System Design Webinar Series: Design a Better Finishing System Part 1

July 14

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This 3-part webinar series, presented by the Chemical Coaters Association International and Products Finishing, will provide an overview of critical system design considerations that must be taken into account when considering any type of finishing system. In addition, critical information regarding pretreatment, dry-off and curing will also be presented, as well as batch and automated systems. Presenters with expertise in finishing system design will share their knowledge and answer your questions. This is an important webinar if you are considering the installation of a new finishing system or upgrading an existing system. Whether you are painting or powder coating, you’ll walk away with valuable insight and tips for the best system to meet your needs.

The first part of this webinar series, focusing on system design parameters, will be moderated by John Sudges (Midwest Finishing Systems) with speaker Bruce Bryan (CCAI).


PART 1: July 14 at 2 p.m. - System Design Parameters


John Sudges

John Sudges has been in the finishing industry for over 20 years and has been involved in the paint/powder coating industry for over 15 years. He is a System Specialist for Midwest Finishing Systems, Inc., which designs, builds and installs industrial finishing systems. John has presented at several venues which includes many CCAI seminars both on the chapter and national level, FABTECH, and is currently a presenter for the PCI Hands-On Workshops held regularly across the country. He has served on the CCAI National Board of Directors, holding all officer positions, including a two-year term as president.  He continues to be active on the board of directors for his local Northern Illinois chapter.


Bruce Bryan

Bruce is the Vice President of Sales and Education for CCAI, through Goyer Management International. Bruce has been in the finishing industry for over 35 years. His primary experience has been with powder coating application equipment and recovery booths. However, he has also worked for coatings suppliers, managed a large custom coating operation and most recently worked for a major hook, rack and masking supplier. For over 25 years Bruce has been actively involved with CCAI, both with the national board and Northern Illinois chapter. He served as the national president for 2 years (2008-2010). In 2012 Bruce was honored with CCAI’s James and David Wright Lifetime Achievement Award.


PART 2: September 8 at 2 p.m. - Pretreatment

Moderator:      Sam Woehler, George Koch Sons, LLC

Speaker:          Ken Kaluzny, Product Manager - General Industrial, Coral Chemicals

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PART 3: November 3 at 2 p.m. - Drying and Curing

Moderator:      Brian Rozdilsky, Engineered Finishing Systems

Speakers:        Brian Rozdilsky, Sales Engineer, Engineered Finishing Systems         

                         John Podach, Sales Engineer, Fostoria Process Equipment, a div. of TPI

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