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brushstrokes JOURNAL

'Brushstrokes' is the SCANZ Journal and is issued six times per year.

The journal contains technical papers, industry news, notices of events and reports on SCANZ activities.

Members receive 'Brushstrokes' free via either post or digital format. They can also download back issues by logging into the members' section.

'Brushstrokes' is distributed to our sister organisations worldwide, and to New Zealand academic organisations. 


SCANZ is always interested in suitable interesting technical papers, articles and news. If interested, please send details to


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Latest Edition - April 2023

April 2023

  • Editorial
  • Painted Memories – Shellac
  • Upcoming Events
  • Notice of 2023 AGM
  • Convention 2023
  • Multi-criteria decision-making for sustainable wall paints and coatings using Analytic Hierarchy Process
  • Sustainability can, and does, make dollars and sense
  • Trends and challenges in the development of bio-based barrier coating materials for paper/cardboard food packaging:  a review
  • World Coatings Council Publishes First Global Sustainability Report
  • Environmentally Friendly Anti-0corrosive Polymeric Coatings

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                THE WHITFIELD AWARD

                SCANZ offers a $2,000 prize for the best technical paper researched and written by a NZ author and published in Brushstrokes.

                For more information, click here.


                Surface Coatings Association New Zealand

                The professional body of individuals involved in the surface coatings industry

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                Glen Eden, Auckland 0641
                New Zealand

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