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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS NEWS


Federal Government Shuts Down
The U.S. government shut down at 12:00 a.m. EST on Oct. 1 for the first time in 17 years. ACA had joined 235 organizations in urging Congress to pass a Continuing Resolution to ensure the uninterrupted funding of the federal government into the next fiscal year and to act expeditiously to raise the nation's debt limit.
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CARB Approves Amendments to the Aerosol Coatings and Consumer Products Regulations
ACA and its Caulks, Sealants and Adhesives and Spray Paint Manufacturers Committees have been very actively engaged with the California Air Resources Board throughout the development of the rulemaking.
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Bill to Curtail Prop 65 Lawsuits Expects Governor's Signature
A bill, intended to curtail lawsuits against companies accused of failing to comply with California's Proposition 65 requirements for posting warnings on potentially harmful chemicals, was passed by the California Assembly on Sept. 11 and is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.
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House Judiciary Committee Passes the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act
The bill would, among other provisions, mandate sanctions for lawyers who file frivolous lawsuits.
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Reminder: Nearing SCAQMD Rule 1113 Compliance Dates
ACA would also like to remind members of the fast-approaching Jan. 1, 2014 compliance deadline for the California South Coast Air Quality Management District's Rule 1113 impacting architectural and industrial maintenance coatings.
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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


Are You a 2014 American Coatings Show Exhibitor?
If you are exhibiting at the 2014 American Coatings Show in Atlanta, Ga., you will want to take advantage of the ACS hotel rates and room block as soon as possible. Right now, these rates are exclusive to ACS exhibitors but, by mid-October, housing will be open to all ACS attendees. Guarantee your stay by registering for housing today.
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Job Seekers: Check out the ACA Career Center's New Postings
Check out the ACA Career Center for the latest job opportunities for coatings professionals. ACA's Career Center enables FREE and confidential resume posting. Apply for any appropriate positions online and create a password-protected account for managing your job search.
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  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
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.

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Emerald’s VERDIS™ Dispersions - the newest technology for environmentally-friendly in-plant dispersions – 0-VOC, formaldehyde-free APE-free. Full palette of dispersions compatible with a wide range of resins, vehicles and additives. Bright & consistent - excellent batch-to-batch consistency, tinctoral strength. Excellent stability - in-package, resistance to bacterial growth, freeze-thaw.

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BUSINESS NEWS


AkzoNobel to Invest €50 Million in Western China
The plants will be located in Chengdu, with a powder coatings facility to open in 2014 and a decorative paints site slated for 2015.
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Dow Adds Polyol Facility in Thailand and Increases Polyol Capacity in Texas
Dow Polyurethanes will add a polyether polyols facility in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, as well as increase its polyol and copolymer capacity in Freeport, Texas.
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Clariant Oil and Mining Services Opens Global Headquarters in Houston
The headquarters will comprise the global Oil Services Center of Excellence, a regional mining technology center, and a customer and employee training facility.
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Register Today for ACA's Coating Wood and Wood Composites Conference
ACA invites attendees to its ACSeries: Coating Wood & Wood Composites Conference, to be held Oct. 29-30, 2013 at the Omni Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. This one and one half-day conference will provide insight into wood substrates, product performance, and sustainability in the wood coatings market.

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OSHA Publishes Notice of Proposed Rule for Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica
The focus of the rule is on worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica, but establishes a new permissible exposure limit (PEL) of 50 micrograms per cubic meter for both general industry and construction worksites.

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ACA-Supported California AB 425, Antifouling Paint Registration and Mitigation, Clears Assembly; Sent to Governor for Signature
The amended bill will require that the California Department of Pesticide Regulation determine, no later than Feb. 1, 2014, a leach rate for copper-based antifouling paint used on recreational vessels and make recommendations for appropriate mitigation measures that may be implemented to address the protection of aquatic environments from the effects of exposure to that paint.

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Huntsman to Acquire Rockwood's Performance Additives and Titanium Dioxide Businesses
Huntsman will pay $1.1 billion for Rockwood's Performance Additives and TiO2 businesses, which includes the manufacture and supply of sulphate process TiO2, synthetic iron-oxide and other organic pigments, timber treatment products, and specialty automotive materials.
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Axalta Coating Systems Makes Cromax® New Name for DuPont Refinish
The Cromax family of brands includes, unchanged, all product lines that are currently part of the DuPont Refinish line, such as Cromax® Pro, Chroma Premier®, ChromaBase®, and Centari®.
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EVENTS


ACA's Fall Virtual Learning Conferences Line-Up
ACA is pleased to announce its Fall Virtual Learning Conference (VLC) line-up. Green Building Standards and AIM Update featuring ACA's David Darling and Tim Serie on Oct. 3; Nanosizing and Nanocomposites in Coatings, featuring Lubrizol's Alex Lubnin on Oct. 10; Novel Urethane Polyols for High Performance Coatings, featuring King Industries' Ravi Ravichandran on Oct. 24; and An Overview of Domestic & International Marine Coatings Regulations, featuring ACA's Marie Hobson and John Hopewell on Nov. 7. Don't delay, register now!
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Register Today for ACA's Coating Wood and Wood Composites Conference
ACA invites attendees to its ACSeries: Coating Wood & Wood Composites Conference, to be held Oct. 29-30, 2013 at the Omni Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. This one and one half-day conference will provide insight into wood substrates, product performance, and sustainability in the wood coatings market.
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