Becoming a Member


Full membership is open to any firm which is substantially engaged in World in the manufacture and sale of paints, varnishes, lacquers or such other surface coatings as may be determined by the Council.

Associate membership is available to any manufacturer, broker or importer of material and equipment used in connection with the manufacture, merchandising or application of paints as other surface coatings or any other activity relevant to the coatings industry.


Fees are payable annually and are calculated on a sliding scale in accordance with the individual member's production of paint expressed in litres. Associate members and ink manufacturers pay a fixed fee determined annually.

Click here for a membership application form.