The Russian Coating Scientific Association (RCSA)

87, pr. Oktyabrya, Yaroslavl, 150044, Russia.
e-mail :
Phone :     +7(4852) 58-56-52

President – Dr. Vladimir B. Manerov
Vice-President – Dr. Larisa A. Sakharova
Secretary - Lyudmila V. Mironova

The main objectives of RCSA is coordination of cooperation between its members with the aim of scientific advancement in the field of paints and coatings.
According to its Statutes the Association is an independent non-profit organization. Information support is rendered by a trade journal "Coatings Industry".

Exchanging ideas and scientific and technical publications on different topics concerning coatings industry
Ensuring better understanding between coating specialists.
Scientific and technical support within the framework of the Association.
Representation of its members in different national and international organizations.
Procedural and legal guidance and consultations for the members helping them to create new forms and areas of cooperation.
Creation of an integrated information database including the latest scientific and technical developments in coatings industry.
Organizing national and international conferences, seminars, workshops on the topics that are of interest for its members.

At the moment the Association has 40 individual members. These are specialists having various academic degrees working in:

- Research institutions of coating industry (in Moscow, Yaroslavl).
- Coating departments of technical Universities: Yaroslavl State Technical University (Yaroslavl), St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University (St. Petersburg), Kazan National - Research Technological University (Kazan), Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology (Ivanovo).
- R&D laboratories and departments of manufacturing companies (in Yaroslavl, Moscow, St Petersburg, Odintsovo, etc.).