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California DTSC Releases Revised Draft Green Chemistry Regulations, ACA Preparing Comments
These drafted regulations are the ninth iteration issued in the past four years. California’s Green Chemistry Initiative seeks to reduce the amount of “toxics” in consumer products, under a regulatory program enacted by law in 2008.
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ACA and Kentucky Paint Council Comment on Air District's Proposed Fee and Permit Regulations
A budget analysis by the district and metropolitan government has determined that fees are no longer covering the cost of the local air program, so the net result of this process is that it will mean additional costs to the regulated community.
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ACA Amicus Supports Challenge of SEC's Conflict Minerals Disclosure Rulemaking in US Court of Appeals (D.C. Circuit)
ACA's amicus brief argues that, in drafting particular provisions in the rule governing, e.g., de minimis uses of conflict mineral derivatives, the SEC failed to apprise itself of the economic consequences of its action, either with respect to U.S. industry or the situation in the Congo.
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Canada Proposes VOC Limits for Consumer Products
ACA is working with the Canadian Paint and Coatings Association to streamline the U.S. and Canadian regulatory framework for consumer products in Canada, and will be participating in a public meeting on the proposed regulations on Feb. 7.
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Reminder: SCAQMD 2013 Rule 1113 Compliance Dates
Many of the California's South Coast Air Quality Management District rule compliance deadlines for Architectural Coatings Rule 1113 take effect for the first time during the calendar year 2013, and must be complied with by Jan.1, 2014.
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BUSINESS NEWS


Chromaflo Technologies Launches New Website
The site integrates all three major brands for the company: Colortrend® for architectural coatings, Chroma-Chem® for industrial coatings, and Plasticolors® for thermoset plastics.
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European Coatings Show and Congress Set for March 2013
Expected to attract over 900 exhibitors from 45 countries, the show has already exceeded the size of the 2011 event, and further growth is anticipated.
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Fitz Chem to Represent Munzing Additives
Beginning March 1, that territory will expand as Fitz Chem represents Munsing in Western New York, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
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NACE International to Host 68th Conference in Orlando as Association Celebrates 70th Anniversary
In addition to offering a wide range of technical and educational resources, public awareness activities and networking opportunities, the conference will serve as a forum for celebrating the milestone 70th anniversary of the association.
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PPG Finalizes Commodity Chemicals Business Separation, Merger with Georgia Gulf
The company formed by uniting Georgia Gulf with PPG's former commodity chemicals business will operate under the Axiall Corporation name, trading on the New York Stock Exchange as AXLL.
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ASSOCIATION & INDUSTRY NEWS


ACA's American Coatings Show and Conference Named one of the 50 Fastest Growing Trade Shows in the United States by Trade Show Executive Magazine
The Fastest Growing 50 — Class of 2012 is selected from over 4,000 shows occurring in the past year.
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Obituary: Albert C. 'Ace' Bean Jr.
Albert C. "Ace" Bean Jr., a force behind coatings maker Tnemec Company, Inc. for nearly seven decades, passed away at age 91 on Jan. 23.
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The 3rd Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2011-2016) is Now Available
The third Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2011–2016), published by the International Paint and Printing Ink Council, is now available for purchase. With new data on Turkey, South Korea and Colombia, the new edition of the report offers in-depth insight into the size, growth rate, market dynamics, competitive movements, and important driving forces within the global paint and coatings industry.
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Job Seekers: Check out the ACA Career Center's New Postings
The ACA Career Center now features a variety of job opportunities geared toward coatings professionals, and enables you to have FREE and confidential resume posting. Among the new positions featured on the Career Center are: Formulating Chemist for Industrial Coatings, Paint Manufacturing Expert/Consultant, and Coating Engineer. Apply for any appropriate positions online and create a password-protected account for managing your job search.
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EVENTS


Registration for the 2013 CoatingsTech Conference is Open!
Geared to the theme, "Leaps and Bounds: Re-energizing the Coatings Industry," ACA's CoatingsTech Conference is scheduled for March 11–13, in Rosemont, Ill., and will offer presentations on a wide range of technical topics. Book your room before Feb. 16 to secure the ACA rate.
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Become a Sponsor Today!
Get the exposure your company deserves by becoming an official sponsor at ACA's 2013 CoatingsTech Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Ill., March 11–13. Sponsorships are available, ranging from $1,500 to $5,000. Sponsor a Continental Breakfast or Reception by contacting Dorothy Brawner at dbrawner@paint.org or 202-462-6272, ext. 267. Many other sponsorship categories are available; don't miss out — call today!
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ACA Complimentary Webinar on the State of the Global Coatings Industry Set for Feb. 27
Sponsored by ACA's International Affairs Committee, the complimentary webinar will take place on Feb. 27 from 1–2 p.m. EST, and will offer an exclusive update on the state of the global coatings industry based on the recently released Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis (2011-2016).
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


January Issue of JCTR Features Award Presentation Papers
Highlights from the January issue of the Journal of Coatings Technology and Research include two of the most recent Mattiello Memorial Lectures.
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Northwestern Society for Coatings Technology to Meet Feb. 12
The Northwestern Society for Coatings Technology will host its next meeting at Tennant's Coatings' Technology Center in Golden Valley, Minn. on Feb. 12. Speaker Tom Bekemeier of Dow Corning will address the "Next Generation Polysiloxane Coatings." Attendance is limited, so register today.
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Cleveland Coatings Society Seeks Abstracts for Sink or Swim 2013
The Cleveland Coatings Society is seeking abstract submissions for its 56th Annual Technology Symposium, "Sink or Swim 2013," to be held June 4–5 at the Holiday Inn in Independence, Ohio. The symposium theme is "Sustainable Innovation in Coatings," and abstracts must be submitted by Feb. 28.
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Registration Now Open for 'Advances in Emulsion Polymerization and Latex Technology'
The Emulsion Polymers Institute at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., will host a one-week short course entitled "Advances in Emulsion Polymerization and Latex Technology," June 3–7.
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