The Detroit Society for Coatings Technology presents:

Future Of Coatings Under Study

Future Of Coatings Under Study

40th Annual

MSU Education Center
Troy, MI

FOCUS 2015—Keeping FOCUS for 40 Years.

This Year’s Theme

It’s time for a celebration: Keeping FOCUS for Forty Years!

Now that is an accomplishment of continuity! Forty years of networking, of getting insights for solving problems, of seeing trends around the corner and into the future. Forty years of a whole day to talk about painting cars!

This year’s FOCUS will have a bit of self-congratulations to celebrate the milestone. But FOCUS also continues to concentrate on today’s challenges and look to the future of coatings technology! We are planning for a great keynote and a great follow-up to last year’s Innovation Summit discussion.

And a BIG THANK YOU to the visionaries who, 40 years ago, thought it would be a good idea to have a coatings conference located and priced so that automotive paintmakers could send their chemists and technicians. They took a first step on a journey that continues today.

“A society grows great whose elderly plant trees whose shade they know they will never sit in.”

What To Expect

  • Continental breakfast
  • Two concurrent tracks featuring expert speakers on the leading edge of coatings technology
  • Lunch (vegetarian available)
  • Poster session highlighting the talents of students from local colleges
  • Exhibitor tables from industry suppliers
  • Networking opportunities throughout the day
  • An outstanding value for your dollar!
  • New! Post-conference reception; details coming soon!


MSU Management Education Center

811 W Square Lake Rd, Troy, MI 48098