About Us

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.

Mission Statement

To support education and training programs that improve skills at all levels within the industrial finishing and coatings industry, for the benefit our industry today and to build a stronger foundation for the future.

Purpose

To develop and deliver high impact educational and training opportunities to improve skills at all levels of the industrial finishing and coatings industry.

To provide effective and affordable educational and training opportunities that support the advancement of the industrial finishing and coatings industry.

To develop educational partnerships with; and make grants, gifts, or other payments to other organizations described in Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to support the industrial finishing and coatings industry.

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 : Sherwin Williams
SUPPORTERS
Table : GAT Finishing Systems Table : Graco Foundation 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

Founding Members

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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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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