The challenge of creating and maintaining a sustainable environment is probably one of the most pressing issues facing the metal finishing Industry today, with constant changes in governmental environmental requirements to growing your business and prospering in an unstable economic environment. Get the answers you need at 2nd Annual Technical Conference that will keep you a step ahead of your competitors. The NASF/AESF Palmetto Branch is proud to support our area with top presenters in the environmental and technical process fields that will be able to discuss and answer all your environmental and process questions, not just today’s requirements, but future topics that could determine if you will still be able to operate.

Following is a snapshot of the NASF/AESF Palmetto Branch 2nd Annual Myrtle Beach Technical Conference:

Thursday, Sept. 16:
Registration 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Phil Mulrine, USEPA, Washington, DC: Emerging Regulatory Developments for Chromium Plating Processes and Mist Suppressants
Ethan Ware, Attorney, McNair Law Firm, Columbia, SC: Environmental Issues Impacting the Metal Finishing Industry

Friday, Sept. 17:
Paul Frank/A-Brite: Decorative Chrome Alternatives – What’s the Latest?
Mike Aleksinas/MetalChem: What’s new in EN?
John Cutchin/Palmetto Plating: Developments in Electropolishing/Passivation of Stainless Steel
Bobby Laferriere/Scovill Fasteners: Growing Your Business Utilizing Excess Capacity

Keynote Speaker
Christian Richter, Policy Group, Wash., DC: National Environmental Issues vs. Concerns of Local Metal Finishers & NASF Branch Members. Plus, the latest on hot topics such as TSCA, Reach/US, PFOS Alternatives, Sustainable echnology Initiative, etc.

Special Conference Rate: Use AEF Group/Convention Code.
Room rate: $109.00 + tax (Dbl. Queen or King) Ocean Front
Free Breakfast, Wi-Fi, Swimming! Important date: Aug. 28, 2010. Rates change after this date.

Workshop Location: Hampton Inn & Suites Oceanfront, Myrt. Bch.
Social Thursday & Friday. 5:00-6:30 p.m. SPOUSES INVITED

Accommodations: Hampton Inn & Suites Oceanfront
1801 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Telephone: (877) or (843) 946-6400 Fax: (843) 946-0031

All inquiries should be addressed to:
NASF/AESF Conference
1357 Toney Rd.
Bostic, NC 28018
Telephone: (828) 429-1394, Fax: 828-247-0365
Contact person: Kevin Helton, Crossair LLC