The Oil and Colour Chemists’ Association of South Africa is the local Section of the Oil and Colour Chemists’ Association headquartered in London, England. This Association has Members around the world with other Sections scattered throughout the United Kingdom, as well as in Singapore, and Canada, and Branches in Nigeria and Zimbabwe. New Branches, Sections, and/or Divisions are formed where interest warrants doing so. India and Malaysia are currently under consideration.

The Association exists to serve individuals within the Paint, Printing Ink and Allied Industries by providing a source of continuing education through forums designed to disseminate new information and technology; providing and administering a high quality education program; recognising the accomplishments of its Members; cultivating an atmosphere of goodwill amongst competitors and suppliers alike through social activities; and abiding by the principles and regulations set forth by the Association.