Market Analyses for the Paint & Coatings Industry
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Coatings PROTECT the surfaces we depend on every day.
Coatings PRESERVE our materials, so they last longer.
Coatings PROVIDE for our future.
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ACA has created a resource page to communicate varied state Emergency Orders affecting business closures due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, as well as ACA’s advocacy activities on behalf of members during this time. This page will be updated regularly.


ACA in Action

ACA serves as a forceful and effective advocate and voice for its industry on legislative, regulatory and judicial issues at the federal, state and local levels.

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ACA supports federal legislation (H.R. 3256) that would extend the authorization for the Chemical Facility Antiterrorism Standards (CFATS) program through 2025. With member companies who own and operate paint, coating, and chemical manufacturing facilities, ACA strongly supports the safe handling and safe use of chemicals, and urged swift Congressional passage of the legislation. READ MORE.

Issue Backgrounders

In its most current Issue Backgrounder delivered to members of Congress, ACA urged approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to preserve the myriad trade benefits for the paint and coatings industry. READ MORE.


Tell your elected official to support the Accurate Labels Act to provide American consumers nationwide with clear, accurate and meaningful information to prevent the issuance of inaccurate labels. ACT NOW.


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U.S. EPA Issues Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Policy

EPA's temporary policy notice regarding enforcement of environmental legal obligations during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic does NOT relieve any entity from the responsibility to prevent, respond to, or report accidental releases of hazardous substances, hazardous chemicals, hazardous waste, or other pollutants.

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Low-Emissivity Topcoats for the Reduction of Thermal Infrared Emissions from Military Platforms

By Lance C. Kelly, Defence Science & Technology Group Infrared-(IR) based weaponry and surveillance systems utilizing the short-wave, mid-wave, and long-wave IR emissions produced by ambient to high-temperature surfaces are an existing and continually evolving threat to military platforms. The survivability and sustainability of aircraft, helicopters, ships, and land vehicles depend on adequate protection against […]


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Scale-up and Commercial Production of Emulsion Polymers
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