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About the PNWSCT

The Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology (PNWSCT), now in its 61st year of organization (learn more about our history), is a constituent society of the American Coatings Association (ACA). Our mission “…is to provide technical education and professional development to its members and to the global industry through its multi-national Constituent Societies and collectively as a Federation.”

The PNWSCT operates under the direction of the recently modified PNWSCT Bylaws and Standing Rules

Officers – Click here to learn more about the current PNWSCT officers, and how to contact each of them. 

Sections/Chapters – Click on the appropriate section link (Portland, Vancouver, Puget Sound) to get monthly meeting and contact information.

Membership – Click on the Membership link to get updated on membership benefits. You can also find a links to FSCT and PNWSCT “Local Only” membership applications.

Symposiums – Click on the Symposium link to get updated information on the PNWSCT Annual Spring Symposium.

Events/Meetings – Click here to see the 2007-2008 Speakers Tour. Date, Title, and Speaker are available on each of the talks.

Scholarships – Click here to learn more about the educational opportunities we help make possible every year.

 

Upcoming Events

Feb
27
Wed
7:00 pm Vancouver section – Social – Pai... @ Red Racer (aka Central City Brew Pub)
Vancouver section – Social – Pai... @ Red Racer (aka Central City Brew Pub)
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
To All registered members, Unleash your inner artist Spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about […]
Mar
12
Tue
11:00 am Speaker Tour – Portland: EPS @ Brix Tavern
Speaker Tour – Portland: EPS @ Brix Tavern
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Speaker:  Dr. Robert Sandoval, R&D Technical Manager at EPS. Abstract: Adhesion to a substrate is a key fundamental property for most classes of coatings.  Unless one is designing a removable coating, high adhesion is typically […]
Mar
13
Wed
11:30 am Speaker Tour – Vancouver BC: EPS @ Kalmar restaurant,
Speaker Tour – Vancouver BC: EPS @ Kalmar restaurant,
Mar 13 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Bio: Dr. Robert Sandoval is a R&D Technical Manager at EPS, leading the Industrial and Construction coatings group.  He earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2005 and a Ph.D. in […]
Apr
16
Tue
11:00 am Speaker Tour – Portland: Lubrizol @ TBA
Speaker Tour – Portland: Lubrizol @ TBA
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jonathon Bird of Lubrizol’s Performance Coatings Group will be giving a presentation, details TBD.   Cost: $0 for manufacturing members $20 for retired persons $25 for all others   Typical Schedule (flexible with goal start […]
Apr
17
Wed
12:00 pm Speaker Tour – Vancouver BC: Lub... @ TBA
Speaker Tour – Vancouver BC: Lub... @ TBA
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jonathon Bird of Lubrizol’s Performance Coatings Group will be giving a presentation, details TBD.Read More
May
14
Tue
11:00 am Speaker Tour – Portland: TBD @ TBA
Speaker Tour – Portland: TBD @ TBA
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: $0 for manufacturing members $20 for retired persons $25 for all others   Typical Schedule (flexible with goal start time of 11:30AM): 11-11:30AM: Registration 11:45AM: Lunch orders 12PM: Introduce speakers & announcements 12:20PM: Lunch […]

Join the PNWSCT!

Membership in the PNWSCT has many benefits, including fellowship with skilled and hard-working professionals in the coatings industry.

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