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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TDMA, ACA Seek Support for Letter Urging EU Commission to Conduct Impact Assessment before Final Classification for Titanium Dioxide – Take Action!

The European proposal for the hazard classification of titanium dioxide will be discussed at a CARACAL meeting on Sept. 18, 2019. ACA urges members to ask the European Commission to conduct an impact assessment before making any final classification decisions on titanium dioxide.

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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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