The Iranian Color Society (ICS) is an established organization with a renewed mission. In 2010, the organization took the name ICS in recognition of its new identity as an association that represents both companies and professionals working in the paint and coatings industry.
ICS is a voluntary, nonprofit organization working to advance the needs of the paint and coatings industry and the professionals who work in it. Through the advocacy of the industry and its positions on legislative, regulatory, and judicial issues at the federal, state and local levels, it acts as an effective ally ensuring that the industry is represented and fairly considered. The association also devotes itself to advancing industry efforts with regard to focus on advancements in science and technology through its technical conferences and journals, as well as online training opportunities. In addition, ICS offers essential business information to members through its publications, surveys, and business programs.
An Executive Committee and Board of Directors set policy for and govern the association. Officers for the association include Chairperson of the Board and Vice-Chairperson/Treasurer who are elected to serve two-year terms. ICS staff members hold the positions of President and Secretary of the association.
ICS consists of some 30 professionals focused on serving association members in the following areas: health and safety, environmental affairs, government affairs, conferences and events, professional development, and communications.
By continuing its efforts as an ally and advocate for the industry, providing industry professionals with opportunities for professional development, and offering valuable resources to members and others in the industry, ICS is working to ensure the vitality and stability of the paint and coatings industry for years to come.
Currently, Dr. Reza Amini is president of the society.
AMIRKABIR UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (Tehran Polytechnic)
The Amirkabir University of Technology is one of the oldest higher education technical and engineering institutes in Iran. Throughout many years and especially after the Islamic Revolution AUT has offered continuous service and has achieved many educational and research goals. AUT expanded it's size and quality to the point that it is presently referred to as "Iran’s pioneer in industrial universities”. With a background of more than 60 years of brilliance, AUT has been able to acquire a leading status among Iranian universities.