Partners & Supporters
OCCA is a professional body, internationally recognised as one of the leading technical organisations for individuals from the coatings & allied sectors. It is a growing body of more than 800 members that provides both locally-based networking potential and a much wider interaction opportunity with members from around the world.
Surfex is organised by OCCA in recognition of the importance of keeping up to date with all aspects and developments relating to chemicals and raw materials, inks, resins, adhesives and sealants, protective coatings, paint application and surface preparation, corrosion and construction chemicals, test equipment and manufacturing plant.
Surfex takes place every 2 years and is the industry-leading event for the industry and contains content that recognises the significance of interface engineering to modify and improve the surface properties of materials for protection in demanding contact conditions or aggressive environments, or for enhanced functional performance.
As the voice for the industry, BASA supports its members by representing and promoting the industry, offering guidance on technical and compliance issues, providing networking opportunities for members and providing members with support services. BASA is an… Read more »
BACS is a trade association whose members operate in the speciality chemicals sector of the chemicals supply chain. BACS has around 130 members, from multi-nationals to SMEs and sole traders, including chemical manufacturers, ingredient suppliers, product formulators,… Read more »
The British Coatings Federation is the sole UK Trade Association representing the interests of the decorative, industrial and powder coatings, printing inks and wallcovering manufacturers. Coatings are critical to UK industry, with 300,000 workers relying on our… Read more »
CPI is an open-access, independent technology and innovation centre. CPI brings together technical know-how, specialist facilities, broad networks of contacts, and expertise in accessing finance. This unique offering provides the conditions required to overcome the barriers that… Read more »
PRA is regarded as one of the world’s most complete paint and coatings specialists providing leading independent knowledge based services, comprehensive testing facilities & dedicated coating development laboratories to advance innovation, inspire learning and support business growth… Read more »
The Surface Coatings Interest Group is one of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s many Interest Groups. The Interest Groups are member driven groups which exist to benefit RSC members, and the wider chemical science community, in line… Read more »
Coatings World is directed at industry personnel throughout the world concerned with developing and manufacturing paints, coatings, adhesives and sealants. Our staff-written feature articles and news items provide information on new technologies, production and marketing aspects of… Read more »
Surface Coatings International (SCI) is the main publication by OCCA. Issued 6 times per year it is filled with technical papers, industry news, regulatory updates and regional activity reports. With a circulation across >60 countries it keeps members… Read more »