and powder finishes for all types of finishing systems. The vast majority of coating failures can be directly attributed to inadequate surface preparation, which affects coating adhesion. The single most important function that can influence paint performance is the quality of the surface.

Solvent alternatives are now the new normal for surface preparation in the coating industry and green solutions are more important than ever. This should be an interesting education for both experienced finishers, new system start-ups as well as anyone looking to improve their current operation. 

About Bobbie Pettit
Bobbie Pettit is the President of Hi-Lite Solutions, LLC, the manufacture of a full line of eco-friendly, powerful and very effective cutting edge cleaning products.  Developed by experts for

Hi-Lite Solutions manufactures eco-friendly, powerful and very effective, cutting edge cleaning products. Developed by experts with over 20 years of experience in the business, all Hi-Lite Solutions' products use water-based technology. They provide an environmentally sound, cost effective and safe solution for cleaning and maintenance professionals in a wide range of industries including the industrial paint industry, commercial, industrial, aviation and the military.

Bobbie Pettit has worked in the chemical industry since 1989 specifically in the development of solvent substitution alternative alongside of the EPA and industry leaders in accessing hazardous in the workplace and implementing safer alternative. 

A graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in Chemistry, a member of America coating Society, European Coating Society, ASTM International, Airports Councils, NEC/American Aviation Association of Executives, The Society for Airport Pavements, Pavement Preservation, Asia Pacific Coating Association, American Association of Airport Executives and many more. 

As the developer of the AEROGREEN product line Bobbie holds over 45 patient products under the AEROGREEN brand name. 

Date:   September 13, 2016

Time:   Social time 5:00 PM, Dinner at 5:30 PM, Presentation to follow

Location:   Scenic View Country Club 4415 Club Drive Slinger, Wisconsin (Same location as the Wi CCAI Golf Outing)

Cost:  $20 members / $30 Non member

Reigstration:   Reservations are required to attend with limited space.  To reserve your spot, send the company name, and names of those attending to:  If you find out later you cannot attend, please cancel your reservation.  We now bill those that make reservations and no show.  We now have the ability to take credit card payments on-site!

Special Note:  Note the time and location please