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  • Meet Your Updated FCA Board!

    Two new members were recently elected to the FCA Board of Directors, and five more were reelected to three-year terms.
  • PDCA Standards Committee Revises Standard and Creates New One

    The PDCA Standards Committee has unanimously approved the revision to standard P23 and developed a new standard, P25. Both standards are open for comment. You can find the standards under the Painting & Wallcovering Trades page.
  • 2019 FCA International Leadership Council - Recapping a Great Event!

    Contractors and association leaders throughout North America converged on Boston from May 15-18 for the FCA International Leadership Council and helped build a better future for our industry!
  • Prevent Suicide

    Suicide is a major issue for the construction industry: the suicide rate in construction is four times greater than the suicide rate of the general population. Learn more about mental health and suicide, and how we can help prevent suicide.
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FCA International represents the largest community of finishing contractors in North America. FCA membership is comprised of over 7,000 contractors engaged in architectural glass & metal, drywall finishing, flooring, industrial coating, painting & wallcovering and sign work. FCA contractors share a common mission—to provide their customers with the highest quality craftsmanship. FCA contractor members work with the best-trained, safest and most productive craftsmen in the industry.

 

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Latest News & Events

  • Read the latest CLRC Settlements Report! (2019Q3)

    The Construction Labor Research Council's (CLRC) latest report is now available! This report provides detailed summaries of hundreds of negotiated wage and fringe benefit agreements covering...

  • Antitrust Reminder

    In light of some recent developments in the industry FCA believes it is appropriate to remind and refresh Affiliates and our Contractor Members of...

  • Wooster Unveils New Ultra/Pro® Firm Paintbrush Variety 3-Pack

    WOOSTER, Ohio—The Wooster Brush Company is proud to announce that one of their most popular paintbrush lines—Ultra/Pro® Firm—has grown to include a...

  • Lessons Learned from Safety Culture Change - You're Not Alone Blog (August 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses the construction industry's safety culture change, and how we can apply the lessons learned to enacting a culture change for...

  • Final Agenda for 2019 Association Executives' Conference

    The final agenda for the 2019 Association Executives' Conference has been posted....

  • Learn from a Content Strategy Expert at the 2019 Association Executives' Conference!

    The 2019 FCA Association Executives' Conference is less than a month away. See below to learn more about speaker Hilary Marsh, and why we're excited to have her talk content strategy with...

  • Diamond Vogel Becomes FCA Supporting Partner

    FCA International is pleased to announce Diamond Vogel has become an FCA Supporting Partner. As a supporting partner, Diamond Vogel will support FCA’s efforts in creating opportunities for its...

  • Next Generation SuperPaint from Sherwin-Williams Delivers Consistent Lasting Results

    Available now, the next generation SuperPaint Interior Acrylic Latex from Sherwin-Williams delivers excellent hide to help make color changes quickly and easily. A paint a primer in one, the...

  • What Health Benefits Do You Provide Your Employees? - You're Not Alone Blog Post (July 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses the importance of including mental health support with your employees' medical benefits. ...

  • Help is on the Way - You're Not Alone Blog Post (June 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses programs  the FTI and the IUPAT have developed to educate the industry on suicide prevention and substance abuse. ...

  • FCA International Commendations for Trump Administration on Construction Apprenticeship Programs

    FCA International (FCA) commends President Trump and his Administration in recognizing the role of registered apprenticeship programs in the construction industry. Specifically, regarding their...

  • FCA International Elects 2 New Board Members and Reelects 5 Existing Members

    As part of its continued efforts of fielding a diverse Board of Directors that represents contractors by trade and region, FCA elected two new board members and reelected five existing members to...

  • Living with a Mental Illness - You're Not Alone blog post (May 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson shares an easy-to-understand metaphor of what it's like living with a mental illness. ...

  • How is Your Mental Health Today? - You're Not Alone Blog (April 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses mental health and mental illnesses and issues a challenge to employers. ...

  • Protecting Our Youth from Suicide - You're Not Alone blog post (March 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses statistics regarding youth suicides, and how important it is to protect youth from suicide in today's digital age. ...

  • PDCA Standard Revised and New PDCA Standard Open for Comments

    The PDCA Standards Committee unanimously approved the revision to current standard P23 and a new standard, P25. Both standards are open to comments. Any comments for...

  • You Can Make a Difference - You're Not Alone blog post (Feb 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses the steps we can take to make a difference in suicide prevention. ...

  • The Impact of Suicide on Loss Survivors - You're Not Alone (Dec. 2018)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog, Bob Swanson discusses the impact that suicide loss has on loss survivors. Visit...

  • FCA International Makes Workforce Pledge

    FCA Board Member Penny McDonald and Director of Operations Jon Lee were in Washington, D.C. last week representing FCA members at the White House’s “Pledge to America’s Workers” event. FCA...

