PCR Group Expands into New Laboratory
The Powder Coating Research Group has relocated to a new facility in Columbus, Ohio. PCR Group, an independent research and development company, recently moved to 1823 O’Brien Rd. on Columbus’ west side. The new facility boasts a 3000 square foot operation including an expanded processing area, two isolated spray rooms, a comprehensive testing lab and conference room. “Our new location gives us greater processing and evaluation capabilities” says senior testing manager, Nick Page. “In addition, this modern facility offers greater convenience and amenities compared to our former downtown location.” The PCR Group will host the 2017 PC Summit in October at the Columbus Westin and in their new lab.
The Powder Coating Research Group is the world’s only independent powder laboratory providing the invaluable combination of expert consultation, research & development and coating evaluation services. They provide formulation assistance and powder sample preparation using state-of-the-art processing equipment that is scalable to production machinery. Since 2007 this innovative organization has been working with entrepreneurs to Fortune 50 companies to develop technology to surpass conventional finishing materials and methods. PCR Group is a platinum member of The Powder Coating Institute and a founding member of The Center for Bioplastics and Bio-composites (CB2).
Powder Coating Summit 2016 Presentations
PC Summit 2016 Call For Papers
We are now accepting papers for consideration in the PC Summit! Papers should present the latest advancements in technology and trends in emerging powder coating markets.
Announcing the 2016 Powder Coating Summit
The PC (Powder Coating) Summit is a two day short-course/lab demo/seminar that delivers the latest in powder coating innovation to engineers, technologists, scientists, and marketing and management professionals. This event is produced by The Powder Coating Research Group, Powder Coated Tough magazine and The Powder Coating Institute and will take place in Columbus, OH on October 4th and 5th.
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 31, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: June 30, 2016
Submission of Completed Power Point Presentation: September 1, 2016
Powder Coating Symposium 2015 Presentations
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Windy City Coatings Course
Kevin Biller will be presenting a tutorial on powder coating at the Windy City Coatings Course in Chicago, Illinois on April 29th. Kevin will cover an overview of powder coating technology ranging from fundamental chemistry and formulation to application methods and film performance. The presentation will wind up with a glimpse into emerging technology that is sure to be be a game-changer in the industrial coatings arena.
49th International Wood Composites Symposium
Kevin Biller will be making the journey to Seattle, Washington next week to present a paper at the 49th International Wood Composites Symposium.
Come See Us at the 2014 Powder Coating Show!
The Powder Coating Research Group is excited to exhibit once again at the Powder Coating Show. This year’s event will be taking place in Indianapolis, September 16th through 18th. Feel free to stop by Booth 332 to ask your burning powder coating questions or just to say hi!