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Wednesday, 27 September 2017 14:29

PCR Group Expands into New Laboratory

PCR Group Expands into New Laboratory

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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.

PCR Group

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).

Thursday, 06 October 2016 20:23

Powder Coating Summit 2016 Presentations

Powder Coating Summit 2016 Presentations

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Wednesday, 16 March 2016 18:27

Call For Papers - The 2016 PC Summit

PC Summit 2016 Call For Papers

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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.  

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Tuesday, 08 March 2016 17:54

Announcing the 2016 Powder Coating Summit

Announcing the 2016 Powder Coating Summit

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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.

 

 Important Dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline: March 31, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: June 30, 2016
Submission of Completed Power Point Presentation: September 1, 2016

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 04:26

Powder Coating Symposium 2015 Presentations

Powder Coating Symposium 2015 Presentations

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Thursday, 16 April 2015 23:06

Windy City Coatings Course

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.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 22:17

49th International Wood Composites Symposium

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

Save The Date - The 2015 PC Symposium

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Thursday, 19 June 2014 17:45

Powder Coating Summit 2014 Presentations

Powder Coating Summit 2014 Presentations

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Come See Us at the 2014 Powder Coating Show!

PowderCoating2014 SeeUsAtBooth.P733The 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!

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Don’t Miss the 2014 Powder Coating Summit

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Bringing New Technology to Market

The PC Summit brings together the greatest minds in our industry’s technical and commercial communities for a two-day event. Attendees are guaranteed to leave energized, with new ideas and inspiration in powder coating technology.

The PC Summit brings you face to face with the prominent experts in the powder coating industry for two full days of intensive dialogue.

Day One Sessions Include:

  • Introduction to Powder Coating Technology / Nomenclature (Kevin Biller, The Powder Coating Research Group)
  • Chemistry & Performance (Kevin Biller, The Powder Coating Research Group)
  • Powder Coating Additive Technology: Flow Agent Fundamentals (Thomas Czeczatka, BYK Additives)
  • Application Technology Fundamentals (Ken Kreeger, Nordson Corporation)
  • Understanding Applied Cost (Rodger Talbert, TCI Powder Coatings)
  • Hands-On Demonstration: The Powder Coating Research Group Laboratory

Day Two Sessions Include:

  • Advancements in Zirconium Pretreatment Operations (Chris Berger, Calvary Chemical)
  • Using X-Ray Fluorescence to Determine Pretreatment Quality (Thomas Cape, ACT Test Panels)
  • Cleaner, Faster Combustion… The Science Behind Catalytic Infrared (Marty Sawyer, TriMac Systems)
  • VOC Free Powder Mould Coating… A Superior Finish for Fiber Reinforced Plastics (Marcel Schutte & B. Hostede, DSM Resins; Netherlands)
  • The Relationship Between Debubblers & Corrosion Resistance in Powder Coating (Larry Waelde & Douyon Venescar, Troy Corporation)
  • One Shot Matte is Beautiful – Different Ways to Success, Less Headaches, Fewer Costs (Corey King & Werner Grenda, Evonik Corporation/Evonik Industries AG
  • Recent Advancements in Dry Film Thickness Measurement (David Beamish, DeFelsko)
  • Make Money with Your Stripper (Larry Ensley, Hubbard Hall)
  • Compliance Driven Innovation – New Technologies for Cleaning & Pretreatment in a Globally Compliant Era (Dave Chalk, PhD, DuBois Chemicals)
  • New Developments in QC Instrumentation for the Powder Coating Process (John Fletcher, Elcometer)

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Powder Coating Summit 2013 Presentations

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Sunday, 23 October 2011 17:30

Powder Coating Summit – June 5-6, 2012

Powder Coating Summit – June 5-6, 2012

pcsummit1Powder Coated Tough magazine and The Powder Coating Research Group are collaborating to bring you the latest innovations in powder coating technology in a workshop/symposium.

Monday, 03 October 2011 17:30

Come see us at NAI!

Come see us at NAI!

The Powder Coating Research Group will be exhibiting at this year’s North American Industrial Coating Show in Cincy. Stop by booth 410 to see the latest in powder coating innovation or just to say “hi”.

The event runs from October 4-6 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH. More information is available at http://www.thenaicoatingshow.com/

Monday, 22 November 2010 17:27

Powder Coating Forum – June 2011 at PCR

Powder Coating Forum – June 2011 at PCR

classWe will be hosting The Powder Coating Forum this coming June right here in Columbus, OH. Here’s an announcement:

The Powder Coating Forum to Take Place in June.
Mark your calendar and plan to attend the Powder Coating Forum,
scheduled for June 7-8, 2011, at

The Westin Columbus
310 South High Street,
Columbus, OH

Friday, 22 October 2010 17:16

Powder Coated Tough – Fall 2010

Powder Coated Tough – Fall 2010

safe imageCheck out page 42 – I ask the question why powder coating technology is not expanding in the automotive industry. It seems that we collectively missed something here.

Thursday, 21 October 2010 17:15

NAI Coating Show

NAI Coating Show

Just a reminder – we’ll be exhibiting at the NAI Coating Show in Indianapolis next week. The show is being held at the Indy Convention Center. Stop by at booth number 1306 and pick up a PCR Group beer coozie!

Wednesday, 29 September 2010 17:14

RadTech Fall meeting in Cleveland OH

RadTech Fall meeting in Cleveland OH

Yesterday we attended the RadTech Fall meeting in Cleveland OH. Hooked up with a great bunch of technologists. UV Curable powder coatings are one of our key technologies. They undoubtedly have a promising future.

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