CHICAGO - The Electrocoat Association and the Chemical Coaters Association International have joined forces to bring the finishing industry the 2012 Electrocoating Seminar, to be held at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel and Conference Center in Rosemont, IL, on September 18-19, 2012.

An “Introduction to Electrocoating” will kick off day one of the educational event, providing some basic electrocoating knowledge to bring attendees up to speed with the technology before tackling the more advanced topics in the remainder of the seminar. The discussion will center on efficiency, reducing production and non-production costs, and overall system effectiveness in the different areas of an electrocoating process. Presenters will move through an ecoat system to expose typical areas of energy, waste and cost savings per component while also discussing ways to maximize efficiency through racking, enhancements, retrofits, etc. Troubleshooting for defects that could possibly plague a system will be explained and illustrated with actual examples available for handling.

New to the event is a $250 Seminar Sponsorship that includes the following: company name/logo on seminar webpage, promotion of sponsoring company in seminar promotional materials, company literature displayed at the networking reception, company name on event signage, and company name announced during the seminar and networking reception.

Call 800/579.8806 or e-mail to reserve a sponsorship. To review the complete Electrocoating Seminar program and to register, visit