|By PR Newswire||
|August 13, 2014 11:00 AM EDT||
MONTGOMERY, Texas, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Powder Coating Institute's (PCI) upcoming Powder Coating Show will focus solely on an environmentally friendly coating technology that has steadily grown in production and consumption over the last five years.
"In North America alone, thermoset powder coatings production increased from 450 million pounds in 2009 to 562 million pounds produced in 2013," reported Dave Lurie, PCI Executive Director. "We can expect another 4-5% increase in powder coating production over the course of this year," he added.
World-wide production of powder coating totals about 3.4 billion pounds. Although consumption in North America is only about 22%, PCI projects this number will increase over the next few years.
Powder coating is a dry finishing process that has become extremely popular since its introduction in North America over 40 years ago. Representing over 15% of the total industrial finishing market, powder is used on a wide array of products. More and more companies specify powder coatings for a high-quality, durable finish, allowing for maximized production, improved efficiencies, and simplified environmental compliance. Used as functional (protective) and decorative finishes, powder coatings are available in an almost limitless range of colors and textures, and technological advancements have resulted in excellent performance properties.
PCI encourages manufacturers and custom coaters interested in building their powder coating operations to attend the 2014 Powder Coating Show. Attendees will discover all the benefits of powder coating through numerous technical sessions, exhibits and industry networking functions.
About the Powder Coating Show
Brought to you by The Powder Coating Institute, the 2014 POWDER COATING show is the ONLY tradeshow solely dedicated to the Powder Coating Industry in North America! Proudly recognized as the leading resource for technical and applied technology forums as well as new product innovations and developments, it is the single best opportunity to meet and interact with leading professionals in the powder coating industry. Composed of more than 44 hours of technical training and 100 exhibits, the show will be held September 16-18, 2014, at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind., and is open to anyone currently using powder coating technology as well as those simply interested in learning about its benefits.
For complete conference details, please visit: www.powdercoatingshow.com.
Show Management Contact:
Email: [email protected]
SOURCE Powder Coating Institute
Oct. 1, 2016 09:45 AM EDT Reads: 822
Oct. 1, 2016 09:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,759
Oct. 1, 2016 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,669
Oct. 1, 2016 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,938
Oct. 1, 2016 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 5,502
Oct. 1, 2016 08:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,505
Oct. 1, 2016 08:30 AM EDT Reads: 3,413
Oct. 1, 2016 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,312
Oct. 1, 2016 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,271
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service. In his session at 19th Cloud Exp...
Oct. 1, 2016 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,176
Digitization is driving a fundamental change in society that is transforming the way businesses work with their customers, their supply chains and their people. Digital transformation leverages DevOps best practices, such as Agile Parallel Development, Continuous Delivery and Agile Operations to capitalize on opportunities and create competitive differentiation in the application economy. However, information security has been notably absent from the DevOps movement. Speed doesn’t have to negat...
Oct. 1, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,411
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, will discuss the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports. The session will include a working demo and a technical d...
Oct. 1, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,866
While DevOps promises a better and tighter integration among an organization’s development and operation teams and transforms an application life cycle into a continual deployment, Chef and Azure together provides a speedy, cost-effective and highly scalable vehicle for realizing the business values of this transformation. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Yung Chou, a Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, will present a unique opportunity to witness how Chef and Azure work tog...
Oct. 1, 2016 06:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,933
Almost two-thirds of companies either have or soon will have IoT as the backbone of their business in 2016. However, IoT is far more complex than most firms expected. How can you not get trapped in the pitfalls? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tony Shan, a renowned visionary and thought leader, will introduce a holistic method of IoTification, which is the process of IoTifying the existing technology and business models to adopt and leverage IoT. He will drill down to the components in this fra...
Oct. 1, 2016 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,951