  • How to Respond to Someone in a Mental Crisis - You're Not Alone Blog Post

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses how to respond to someone who is having a mental crisis. ...

  • The Warning Signs of Suicide - You're Not Alone Blog Post

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses the warning signs of suicide you should be aware of. ...

  • Suicide is Preventable - You're Not Alone Blog Post

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses how you can help prevent suicide. ...

  • Training Saves Lives - You're Not Alone Blog Post

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses QPR (Quality, Persuade, Refer) Training. ...

Latest News & Events

  • Read the latest CLRC Settlements Report! (2019Q3)

    The Construction Labor Research Council's (CLRC) latest report is now available! This report provides detailed summaries of hundreds of negotiated wage and fringe benefit agreements covering...

  • Antitrust Reminder

    In light of some recent developments in the industry FCA believes it is appropriate to remind and refresh Affiliates and our Contractor Members of...

  • Wooster Unveils New Ultra/Pro® Firm Paintbrush Variety 3-Pack

    WOOSTER, Ohio—The Wooster Brush Company is proud to announce that one of their most popular paintbrush lines—Ultra/Pro® Firm—has grown to include a...

  • Lessons Learned from Safety Culture Change - You're Not Alone Blog (August 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses the construction industry's safety culture change, and how we can apply the lessons learned to enacting a culture change for...

  • Final Agenda for 2019 Association Executives' Conference

    The final agenda for the 2019 Association Executives' Conference has been posted....

  • Learn from a Content Strategy Expert at the 2019 Association Executives' Conference!

    The 2019 FCA Association Executives' Conference is less than a month away. See below to learn more about speaker Hilary Marsh, and why we're excited to have her talk content strategy with...

  • Diamond Vogel Becomes FCA Supporting Partner

    FCA International is pleased to announce Diamond Vogel has become an FCA Supporting Partner. As a supporting partner, Diamond Vogel will support FCA’s efforts in creating opportunities for its...

  • Next Generation SuperPaint from Sherwin-Williams Delivers Consistent Lasting Results

    Available now, the next generation SuperPaint Interior Acrylic Latex from Sherwin-Williams delivers excellent hide to help make color changes quickly and easily. A paint a primer in one, the...

  • What Health Benefits Do You Provide Your Employees? - You're Not Alone Blog Post (July 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses the importance of including mental health support with your employees' medical benefits. ...

  • Help is on the Way - You're Not Alone Blog Post (June 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses programs  the FTI and the IUPAT have developed to educate the industry on suicide prevention and substance abuse. ...

  • FCA International Commendations for Trump Administration on Construction Apprenticeship Programs

    FCA International (FCA) commends President Trump and his Administration in recognizing the role of registered apprenticeship programs in the construction industry. Specifically, regarding their...

  • FCA International Elects 2 New Board Members and Reelects 5 Existing Members

    As part of its continued efforts of fielding a diverse Board of Directors that represents contractors by trade and region, FCA elected two new board members and reelected five existing members to...

  • Living with a Mental Illness - You're Not Alone blog post (May 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson shares an easy-to-understand metaphor of what it's like living with a mental illness. ...

  • How is Your Mental Health Today? - You're Not Alone Blog (April 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses mental health and mental illnesses and issues a challenge to employers. ...

  • Protecting Our Youth from Suicide - You're Not Alone blog post (March 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses statistics regarding youth suicides, and how important it is to protect youth from suicide in today's digital age. ...

  • PDCA Standard Revised and New PDCA Standard Open for Comments

    The PDCA Standards Committee unanimously approved the revision to current standard P23 and a new standard, P25. Both standards are open to comments. Any comments for...

  • You Can Make a Difference - You're Not Alone blog post (Feb 2019)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses the steps we can take to make a difference in suicide prevention. ...

  • The Impact of Suicide on Loss Survivors - You're Not Alone (Dec. 2018)

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog, Bob Swanson discusses the impact that suicide loss has on loss survivors. Visit...

  • FCA International Makes Workforce Pledge

    FCA Board Member Penny McDonald and Director of Operations Jon Lee were in Washington, D.C. last week representing FCA members at the White House’s “Pledge to America’s Workers” event. FCA...

  • How to Respond to Someone in a Mental Crisis - You're Not Alone Blog Post

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses how to respond to someone who is having a mental crisis. ...

  • The Warning Signs of Suicide - You're Not Alone Blog Post

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses the warning signs of suicide you should be aware of. ...

  • Suicide is Preventable - You're Not Alone Blog Post

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses how you can help prevent suicide. ...

  • Training Saves Lives - You're Not Alone Blog Post

    In this month's "You're Not Alone" blog post, Bob Swanson discusses QPR (Quality, Persuade, Refer) Training. ...

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