OSHA urges employers who have not already done so to submit their 2018 OSHA Form 300A (Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses). Establishments with 250 or more employees that are required to keep OSHA injury and illness records, AND establishments with 20 to 249 employees in certain industries must submit Form 300A.
The technical center in Bengaluru adjoins a WACKER ACADEMY training center, the purpose of which is to intensify knowledge transfer in the local market, according to the company.
The newly acquired colorant dispersion division includes pigment dispersions and colorant technologies for decorative paint point of sale, in-plant systems, industrial coatings, and other applications that will be integrated into Chromaflo’s recently built plant in Johannesburg.
The company added that this collective approach allows RCNA to quickly understand and react to changing market dynamics while leveraging the strengths of the legacy channels across the company.
According to Venator, this will primarily affect the markets for Adhesives, Coatings & Inks, Elastomers, Lubricants, and Plastics.
Scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2020, PPG stated that the ASC will accommodate increased demand for aerospace sealants and coatings, chemical management services, and the packaging of third-party products.
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.
ACA’s members own and operate paint, coatings, resin, and chemical manufacturing facilities that are potentially subject to the CFATS provisions.
As many business news headlines noted, the economy’s growth rate declined to 2.1% from the first quarter’s 3.1%, although the reported 2.1% was higher than most forecasts predicted. The Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow prediction, based on a dynamic model developed by the bank, was 1.3%.
Nouryon Acquires Zhejiang Friend Chemical Co. The company will also evaluate opportunities to expand operations at Jiaxing, according to Landfors.