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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS NEWS


California Governor Signs into Law "Made in the USA" Bill

The bill amends the current California “Made in the USA” requirements to afford marketers additional flexibility to make “Made in USA” or “Made in America” claims.
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ACA Urges to Congress to Pass Tax Extenders Package

The legislative package revives and extends through 2016 a number of tax provisions, including the R&D credit, bonus depreciation, enhanced Section 179 expensing, deferral for active financing, the section 954(c)(6) “look-through” rule — which allows U.S.-based companies to redeploy their active foreign earnings outside the United States without subjecting the earnings to current U.S. taxation — and 50 percent bonus depreciation.
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ACA Responds to Texas Commission Study on Recycling Citing PaintCare® Program Achievements

ACA’s interest in the study stems from its leadership in the post-consumer paint arena. Committed to finding a viable solution to this issue, ACA created PaintCare®, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, in order to implement paint recycling programs in interested states on behalf of architectural paint manufacturers
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Waters of the U.S. Rule Blocked for 13 States

The states that requested a temporary injunction against the rule were Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.
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OEHHA Releases Modified Draft of Proposed Lead Agency Website Regulation under Prop 65

Prop 65 prohibits a person in the course of doing business from knowingly or intentionally exposing any individual to a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity without first giving “clear and reasonable” warning to the individual.
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EVENTS


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Director of Health Canada to Speak at ACA Seminar on Managing Hazard Communication & Chemicals Regulation; Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration Discounts Today!

Daniel Wolfish, director of Health Canada, has joined the speaker line-up for ACA’s upcoming seminar on Managing Hazard Communication and Chemicals Regulation in the North American and European Marketplace. The seminar, which will be held Nov. 9-10, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in New Orleans, La., is designed to help professionals in the paint and coatings industry succeed in addressing product compliance in North America and the European Union. Early bird pricing for this event is good through Sept. 30, 2015.
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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS


IPPIC Welcomes NZPMA as its Newest Member

The New Zealand is the leading body representing manufacturers and suppliers of paint, inks, resins and adhesives in the New Zealand market place and at the government level, addressing industry issues and providing training to industry professionals.
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IPPIC to Serve on Lead Paint Alliance Advisory Group

The Lead Paint Alliance is seeking to implement a two year “action plan” aimed at engaging national governments to enact restrictions on the use of lead in residential and decorative paint.
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ASSOCIATION & INDUSTRY NEWS


ACA Industry Market Analysis, 9th Edition (2014-2019) Now Available!

ACA’s indispensable guide to the coatings industry — the ACA Industry Market Analysis, 9th Edition (2014-2019) — is now available. The incomparable market study, prepared by the ChemQuest Group, includes authoritative figures for value and volume of each coatings segment, and projects 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. Stay ahead of the curve with your business planning, and order the study today!
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


Call for Papers: ACA's Coatings for Concrete Conference

ACA is seeking submission of abstracts for its Coatings for Concrete Conference to be held Feb. 1, 2016 at Bally's Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nev., conducted concurrently with the World of Concrete. Abstracts should provide the latest information on practical solutions for concrete coatings use, development, and formulation, and must be submitted by Sept. 28, 2015.
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ACA Seeks Nominations for its 2016 Mattiello Memorial Lecture Award

The lecture and award will be presented at the American Coatings Conference, April 11-13, 2016 in Indianapolis, Ind. Nominations must be received by Oct. 5, 2015.
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Call for Papers: American Coatings Conference 2016

The American Coatings Association, in partnership with Vincentz Network (VN), is issuing a call for papers to be presented at the American Coatings Conference 2016. This major technology forum for the coatings industry will take place April 11-13, 2016 in Indianapolis, Ind., and is held in conjunction with the American Coatings Show. Innovative companies, as well as academic, governmental, and research institutes, are invited to submit abstracts detailing high-level technical contributions that highlight advancements important to coatings, as well as printing inks, adhesives, and sealants.
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BUSINESS NEWS


Henrik Andersen, Group COO of ISS A/S, to Succeed Pierre-Yves Jullien as CEO of Hempel A/S

The transition will occur by March 1, 2016.
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  Specialty Chemicals and Coatings

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Axalta Coating Systems Will Locate New Global Innovation Center at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia

The 175,000 square foot facility will be home to Axalta’s global research, product development, and technology initiatives and partner with the company’s other technology centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
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Ferro to Acquire Egyptian Tile Coatings Manufacturer Al Salomi

Al Salomi manufactures frits and glazes for the Middle East and North Africa markets.
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Former Bayer MaterialScience Now Officially Operating as Covestro

The company is now legally and economically independent, but will remain a 100 percent subsidiary of Bayer AG.
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Micro Powders Appoints McCullough as Sales Agent in Southwest

McCullough will represent MPI in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.
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Evonik Jayhawk and Dixie Chemicals Collaborate on Epoxy Thermal Curatives

A portfolio of products will be available from Dixie in early 2016.
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