The World Coatings Council is pleased to announce its newest member: the Malaysian
Paint Manufacturers’ Association (MPMA). MPMA is a non-profit body representing Malaysian
manufacturers and suppliers of the paint and coatings industry, with 40 years’ experience as the chief
advocate and resource for its members at the government level and in the marketplace.
“We are excited to embrace MPMA as our newest member, and to expand the World Coatings Council’s
international representation,” said World Coatings Council President Tom Bowtell, who also serves as
CEO of the British Coatings Federation. “MPMA’s participation in the World Coatings Council will
undoubtedly strengthen our global voice for industry and our common goals.”
The World Coatings Council is comprised of members representing associations from Australia, Brazil,
Canada, China, EU, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, Turkey,
United Kingdom, and the United States. The Secretariat position is currently served by the American
Coatings Association (ACA).
For information about the council and the activities it is involved in on behalf of the global coatings
industry, go to www.worldcoatingscouncil.org.