The American Coatings Association (ACA) represents both companies and professionals working in the paint and coatings industry.
The paint and coatings industry is an important and dynamic part of our nation’s economy, and plays a key role in creating products that help preserve and protect everything, from our every day objects to our most important infrastructure.
ACA serves as a forceful and effective advocate and voice on legislative, regulatory and judicial issues at the federal, state and local levels.
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ACA’s programs and affiliates are responsible for some of the association and industry’s most essential work. Together, ACA programs and affiliates help raise the visibility and profile of industry.
As the official trade publication of the ACA, CoatingsTech delivers high quality content on major industry updates, science & technology solutions, legislative and regulatory news, and market insights.
In June, CoatingsTech offers a Special Issue focusing on the topic of Industrial Wood Coatings. Beginning with an overview of this important market segment, the issue highlights a study on unique waterborne alternatives to traditional solvent-based coatings for wood applications and addresses the topic of novel oil modified urethanes for wood flooring applications. Finally, a discussion is presented on the impact of wood choice and preparation on coating performance.
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ACA's Career Center is the coatings industry's exclusive resource for online employment connections.