American Coatings Association


ACA In Action 

ACA has identified its top federal policy priorities on which it hopes to work with the 115th Congress. These priorities include:

  • issuebackgrounder2017_cover_1reforming the nation’s tax system
  • immigration policy
  • civil justice reform
  • expanded energy policy
  • regulatory reform
  • trade policy
  • infrastructure investment

ACA believes that restructuring these policy areas is critical to stimulating our nation’s economy and ensuring the wellbeing of the paint and coatings industry.

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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 some 278,300 workers.

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

A Primer on the Paint & Coatings Industry

Read our latest Issue Backgrounder which introduces the paint and coatings industry and its products, as well as their indispensable value to our nation. Intrinsically, paints and coatings act as a protective barrier to extend the useful life of the surfaces and substrates to which they are applied.

The paint and coatings industry is not only integral to providing products that sustain our daily lives, but also provides jobs for its thousands of employees, and end-use customers.


The Member Center

ACA members may access exclusive member content here.

Corporate Members, read the latest Paint Council Report.

Not an ACA member yet? Learn more about the benefits of membership today.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN April 9-12, 2018

    American Coatings SHOW & CONFERENCE 2018

    Hosted by ACA and the Vincentz Network, this leading North American industry event showcases future technological developments in the industry, as well as a complete portfolio of high-grade competitive products, and networking opportunities.

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