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California DTSC to Open Another Comment Period for Draft Green Chemistry Regulations
The new draft regulations will likely have a 30-day open comment period following their release. More



CPCA Instrumental in Shifting Direction of Paint Stewardship in Ontario
It is hoped that by establishing an Individual Stewardship Plan in Ontario — under a new program operator — there will be greater clarity with respect to governance, as well as more direct input and control over future program plan development. More

Paint Green

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SCAQMD Halts Rule 1107 Amendments
California's South Coast Air Quality Management District has halted the rulemaking development process for amending its Rule 1107 — Coating of Metal Parts and Products. The air district has said that it will hold off on further developing the amendments until it resolves certain occupational exposure concerns related to tertiary butyl acetate (TBAc) and dimethyl carbonate. More



Historic Year for ACA's PaintPAC with Record Success in Key Races Across the Country
Thirty-seven of the 40 candidates supported by PaintPAC during this election cycle won their races. More

New York Proposes Amendments to Industry Product Rules
New York's Department of Environmental Conservation, on Nov. 1, proposed amendments to several rules affecting paint and coatings industry products, including amendments to the state's industrial surface coating rules. More


LANGGUTH - Reliable Labeling Since 1932

For eight decades LANGGUTH has been your global partner for labeling containers produced in your paint and chemical facilities. Our cold glue, hot melt, and pressure sensitive labelers deliver reliable production for tapered, rectangular, F-style, and round containers of all sizes. Rely on LANGGUTH for your next labeler project. MORE
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Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Comex
Sherwin-Williams cites acquisition executed to "grow our architectural paint business." More

BASF to Reconfigure its Organizational Structure
Organizational changes are set to become effective at the start of the new year. More

Troy Announces Major Expansion for Southeast Asia Market
Expanded capabilities will enable Troy to increase logistics, manufacturing, technical services and research and development. More



Wacker Strengthens Presence in Middle and South America
The Munich-based chemical company is extending its existing technical center in São Paulo, Brazil, and creating a new facility in Mexico City, Mexico. More

Whitford Opens New Facility in the UK
New, larger facility significantly increases manufacturing, laboratory and office space. More

ASTM Launches New Professor's Tool Kit
Educational resource contains various informational tools to help instructors promote awareness of standards in the classroom. More


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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LANGGUTH - Reliable Labeling Since 1932

For eight decades LANGGUTH has been your global partner for the labeling of coatings and chemical containers. Our cold glue, hot melt, and pressure sensitive labelers deliver reliable production to tapered, rectangular, and round containers of all sizes. MORE




Reserve Your Copy of the 3rd Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2011-2016)
The third Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2011–2016), published by the International Paint and Printing Ink Council, is available for pre-order. More



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. The Career Center will provide you with a unique opportunity to connect with the industry's leading employers. Among the new positions featured on the Career Center are: Applications Engineer, Sales Manager and Optical Coatings Engineer. More


Your Partner in Global Sourcing

Acme-Hardesty is the largest supplier of castor oil and oleochemical products to the Paint & Coatings Industry. We are committed to excellent service and quality.
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Preval's Touch-up Systems
The Sprayer and vFan Portable Airbrush System fills a void in all of the Coatings Industries from Industrial, Contractor; and Consumer Users. By simply connecting an aerosol can to our Delivery system any Coating user can professionally deliver unadulterated, fine finishes, touch-ups and coatings for small surfaces.
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ACA to Host Seminar on Integrating the Globally Harmonized System
Communication Standard: Integrating the Globally Harmonized System," Nov. 28-29, at the Hilton Baltimore in Md. Jointly sponsored by ACA's Occupational Health and Safety, and Product Stewardship Committees, the seminar will review the sweeping revisions to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Hazard Communication Standard from the perspective of the paint industry. The hotel cut-off date deadline has been extended to Nov. 7. More



Check out ACA's Upcoming VLCs
ACA's popular and informative Virtual Learning Conferences continue this fall with "Smart Coatings for Detection of Early Metal Corrosion and 'Self-Healing' Corrosion Protection," on Nov. 29; "Basic Surface Chemistry, Surfactants, and Wetting Agent Selection for Coatings," on Dec. 6; and "Introduction to Color Theory," on Dec. 13. More



Dr. Dean Webster to Deliver 2013 Mattiello Lecture at ACA's CoatingsTech Conference
Dr. Dean Webster, chair of the Coatings and Polymeric Materials Department at North Dakota State University, will deliver the Mattiello Memorial Lecture at ACA's CoatingsTech Conference, March 11-13, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Ill. More

ACA's 2013 CoatingsTech Conference to be Held March 11-13
Geared to the theme, "Leaps and Bounds: Re-energizing the Coatings Industry," ACA's CoatingsTech Conference is scheduled for March 11–13, 2013, in Rosemont, Ill., and will offer presentations on a wide range of technical topics. More

Waterborne Symposium Celebrates 40 Years; Announces Preliminary Program Schedule
The School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi will host the 40th annual Waterborne Symposium on Feb. 4–8, 2013. To be held at the New Orleans Marriott, the event will include short courses, a three-day symposium, a technology showcase and student poster presentations. More


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