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ACA’s 2020 Company Performance Survey is Open, Participate Today!

Participants in the 2020 Company Performance Survey will receive an Individual Company Performance Report that displays their company’s operating results alongside the industry comparatives for paint and coating firms similar to theirs. This allows companies to benchmark performance relative to industry peers, overall, by sales volume size, by industry specialty, and by other criteria. 

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Eastern Coatings Show Records Another Successful Year

The 2019 Eastern Coatings Show was held at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, NJ on May 13–15. The show had both a record number of booths and record attendance, with 143 tabletop exhibitors and approximately 1,400 attendees. Participants were able to attend the two-day technical conference with three concurrent tracks covering additives, sustainability, industrial, wood Read More »

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ACA Upholds the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Paints Despite Press Release Issued by Northwestern University

Washington, D.C., May 20, 2019 — Northwestern University recently issued a press release based on the results of a study conducted by researchers at its McCormick School of Engineering (Hu, et al, 2019), titled “Impacts of Indoor Surface Finishes on Bacterial Viability.” Questions have been raised about the scientific statements made in the release, which asserted Read More »

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ACA Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Denial for Cert in People v. ConAgra

Washington, D.C., Oct. 18, 2018 — The American Coatings Association (ACA) is disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the petitions of three companies that sought review of the decision by the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District, in People v. ConAgra Grocery Prods. Co., 17 Cal. App. 5th 51 (2017) (“ConAgra”). ACA believes the California Appellate decision is legally flawed and stands for Read More »

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