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ACA Submits Comments to EPA on Proposed Amendments to Significant New Use Rules under TSCA

December 6, 2016 Industry News
EPA is seeking alignment of the SNURs with revisions to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS).

EPA to Publish Final Formaldehyde Emissions Rule

December 6, 2016 Industry News
EPA's final rule limits formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products and establishes a process by which companies will use third parties to certify compliance with the formaldehyde emission standards.

U.S. Plays Strong Hand in Coatings International Trade

December 6, 2016 Industry News
The United States maintains a positive trade position in both waterborne and solvent-borne coatings.

D.C.’s Highest Court Adopts Daubert Standard

December 6, 2016 Industry News
The Daubert standard requires not only that an expert use reliable scientific principles and methods, but also that those principles and methods be properly applied to the particular facts of each case.

CoatingsTech Honored for New Design and Mobile App

December 6, 2016 Industry News
The Folio: Ozzie Awards recently announced that ACA’s flagship publication, CoatingsTech, has been recognized with two prestigious awards.

Pacific Coast Chemicals Sells to Ravago

December 5, 2016 Business News
The business will remain as Pacific Coast Chemicals with no interruption to supplying products to their customers, the companies stated.

Jotun Paints Inaugurates Factory in Rusayl Industrial Estate

December 5, 2016 Business News
The facility is built over an area of 60,000 square meters with a production capacity of 50 million liters of paint per year. It also is reportedly equipped to fulfill market needs for the next 15 to 20 years.

Stahl Acquires Eagle Performance Products

December 5, 2016 Business News
According to Stahl, the acquisition of Eagle’s business adds technology and product diversification to Stahl’s product portfolio of process chemicals for leather products, performance coatings, and polymer dispersions.

Element Materials Opens Coatings Center of Technical Excellence

December 5, 2016 Business News
The facility aims to deliver enhanced services for the Oil & Gas and power generation sectors, the company stated.