If you are looking for new solutions using coatings, inks, adhesives, pastes, etc, you should examine solutions that UV and EB curing offers.
RadTech North America is presenting uv.eb EAST 2011, an entire conference on ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) curing technology for printing and packaging, industrial coatings, medical devices, electronics, and more on Oct. 4-5, 2011 in Syracuse, NY.
The conference will be held at Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center, Syracuse, NY. Please note that potential users of UV and EB curing technology within New York State may qualify for free admission. Details available at http://www.uvebeast.com.