American Coatings Association


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The American Coatings Association (ACA) represents both companies and professionals working in the paint and coatings industry.

ACA serves as an advocate for members on legislative, regulatory and judicial issues, and supports industry’s commitment to environmental protection, product stewardship, health, safety, and the advancement of science and technology.

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2016 ACA Award Recipients

ACA presented four awards to industry members at its Awards Dinner prior to the 2016 American Coatings Show. The awards — the George Baugh Heckel, Industry Statesmen, Industry Achievement, and Industry Excellence Awards— each recognized recipients for their valuable contributions to industry and the association. Click on each name for details.

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Advocacy

ACA serves as a forceful and effective advocate and voice on legislative, regulatory and judicial issues at the federal, state and local levels.

Industry Facts

The U.S. paint and coatings industry employs 268,200 workers.

Find more national and state economic data about our industry, including employees, wages, payroll, establishments, and exports.

Issue Backgrounder

Read our latest Issue Backgrounder, “ACA and PaintCare®: Steering a Post-Consumer Paint Program,” which focuses on ACA’s efforts with industry to tackle post-consumer paint management and the issues that surround it.


The Member Center

This is a dedicated portal for ACA members through which they may access exclusive member benefits.

Members of ACA enjoy varying levels of access to association information and services, as well as discounts on events and publications.

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Upcoming Events

  • May 17, 2016

    Environmental Management Committee Webinar (ACA Members Only)

    The Environmental Management Committee provides guidance to the paint and coatings industry on all issues relating to environmental quality.

  • ACA Headquarters, Washington, DC May 18, 2016

    Product Stewardship Committee Meeting (ACA Members Only)

    While primarily centered around the regulatory structures associated with product safety — hazard communication, toxic substances, engineering for exposure control and personal protective equipment selection — the issues considered by the committee also interpret industry trade practice.

  • ACA Headquarters, Washington, DC May 18, 2016

    ACA Occupational Health & Safety Committee Meeting (ACA Members Only)

    The committee strives to provide association members with guidance which will enable them to effectively manage their health and safety programs.

  • Union League, Philadelphia, PA October 10-12

    2016 ACA Leadership Conference and Board Meetings

    This conference, which will follow ACA’s Board of Directors meetings, will offer valuable insight into such topics as economics, marketing, legislative policies, technology, and various aspects of leadership.

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