DETROIT - The Detroit Society for Coatings Technology announced program plans for the group's annual FOCUS conference, scheduled for May 2 at the MSU Management Education Center, Troy, MI.

The conference, carrying a theme of "P.A.I.N.T. - Paint, Adhesives, Ink, New Technology," will feature presentations on formulation, performance testing, emissions control in manufacturing, and technology developments. Also scheduled are sessions on ink and adhesives and a tutorial session on experiment design and statistical analysis.

More information on the conference, including registration fees, can be obtained by calling 248/475.7707 or sending an e-mail to The Detroit society's website is located at