NPCA President Andy Doyle stated, "I am very happy to report that the boards of both organizations have endorsed and agreed to begin a merger process that will lead to a final proposal by March 2008. Assuming we are able to agree to a merger, ICE will be cancelled and combined with the 2008 American Coatings Show (ACS)."
NPCA, FSCT Begin Merger Process
October 29, 2007
On Oct 28, at the National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA) Board of Directors meeting, a representative from the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology presented a proposal for merging the two organizations.