NPCA's latest publication,Industry Pulse, is now available to members for download.Industry Pulseis a 24-pg quarterly newsletter that highlights and analyzes the key economic variables affecting the paint and coatings industry. It features the forward-looking NPCA Architectural Coatings Model, which projects demand for architectural coatings several quarters ahead. The publication also digests selected economic indicators of specific interest to industry executives who are engaged in developing their sales and production plans, such as construction statistics and the paint raw materials Producer Price Index.

For further information, NPCA members are invited to contact Allen Irish at 202/462.6272, ext. 246, or e-mail