American Coatings Association


ACA In Action 

ACA recently submitted substantive comments to EPA on Executive Order 13777, Enforcing the Regulatory Agenda. ACA’s comments highlight 12  EPA regulations that are ripe for repeal, replacement or modification, including the following:

  • The 8-Hour Ozone Standard
  • NESHAP Source Categories’ “Once-in, Always-in” Policy
  • National VOC Emission Standards for Aerosol Coatings
  • TSCA Nanomaterials Reporting Rule

ACA is hopeful that the regulatory reform effort will allow the agency to take a holistic approach to regulations and modernize requirements with an eye towards synergistic compliance.

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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

  • Marriott Metro Center | Washington, DC October 10-11, 2017

    Coatings Industry Policy Summit (ACA Members)

    ACA’s inaugural Coatings Industry Policy Summit — which follows the ACA/PaintCare® Board meetings (Oct. 9) — will bring together members of industry and members of Congress to discuss the pant and coatings industry, the value it brings to the American and global economies, and other pertinent industry topics.

  • 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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