Events & Training for November 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


New England Surface Finishing Regional

02 November 2012 - 03 November 2012

Technical Presentations, Networking Opportunities, Mass TURA & WWT Contact Hours

Sturbridge, Mass.

Spray Finishing Training Sponsored by DeVilbiss, Binks & Owens Community College

07 November 2012 - 09 November 2012

DeVilbiss, Binks and Owens Community College have teamed up to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop. This three-day intensive training program entails both classroom and hands-on sessions. Two Continuing Education Units are awarded. Attendees should be involved with industrial, contractor, or maintenance spray finishing applications, or spray equipment sales and distribution. Topics for the Spray Finishing Technology Workshop include: • Equipment types and selection • Equipment set-up, operation, and maintenance • Surface preparation and defect analysis • Material selection • Safety and regulatory concerns

Toledo, Ohio


12 November 2012 - 14 November 2012

North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, finishing and welding event.

Las Vegas, Nev.

IPC-SMTA Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference

13 November 2012 - 15 November 2012

This event is focused on electronics assembly reliability and the influence of cleaning and coating on the production of reliable hardware. A half-day workshop will be followed by a two-day technical conference, that will include tabletop exhibits, luncheons, and a networking reception.

Chicago, Ill


14 November 2012 - 16 November 2012

Milan, Italy