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Maroon Group Acquires Seidler Chemical

September 25, 2017 Business News
Seidler's management team, led by Richard and Martha Seidler, will remain in place and continue to actively manage the business.

Clariant Enters Partnership with Tiangang

September 25, 2017 Business News
To support the growing demand of customers in China, Clariant and Tiangang will jointly manufacture process and light stabilizers and plan to install a new production site in the Cangzhou National Coastal-Port Economy and Technology Development Zone, Hebei province.

ASRC Industrial Services Acquires US Coatings

September 25, 2017 Business News
USC will become a component of AIS’s Construction, Maintenance and Repair (CMR) operating group.

Axalta Partners with National Transportation Center

September 25, 2017 Business News
Axalta is extending its training resources to NTC and positively impacting the future of the transportation industry, the company stated.

ACA Joins Coalition Supporting TSCA Rulemaking Process

September 12, 2017 Industry News
ACA worked with Congress throughout the legislative process to modernize TSCA — which culminated in passage and enactment of The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act — and is very concerned about this challenge to the TSCA rules.

Hurricane Harvey Affects Gasoline Production, Pricing

September 12, 2017 Industry News
EIA reports that as a result of Hurricane Harvey and the decreased supply of petroleum products available to ship, Colonial Pipeline briefly curtailed operations and shipped products intermittently before resuming operations at reduced rates of flow on Sept. 6.

BWM Global Treaty to Halt Invasive Aquatic Species Now in Effect

September 12, 2017 Industry News
The IMO's Ballast Water Management Convention seeks to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species by requiring ships to manage their ballast water to remove, render harmless, or avoid the uptake or discharge of aquatic organisms and pathogens within ballast water and sediments.

SCAQMD Rulemaking for Industrial Adhesives and Sealants Progresses

September 12, 2017 Industry News
Industrial applications of adhesives and sealants are subject to air quality regulations in the states and local air districts in California. There is no national rule for industrial adhesives and sealants. Rule 1168 remains the most stringent regulation for industrial adhesive applications, and it has been embraced by the Green Building community as the "standard" for adhesives and sealants in the construction of new buildings.

AkzoNobel Acquires Disa Technology

September 11, 2017 Business News
According to AkzoNobel, the acquisition strengthens the company’s global leadership position in supplying innovative industrial coatings and aerospace and automotive coatings.

Eastman to Increase CHDM capacity at Kingsport Facility

September 11, 2017 Business News
The series of debottlenecks and expansion projects will occur over the next 18 months and will increase capacity by 15,000 metric tons, the company reported.