ATLANTA -- At-the-doro registration for "Industrial Wood Finishing 2006: Making Water-Based & Other Compliant Finishes Work" will open at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22, the day of the event.

This comprehensive one-day seminar will be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Atlanta.

The program is being independently organized by the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing at the University of British Columbia and Wood & Wood Products. It takes place the day before the opening of the International Woodworking Machinery and Furniture Supply Fair.

Cefla Finishing America Inc., a leading supplier of automated finishing equipment based in High Point, NC, Becker Acroma Inc., a leading supplier of industrial wood finishes based in Brantford, ON, and DUX Area, a manufacturer of innovative spray gun technology have signed on as major sponsors of the event.

This year's program will focus on the latest developments in compliant finishing materials and applications and curing technology, as well as strategies for successfully implementing a new finishing operation or improving an existing one.

A networking reception featuring tabletop displays hosted by leading finishing industry suppliers will conclude the event. In addition to the three sponsors, exhibitors include: Compliant Spray Systems, Fasse Paint Co., Superfici America and Target Coatings.

For full conference details visit iswonline.com/finishing.html.

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