Events & Training for October 2013

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 Palmetto Branch 5th Annual Technical Conference

02 October 2013 - 04 October 2013

Finishing industry updates, regulatory matters, networking opportunities and special keynote presentations. For more information, please contact contact Jim Kistler at

Myrtle Beach, S.C., Hampton Inn Oceanfront

Electroplating Know-How Basics

08 October 2013 - 09 October 2013

A two-day training program in the basic principles of electroplating.

Charlotte, N.C.

Powder Coating 2013

08 October 2013 - 10 October 2013

POWDER COATING 2013 provides exceptional opportunities to make face-to-face contact with key coating professionals as well as introduce attendees to education and current and future trends. The event offers an in-depth and comprehensive technical program led by key representatives in the powder coating industry. Innovation, strategy and solutions to your manufacturing challenges are presented with more than 56 hours and 60 sessions on topics such as productivity gains in powder coating, coating expense reduction and much, much more.

St. Louis, MO


15 October 2013 - 17 October 2013

WESTEC, the region’s definitive manufacturing event, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center Fall 2013 redefined, and with renewed commitment to area industry. WESTEC is a true manufacturer’s think tank where creativity, vision, and strategy join forces to spotlight the promise of ground-breaking products for vital global markets.

Los Angeles, Calif.