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Senior Dow Director to Lead Keynote for Eastern Coatings Show

February 12, 2013

The Eastern Coatings Show executive committee has announced that Peter Molinaro, vice president of North America Government Affairs for The Dow Chemical Company, will be the keynote speaker for the inaugural event scheduled for April 29 through May 2nd . Molinaro will be presenting on public policy and the potential manufacturing renaissance resulting from domestic energy resources including natural gas.

Molinaro is responsible for U.S. federal and state government affairs professionals, advocacy management and maintaining relationships with national political and governmental organizations for The Dow Chemical Company.  He leads the company's advocacy efforts on U.S. energy and climate change policy.

Molinaro will speak at the Gala Dinner on Wednesday evening, May 1st at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino and Hotel.  Tickets to the dinner may be purchased through the website or by contacting Fody Associates

The inaugural Eastern Coatings Show, sponsored by the Metropolitan New York Coatings Association, Philadelphia Society for Coatings Technology, and the New England Society for Coatings Technology will be held April 29 through May 2nd at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino and Hotel. The show will have over 40 technical papers presented and 50 exhibitors.  The show is planned to offer educational and technical presentations to advance understanding of the theory, science, manufacturing and marketing of coatings as well as showcase the improvements and innovations in coating performance and functionality beyond conventional expectations. To learn more, please visit