Globally Recognised Independent Coatings Experts”

Providing independent testing, product development, training and market intelligence services to the coatings industry since 1926.

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Globally Recognised Independent Coatings Experts”

Providing independent testing, product development, training and market intelligence services to the coatings industry since 1926.

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A few of our clients

A few of our clients

We are dedicated to the quality and innovation of coatings, and to support our clients in overcoming the challenges they face in an increasingly demanding market.

Case Studies

Research & Development
Evaluation of how a product interacts with and modifies the properties of paint systems
Independent Testing
Revealing a clear winner through a comparative trial: Independent assessment of a new coating alternative
Market Intelligence
Market Opportunity assessment, business value analysis and
full technical evaluation of an existing raw material for use in
coatings formulations
Training
A company needed their technical team to learn more about the rheology of dispersions and coating principles

Key Contacts

ian hay

Ian Hay

Managing Director

Phone: +44 (0)1664 501212
Email: [email protected]

stephen ryley

Stephen Ryley

Technical Manager

Phone: +44 (0)1664 501537
Email: [email protected]

ben naden

Ben Naden

Senior Chemist

Phone: +44 (0)1664 501428
Email: [email protected]

laura pilon

Laura Pilon

Senior Chemist

Phone: +44 (0)1664 501407
Email: [email protected]

david corrigan

David Corrigan

Senior Lab Technician

Phone: +44 (0)1664 501368
Email: [email protected]

olga-menukhin

Olga Menukhin

Senior Market Analyst

Phone: +44 (0)1664 501411
Email: [email protected]

dale-pollard

Dale Pollard

Business Development Manager

Phone: +44 (0)1664 501365
Email: [email protected]

carl hilsdon

Carl Hilsdon

Accounts / Office Manager

Phone: +44 (0)1664 501268
Email: [email protected]

In collaboration with the following industry groups and associations

26th March 2019 in News

Wall Odour Phenomenon

PRA regularly receive queries relating to wall odour phenomenon, mainly during spring time each year, when more people choose to decorate, therefore we have decided to re-issue our statement, originally…
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14th March 2019 in News

Royal Society of Chemistry – Interest Group News

Please take a look at the message below from our industry partners, Royal Society of Chemistry. **REMINDER** Please participate in our Survey of Technical/R&D talent needs in the Coatings Industry…
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11th February 2019 in Events, News

PRA’s Dr Stephen Ryley Chairing at the ECS Conference 17th – 19th March 2019

“Powder coatings currently represent ca. 15 % of the total industrial coatings market. Some challenges still remain that need to be overcome before powder coatings can be more widely adopted…
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7th February 2019 in Irfab, News

Protective coatings market expected to grow at 2.2% CAGR by 2023.

The global market for Protective Coatings was estimated to be almost €10 billion in 2017 and the volume demand is expected to grow at 2.2% CAGR to reach 2.7 million…
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11th February 2019 in Events, News

PRA’s Dr Stephen Ryley Chairing at the ECS Conference 17th – 19th March 2019

“Powder coatings currently represent ca. 15 % of the total industrial coatings market. Some challenges still remain that need to be overcome before powder coatings can be more widely adopted…
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11th January 2019 in Events

European Coatings Show Conference 2019

If you have not yet registered for the European Coatings Show Conference 2019 then don't wait and register for the EARLY BIRD until February 04, 2019. What to expect? 10 highly…
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10th September 2018 in Events

Woodcoatings Congress 2018

Woodcoatings Congress 2018 23rd October 2018 - 24th October 2018 Read more
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10th September 2018 in Events

European Coatings Technology Forum

European Coatings Technology Forum 17th October 2018 - 18th October 2018 Read more
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