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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS NEWS


EPA Finalizes Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) Rule

The regulations amend the 2008 Definition of Solid Waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and concern the management of hazardous materials sent to recycling.
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President Obama Enacts Tax Extenders

The law retroactively extends a package of expired tax provisions for one year through 2014.
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ACA Urges OSHA to Collaborate with Health Canada on GHS

ACA responded to the agency’s call for input on its proposed Joint Action Plan with Health Canada on cooperation on the adoption and implementation of the Globally Harmonized System on the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).
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ACA Files Amicus Brief in West Virginia v. EPA Before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

In the case, the petitioners (West Virginia, et al.), are challenging a settlement agreement that committed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to propose limits on greenhouse gases from power plants. In its amicus, ACA argues that the rules violate express language in the Clean Air Act that prohibits double regulation of utilities.
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President Signs CFATS Reauthorization Bill

The law reauthorizes the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program for four years.
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Call for Papers: Coatings Regulations & Analytical Methods Conference

ACA is seeking submission of abstracts for its Coatings Regulations & Analytical Methods Conference, to be held May 19-20, 2015, in Cleveland, Ohio. Abstracts should provide the latest information on regulations affecting the coatings industry, testing methods, and new technology related to regulatory guidelines, and must be submitted by Jan. 15, 2015.
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Manufacturing Jobs Continue to Decline as Share of all Employment

Manufacturing employment has recovered to some extent since the beginning of the recovery from the financial crisis of 2008. However, as Figure 1 demonstrates, the relative share of manufacturing employment has continued to decline from the peak of manufacturing employment in the late 1970s, when nearly 20 million Americans held jobs in manufacturing (the peak percentage in manufacturing actually occurred in 1943, during the massive wartime industrial mobilization, when nearly 40% of the population worked in manufacturing).


Figure 1: Manufacturing employment

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ASSOCIATION & INDUSTRY NEWS


Do you Have ACA's 'Mobile Tools' App for iOS? Get it for Free!

What’s best way to access information from ACA and the paint and coatings industry anytime, anywhere — the ACA Mobile Tools app for Apple iOS. This free app allows users to quickly search for industry products and services on the Paint & Coatings Buyer's Guide; keep up with weekly industry news through Coatings Today; stay informed about upcoming ACA events; store and access your ACA member identification information; and easily access ACA's website. ACA Mobile is available by searching for "ACA Mobile Tools" on the iTunes app store.
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ACA Video Highlights Added-Value and Sustainable Nature of Coatings

ACA has released a video, entitled “Coatings Protect, Preserve, Provide,” highlighting the value that coatings add to a vast array of man-made objects, and showing how coatings contribute to sustainability by protecting and preserving the useful life of the things to which they are applied. The video also underscores just how pervasive coatings are in our society.
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Order IPPIC's Global Paint and Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2013-2018) Today

The Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2013–2018), produced by the International Paint and Printing Ink Council, will be published in December. The comprehensive market research report will offer in-depth insight into the size, growth rate, market dynamics, customer and competitive movements, and important trends and driving forces within the global paint and coatings industry.
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BUSINESS NEWS


Hempel Acquires Dutch Manufacturer Schaepman

Hempel has acquired the supplier of specialized industrial, protective, and decorative coatings as one step in its five-year growth strategy.
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Eastman to Expand Ester Alcohol Capacity

Manufacturing capacity for Eastman Texanol™ ester alcohol will be boosted by over 20 percent at the Longview, Texas plant.
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DSM to Sell Euroresins to Cathay Investments

Royal DSM has reached an agreement to sell Euroresins, which distributes products to nine European countries, garnering sales of approximately €90 million.
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Graco Acquires GeoBlaster

With this acquisition, GeoBlaster products will become part of the portfolio of Graco’s applied fluid technologies division.
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BASF Begins Production at New Beadmill in U.K.

The new beadmill will be used to manufacture intermediate pigment pastes in the PVC plastisol production process.
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


Dr. Danny C. Rich to Deliver 2015 Mattiello Lecture at ACA's CoatingsTech Conference

Dr. Danny C. Rich, manager of Sun Chemical Corporation’s Color Research Laboratory, will deliver the Mattiello Memorial Lecture at ACA’s CoatingsTech Conference, March 9-11, 2015, at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, Ky.
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Dr. Rigoberto Advincula to Deliver 2015 Keynote Address at ACA's CoatingsTech Conference

Dr. Rigoberto Advincula, a professor in the Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering at Case Western University, will deliver the keynote address at ACA’s CoatingsTech Conference. The CoatingsTech Conference is the coatings industry's leading technical event.
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Gregg Smith to Deliver 2015 Technical Focus Lecture at ACA's CoatingsTech Conference

Gregg Smith, managing director for Cabot Corporation’s New Business Development and Scouting group, will deliver the Technical Focus Lecture at ACA’s CoatingsTech Conference, March 9-11, 2015, at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, Ky. The CoatingsTech Conference will embrace the theme, “Innovation! Infrastructure! Efficiency!”
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EVENTS


Save the Date: 5th Global Marine Coatings Forum

The International Paint & Printing Ink Council (IPPIC) will hold its 5th Global Marine Coatings Forum April 23-24, 2015 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Keyed to the theme, “Between the Water and the Steel,” presentations will focus on antifouling and corrosion protection coatings, and cover topics including the role and concerns with biocides in marine coatings, robust risk assessment, greenhouse gas reduction, and ballast water treatment.
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