12.03.2019 - 14.03.2019 6th International Conference and Exhibition Aluminium XXI/ Surface Treatment and Finishing
On March 12-14, the 6th International Conference and Exhibition "Aluminum XXI-Surface Treatment and Finishing" took place at the Palmira Business Club Hotel, Moscow. Companies specializing in aluminium coating and anodizing, manufacturers of powders and chemicals for surface pre-treatment, manufacturers of quality control devices, and representatives from testing laboratories took part the event.
The conference was attended by delegates from eight countries, including representatives not only of industrial enterprises, but also research institutes, as well as students of higher educational institutions.
During the sessions 19 reports were delivered by Russian and foreign experts, the most interesting of which were acknowledged to be the following:
«Highly Durable and Environmentally-Friendly Corrosion Protection for Al and Al Alloys» Elmira Ryabova, Advenira Enterprises Inc. (USA/Russia)
«Scratch and OUT – Be More robust» Alexander Buchmüller, IGP Pulvertechnik AG, (Switzerland)
«Decorating the World with Qualideco II, New Specifications» Juan Bernabe, Cubson International /Qualideco (Spain)
«New Systems for Acid Etching for Aluminium Surfaces» Vasily Kovalev, Chemetall, OOO (Russia)
Participants demonstrated high involvement in discussing the most critical issues of the industry, as well as identified topics most interesting for consideration for future events. Manufacturers of aluminum extrusion tools (Compes SpA), company specializing in the production of chemicals for aluminum surface treatment (Kiesow OOO), surface treatment equipment (Italtecno Srl), and laboratory equipment (Land Ametek) presented their products at the exhibition.
General Manager of "Alukom LLC" Yury Mamlyasov and Chairman of "TC 099 Aluminum" Alexander Tarada were invited as moderators to the Panel Discussion «The Developments of GOST for Process Quality in the Coating Industry» which completed the 1st day of the event.
On March, 14th, the General Assembly of NP RAEA Members was held. A few subjects of the meeting covered the results of RAEA work for the reporting period; compulsory training for responsible personnel of companies and cooperation with the testing laboratory. The meeting was attended by Josef Schoppig - Executive director of Qualicoat and Juan Bernabe - President of Qualideco.
On March 15, a field trip to the "Hameleon ÎÎÎ" enterprise in Klimovsk took place. During the excursion, Alexey Rudnev, Head of Sales Department, demonstrated the powder coating and metal finishing sites. He also offered the participants to take a look at the PVC lamination workshop, adjacent to the plant.
NP RAEA Organizing Committee of the Conference thanks all the participants for their interest in the conference, as well as expert opinions on the urgent tasks of the aluminum industry, and looks forward to meeting you next time!