DETROIT -- The Detroit Society for Coatings Technology has announced program plans for its annual FOCUS conference, scheduled for May 2, 2002, at the MSU Management Education Center, Troy, Mich. The conference, carrying a theme of "P.A.I.N.T. - Paint, Adhesives, Ink, New Technology," will feature presentations on formulation, performance testing, emissions control in manufacturing, and technology developments. Also scheduled are sessions on ink and adhesives, and a tutorial session on experiment design and statistical analysis.

More information on the conference can be obtained by calling 248-475-7707 or by visiting the Detroit Society's Web site at