Recognizing the need for high impact education and training that supports recruitment and retention within the industrial finishing and coating industry, the Chemical Coaters Association International Finishing Education Foundation (CCAI FEF), a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charitable organization, was established in November 2018.

With the generous support of corporations and individuals, CCAI FEF helps fund and provides access to effective and affordable programs supporting the advancement of the industrial finishing and coatings industry.

Become a Founding Member

Founding members of the CCAI FEF share a commitment to supporting the advancement of the industrial finishing and coatings industry. Through the generosity of these corporations and individuals, CCAI FEF is able to establish and grow crucial education and training programs that benefit our industry today and build a strong foundation for the future.

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Women in Finishing

Women in Finishing (WiF) provides a platform that fosters personal and professional development for women who have chosen or are pursuing a career in the finishing industry. WiF is inclusive of all levels and responsibilities within the industry, from the finishing line to executive management.

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Programs

A variety of education, training and development programs are supported by funds raised through CCAI FEF. Existing programs are updated and expanded to keep up with industry demands and new programs are being developed and implemented as required.

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2021 Scholarship Recipients

The Chemical Coaters Association International Finishing Education Foundation (CCAI FEF) is proud to announce this year’s scholarship recipients.

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Thank you to our current CCAI Finishing Education Foundation Founding Members

PATRONS

Bob Warren & Carole Curry-Warren

ADVOCATES
Table : Axalta Coating Systems Table : BASF Chemetall Table : Sames Table : Sherwin Williams
SUPPORTERS
Table : GAT Finishing Systems Table : Global Finishing Systems Table : Graco Foundation Table : IFS Coatings Table : KOCH Foundation Table : MightyHook Table : TTX Table : Quaker Houghton Table : Chemical Coaters Association International - Twin Cities Chapter Table : Chemical Coaters Association International - Southern California Chapter Table : Chemical Coaters Association International - West Michigan Chapter