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The American Coatings Association (ACA) is seeking nominations for the Joseph J. Mattiello Lecture Award, to be presented at its CoatingsTech Conference, March 16-18, 2015, in New Orleans, La.

Sandra Berg, president and CEO of Ellis Paint Company, will serve as chairman, and Gary E. Hendrickson, chairman & CEO of The Valspar Corporation, will serve as vice chairman & treasurer.

In its first showing in Atlanta, the American Coatings Show (ACS) 2014 again set new records in all categories.

On April 7, the American Coatings Association (ACA) presented Industry Achievement Awards to Karl Altergott and members of ACA’s PaintPAC Steering Committee at its AwardsDinner, held prior to the American Coatings Show April 8-10, 2012, in Atlanta, Ga.

The American Coatings Association (ACA) today presented Madelyn Harding and Dr. Mark Nichols with the Industry Excellence Award. The ACA Industry Excellence Award recognizes individuals who have given many years of service to the industry, during which they have served the association and industry through significant technical contributions and/or participation on ACA Issue Management Committees. 

Four industry members received Industry Statesmen Awards during the American Coatings Association’s (ACA) Awards Dinner, which was held April 7, prior to the American Coatings Show April 8-10, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga.

The American Coatings Association (ACA) today presented Drew Vogel, president and CEO of Vogel Paint, Inc., and member of ACA and PaintCare®’s Board of Directors and ACA’s Industrial Coatings Committee, with the George Baugh Heckel Award, the association’s highest honor.

The American Coatings Association (ACA) is pleased to announce a new, “Education” section on its website, www.Paint.org, which is dedicated to professional development opportunities and information. 

The Journal of Coatings Technology and Research (JCTR), published by the American Coatings Association (ACA) and Springer Science+Business Media, recently collaborated with the International Society of Coating Science and Technology (ISCST) on a special issue, published in January 2014.

The American Coatings Association (ACA) is pleased to announce that Dr. John Hook, retired senior research fellow at Dow Coatings Materials (formerly Rohm & Haas), will deliver the Mattiello Memorial Lecture at the American Coatings Conference (ACC), April 7-9, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga.

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