F A T I P E C
Federation of Associations of Technicians for Industry of Paints in European Countries
FATIPEC was created in 1950 and counts today twelve affiliated European National Coatings Associations of scientists, technicians and experts from the coatings world whose individual members belong to manufacturers, research and scientific centers, universities, suppliers of raw materials, production and application equipment and end users of coating materials.
FATIPEC is a non-profit organization.
Members of FATIPEC represent countries:
Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, The Netherlands.
The member Associations are Organizations whose members deal with scientific and technological matters connected to the Coatings. These members are individuals employed or having been employed by:
- Coatings manufacturers;
- Allied industries like: producers or suppliers of raw materials, production and laboratory, control and measurement equipment as well as services, usable in the Coatings Industry, the end users and coatings applicators;
- Universities, Institute/Research Centres;
- Other organizations having functions with a close connection to the coatings activity, (binders, adhesives, etc.).
All together the number of individual affiliated members amounts to about 3000.
FATIPEC is a member of the CSI - Coatings Societies International
CSI is the global organization composed of Member Federations: ACA (United States and Canada), JSCM (Japan), OCCA (United Kingdom), SCAA (Australia), SCANZ (New Zealand), SLF (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden), SATER (Argentina) and STAR (Peru, Columbia, Venezuela).