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NAPA Partners

NAPA believes that by working with industry, academia, and the government we can develop effective solutions to industry challenges and provide long term benefits to the driving public. 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.


State Asphalt Pavement Associations

The State Asphalt Pavement Associations, organizations independent from NAPA, represent the asphalt pavement industry in 40 states with programs including technology transfer, education, and training.

State Associations

Asphalt Institute

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


American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

AASHTO works to educate the public and key 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 relationships with ARTBA results in win-win situations 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, the National Asphalt Pavement Association, and the State Asphalt Pavement Associations.  The Alliance's mission is to establish asphalt pavement as the preferred choice for quality, performance, and the environment. The APA will accomplish this through research, technology transfer, engineering, education, and innovation.  


Association of Equipment Manufacturers

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


Federal Highway Administration

Bringing industry to the table and working with the Federal Highway Administration to provide the latest research in the areas of research and education in materials, design, construction, and safety.


Highway Materials Group

Partnering to increase your voice, the Highway Materials Group is a coalition of industry leaders who advocate for enhanced funding of our roadways.


Transportation Construction Coalition

A partnership of 32 national associations and construction unions representing hundreds of thousands of individuals with interest in federal transportation programs.


Looking for your State Association?

The State Asphalt Pavement Associations represent the asphalt pavement industry in 39 states with programs of technology transfer, education, and training.

State Associations