AAC Announce its Level 1 Workshop for 2014


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Anodizing Essentials Workshop will be put on by the Aluminum Anodizers Council as its Level 1 Workshop for 2014 on January 28 in Tampa, Florida.

The AAC invites company personnel who may benefit to attend the Level 1 – Anodizing Essentials Workshop.  This day long program is packed with anodizing information for those new to the industry, or those who want a refresher course on the basics.  Each of the speakers has a strong background in Anodizing so you will learn from the best in the business.

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The schedule includes:

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks


8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Judy Mary Runge, Ph.D., CompCote International, Inc.

Anodizing Overview


9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Judy Mary Runge, Ph.D., CompCote International, Inc.

Anodizing to Specification


9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.



10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Judy Mary Runge, Ph.D., CompCote International, Inc.

Metallurgy Basics for Aluminum Surfaces


11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Ed Burlingham, Burlingham International, Inc.



11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.


12:45 p.m. – 1:15p.m.

Richard Mahn, Technical Services, LLC – Representing Houghton Metal Finishing Company
Clean & Rinse


1:15p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Linda Newman, Houghton Metal Finishing Company

Etch & Desmut


1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Mary Oakley, PCS Sales (USA0, Inc.

Bright Dipping


2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Waasy Boddison, American Plating Power, LLC

Rectifiers & Transformers for the Aluminum Surface Treatment Industry


2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.



3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Mark Jozefowicz, Reliant Aluminum Products, LLC

Dyeing & Electrolytic Coloring


3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pinakin Patel,

Sealing the Anodic Oxide


4:30 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.



4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.