Technical Cleanliness Expert Day Conference Is Sept. 25

This one-day conference in northern Ohio will focus on technical cleanliness concepts, and establishing production and assembly cleanliness standards.


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Technical Cleanliness Expert Day will be held September 25, at the Bertram Inn and Conference Center in Aurora, Ohio, just outside of Cleveland. This one-day conference will focus on technical cleanliness concepts, and establishing production and assembly cleanliness standards.

Lev Pekarsky, a contamination and filtration specialist from Ford Motor Co., will be one of the featured speakers. His topic of “Technical Cleanliness Concepts for Supply Chain Management” was recently featured in an article in Products Finishing and Production Machining magazines. Click HERE to read that article.

Other speakers expected at the conference include Markus Roessler, vice president of Glaeser Inc.; Peter Feamster, in product management at Jomesa North America Inc.; and Ben Abraham, in business development at Gateway Analytical.

Registration for the event is $120 per person, which includes refreshments/snacks during breaks and lunch, as well as a cocktail reception the night before the seminar. To register, contact Feamster at peter.feamster@jomesa.com.

Products Finishing, Production Machining and parent Gardner Business Media are the media partners for this event.

Technical Cleanliness Expert Day

Location: Bertram Inn & Conference Center, 600 North Aurora Road, Aurora, Ohio 44202, 330-995-0200

Date: September 25; optional tour of Glaeser on September 26

Registration: $120 per person, includes refreshments/snacks during breaks and lunch, as well as a cocktail reception the night before the seminar

Lodging: Rooms reserved at the Bertram Inn at a rate of $94/night



7:45 – 8:00 a.m.: Meet and Greet

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.: “ISO 16232 – Latest Version Updates,” Markus Roessler, Glaeser Inc.

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.: “Automated Microscope Analysis,” Peter Feamster, Jomesa North America Inc.

10:00 a.m.: Q/A (or break)

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.: “Technical Cleanliness Concepts for Supply Chain Management,” Lev Pekarsky, Ford Motor Co.

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: “Reliability and Comparability of Test Results within the Global Supply Chain”

12:00 p.m: Q/A (or break)

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.: Catered Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.: “Cleaning Concepts for Cleanliness Compliance”

1:30 – 2:00 p.m: “Establishing Production/Assembly Cleanliness (in accordance with VDA 19.2)” – Markus Roessler, Glaeser Inc.

2:00 p.m.: Q/A (or break)

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.: “Detailed Material Analysis (SEM/EDX),” Ben Abraham, Gateway Analytical

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.: Big Data Podium Discussion: Can cleanliness testing, data evaluation and compilation benefit the automotive industry along the supply chain (short-term/long-term)?

4:15 p.m.: Q/A and End

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