SDC And OCCA Form Strategic Alliance

The United Kingdom-based Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC), and OilandColour Chemists
Association (OCCA), have formed a strategic alliance intended to develop mutually supportive
policies aimed at advancing the long-term objectives of their respective organizations.The
Memorandum of Understanding agreed to by the SDC and the OCCA acknowledges that the advancement of
the science of color and the chemistry of surfaces are common aims of both companies.Peter Lockett,
president, SDC, said, “We are committed to working with OCCA to implement this memorandum. A number
of projects have already been identified which will bring immediate benefits to both organizations.
These include joint organization of symposia, publicity for regional events and a common approach
to student membership.”

October 2000