Surface Finishing Academy Announces 2009 Powder Coating Courses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Rutherfordton, NC The International Surface Finishing Academy (SFA) recently announced dates and locations of its Powder Coating Courses to be held in 2009. The courses, instructed by the powder coating experts of TIGER Drylac USA, cover the fundamentals of powder coating from both commercial and industrial perspectives.

Over a period of two days, students will be instructed in a wide variety of relevant topics, including pretreatment, shop and equipment maintenance, equipment selection, oven and cure issues, powder selection, troubleshooting, and tips and tricks for the custom coater. Participants will be fully instructed in the formulation and manufacture of powder coating.

Locations and dates for the 2009 courses are as follows:

Dallas, TXJanuary 27-28
Philadelphia, PAMarch 4-5
San Jose, CA, April 7-8
Louisville, KY, June 17-18
Jupiter, FL, July 14-15
Charleston, SC, September 14-15
St. Paul, MN, October 20-21
Las Vegas, NV, November 17-18

Tuition for the courses includes registration for the two-day workshop, course binder and study materials, lunch each day, admission to a private networking reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres, and a certificate of completion for each student. Hotel rooms are not included, but a discounted rate is available for those who register in advance. Call the hotel directly for these rates and make sure you let them know you are with the “Powder Coating Academy.” Scholarships are available for those in need.

For more information about the upcoming powder courses, please contact Leah Greene by phone at (828) 245-3482, or by e-mail at Online registration is now open and accepting application. You can find a detailed itinerary and hotel information for each course on our workshops page.