OCCA – The Oil & Colour Chemists’ Association

OCCA – The Oil & Colour Chemists’ Association

About this partner

OCCA – the Oil & Colour Chemists’ Association – is a professional learned body which is internationally recognised as one of the leading technical organisations for individuals working in the coatings, inks, adhesives and allied sectors. With a current membership of more than 600 members, OCCA provides networking potential on a local, national and international level. Members work together to devise and develop local lecture and seminar programmes alongside various social networking events.

A recent programme for Corporate Sponsors was introduced, which is proving to be very popular. Alongside this, OCCA is partnering with several universities throughout the UK to forge closer links between academia and industry, aiming to provide employment and training opportunities for graduates and industry professionals alike.

To find out more about OCCA and learn how to get involved please visit www.occa.org.uk or email admin@occa.org.uk

Surface Coatings International (SCI)

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 abreast of the developments in the associated industry sectors and provides ideas on formulating better products.

Members – receive the Surface Coatings International journal free as a benefit of membership.

From April 2015 onwards, members will have the chance to ‘opt out’ of paper copies and switch to receiving issues in digital format. Please log-in to the members’ area for more details.

You may also be able to download a number of back issues of the magazine from within the members’ area.

Subscribers – obtain details of costs and submit subscription payments by contacting admin@occa.org.uk or telephone +44 (0)116 257 5488

N.B. Submissions for the journal

Surface Coatings International journal is always interested in suitable interesting technical papers. Details of papers to be submitted should be outlined in an email addressed to editorial@occa.org.uk.

OCCA Monographs

A number of Monographs (Technical papers) exist within the OCCA archives and are available for sale to interested members. Please log into Members’ Area for full list of available titles.