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Registration Open for the International Finishing & Coatings Summit

Monday, May 14, 2018  
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Developed to help executives stay on top of the latest trends, innovations and issues affecting their manufacturing operations, ITPS and IFCS bring together an impressive and diverse group of business speakers from July 30 – August 1, 2018, at the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead Atlanta.

Co-sponsored by the Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) and the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI), Summit organizer Anne Goyer states, “This combined event will provide a unique platform for industry intelligence and collaboration that drives manufacturing excellence. There is no other event like this in North America for executives in these manufacturing segments.”  

Two joint general sessions will feature presentations that appeal to all manufacturing executives, while two breakout sessions will focus on topics specific to the industrial heating and industrial finishing & coating segments.  Combined with an array of social and networking activities, this is a must-attend event for thermprocess and finishing & coatings executives.

Featured general session presentation topics include:
• Factories of the Future: What Does the Future Workforce Look Like?  
• Trends in Additive Manufacturing
• Manufacturing USA Initiatives: What They Are and How You Can Benefit
• Trump’s Washington:  The New Normal?
• Driving Consistent Performance Excellence
• Cybersecurity: Keeping Your Business Secure  
• Managing in an Unpredictable Economy
• OEM Manufacturing Perspective
• Transitioning Your Business to the Next Generation

Our speakers come from an array of outstanding companies including:
• Intel Corporation
• John Deere
• General Electric
• Mercury Marine
• Honeywell Thermal Solutions
• Trane
• CareerWise Colorado
• The BrainzoomingTM Group

Registration discounts are available for IHEA, CCAI, MTI, CECOF, JIFMA, VDMA, Electrocoat Association and WiM members.

For complete Summit information, including hotel reservations and to register, visit

Please call 941-373-1830 with questions.