CCAI Twin Cities Chapter Annual Symposium

February 21 - 21, 2013

Annual Symposium
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
February 21
Advances in the Physical Testing of Coatings
Joel Bialek, Paint Creek Inspection Equipment, will discuss pre-cure coating thickness measurement equipment.
Right Choice
Alan Boerke, Q-Labs, will focus on the science of weathering and light stability testing during his presentation.
Pentair's dpm
Pentair has had success in determining causes of defects in cured coatings using the digital pocket microscope, dpm. Bernie Walz, Pentair, will demonstrate the dpm and share how it is used to resolve contamination issues on the line.


Using Kaizen to Optimize Finishing Line Productivity
Matt Kirchner, American Finishing Resources, will talk about using Kaizen to drive productivity improvements of 40% to 300%. This session will explain the Kaizen process and help you get started. Several real-world examples of coatings operations that have used the kaizen process to generate huge improvements in coatings line performance will be shared.


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Where: The Royal Cliff
2280 Cliff Road
Eagan, MN 55122
Cost: Members $100
Non-members $135

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.