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

stephen ryley

Stephen Ryley

Technical Manager

ben naden

Ben Naden

Senior Chemist

laura pilon

Laura Pilon

Senior Chemist

david corrigan

David Corrigan

Senior Lab Technician

olga-menukhin

Olga Menukhin

Senior Market Analyst

dale-pollard

Dale Pollard

Business Development Manager

carl hilsdon

Carl Hilsdon

Accounts / Office Manager

In collaboration with the following industry groups and associations

15th January 2019 in News

The CBI Monthly Economic Brief – January 2019

CBI Monthly Economic Brief January 2019 Economic Summary The UK economy grew by 0.6% in Q3 2018 according to the ONS’ second estimate of GDP, unrevised from the first estimate.…
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3rd October 2018 in News

PRA’s 10th Wood Coatings Congress 2016 Report

FULL HOUSE IN AMSTERDAM A sell-out and a waiting list: Anyone interested in participating in the 10th anniversary of the Woodcoatings Congress had to be quick off the mark to…
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2nd October 2018 in Irfab, News

Irfab Article – ACE – Global Demand Increases

GLOBAL DEMAND INCREASES Agriculture, construction and earthmoving (ACE) Coatings is one of the most demanding coatings sectors as high quality coatings are required for high-value OEM equipment. By Olga Menukhin,…
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2nd October 2018 in Irfab, News

Irfab Article – Automotive Coatings – Driving Growth Globally

DRIVING GROWTH GLOBALLY An overview of the global automotive coatings. By Olga Menukhin, PRA World. Development of light-weighting vehicles and the move to low-temperature curing are driving the coating technology…
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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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10th September 2018 in Events

CEPE Annual Conference and General Assembly 2018

CEPE Annual Conference + General Assembly 2018 26th September 2018 - 28th September 2018 Read more
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