Our Associations

Our Associations

ALLPRO Corporation

ALLPRO® Corporation is a business-to-business buying cooperative comprised of a network of independently owned paint and decorating products dealers throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and parts of Europe.  ALLPRO currently serves 270 such companies who collectively represent almost 1,400 store fronts that service the professional trades as well as the consumer market.



American Coatings Association

ACA works to advance the needs of the paint and coatings industry and the professionals who work in it. Through advocacy of the industry and its positions on legislative, regulatory, and judicial issues at the federal, state and local levels, it acts as an effective ally ensuring that the industry is represented and fairly considered. The association also devotes itself to advancing industry efforts with regard to product stewardship, through its signature Coating Care® resources, and focuses on advancements in science and technology.


Coating Research Group, Inc.

Coatings Research Group Inc. is an international association of paint and coatings manufacturers dedicated to the benefits of shared research and development. Founded in 1956, CRGI has become a focal point for technology and business exchange for its members, with emphasis on architectural and light duty maintenance paints and coatings.



Color Guild

Color Guild is comprised of more than 55 independent paint manufacturers from 14 different countries and is dedicated to the marketing, promotion and selling of paint products. The combined expertise and experience of the member companies makes Color Guild uniquely qualified to serve as a definitive resource on color and coatings. Color Guild colorists work tirelessly to predict and present trend colors 12 to 18 months in advance of their entrée into the marketplace. These color experts carefully separate the fads from the facts as they identify the color trends that keep consumers ahead of the ever-changing color curve making Color Guild a global paint and color authority.


Guild CPO

Guild CPO is an international organization of paint, coatings and related manufacturers organized to provide cooperative purchasing services for its member companies to improve their profitability. Guild CPO's mission is to optimize purchasing opportunities for our members by developing approved supplier programs.

Nova Paint Club

Nova members' products are extending the life of structures and components on every continent, in some of the most hazardous and demanding environments on earth. The Nova Paint Club was formed in 1983 by a number of progressive, well established paint companies from around the world, wishing to compete more effectively against major multi-national paint companies. By exchanging and pooling their individual resources, expertise and technology they sought to provide their customers with cost effective, technically superior products and an optimum level of support.