Current projects


Current key activities

  • Study market sectors and competing materials in major applications sectors
  • Collate statistical data and imports statistics
  • Annual environmental indicators survey and benchmarking exercise
  • Technical market studies (eg energy performance of prepainted metal buildings)
  • Standardisation (performance norms, test methods, Construction Product Directive including fire resistance)
  • Colour measurement (comparisons, improvement)
  • EURODES outdoor exposure sites including site classification, weight loss measurements and ecca own exposure programme
  • Knowledge of and responsiveness to new legislation (especially related to environment)
  • Special working group on REACH including generic use descriptors
  • Market promotion of prepainted metal