Event Overview

The leading pigment and colourants industry conference
Coming to Europe on 8-9 October 2024!


Smithers' Pigment & Colour Science Forum unites the entire supply chain for 2 days of technical, informative, and exciting presentations on all things pigments; from market trends to innovations in materials and technology, and much more!


Co-located with TiO2 World Summit, this event brings together key players from both the pigments and colorants sector, and the titanium dioxide supply chain for 2-days of insightful presentations, collaborative discussion, debate and valuable networking opportunities. In addition to the exciting programming on this year's agenda, dedicated networking time is set aside to allow delegates plenty of opportunities to connect with other leading industry representatives and build on those all-important business relationships.

Attendees will:

  • Build on the inherent synergies between the TiO2 and pigment industries through discussions of the latest applications, technologies and processes
  • Hear unparalleled content by leading experts from both the TiO2 and pigment supply chains
  • Come together in an inspirational and engaging environment to build relationships and business prospects

Past speakers include Renault, IKEA, Le Rouge Francais, Jaguar Land Rover, Sensient Beauty, Ronald Britton, Sclenk Metallic Pigments and more, presenting on topics such as:

  • Market outlooks
  • Sustainability
  • Radical innovations

  • TiO2 substitution
  • The future of pigments
  • and more!

"An excellent opportunity to exchange and gain information at a level of intensity difficult to manage on a day-to-day basis. Reconnecting on a personal level with contacts and establishing new ones was an important benefit."
R&D Director, The Sherwin-Williams Company

Who Attends?

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"A great place to meet colour science experts, as well as getting an update on the latest market developments."
Senior Colour Scientist, AkzoNobel

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"Very effective learning opportunities with relevant topics and industry leading resources."
Senior Packaging Engineer, Procter & Gamble