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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS NEWS


ACA Submits Comments on PHMSA's Proposed "Reverse Logistics" Rulemaking

Reverse logistics is a very significant issue for the paint and coatings industry in light of the current emphasis on hazardous waste collection activities, extended producer responsibility, and ACA’s PaintCare® program.
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PaintCare® Bill Passes D.C. City Council

Once signed by the mayor, the measure will be sent to Congress for approval before it becomes effective.
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  Paint Green

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ACA Urges Congress to Act on Tax Extenders

ACA and more than 500 other organizations exhorted Congress to act in the Lame Duck session “to extend seamlessly, enhance, or make permanent the expired and expiring tax provisions,” arguing that these tax provisions are critically important to U.S. jobs and the broader economy.
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ACA Asks EPA to Withdraw its "Waters of the U.S." Proposal

ACA believes that the proposed rule further complicates Clean Water Act jurisdiction with new, vague terms, expands far outside the scope established by Congress, compromises state authority, and could have profound and costly impacts on facilities regulated under federal permits.
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Key Indicators of Inflation Are Available on ACA Website

The ACA Paint Materials Index, along with the Prepared Paint PPI data, are available to ACA members who have logged in under their ACA username and password.
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ASSOCIATION & INDUSTRY NEWS


Order IPPIC's Global Paint and Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2013-2018) Today

The Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2013–2018), produced by the International Paint and Printing Ink Council, will be published in December. The comprehensive market research report will offer in-depth insight into the size, growth rate, market dynamics, customer and competitive movements, and important trends and driving forces within the global paint and coatings industry.
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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.

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ACA Video Highlights Added-Value and Sustainable Nature of Coatings

ACA has released a video, entitled “Coatings Protect, Preserve, Provide,” highlighting the value that coatings add to a vast array of man-made objects, and showing how coatings contribute to sustainability by protecting and preserving the useful life of the things to which they are applied. The video also underscores just how pervasive coatings are in our society.
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Do you Have ACA's 'Mobile Tools' App for iOS? Get it for Free!

What’s best way to access information from ACA and the paint and coatings industry anytime, anywhere — the ACA Mobile Tools app for Apple iOS. This free app allows users to quickly search for industry products and services on the Paint & Coatings Buyer's Guide; keep up with weekly industry news through Coatings Today; stay informed about upcoming ACA events; store and access your ACA member identification information; and easily access ACA's website. ACA Mobile is available by searching for "ACA Mobile Tools" on the iTunes app store.
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  FEATURED COMPANIES
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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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


BUSINESS NEWS


Axalta Coating Systems Begins Construction on Dual Refinish/Powder Training Center in Texas

The 18,000-square-foot facility will open in summer 2015, adjacent to the company’s Houston powder coating manufacturing plant.
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DuPont Titanium Technologies TiO2 Facility to Open in 2016

The expansion in Altamira, Mexico, will heighten production efficiency and allow DuPont to adjust output in response to variations in global demand
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  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Cargill Industrial Oils & Lubricants


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Superior Waterborne DTM Corrosion Protection

Featuring OMNOVA’s proprietary Hydrophobic Dispersion Technology, Pliotec® HDT-12 resin has very low water permeability characteristics to protect metal surfaces from the elements. This latex resin permits formulation of DTM paints with excellent UV aging and can withstand sustained periods of salt spray without anti-corrosive pigment. Email Eric.Noggle@OMNOVA.com for 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.


Evonik Industries' Singapore Methionine Complex Comes on Stream

The €500 million complex represents the largest single investment the company has made.
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BASF and Hemmelrath Technologies Create Development Partnership

The two entities will combine technologies to develop future-oriented concepts of pigment technology.
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  FEATURED COMPANIES
Not all Chemicals Are Created Equal™

Myriant’s bio-succinic acid enables our customers to improve the sustainability of their products while maintaining performance and without paying a green price premium. Order a sample at productinfo@myriant.com.
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Want low odor, low VOC paint?

Celanese Emulsions can help you meet regulatory and marketing goals for low VOC, low odor interior paint – ask us about EcoVAE VAE emulsions today! 972-922-4014
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AkzoNobel DP App Wins Technology Award

The company’s Visualizer paint app has won Innovative Mobile App of the Year at the 2014 UK IT Industry Awards.
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EVENTS


Check out the Coatings Summit Conference Schedule and Speakers; Register Today

The Coatings Summit, the global strategy and networking forum for senior coatings industry executives will be held Jan. 21-23, 2015, in Miami, Fla. Hosted by the International Paint and Printing Ink Council (IPPIC) and Vincentz Network, this strategy and networking event will convene the industry’s global leadership to explore major trends, challenges and solutions.
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  FEATURED COMPANIES
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Enhance more surfaces in more ways!

Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG Industries helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.
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Save the Date: 5th Global Marine Coatings Forum

The International Paint & Printing Ink Council (IPPIC) will hold its 5th Global Marine Coatings Forum April 23-24, 2015 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Keyed to the theme, “Between the Water and the Steel,” presentations will focus on antifouling and corrosion protection coatings, and cover topics including the role and concerns with biocides in marine coatings, robust risk assessment, greenhouse gas reduction, and ballast water treatment.
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


2015 Waterborne Symposium Announces Opening Session Speakers and Highlights

The School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) will host the 42nd annual Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium on February 11-13, 2015, in New Orleans, La. Dr. Rigoberto Advincula, professor of Macromolecular Science & Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, will deliver theThe plenary lecture, “Nanostructured and Templated Functional Coatings.”
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  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
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Powdermate 507PFL ensures whiter whites and deep rich colors in high gloss pigmented coatings. Powdermate 507PFL provides superior intercoat performance in primer systems and high distinctness-of-image and excellent gloss retention for brilliant color coats. This product can be formulated with all currently available commercial resin systems.

 
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