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NAPA Partners

By working with industry, academia, and the government, NAPA develops effective solutions to industry challenges and provides long-term public benefit. To accomplish our vision of a sustainable transportation network with enhanced mobility for all, we partner with other transportation industry leaders to accomplish our common goals.

NAPA Partners

National Center for Asphalt Technology

The NAPA Research and Education Foundation (NAPAREF) helped establish the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University in Alabama as a focal point for asphalt research and technology. The NCAT test track and laboratory make NCAT the industry's premiere research facility. NCAT also offers professor training to ensure that the latest information is offered in university courses across the country and abroad.

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State Asphalt Pavement Associations

The state asphalt pavement associations (SAPAs)—organizations that are independent from NAPA—represent the asphalt pavement industry in certain states with programs in technology transfer, education, and training. The State Asphalt Pavement Associations (SAPA Inc.) provides national leadership through its members and national officers. Visit SAPA Inc. to find your state or contact national officers.

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Asphalt Institute

The Asphalt Institute is the international trade association of petroleum asphalt producers, manufacturers, and affiliated businesses.

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American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

AASHTO works to educate the public and decision-makers about the critical role that transportation plays in securing a good quality of life and sound economy for our nation. 


American Road & Transportation Builders Association

NAPA’s relationship with ARTBA results in shared wins by combining resources and knowledge in the areas of advocacy and education.


Asphalt Pavement Alliance

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) is a coalition of the Asphalt Institute, NAPA, and the State Asphalt Pavement Associations. The APA's mission is to establish asphalt pavement as the preferred pavement choice for quality, performance, and the environment.

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers

AEM and NAPA partner to bring World of Asphalt to the transportation construction industry. We also work together on advocacy initiatives. 

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Federal Highway Administration

NAPA works with FHWA to provide the latest in research and education in materials, design, construction, and safety.

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Highway Materials Group

HMG is a coalition of industry leaders advocating for enhanced funding of our roadways.

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Transportation Construction Coalition

TCC is a partnership of 32 national associations – including NAPA – and construction unions representing hundreds of thousands of individuals with interest in federal transportation programs.

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Looking for your State Association?

The State Asphalt Pavement Associations represent the asphalt pavement industry at the state level with programs in technology transfer, education, and training.

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