Los Angeles Society for Coatings Technology

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Los Angeles Society

for Coatings Technology


The Los Angeles Society for Coatings Technology (LASCT) is a voluntary, nonprofit trade association. Established May 4, 1924, it is the preeminent organization in the Southern California area representing more than 100 paint and coatings manufacturers, raw materials suppliers, distributors, educators and students.

An important LASCT objective is to provide technical education and professional development to its members and to the Southern California coatings industry through its monthly technical presentations, technical documents, job assistance and scholarships.

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May 8, 2019 Dinner Meeting

Speaker: Student Presentations
Company/Organization: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Topic: Student Papers
Wine Sponsor: Inovachem

Biography: Dr. Sapper, who is the professor coordinating the student presentations, earned his BS in Chemistry (2006) and MS in Polymers and Coatings Science (2007) from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; PhD in Coatings and Polymeric Materials from North Dakota State University (2013).  Since 2010, he has worked in the Chemical Technology Division of Boeing Research & Technology, taking on various principal investigator and project manager roles.  Areas of interest include polymer synthesis, coatings formulation, service lifetime prediction, and test method development.

Western Coatings Symposium

Meeting Details:

Call for Academic Posters:

Deadline: July 16, 2019
Details: Call for Academic Posters Information

News & Bulletins


  • June 12, 2019 – LASCT Social Event and Elections
  • September 11, 2019 – LASCT Dinner Meeting
  • October 20-23, 2019 – Western Coatings Symposium
  • Contact the LASCT office for more information.


Our Monthly Bulletin: 
LASCT May 2019 Bulletin