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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS NEWS


Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Approves TSCA Reform Bill with Amendments

ACA believes that S. 697 is a pragmatic compromise that balances the interests of multiple stakeholders while making significant improvements to chemicals management and facilitating a more cohesive federal approach to chemical regulation.
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Congressman Peter Roskam Visits True Value Manufacturing Site in Cary, IL

U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, (IL-6th District) toured True Value Manufacturing, an ACA member company, learning about it and the paint industry in general, along with its positions on current federal legislative proposals, including tax and trade issues, and reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
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Update: AIM Coatings VOC Regulatory Activity in California and the Northeast

ACA’s AIM VOC Committee tracks and provides comments on federal, state, and local AIM VOC regulations.
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Federal Permitting Improvement Act of 2015 Passes Senate Committee, Supported by ACA

ACA signed onto a multi-industry letter of support for the bill signed by a coalition of more than 300 groups, sent to members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
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ACA Submits Comments to EPA in Response to Proposed Significant New Use Rule for Consumer Uses of TDIs

ACA submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the agency’s proposed significant new use rule (SNUR) for 2,4-toluene diisocyanate, 2,6-toluene diisocyanate, toluene diisocyanate unspecified isomers (TDI), and related compounds.
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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS


International Affairs Update

This International Affairs Update focuses on the IPPIC Global Marine Coatings Forum, Canada’s proposal to amend its VOC List, GHS, and Hazardous Products Regulation implementation in Canada, and international transport regulatory activity.
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EVENTS


Register On-site for ACA's Coatings Regulations & Analytical Methods Conference!

ACA will be accepting on-site registrations at its Coatings Regulations & Analytical Methods Conference, May 19-20 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference will cover the latest regulations affecting the coatings industry, testing methods, and new technology germane to regulatory guidelines.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  New! AC 2403 DTM Multiphase Emulsion

Alberdingk Boley is a global manufacturer of waterborne emulsions, polyurethane dispersions, water base UV curable dispersions, castor oil and modified polyols as well as linseed oils. Our water-based emulsions and dispersions are designed for coatings over a variety of substrates – Wood, Concrete, Plastic, Metal, Textiles, Leather and Paper. Visit www.AlberdingkUSA.com for further information.
 


Save the Date: 2015 Chemical Sector Security Summit July 21-23 in Alexandria, VA

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council will hold the annual Chemical Sector Security Summit July 21-23 in Alexandria, Va. The summit provides a forum for key government and industry stakeholders with a shared mission and vision to enhance the nation’s chemical security.
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  Unique defoamer technology for floor coatings.

Patcham has developed a unique defoamer/deareator technology to overcome, processing and application micro foam, in high build clear and pigmented epoxy and polyurethane coatings. MORE
 


ASSOCIATION & INDUSTRY NEWS


Deadline Extended: ACA Members, Enter Your Company Data for an ACA Safety Award

Submissions for ACA's 2015 Safety Awards Program are now being accepted through May 30 via a Web-based electronic entry form. The awards will be presented for safety performance on a plant's eligibility. Note: This program is for ACA members only. To access the Safety Awards program information and forms, please use your username and password.
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  FEATURED COMPANIES
Committed to your Coatings Success!

Solvay Novecare is a leading global supplier of innovative and sustainable specialty additives for emulsion polymers, paints, coatings, ink and adhesive applications.
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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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2015 ACA Company Performance Survey is Open

This survey of coatings manufacturers was developed by ACA's Management Information Committee to provide ACA member participants with a meaningful report card to determine how they are faring in relation to their peer competitors. The deadline for member submissions is June 1, 2015.
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Pre-order the ACA Industry Market Analysis, 9th Edition (2014-2019)

ACA’s indispensable guide to the coatings industry — the ACA Industry Market Analysis, 9th Edition (2014-2019) — is now available for pre-ordering. The incomparable market study, prepared by the ChemQuest Group, will be available in July and will include authoritative figures for value and volume of each coatings segment, and a project growth rates and forecasts for the industry through 2019. This value-added feature is intended to address the absence of the detailed industry figures previously provided by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Industrial Reports on the industry, which were discontinued after 2010.
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  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Cargill Industrial Oils & Lubricants

Cargill improves performance on Film Hardness, MEK Double Rubs, Scrub Resistance, Freeze-Thaw Stability & more! Contact us TODAY to begin using a product that can improve film properties & decrease formulated cost.

800-842-3631 or visit: cargill.com/industrial-oils
OMNOVA Waterborne DTM Corrosion Protection

Featuring OMNOVA Solutions’ proprietary Hydrophobic Dispersion Technology, Pliotec® HDT-12 resin has very low water permeability to protect metal surfaces from the elements. In the ASTM B117 test, waterborne DTM formulated with Pliotec HDT 12 (A) protects metal better than national brands, including the one shown above (B). Visit our info page for literature and samples.
Specialty Chemicals and Coatings

Quest Specialty Chemicals, a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals and coatings, provides an advanced line of products and services that enable repair, restoration, and preservation of the assets of our customers. We provide branded solutions in the construction, industrial, and automotive markets as well as private-labeled solutions. Learn more at quest-sc.com.


BUSINESS NEWS


AkzoNobel Completes Divestment of Paper Chemicals Business

AkzoNobel has finalized the €153 million divestment of its global paper chemicals business to Kemira, a deal announced in July 2014.
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Croda Breaks Ground for U.S. Plant to Produce Non-Ionic Surfactants

The $170 million plant in New Castle, Del., is intended to enable production of sustainable non-ionic surfactants.
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Ferro to Acquire Inorganic Pigments Manufacturer Nubiola

Ferro Corporation will acquire the equity of Barcelona-based Nubiola Pigmentos for €146 million.
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  FEATURED COMPANIES
Chemistry for sustainable performance
Whatever your goal - low or zero-VOC products, APEO-free or formaldehyde-free materials, low energy curing, replacement of heavy metal pigments, latex with minimal environmental impact - BASF wants to put you in the driver's seat. MORE
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BASF Names Wayne T. Smith New Chairman and CEO

In addition to becoming the new chairman and CEO, Wayne T. Smith will have global responsibility for the catalysts, coatings, and performance materials divisions of BASF Corporation.
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Michelman India Business and Technology Centre Opens

Michelman India has opened a business center and laboratory, as well as adding a team of sales, technical service, and business operations personnel.
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


May JCTR Features Reviews on Marine Coatings, Wood Coatings, and Biomedical Applications

The issue presents 17 articles, and ACA members can access and download articles via the association’s website.
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Heather Benjamin, Associate Editor, 202.719.3702

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