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PNWSCT Membership

Benefiting Members Since 1947

Since its inception in 1947 when the Pacific Northwest Paint and Varnish Club was formed, members have benefited from the many opportunities made available through the PNWSCT. As part of its commitment to the professional development of the industry, the PNWSCT sponsors a wide variety of educational activities, covering topics critical to coatings formulation and manufacturing. PNWSCT members gain a technical advantage through ongoing access to information on new technologies and new solutions.

Join
Local PNWSCT Membership
($50 annual subscription)

The PNWSCT is offering local only memberships for it’s three sections. Local only memberships offer the following benefits:

Membership for your local section is only $50. To join online, click here or on the blue “Join” Local PNWSCT Membership button in the upper right of the screen to sign-up and pay for your annual membership. This is a simple 2-step process; first you’ll complete a PNWSCT membership form, then choose either to pay online using PayPal (no registration required) or to mail in your payment.

Or, if you’d prefer to enroll using a printed form and the Postal Service, you can download, print out, complete and mail in this form with your payment (payment and mailing information is on the form).

Or, if you choose to join the national American Coatings Association (see below) you will also be able to enroll then in a local chapter at no additional expense.

American Coatings Association

  • Annual subscription to the Journal of Coatings Technology, the industry’s leading technical journal
  • Listing in our new online Membership Directory
  • Discounted registration fees to ACA’s internationally recognized educational programs and expositions, including the American Coatings Show
  • Access to a full range of members-only benefits on the ACA website, including free online JCT article retrieval, discounts at the ACA Publications Store, and participation in members-only email discussion groups
  • Savings on leading coatings-related publications
  • Networking opportunities: a powerful network of contacts through local Society and international ACA meetings
  • Increasing value to employers through professional development opportunities, leadership, and teambuilding experiences

Join
Both ACA and Joint PNWSCT Memberships
($165 annual subscription)

Two for One: When you join ACA, you can also gain membership in one of its Constituent Societies (local/regional chapters), as determined by your geographical location. By doing so you save $35 off the ACA membership fee.A combined National and Local Membership is only $165.

Click here to learn more and to ask questions about an ACA Membership.

 

Upcoming Events

Jan
26
Sat
6:00 pm Annual Portland Area Social Nite... @ Moda Center
Annual Portland Area Social Nite... @ Moda Center
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Marking the calendar for the annual Portland-area social event of the year!  Your favorite Portland Winterhawks hockey team will be suiting up against the Seattle Thunderbirds.  Read More
Jan
29
Tue
12:00 pm Speaker Tour 1/2 Day Seminar – P... @ TBA
Speaker Tour 1/2 Day Seminar – P... @ TBA
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Typically, we’re excited to bring 4 speakers to the 1/2 day seminar.  At this time we have the following companies confirmed: TBF Environmental (http://tbfenvironmental.com/) Ashland Specialties, Inc. (https://www.ashland.com/) Cost: $0 for manufacturing members $20 for […]
Jan
30
Wed
11:30 am Speaker Tour 1/2 Day Seminar – V... @ River Rock Casino "Ballroom"
Speaker Tour 1/2 Day Seminar – V... @ River Rock Casino "Ballroom"
Jan 30 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
We’re excited to bring 4 speakers to the 1/2 day seminar. Greg Monaghan of Specialty Polymers David A. Pasin  of TBF Environmental (http://tbfenvironmental.com/) Natalia Amoroso Lopes Valezin of Ashland Specialties, Inc.  (https://www.ashland.com/) Lanxess Biocides Read […]
Mar
12
Tue
11:00 am Speaker Tour – Portland: TBD @ TBA
Speaker Tour – Portland: TBD @ TBA
Mar 12 @ 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 […]
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 […]

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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