Twin Cities Chapter of CCAI Advanced Manufacturing Seminar

February 21 - 21, 2019

“Take Your Finishing to the Next Level!”

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 —  8 a.m.- 2 p.m.

The Twin Cities Chapter of the Chemical Coaters Association is offering a one-day Advanced Manufacturing seminar providing an in-depth look into current, new and upcoming technology that can provide great benefit to your finishing operations.

This seminar is geared toward operators, painters, team leaders, supervisors, and QA personnel who already possess a basic understanding of the coating process. It is designed to provide information to broaden your understanding. It is also a benefit to suppliers providing them with insight into issues commonly seen by their customers.

"Advancements in Powder Paints" Tabitha McLeish/The Sherwin-Williams Co.
Learn about powder formulations that are designed to meet ever changing customer needs and requirements. New trends will be shared as well as the benefits, limitations and challenges that different formulations provide.

"Understanding Color" Danielle Dykstra/Diamond Vogel Industrial Coatings
Understanding Color- What is color, Measuring color, Instruments and tools, Environment differences, Meeting Customer Specifications.

What Level of Automation Is Right for You? – John Claman/IntelliFinishing
If you’re not certain which level of automation you need, or simply interested in how automation can transform your finishing process, then you’re in luck!

Examples, options, general benefits, costs and several new technologies and trends that may affect finishing in the near future will be discussed.

“Race to the “Industry 4.0” Finish” – John Claman/IntelliFinishing
“Industry 4.0” refers to the trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. How “Industry 4.0” and IIOT concepts relate to finishing systems, as well as other technical industrial technologies/trends coming that may affect finishing in the near future will be discussed.

Fee: $75 for members and Benefactor member companies / $125 for non- member

Register two or more people from the same company and the first pays full price and each additional are $75. Please note: to get this discount, must register all at the same time.

Gulden’s Restaurant & Bar
2999 Maplewood Dr. (Hwy 61 North), Maplewood, MN 55109

8-8:30 a.m. — Check in and continental breakfast 
8:30-11:30 a.m. — Morning session
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Lunch
12:30-2 p.m. — Afternoon session

Registration is now open and will close Friday, February 15.

For more information, contact:
Jim Henningsen: 612-747-5457

No Show Policy
When someone makes a reservation to attend a meeting and then neglects to call in a cancellation and doesn’t show up at the meeting our Chapter is billed for the food & beverage ordered.

This “No Show” issue has, at times, been an issue and based on this situation the TC Chapter reserves the right to charge back anyone making a reservation and is then absent without calling in a cancellation by Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.



Maplewood, MN