ACA has created a resource page to provide members resources and links to external information and guidance from federal agencies related to COVID-19 impacts on business operations. Topics covered include CDC & OSHA guidance; Small Business Administration Loans & IRS information; Department of Labor & EEOC guidance; and EPA & DOT guidance.

In addition to these resources, the page highlights ACA advocacy efforts and messaging that the Coatings Industry is an ESSENTIAL participant in the COVID-19 response.

This page is updated regularly.

American Coatings Show
April 5 – 7, 2022
Indianapolis Convention Center
Economic contribution

The U.S. paint and coatings industry employs some
311,800 workers with a $15.8 billon payroll

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ACA in Action: Support for MTB

The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) is an important piece of legislation for the coatings industry as it allows for no-or-reduced tariffs on certain chemicals that serve as raw materials or ingredients in coatings formulas.

Policy Priorities

ACA is the voice of industry on matters relating to environmental regulations, occupational health and safety, and policy issues germane to the industry’s products. Read about ACA’s Policy Priorities. LEARN MORE.

Issue Engagement

As the U.S. paint and coatings industry’s lead advocate on national, state, and local issues impacting the industry, ACA is engaged on myriad issues on behalf of its members and industry. LEARN MORE.

Issue Backgrounders

In its most current Issue Backgrounder delivered to members of Congress, ACA outlines how how paints and coatings are essential to the nation’s economic growth and efforts to rebuild our most important infrastructure. READ MORE.


Tell your elected official to support the IMAGINE Act to encourage research and deployment of innovative construction materials in transportation and water infrastructure projects nationwide. ACT NOW.


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Dr. Hamid Asemani Receives ACA’s 2021 CoatingsTech Best Paper Award

Dr. Hamid Asemani, R&D scientist at Rust-Oleum Corporation and Ph.D. fellow at Eastern Michigan University, received the honor at the 2021 CoatingsTech Conference for his paper and presentation titled, “Advanced Dual-curable Coatings Obtained from Multi-Functional Non-Isocyanate Polyurethane Oligomers.

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