The Alberta Painting Contractors Association (APCA) represents the major players in the Alberta painting industry with a focus on commercial and industrial projects.

APCA supports a skilled workforce providing quality service. APCA awards annual scholarships to assist apprentices seeking their journeyman trade designation in painting and decorating. Luncheon meetings are held from September through June to keep members advised of Association activities and to provide a forum for guest speakers with topics of direct relevance to the industry.

Inspection and Guarantee Program

APCA is the approved quality control association for the Inspection Program in Alberta. This Inspection Program was developed by the Master Painters Institute (MPI) in order to guarantee the use of quality products and proper procedures by qualified tradespeople. The paint contract may only be 5% of the total project cost but 85% of the finished product is judged on the first impression made by the painting and decorating.

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New MPI Certified Architectural Coatings Inspector

We are pleased to welcome Wilf Grapentin to the list of MPI Certified Architectural Coatings Inspectors.

Wilf is based in Alberta, Canada and has successfully completed all levels of the MPI Training, plus the PEKA assessment.

Congratulations Wilf.

For more information on the MPI Training Program please click HERE

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How a sprayer works, how to use it and how to care for it.

Book your spot now by emailing your company name, and who would like to attend to

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SAIT has launched a new construction estimating program

You can get more information about this program by following this link.

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Attention Members

We have arranged for the GRACO sales rep to put on several classes for the APCA membership on paint sprayers, including airless, air assisted airless and HVLP systems. 

Seats are limited so we are reserving spots in advance.  Classes are approximately 1.5 hours long each and will be held at Cloverdale Paint 4884 – 104 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB 

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For information on free disposal of commercial paint at the Nor-Alta Waste and Site Services, please click here.

Nor-Alta Waste and Site Services is in the west end of Edmonton so it may be an added convenience for businesses.

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