ChemQuest Facilities are Uniquely Set Up to Provide Onsite Hands-on Education Courses Taught by Experienced Industry Experts

Powder Coatings Formulation Classes

Our Powder Coating Kitchen classes are designed for those interested in learning the art of formulating powder coatings, these classes are attended by raw material suppliers, coatings companies, OEM users, technical college and university students, and others. Hands-on in nature, be prepared to design, process and apply your own powder coating!

Held at the ChemQuest Powder Coating Research facility in Columbus OH multiple times per year, each PC Kitchen class runs for two days. Contact Us for additional information, to learn when the next class is scheduled, or to request information about custom courses for in-house training. Come cook in our kitchen.

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Introduction to Powder Coating Formulation

– no experience needed

Advanced Powder Coating Formulation Techniques – designed for graduates of PC101 or more experienced students.

Adhesive Bonding Instructional Classes

Accredited with DIN EN ISO 9001.

ChemQuest is the exclusive co-operation partner of Fraunhofer IFAM for European Adhesive Bonder (EAB) and European Adhesive Specialist (EAS) courses in North America. Participants gain an understanding of the technical aspects and special features of bonding technology through hands-on and classroom training.

Courses are held at the ChemQuest Technology Institute in South Boston, VA, multiple times per year. Contact Us for additional information.

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EAB – European Adhesive Bonder Course

The one-week in-person course provides fundamental knowledge of adhesive bonding, allowing the special aspects of adhesive bonding processes to be understood and taken into account in production.

The course will be held August 12-16 at our ChemQuest Technology Institute facility in South Boston, Va.

Registration for this course is closed.


EAS – European Adhesive Specialist Course

Following completion of this blended online and in-person course, participants will be able to take on supervisory functions, prepare work instructions, and make a contribution to quality assurance aspects of bonding technology. Graduates will be able to plan, organize, and supervise bonding processes, as well as monitor and vary process parameters, if necessary.

The course consists of three weeks of online learning and one week of in-person attendance at our ChemQuest Technology Institute facility in South Boston, Va. The next course begins in March 2025:

Week 1 (online): March 31-April 4
Week 2 (online): May 12-16
Week 3 (online): June 2-6
Week 4 (in person): June 16-20

Registration will open soon.

Custom Courses

In addition to our regular course offerings, ChemQuest offers tailored training for in-house staff. Contact us to discuss your interest in customized training courses for your company.

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