CINCINNATI -- Planning is under way for the COATING 2003 exhibition and conference, scheduled for Oct. 28-30 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

The event, sponsored by 10 industry and educational organizations, will offer an exhibition of more than 200 companies and a program covering a range of industrial coating process technologies including liquid coatings, powder coatings, electrocoating, plating, vacuum coating, enameling, and UV/EB curing, organizers said. The sponsoring organizations include the National Paint & Coatings Association, RadTech International North America, the Powder Coating Institute, and other associations involved in the finishing industry.

The technical conference will consist of more than 60 sessions, with presentations geared to industrial-coating users, while the exhibition will feature suppliers of coatings and application equipment and other companies involved in industrial-coating processes.

An exhibit prospectus, floor plan and contract can be obtained from Andy Goyer, Goyer Management, at goyermgt@one .net. Information on attending the conference and show is available on the event’s website, located at, with online registration to be available beginning May 15.