Industry

Census QFR Program Provides Insights into Industry Financial Status

Quarterly Financial Report (QFR) Program data are used as an important component in determining corporate profits for the GDP and National Income estimates. Additionally, the Federal Reserve, the Treasury, and the FTC use QFR data to assess such things as industrial debt structure, liquidity, tax liability, and profitability.

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Eastern Coatings Show Records Another Successful Year

The 2019 Eastern Coatings Show was held at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, NJ on May 13–15. The show had both a record number of booths and record attendance, with 143 tabletop exhibitors and approximately 1,400 attendees. Participants were able to attend the two-day technical conference with three concurrent tracks covering additives, sustainability, industrial, wood […]

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ACA Upholds the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Paints Despite Press Release Issued by Northwestern University

Washington, D.C., May 20, 2019 — Northwestern University recently issued a press release based on the results of a study conducted by researchers at its McCormick School of Engineering (Hu, et al, 2019), titled “Impacts of Indoor Surface Finishes on Bacterial Viability.” Questions have been raised about the scientific statements made in the release, which asserted […]

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New PCR for Resinous Floor Coatings Will Allow for Verifiable Environmental Product Declarations

A Product Category Rule (PCR) for Resinous Floor Coatings is now available for free, and will allow for the publication of verifiable Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). The PCR for Resinous Floor Coatings, conceived and shepherded by ACA, was facilitated by NSF International, a third party developer of public health standards and certification programs.

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