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ACA Testifies at SCAQMD Workshop on Proposed Amendments to Rule 1168 for Adhesives and Sealants
ACA is seeking input from its caulk, sealant, and adhesive manufacturers in order to submit comments to the South Coast Air Quality Management District's next comment deadline of Jan. 16 deadline.
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New York Court of Appeals Decision in Caronia v. Philip Morris Supports Tenets of ACA's Amicus Brief
The New York Court of Appeals handed down a 4-2 decision in favor of Phillip Morris in a medical monitoring case in which ACA submitted an amicus brief urging the court to reject such class actions under state law.
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General Duty Clarification Act Introduced in the Senate
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) has introduced legislation, the General Duty Clarification Act of 2013, which would bar the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating chemical facility security under the Clean Air Act's general duty clause to mandate installation of inherently safer technologies at chemical facilities.
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ACA Offers Members Free Labeling Guide Supplement, Webinars, and Seminars; First Webinar Scheduled for Jan. 29
ACA published its Advance Supplement to the 6th Edition of the Labeling Guide, which is available to ACA members for free download. To guide its members through the Advance Supplement, ACA will be offering complimentary webinars and seminars over the next few months.
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ACA Participates in TSC Development of Sustainability Measures for Paint
The Sustainability Consortium relies on a multi-stakeholder process to develop sustainability profiles for different product types and creates measurement tools and resources based on this product sustainability profile.
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We Brighten Lives

The Shepherd Color Company, one of the world's leading producers of high-performance Complex Inorganic Color Pigments (CICP's) has a wide range of colors available and used in the coatings industry.
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ASSOCIATION & INDUSTRY NEWS


Visit the American Coatings Shop for Easy Access to Coatings Information
The American Coatings Association and Vincentz Network have published a series of books that provide information on a wide array of coatings-related topics. These books will be available at the 2014 American Coatings Show and Conference, April 7-10, but there's no need to wait. Visit the online American Coatings Shop for available titles.
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Register Today for the American Coatings Show
Make your plans to attend the 2014 American Coatings Show (ACS) with easy online registration. The ACS, which will take place April 8-10, in Atlanta, Ga., has a reputation for being the must-attend event for professionals in the coatings industry. With an impressive list of exhibitors featuring their latest products, product presentations, and countless opportunities for networking, you won't want to miss this opportunity.
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Don't Miss ACA's Coatings for Concrete Conference on Jan. 20, 2014
ACA invites you to attend its Coatings for Concrete Conference on Jan. 20, 2014 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. This unique one-day conference, held in conjunction with the World of Concrete Show, will cover innovative research on formulating, manufacturing, and alternative uses for coatings for concrete.
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BUSINESS NEWS


PPG Aerospace Expands Operations in Japan
PPG Industries has added warehouse space at a new site in Miyoshi Kurozasa Industrial Park.
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Michelman and Maruyoshi Chemical Embark on Joint Venture
The joint venture, named Maruyoshi Michelman Co. Ltd., will be based in Gifu, Japan.
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AkzoNobel Signs TfS Initiative to Improve Sustainability Practices
AkzoNobel has joined the six existing members of the Together for Sustainability (TfS) initiative, which develops and implements a global audit program regarding sustainability practices.
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Don't Miss ACA's Coatings for Concrete Conference on Jan. 20, 2014
ACA invites you to attend its Coatings for Concrete Conference on Jan. 20, 2014 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

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EPA to Require Electronic Reporting of Data under TSCA
The final rule is effective as of March 4, 2014.

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CPS Color Combines with Chromaflo Technologies
The combined companies will operate under the name of Chromaflo Technologies and will be headquartered in Ashtabula, Ohio.

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EVOQUE™ Pre-Composite Polymer Wins EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
The ninth such award for Dow and its affiliates, this Challenge Award went to EVOQUE™ Pre-Composite Polymer Technology for incorporating the principles of green chemistry.
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Gautavik International Named as Distributor for Gelest in India
Gautavik International of Mumbai will distribute Gelest's complete line of silane, metal-organic, and silicone products.
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


Dr. John Hook to Deliver Mattiello Lecture at the 2014 American Coatings Conference
Dr. John Hook, retired senior research fellow at Dow Coatings Materials (formerly Rohm & Haas), will deliver the Mattiello Memorial Lecture at the American Coatings Conference (ACC), April 7-9, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. The ACC, industry's leading industry scientific symposium, will be held in conjunction with the American Coatings Show, which will take place April 8-10.
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