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ACA Submits Comments to SCAQMD on Proposed Amendments to Rule 1168 for Adhesives and Sealants
ACA urged SCAQMD to harmonize its rule with the standards and provisions of the Ozone Transport Commission's (OTC) Model Rule for industrial adhesives and sealants, which ACA was actively engaged in to ensure that these model rules provided consistent and reasonable standards for all consumer and industrial products.
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GSA Expands Recommendation for Green Building Certification Systems to Include Green Globes
GSA announced that federal agencies should use either the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) 2009 or the Green Building Initiative's (GBI) Green Globes 2010 green building certification system. Prior to the announcement, LEED had been the only green building certification system recommended by GSA.
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ACA Addresses Concerns about European Commission's Proposed Conflict Minerals Initiative to U.S. Secretaries of State and Commerce
ACA joined the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and 27 other trade associations representing U.S. manufactures in a letter expressing concern with a proposed conflict minerals initiative under consideration by the European Commission.
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Federal Government Schedules 'Listening Sessions' on Chemical Safety and Security
The federal government will hold several "listening sessions" over the next three months to address implementation of President Obama's Executive Order (EO) 13650, "Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security."
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Reminder: Nearing SCAQMD Rule 1113 Compliance Dates
ACA would 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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ACA Members, Enter Your Company Data for an ACA Safety Award
Submissions for ACA's 2013 Safety Awards Program are being accepted through Nov. 8 via its 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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Registration for the American Coatings Show is Now Open
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. Register on the ACS website, where you'll find information on various aspects of the American Coatings Show and Conference.
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BUSINESS NEWS


NP-USA to Sell Seibert Powder Coatings Division
Protech plans to continue to manufacture powder paint at the Cleveland facility and to offer employment to the majority of Seibert Powder Coatings' current employees.
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Croda Begins $2.3 Million Solar Installation in Delaware
The New Castle facility will generate approximately five percent of its electricity from solar power.
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Archway Sales Announced as Distributor for Momentive Performance Materials
Archway will distribute Momentive's urethane additives product line throughout the United States.
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ACA Members, Enter Your Company Data for an ACA Safety Award
Submissions for ACA's 2013 Safety Awards Program are being accepted through Nov. 8 via its 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.

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California PaintCare® Program: A Successful First Year
In the first year, PaintCare established 495 paint drop-off sites; collected and processed 632,652 gallons of paint — 96 percent of which was recycled back into paint or used for another beneficial purpose; and recycled 363 tons of plastic and metal paint cans.

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Registration for the American Coatings Show is Now Open
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.

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Huntsman Wins Technology Award for IR Pigments
The company won the 2013 Plastics Industry Award in London for its Altiris® infrared reflecting pigment.
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AkzoNobel Opens New Research Center in the Netherlands
The new Sassenheim center will focus on research into decorative paints, wood adhesives, and pre-deco products.
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EVENTS


Don't Miss ACA's Fall VLC: An Overview of Domestic & International Marine Coatings Regulations
Register today for ACA's Nov. 7 Virtual Learning Conference: An Overview of Domestic & International Marine Coatings Regulations, featuring ACA's Marie Hobson and John Hopewell.
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