American Coatings Association


Industry Information

Coatings Add Value
By protecting and beautifying the surfaces to which they are applied, paints and coatings enhance the value of everything — from homes and manufactured products, to bridges and other structures.

Types of Coatings
The paint and coatings industry can be categorized into three main segments: architectural, industrial or special purpose coatings.

Economic Contributions
The paint and coatings industry in the United States makes significant contributions to the U.S. economy and the people employed by the industry.

Environmental Footprint
The paint and coatings industry works hard to manage and minimize toxins and wastes; reduce air emissions; and promote product and environmental stewardship.

Sustainability
Paints and coatings are intrinsically sustainable: they act as a protective barrier can provide protection from a host of aggressive or destructive conditions.

ACA Publications

Coatings Today
ACA’s free, email newsbrief that provides up-to-date information on regulatory and legislative issues affecting the paint and coatings industry; business news; and numerous association activities and events. Coatings Today is distributed to your inbox every other Wednesday. Subscribe now!

CoatingsTech Magazine
ACA’s flagship magazine is the only peer-reviewed trade journal serving the coatings industry. CoatingsTech is published 11 times annually, providing comprehensive coverage of the international coatings industry with science and technology solutions, market insights, formulator’s best practices, new product spotlights, and regulatory and legislative updates.

CoatingsTech Direct
Launched in 2017, this free e-newsletter features content from CoatingsTech magazine, as well as informative news features and insights into industry trends. It is distributed twice monthly to members and subscribers.

Media Contacts

If you’d like to be added to our media distribution list, please send a request to communications@paint.org.

Lisa Warren Román
lroman@paint.org
202-462-8735

Danielle Chalom
dchalom@paint.org
202-719-3692


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