CINCINNATI — COATING 2001, the second biennial conference and exhibition dedicated to a range of finishing technologies, is scheduled for Oct. 15-17, 2001, in Orlando, FL, the event’s sponsors announced. The exhibition floor is already more than 60% sold out, reported conference and show manager Anne Goyer. The inaugural event, COATING ’99 in Dallas, drew nearly 7,000 people.

The conference and show include a technical program and exhibits on liquid coating, powder coating, electrocoating, electroplating, coil coating, vacuum coating, porcelain enameling, UV/EB curing processes, and air and waste management issues. The event’s 11 sponsoring organizations include the NPCA, the Powder Coating Institute, Chemical Coaters Association International, and Radtech International North America.

Exhibit space for new show participants went on sale Sept. 1. For an exhibit prospectus, floor plan and contract, contact Andy Goyer, exhibit manager, at 513/624.9988, e-mail More information also is available from the website