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American Painting Contractor (APC) is the official magazine partner of PDCA. Since 1924, APC has delivered practical application advice and business management strategies to professional painters, making it the go-to resource for contractors and manufacturers alike. 


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Ask Bob - PDCA Technical Hotline

Technical hotline for all coatings questions:
877-599-PDCA (7322)

Bob Cusumano is President of Coatings Consultants, Inc. His consulting firm analyzes paint failures, writes project specifications, provides expert witness testimony and teaches seminars to painting contractors. Bob is the former owner of Sun Art Painting Corp. and a former national PDCA President. He was chairman of the PDCA's Cost and Estimating Committee and the principal author of the PDCA Estimating Guide. His firm has a contract with PDCA to manage its Standards program. He writes articles on paint failures and standards for PWC magazine. His education includes a Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Engineering, specializing in corrosion research, both from the University of Florida.