The Center's mission is to develop relevant scientific knowledge for understanding and expanding the technology of polymeric coatings for the benefit of its members and to enlarge the cadre of scientist and technologists capable of working effectively with coatings industries.
The overall objective of the Center is to provide scientific knowledge that will help its members with future challenges. The Center program is designed to complement the members' in-house research and development. Current scientific and technological objectives are grouped within the Center's core competencies:
-To demonstrate new concepts in polymer synthesis and cross-linking technologies
-To provide pre-competitive knowledge in design and formulation of polymeric coatings
-To develop new and improve existing characterization methods for coatings