HORSHAM, PA - The Technical Committee of the Philadelphia Society for Coatings Technology Inc. is presenting its May Symposium, “New Developments in Industrial Coatings.” The symposium will take place May 3, 2011, at The Williamson in Horsham, PA.

The symposium will include the following presentations: Julie Glover, KTA Tator, “Advances in Coatings Testing, Performance and Failure Applications”; Martin Dain, Stonhard Inc. (an RPM company), “An Overview of Thermoset Resin Chemistries for Industrial Coatings”; Scott Grace, Bayer Material Science, “New VOC-Compliant Polyurethane Coatings: A look at Reactive Waterborne and Polyaspartic-based Polyurethane Technologies”; Stuart Lipskin, BYK USA, “How to Formulate Waterborne Industrial Coatings from an Additive Perspective”; Jo Ann Arceneaux, Cytec Industries, “Field Applied UV-Curable Floor Coatings”; Sam Lane, Albemarle, “Amine Curatives for Polyurea Coatings”; Brendan Cullinan, Brenntag Specialties Inc., “Novel Green Chemistry for Coatings”; and John Hughes, Croda, “Corrosion Inhibition Additives for Waterborne Coatings.”

Reservations are now open for the symposium. Visit psct.org or contact Loyd Burcham, Stonhard Inc., at 856/321.7512 (e-mail lburcham@stonhard.com) for additional information.