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Spark a Passion for the Art of Machined Parts Cleaning

The Parts Cleaning Conference is your professional, all-in-on resource to prepare you with the most current advancements and nuances in the machined parts cleaning industry. After just one day, you will walk away with a full well of knowledge and all the usable insight you need to keep your shop running in pristine condition and thorough regulatory compliance.

  • Discover new innovations in solvents and cleaning technologies

  • Forge strong relationships and find new partnerships to expand your supply chain

  • Boost your team’s education in crucial topics covering the fundamentals of cleaning and knowing the environmental rules and regulations happening now and in the future

Schedule At-a-Glance

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration Check-in and Light Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 – 10:15 a.m.
Conference Sessions
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Conference Sessions
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch and Guest Presentation
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Conference Sessions
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Refreshment Break
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Conference Sessions
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception
Schedule At-A-Glance

Meet the Parts Cleaning Conference Co-Chairs

We are pleased to welcome back Dr. Darren Williams and Lori Beckman 

Dr. Williams, a professor at Sam Houston State University, has been involved with the Parts Cleaning Conference for many years, and is a long-standing member of the cleaning industry. Beckman is parts cleaning editor of Production Machining and Products Finishing magazines. Working together, Dr. Williams and Beckman have curated a quality program with a top-notch speaker lineup.

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Dr. Williams teaches Physical Chemistry I and II, General Chemistry I and II, and graduate courses in spectroscopy and thermodynamics at Sam Houston State. He has authored over two dozen research articles and a book chapter on parts cleaning.

 

A recent grant from the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, a joint program of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Defense, helped Dr. Williams identify, create and test azeotropic blends for the replacement of trichloroethylene and n-propyl bromide solvents in military vapor degreasing operations.

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Lori Beckman has been reporting on, writing and editing content in Production Machining since 2003. As Senior Editor, she attends IMTS and PMTS regularly, and visits machine shops and OEMs to find the most valuable content for PM readers. She passionately spearheads the annual Emerging Leaders awards program to recognize and celebrate young talent in our industry. 

 

Beckman is also the parts cleaning editor for this section in Production Machining and Products Finishing magazines, covering the manufacturing parts cleaning segment of the industry. She has attended the parts2clean trade show in Germany, is a member of the board of directors for the Manufacturing Cleaning Association and is co-chairperson of the Parts Cleaning Conference held yearly.

Your Conference Package

When you register for The Parts Cleaning Conference, you’ll receive:

  • Access to all educational sessions plus speaker presentation materials after the event

  • Breakfast, two refreshment breaks, networking lunch and evening cocktail reception

  • Entry into the PMTS exhibit hall and full access to all the benefits of PMTS

Bring Your Team!

You’ll receive a group discount when you register three or more team members from the same company.

Early Bird Pricing:

$595

Register by
March 1, 2023

Standard Pricing: $695, starting March 2, 2023

MCA Members Receive a Special 20% Discount!
Contact us for your discount code.

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Evening Cocktail Reception

4:30-6:00 p.m.

One of the highlights of The Parts Cleaning Conference, our evening reception is a time to celebrate our community and commitment to the industrial parts cleaning industry over gourmet hors d’oeuvres and crisp beverages. Join us during this relaxed party to catch up with friends and colleagues, continue the day’s discussions and make plans to meet again.

 

The evening cocktail reception is included with your registration.

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We are fortunate to host The Parts Cleaning Conference during the bi-annual PMTS event. PMTS is the premier precision machined parts trade show and educational forum. Showcasing hundreds of products and services providers, Conference attendees may visit the show floor and see new innovations on display. Many of the giants in the cleaning industry exhibit and are available to demonstrate their technologies and answer questions in an intimate 1:1 environment.

 

Your Parts Cleaning Conference registration includes full access to PMTS.
  • Visit the exhibitors on the show floor to see their products in action.

  • Attend free educational sessions on the show floor in the PMTS Tech Talk Theater.

  • Stop by booths to see their in-person demonstrations.

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