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Education & Safety

This category includes publications and tools keyed to helping consumers and municipalities deal with leftover paint, as well as EPA's "Don't Spread Lead and Renovate Right" brochure.

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Industry Advocacy & Promotion

These publications contain materials that provide a general overview of the industry, as well as contributions that coatings make to our nation's economy and society. Also included are Issue Backgrounders targeted to legislators to raise awareness of specific industry concerns and issues.

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Publications in this category include a guidance manual focusing on labeling regulations for both industry products, as well as OHSA's Hazardous Communications Standard.

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Management Information

These publications are geared toward management executives, and include condensed data, and statistical indices with analysis germane to paint and coatings production, shipping and sales for various industry sectors.

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Newsletters & Periodicals

This category includes the association's flagship vehicles for disseminating information: Coatings Today, Coatings Tech, Government Affairs Update, and the Journal of Coatings Technology and Research.

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Regulatory Guidance

These include ACA developed manuals to help members comply with hazmat transportation regulations, and other regulatory requirements.

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Technical Publications

ACA offers a wide array of technical books, monographs and other electronic media, including selected offerings from coatings-related organizations and publishers.

Technical publications may be purchased from our online store.

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Join ACA Today

ACA offers valued benefits to technical professionals, educators, sales and marketing professionals, and consultants working in the paint and coatings industry. We also offer memberships for students who may be interested in learning more about the industry and retired professionals who have served the industry during their careers.

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Did You Know?

The United States exported $1.8 billion in paint and coatings products in 2010, up by 24 percent, or $343 million, from 2009.

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