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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

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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