Kaehr Headlines Powder Coating 2019 Technical Conference

He kicks off the conference on Wednesday, April 3, with a talk titled “From Surviving to Thriving: Changing Your Corporate Culture.”

Dustin Kaehr, director of Lippert Components, will kick off the Powder Coating 2019 technical conference on Wednesday, April 3, with a talk titled “From Surviving to Thriving: Changing Your Corporate Culture.”

Prior to LCI, Kaehr was a retail consultant for Do it Best Corp. for nearly 13 years. He worked with nearly 60 independent hardware stores and home centers in northern Indiana and Michigan. Most recently, he owned his own consulting firm working with retailers throughout North America providing training sessions and store evaluations. He’s been a keynote speaker covering topics including the customer experience, leadership, team development, and personal development. He also published a book entitled, “Retail is … 50 Thoughts, Ideas, and Conversations to Make Your Business Better.”

Day two of the technical conference features Al Bohlen, president of Mazak Optonics Corporation, who will present “Adhesion Advancements in Laser Cutting That Improve Powder Coating Performance.” He will discuss the ongoing advancements of laser cutting techniques specifically designed for paint adhesion improvement.

To view session descriptions and complete details, visit conference.powdercoating.org.