Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) will hold its 2006 Annual Meeting June 10-13 at the Hotel Zoso in Palm Springs, Calif. The program will include a retrospective look back at the past 25 years in finishing; a presentation on finishing opportunities today in Mexico; a new technologies focus on plastics; and examples of how some American manufacturers are succeeding. Other sessions will discuss how to sell price increases, how defects in steel affect finishing operations, and selling strategies that work. For more information, visit