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Welcome to OCCA

The technical professional's organisation for members from coatings, ink, adhesives and an array of allied and associated industries.

OCCA: The Oil & Colour Chemists’ Association

OCCA — an international organisation headquartered in the UK and active across the world through Divisions and Sections in Great Britain, Ireland, Europe, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Malaysia & Singapore.

OCCA — a leading professional body which is internationally recognised as one of the leading technical organisations for coatings & allied sectors.

OCCA — a growing body of more than 800 members that provides both locally-based networking potential and a much wider interaction opportunity with members from around the world.

Established in 1918, OCCA is a vibrant and broad-based international organisation that has evolved and moved with the times over its almost 100 years in existence. As an organisation run by its members, for its members, OCCA gains greatly from such collective energy and enthusiasm. Members work together to devise and develop local programmes and major events and contribute to the management & running of the organisation in a number of ways.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Technical education & learning outside of the company environment
  • Involvement in accredited training courses via BCF and PRA, which contributes to formalised Continuing Professional Development
  • Opportunity to progress to internationally recognised professional qualifications
  • Technical meetings & symposia – at regional and national level
  • Free subscription to bimonthly Surface Coatings International journal, featuring the latest technological advances
  • Social networking opportunities
  • Access to OCCA FORUM

OCCA is currently made up of individual members, although a recent programme for Corporate Sponsors has been introduced — please visit the Membership page for more details.

To find out more about OCCA and learn how to get involved please contact: admin@occa.org.uk

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