NCA’s Mission

iStock_000012385712SmallThe National Candle Association (NCA), founded in 1974, is the major trade association representing U.S. candle manufacturers and their suppliers.

The mission of the National Candle Association is to serve and represent its candle manufacturing members of the United States of America and their suppliers, and to promote safe products and a healthy environment for the industry.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, NCA has more than 100 candle manufacturers and suppliers as members, and is widely recognized as the leading technical authority on candle manufacturing, science, and safety.