Preview the International Finishing and Coating Summit
Watch Products Finishing Publisher Todd Luciano talk with Anne Goyer, executive director of the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) about the International Finishing and Coating Summit (IFCS), to be held July 30–August 1.
Watch Products Finishing Publisher Todd Luciano talk with Anne Goyer, executive director of the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) about the International Finishing and Coating Summit (IFCS), to be held July 30–August 1, at the Intercontinental Hotel in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, Georgia.
The International Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) and CCAI will co-host the International Thermprocess Summit (ITPS) and the IFCS. This is the first-time the two conferences will be held in conjunction with each other, highlighting synergy between the two industries and providing expanded opportunities for participants. The executive-level summits are co-sponsored by Products Finishing, Industrial Heating and Heat Treat Today publications.
The event’s agenda will include joint general sessions covering advanced manufacturing technologies, international dynamics impacting business and strategic business insights. Breakout sessions will address topics specific to industrial finishing and thermprocessing. A tabletop exhibition will supplement the program. Also planned is a series of networking activities, including a welcome reception and a Taste of the South dinner.
For more information, visit ccaiweb.com.
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