Events & Training for October 2012

Our Events & Training section lists surface finishing–related conferences, exhibitions, and training courses worldwide.

If you would like us to include a new event, please e-mail the details to Reginald Tucker, editor, at


NASF/AESF Palmetto Branch 4th Annual Technical Conference

03 October 2012 - 05 October 2012

Technical sessions covering continuous improvement strategies and reshoring initiatives, as well as updates on regulatory initiatives. Christian Richter, NASF executive director, and Alan Tonelson, a Research Fellow at the U.S. Business and Industry Council Educational Foundation, will deliver keynote presentations. For registration information, please e-mail Kevin Helton (Crossair LLC) at

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina


09 October 2012 - 11 October 2012

Conference and exhibition showcasing paint and powder coating technologies.

St. Louis, Mo.

Aluminum Week 2012

15 October 2012 - 18 October 2012

Three major trade associations representing the aluminum industry--The Aluminum Association (AA,) Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and Aluminum Anodizers Council (AAC)-- will co-locate their meetings to increase cooperation and communication among different sectors of the industry.

Chicago, Ill

Electroplating Know How Basics

16 October 2012 - 17 October 2012

A two day training program in the basic Principles of Electroplating

Florence, KY

2012 China International Silver Conference

16 October 2012 - 18 October 2012

Xiamen, China


23 October 2012 - 25 October 2012

Leading International Trade Fair for Industrial Parts and Surface Cleaning

Stuttgart, Germany