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Powder Coating 101: Basic Essentials
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10/4/2018 to 10/5/2018
When: Thursday & Friday, October 4 - 5, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: Forest Dental Products
6200 NE Cherry Drive
Hillsboro, Oregon  97124
United States
Contact: Kelly LeCount

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The Powder Coating 101 Workshop is an introduction to powder coating that focuses on materials, application, reclamation, testing and evaluation, quality control, the manufacturing process, and much more. You will gain knowledge of powder coatings and the powder coating process from expert industry speakers as well as have an opportunity to network with speakers and other attendees during the PCI-hosted networking reception.  All PCI training is conducted by industry experts in an unbiased and commercial-free manner.

Holiday Inn Express (classroom)

5900 NE Ray Circle
Hillsboro, OR 97124

Forest Dental Products (lab demos) - located next to the Holiday Inn Express
6200 NE Cherry Drive
Hillsboro, OR 97124


Powder Coating 101 - Basic Essentials with Hands-On
PCI Members:   $395
Non-Members:  $495
Registration fees include Powder Coating Finisher's Handbook, a printed copy of all workshop presentations, lunch, networking reception and certificate of completion. 

Holiday Inn Express
Includes hot breakfast, wifi, parking and shuttle within 5 miles (M-F from 8-5)
Call 503-844-9696 and reference the Powder Coating Institute or CLICK HERE and use group code PCI.


  • Job Shops
  • OEMs
  • Coating manufacturer and distributor sales representatives
  • Quality assurance and control employees
  • Coating companies looking to train employees
  • Those looking to enter the powder coating industry


  • 2 days of instruction by qualified industry experts and a plant tour to see powder coating in action
  • Learn the latest technologies
  • Provides education and skills needed for career development
  • Take home the Powder Coating Finisher's Handbook (a $120 value)


  • Powder coating process
  • Application, recovery, electrostatic theory
  • Powder selection, testing, costing
  • Surface preparation
  • System design, hanging, environmental
  • Ovens, curing, IR boost
  • Manual spraying
  • Networking reception