As the voice of Canada’s paint and coatings industry since 1913, CPCA continues advocating for the three pillars of sustainability: economic, environmental and social.
Who We Are
Strategic Plan 2020
Board of Directors
CPCA Technical Committees
CPCA Sustainability Policy
CPCA member companies contribute $12.3 billion annually to Canada’s economy, directly and indirectly creating 86,000 jobs.
Economic Impact Study
Adding Value to Canada’s Economy
Coatings Industry Value Chain
Research & Innovation
Going Beyond Colour
Types of Paint and Coatings
The industry has long been on the cutting edge of environmental sustainability and an early adopter of product stewardship and recycling.
Leaders in Product Stewardship
Environmental Benefits of Coatings
Post-Consumer Paint Recycling
The Circular Economy
Program Guidelines for PaintCare
Advocating for an evidence-based approach to regulations to ensure full industry compliance for better protection of human health and the environment.
Canadian Coatings Regulations
Chemicals Management in Canada
VOC Emissions & Air Quality
CEPA Legislative Review
Code of Practice for MEKO
Treated Articles Policy
Post-consumer Paint Recycling
Supply Chain Management
Trade Policy & Regulations
Workplace Health & Safety
International Government Initiatives
Government Funding Sources
Canada-US Regulatory Cooperation
News & Events
Stay connected to what matters most for the Canadian coatings industry with regular, insightful CPCA publications and news.
NEWS & PUBLICATIONS
Become a member of CPCA to stay informed on the many evolving issues impacting your business and support ongoing efforts to sustain a vibrant Canadian coatings industry.
Become a Member
Enroll today in CPCA’s online Coatings Technology Program and learn about the fundamentals of a multi-dimensional industry, leading to a Diploma in Coatings Technology.
CPCA Diploma in Coatings Technology
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CPCA Member Companies gain insight and information they need to sell their products in Canada.