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EPA Releases List of Substances Reported under TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Rule
EPA Releases List of Substances Reported under TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Rule
The Toxic Substances Act (TSCA) requires EPA to designate certain substances as either "active" or "inactive" in U.S. commerce.
EPA Releases List of 51 Parts of Country that Fall Short of Ozone Standards
EPA Releases List of 51 Parts of Country that Fall Short of Ozone Standards
In October 2015, EPA lowered both the primary (health-based) and secondary (welfare-based) NAAQS for ozone from the 2008-set 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 70 ppb, even though the higher 75 ppb standard was never fully implemented across the country.
ACA's Steve Sides Among CPCA Honorees at CPCA 105th Annual Conference
ACA's Steve Sides Among CPCA Honorees at CPCA 105th Annual Conference
CPCA's Industry Achievement Award is presented to individuals or an organization that has demonstrated exceptional achievement in advancing the interests of the industry and the association's objectives.
Axalta Expands Industrial Wood Manufacturing Capability
Axalta Expands Industrial Wood Manufacturing Capability
The Northern Stacks complex will add more than three million gallons of capacity to support increasing customer demand throughout the Midwest. Upon opening, Axalta stated that it will immediately dedicate 20,000 square feet to production space for wood...
In Time of Low Overall Unemployment, State Level Data Shows Significant Variance
In Time of Low Overall Unemployment, State Level Data Shows Significant Variance
The coatings industry is concentrated in states such as Ohio and Illinois, for example, where unemployment is currently higher than average; both states show 4.7 percent unemployment rates as of Q1 2018.
ACA's Paint Councils Focus on Issues at the State Level
ACA's Paint Councils Focus on Issues at the State Level
ACA's Government Affairs division oversees a network of Paint Councils - grassroots groups representing the association in its efforts to promote the interests of the paint and coatings industry at the state level.
Compliance Date for Amended Prop 65 "Clear and Reasonable Warnings" is August 29
Compliance Date for Amended Prop 65 "Clear and Reasonable Warnings" is August 29
Under Prop. 65, individuals must provide warnings prior to exposure to a chemical identified by the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm.
Maroon Group Acquires J. Tech Sales
Maroon Group Acquires J. Tech Sales
J. Tech's management team, led by Jeff Tannenbaum and Barry Tannenbaum, will remain in place and continue to actively manage the business as an operating vertical within Maroon Group, the companies reported.
AkzoNobel Seals Two-year Intersleek Supply Deal with Nakilat
AkzoNobel Seals Two-year Intersleek Supply Deal with Nakilat
The new agreement means that by the end of 2018, more than 640,000 liters of Intersleek 1100SR will have been applied to 108 of Nakilat's LNG vessels across the globe, according to the company.
Dow Inaugurates New Coating Materials Plant in Western China
Dow Inaugurates New Coating Materials Plant in Western China
The plant is Dow's first manufacturing site in western China and, and according to Dow, is evidence of company's firm commitment to explore China's emerging western inland markets, as well as its support of the Belt and Road initiative of the Chinese g...