The EO requires that executive branch agencies treat guidance documents as non-binding both in law and in practice, take public input into account when appropriate in formulating guidance documents, and make guidance documents readily available to the public.
ACA Submits Comments to Washington State Department of Ecology on Proposed Amendments to Antifouling Bill
ACA submitted comments to the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) on its proposed legislative draft bill that would amend Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 70.300.020 – Restrictions on Sale and Application of Antifouling Paint Containing Copper.
The U.S. coatings manufacturing base exports a significant portion of its production to Mexico and Canada — approximately $1.85 billion in 2018, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the industry’s exports — and the United States benefits from a consistently strong trade surplus with both countries.
Arkema stated that this increase in capacity is driven by the continued strong growth in the lithium-ion battery market for electric vehicles and it is consistent with their strategy to supply its customers from plants located in the same region.
The transaction includes full ownership and operational control of both latex production facilities at Rheinmunster, as well as site infrastructure and services contracts, and approximately 108 employees who have transferred from Dow to Trinseo.
LCY Elastomers LP Appoints Azelis Americas CASE as Distributor for Globalprene® Thermoplastic Elastomers in the United States
Customers will now have access to LCY’s Globalprene® product line from all Azelis Americas CASE regions and be able to utilize the formulation expertise from Azelis CASE applications labs, the company reported.
The facility, which is currently being upgraded, is expected to host the production of all Axalta’s premium powder product ranges including the Matt (AE30 & SD30), Fine Textured (AE03 & SD03), and Semi-Gloss (AE70 & SD70) collections all designed for architectural applications.
Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) activities for a world-scale manufacturing facility based on this new technology are expected to start by the end of 2019.
FTC hosted a public workshop to further understand consumer perception of “Made in the USA” and other U.S.-origin claims, and to consider whether it can improve its “Made in USA” enforcement program.
The new system is based on an evaluation of the existing criteria and a working group’s recommendations regarding improvements to the existing weighting system. OSHA says it has been running the new weighting system to confirm data integrity.