ROLLA, MO - The Missouri S&T Coatings Institute is offering a new short course designed for the new coatings person in areas such as sales, marketing or production. The course, “Coatings for People in the General Industry, Sales & Marketing,” will be offered July 20-22, 2009, in St. Louis, MO.
The course was initiated by a number of raw material companies and distributors requesting a course with this format. It is not as heavily technical as the “Basic Composition of Coatings” and the “Introduction to Paint Formulation” courses.
Lasting two and a half days, “Coatings for People in the General Industry, Sales & Marketing” will discuss types of coatings, basic composition of coatings and tests and specifications used by the industry. This course will allow the participant to gain the fundamentals needed to work in this industry and to communicate more clearly. Course content includes a general overview of the industry and coatings types, composition (resin, pigments, solvents and additives), testing specifications and formulation
To register, call Michael Van De Mark at 573/341.4419 or e-mail
Further information on this course is available at