Detroit Colour Council
Grain Trends & New Texture
Nissan Technical Center N.A
Z. Paul Czornij
New textures are constantly being developed to meet the needs of an ever-
BASF Corp changing market. Along with new grains, new technologies for developing and
(acting) applying those textures are continuously evolving and improving. To present
BOARD SECRETARY these new aspects of graining and to discuss what they mean for everyone
Christie Navarre from OEM through the entire supply chain, the DCC has invited speakers
Thierry Corporation from the major texture suppliers to our March presentation. This meeting will
inform and enlighten designers, engineers, material suppliers, molders, and
Frank Pizzo colorists who have interest in texturing technology and effects.
DIRECTORS Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Uniform Color Company
Place: Automation Alley
Jeff Alspach 2675 Bellingham
Dupont Troy, MI 48083
Craig Soubliere (248) 457-3200
Time: 12:00 PM Lunch and social hour
Don Castle 1:00 PM Presentation followed by Q&A
Speakers: Ken Kaercher
Paul Beymore Mold-Tech
James Hall, Jr.
General Motors Corp.
Cost: $20 per person
PPG Industries Reserve your spot by contacting Kurt Beyerchen at firstname.lastname@example.org-
Lesli Agcaoili usa.com or 248-488-4670.
Ford Motor Company
BOARD ADVISOR Membership applications for 2010 will be available
Color Match Consulting
Matching and Control of Metallic and Pearl Automation Alley
Membership Drive 2010 is located in Troy, just a few minutes
Colors from the I-75 freeway.
There’s still opportunity to take advantage of our 2010 Two for One Membership Deal.
The nominal membership fee of $35.00 pays for administrative expenses and aids to education, since
all board members are volunteers. unique
For the tenth consecutive year DCC offers a As we are aware of the very difficult times our industry is now
2-day course in a hands-on format, MATCHING
facing we are offering a membership incentive this year. For all employees signing up from within
the same OF METALLIC AND PEARL
AND CONTROL company we would like to offer 2 for 1 pricing. Pick up an application at this meeting or
COLORS, in Livonia, Michigan Tues-Wed April 27-
visit our website at www.detroitcc.org.
The course objective is to provide technical
fundamentals for matching and maintaining color
control for metallic and "effect" colors, including
automotive components and non-automotive
applications. It features proper visual metallic color
match evaluation using defined-viewing-angle color
protractors as well as use of multi-angle color
difference measurement to meet the revised SAE
J1545 recommended practice. Correlation of visual to
measured data is studied from student projects with
metallic color samples and parts, using portable
daylighting and multi-angle spectrophotometer data.
Class starts each day at 8:30 am and concludes at 4:30. Upcoming Detroit Colour Council
The Livonia classroom site is a convenient drive from Events
Detroit Metro airport. Nearby overnight
accommodations are available. Our next presentation meeting in 2010 will be in May.
Students are presumed to have some experience or Our topic will be related to color technology for leathers
training in color technology although we will review and fabrics.
basic fundamentals. Class is limited to 24 students.
The course fee is $750 which includes course book, Look for future newsletters and the Detroit Colour
continental breakfast, lunch and snacks each day, and Council website, www.detroitcc.org, for dates/places of
all class supplies. our up and coming meetings.
This is a DETROIT COLOUR COUNCIL course, Membership Drive 2010
not associated with any university.
There’s still opportunity to take advantage of our 2010
Course administrator is Bill Longley, Color Match Two for One Membership Deal.
Consulting. Also instructing are noted specialists in The nominal membership fee of $35.00 pays for
essential aspects of metallic coloring, Lori Boggs of administrative expenses and aids to education, since all
BASF, Rick Knight of PPG, Bob Santine of X-Rite board members are volunteers. As we are aware of the
and color consultant Jim King. very difficult times our industry is now facing we are
offering a membership incentive again this year. For all
For more information contact course administrator employees signing up from within the same company we
Bill Longley, 734-420-4920, email, would like to offer 2 for 1 pricing. Pick up an
email@example.com or Jim Hall, 586-709-2606 at application at this meeting or visit our website at
General Motors, email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please www.detroitcc.org.