American Coatings Association

2017-coatingstech-media-guide_coverJoin the American Coatings Association and CoatingsTech as we harness the power of cutting-edge technologies to offer exciting new opportunities to the industry. From print to digital issues, from our mobile apps to the website—all media platforms are being redesigned to bring the latest in coatings information to the global coatings industry through the most innovative platforms in the industry.

Through customized and integrated marketing opportunities, including  bonus distribution at the industry’s 2017 premier events, CoatingsTech will help you reach the most influential audience of highly engaged decision makers—at just the turn of a page, the click of a mouse, or the touch of a finger.

Coming February 2017:
Automotive Coatings Special Issue

This groundbreaking issue will examine Automotive Coatings from the perspectives of experts from both the automotive and the coatings industries. CoatingsTech will trace the development of automotive coatings from early milestones to the latest innovations, including new technologies for refinish applications, color trends, and new coatings solutions addressing the challenges of lightweighting. Travel with us as we explore the role of coatings in a new automotive landscape of fully autonomous vehicles!


Ground-Breaking Digital Issues

Our highly impactful digital issues have transformed how the industry accesses information. With cutting-edge interactivity and responsive design, our digital issues guarantee the most exciting reader experience. Ask about adding live links, hotspots, videos, slideshows, or other multimedia assets to your advertisements to grab the attention of the industry.

Award-Winning Mobile Technology

Reach our readers anytime, anyplace with your ad on CoatingsTech’s award-winning mobile app. Developed for the full range of mobile devices, the convenient app provides you with a powerful marketing tool for exciting enhancements, including premium ad positions, embedded videos, live links, and sponsor screens. The app was recently recognized by Folio Magazine with a prestigious Ozzie Award. Access the new app in the Apple Store or Google Play. Just search “CoatingsTech Magazine.”

Advertising on

ACA’s newly launched website,, offers a wealth of information for the industry, attracting greater attention and traffic to your banner ad. Spotlight your brand where coatings professionals come 24-7 to learn about industry news, updates on pressing legislative issues, and important information about ACA’s signature programs, including the American Coatings Show. Check out the new CoatingsTech area for a wide range of promotional opportunities. Click here to to learn more about Banner Ad Opportunities and Specifications.


CoatingsTech: The Official Publication of the
2018 American Coatings SHOW

For industry suppliers who are serious about success, the 2018 American Coatings Show is a must-attend event. And if it’s visibility that you want, there’s no better way to support your ACS exhibit investment than by advertising in CoatingsTech. Get maximum exposure: drive traffic to your booth by delivering your message to the industry in our Pre-Show Issues and advertise in the At-Show Issue for the widest distribution. CoatingsTech is the only trade publication with full distribution at the American Coatings Show and American Coatings Conference. Check back here or contact ACA Director of Advertising, Carolyn Ward, for full details on plans for the 2018 Show!