New BrushTech 2022 to Showcase Brush Manufacturers in India

Toredo Fairs has announced the inaugural BrushTech-2022 Exhibition to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from July 28-30, 2022. The event is organized in association with The Federation of Brush Manufacturers Association (FBMA – INDIA), the association for brush industry companies in India.

BrushTech-2022 will be conducted in Hall 7D and 7E of Pragati Maidan New Delhi INDIA with our regular event Expo Paint And Coating 2022 as a co-located show in Hall 7ABC, 8, 9 and 10.

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Inflation and Supply Chain Impact on Gordon Brush


Ken Rakusin, President and CEO, Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc. was interviewed by reporter Renee Ing from Spectrum News 1 on how inflation and supply chain issues are affecting brush manufacturers.

“Everything is backlogged because we are having trouble getting the material needed to make our brushes and something that used to cost $5.00, is now $15.00,” says Rakusin, “The backlog has slowed my entire business down. We used to be able to quote and deliver in a one to two-week time period, now, we can’t do that anymore, we don’t know whether it’s going to be four weeks or six weeks.”

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2022 West Coast Brush Manufacturers Association Meeting Set for Hawaii

After a two-year hiatus, the 2022 West Coast Brush Manufacturers Association (WCBMA) Meeting will return to the Grand Hyatt Resort and Spa on Kauai, Hawaii, from September 11-15, 2022. This will be the WCBA’s fifth visit to this property as it remains a favorite. Brush manufacturers west of the Mississippi River and all suppliers are invited to attend the event.

The WCBMA has negotiated an amazing price of $399 per room (single or double occupancy) for a mix of pool, partial ocean and deluxe ocean Views plus a reduced resort fee of $15 per day.  Rates are plus tax and self-parking is included in the resort fee. For comparison, rates on the Hyatt website today for our dates range from $897 to $2,552 plus a $40 resort fee, so the event offers exceptional pricing. In addition, the hotel will honor our favorable price three days pre and post-convention.

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