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European Coatings Show Conference

Nuremberg, 3 - 4 April 2017

Europe's leading Conference on Coatings, Inks, Adhesives, Sealants, Construction Chemicals

The ECC, Europe’s largest and most important general coatings conference, is setting out to

assemble the global coatings expertise under one roof.

ECS - European Coatings Show

Nuremberg, 4 - 6 April 2017

The gathering of the coatings and paint industry.

Trends and technologies covering all aspects of the production of paints, varnishes, sealants,

building chemicals and adhesives.

Find us in Hall 1 Stand 150


Sustainability-themed Open Day -

PRA, Melton Mowbray 13 June 2017 

Speakers on the day include:

Ian Hay (PRA)
Tom Bowtell (BCF)
TBC (Future-Fit Foundation)
Kate Riley (Ecolabel)
Ewelina Depczynska (Tikkurila)
Jonathan Bourne (Royal Society of Chemistry, Surface Coatings Interest Group)
Followed by a Q&A panel

By popular demand we will be running a Members Forum, which provides PRA members a 5-10 minute slot to pitch their product, company, problem, interest or vision for the future.

We will be providing a number of complimentary table top exhibitions opportunities and poster space for attendees.

The day will include tours of the PRA facilities and networking opportunities throughout the day.

We will be following the event with a networking dinner in the evening which offers two free places to members and £50 per person for additional attendees or non-members.

To register your attendance, Members Forum slot, book a table top exhibition, poster space or dinner place please email our team on coatings@pra-world.com

PRA's 11th International Woodcoatings Congress

Dates now announced, make a note in your diary!

Scheduled for 23rd and 24th October 2018 in Amsterdam, in collaboration with Vincentz.

Woodcoatings Congress 2018

23rd October 2018 - 24th October 2018

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Coatings News

Irfab releases first Global Industrial Coatings Market study module - Protective

23rd January 2017

PRA Irfab have released the first module of the new Global Industrial Coatings Market study, Protective.

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Woodcoatings Congress Proceedings

11th January 2017

Did you miss PRA’s 10th International Woodcoatings Congress? You can now buy a copy of the full proceedings and papers from the European Coatings Website!

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Christmas Shutdown

21st December 2016

We will be closed between Saturday 24th December 2016 and Monday 2nd January 2017.

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PRA Newsletter

7th December 2016

Click on the link to view PRA's new quarterly Newsletter

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PRA Press Release November 2016

30th November 2016

Notice of Management Buyout of PRA from Pera Technology Solutions

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Welcome to new Member Olin Epoxy!

21st October 2016

Welcome to our newest member - Olin Epoxy!

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Welcome to M&K Ghana

28th September 2016

PRA are pleased to welcome M&K Ghana to membership.

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Welcome to our new Member Synthomer

14th September 2016

Welcome back to PRA Synthomer!

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Welcome Dupre Minerals to PRA

28th July 2016

PRA is delighted to welcome another new member to the PRA - Dupre Minerals

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Autumn/Winter Training Courses Announced

22nd July 2016

PRA is delighted to preview its Autumn/Winter Training Courses for 2016.

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Coatings Events

Recent Tweets FollowTwitter

28th Mar 2017

RT @SunChemCorp: Sun Chemical Forms Joint Venture with Alliance Holding Company, LTD: https://t.co/KexvRpPLKp

23rd Mar 2017

RT @EC_Journal: Huntsman intends to close operations at its titanium dioxide facility in France https://t.co/wGu7HNXLIY

22nd Mar 2017

RT @EC_Journal: Elementis sells its US colourants business to Chromaflo https://t.co/1ElstLh0QS

22nd Mar 2017

RT @EC_Journal: Akzo Nobel rejects second unsolicited proposal from PPG https://t.co/JPMJ17fRQ7

21st Mar 2017

RT @EC_Journal: 2016 results: Altana achieves sales increase and leap in earnings https://t.co/eZIyTSPezQ

13th Mar 2017

Our March newsletter is available to read now https://t.co/TDkmhuZXNm

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