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ACA Responds to Air Quality Standards Proposal

The American Coatings Association recently released a response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to retain the existing National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone.


ACA Taps Benjamin Moore, PPG CEOs for Board

The American Coatings Association recently announced two leadership appointments to its Board of Directors, effective April 1.


PaintCare Announces Competition Winners

Earlier this month, PaintCare—a nonprofit organization and program of the American Coatings Association that represents paint manufacturers and stewardship programs in the U.S.—announced the...


ACA Announces 2020 Call for Papers

Acting in partnership with Vincentz Network, the American Coatings Association is looking for paper submissions to be presented at the American Coatings Conference 2020, which will run March...


ACA Nonprofit Launches Paint Recycling Program

PaintCare Inc., a nonprofit organization (and program of the American Coatings Association) that represents paint manufacturers and stewardship programs in the U.S. has launched a new grant ...


Chemical Law Update Gets President's OK

The U.S. president has signed a bipartisan bill that would update the Toxic Substances Control Act, the federal law governing how chemicals are managed, for the first time in 40 years.


President Signs New Chemical Law

Bipartisan legislation that intends to bring the Toxic Substances Control Act into the 21st century has been signed into law.


Dow Coatings’ Scientist Honored for Paper

Alkyd chemistry was the focus of the technical lecture deemed most outstanding among the presentations making up this year’s American Coatings Conference.


Dow Research Earns Industry Accolades

Alkyd chemistry was the focus of the technical lecture deemed most outstanding among the presentations making up this year’s American Coatings Conference.


Industry Leaders Receive Honors at ACS

All-stars of the coatings industry are being recognized this week for their decades of service, innovative ideas and achievements, according to the American Coatings Association.


Coatings Leaders Earn ACA Honors

Nine leaders in the coatings industry took center stage at the American Coatings Show, honored for decades of achievements and industry innovation.


UK Adopts Paint Recycling Program

CHESTER, ENGLAND—British paint and coating manufacturers have adopted the PaintCare recycling program, developed in the U.S., for leftover architectural paints.


U.S. Coatings Exports on a Roll

U.S. coatings exports could produce a net surplus of $2 billion in 2014, according to a new analysis.


U.S. Sees Strong Coatings Exports

The U.S. has seen strong numbers in coatings exports so far in 2014, the American Coatings Association reported.


Paint Recycling Hits, Clears Hurdles

Paint-recycling legislation continues to spread across the United States, despite a few recent bumps along the way.


Coatings Industry Honors Leadership

Decades of paint and coating innovation, service, achievement and expertise took the stage this week as the American Coatings Association presented its annual honors to leaders across the in...


‘Major’ Changes Loom for Coating Makers

With the ink barely dry on the last round of new regulatory limits, paint and coating manufacturers are in for more.


ACA Honors Paint and Coating Leaders

Thought leaders, industry champions, innovators and distinguished professionals across the paint and coatings industry are being recognized this week for their achievements and decades of se...


ACA Warns of Rule 1113 Changes

Sounding an early alarm for coating makers, the American Coatings Association says the nation’s toughest VOC rules on field-applied paints and coatings could be changing again soon.


ACA Launches Education Tools

The American Coatings Association has announced a new education section on its website, dedicated to professional development opportunities and information.


Skanska Quits Chamber over LEED

Striking a blow for LEED, global construction and development giant Skanska USA has cut ties with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over its failure to support the green building rating system.


CT Recycles Paint; More States Sign On

Connecticut will begin recycling unused and unwanted paint Monday (July 1), as legislation establishing the coatings manufacturers’ PaintCare recycling program recently received the green li...


Hits, Misses Seen in Paint Recycling

Oregon's booming PaintCare program saved $1 million and reclaimed a million gallons of paint in its first two years, but the project is still causing some confusion among consumers and compl...


MA Bill Seeks Tank Inspection Change

Paint companies could see fewer storage tank inspections and related fees in Massachusetts under a bill seeking to amend annual inspection laws, said the American Coatings Association.


ACA Honors Top Coating Research of 2013

The latest progress on accelerated testing, renewable materials, and organic coatings took top honors this year at the American Coatings Association's 2013 CoatingsTech Conference.


ACA Makes PaintCare Pleas in OR, CT

Coating makers don’t want the sun to set on their pilot paint recycling initiative in the West, while the program is just rising in the East.


VT, MN to Hop on Paint Recycling Train

Two more states are preparing to join a growing nationwide effort to collect and recycle leftover and unwanted paint.


Tnemec Bids Farewell to Leader

Albert C. “Ace” Bean Jr., a guiding force behind coatings maker Tnemec for nearly seven decades, has died at his home in Kansas City, MO. Like the company he led, he was 91 years old.


ACA Fights Impending Minerals Rule

The American Coatings Association has joined forces with opponents of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission plan to require greater disclosures involving products that use so-called "Con...


ACA Fights Rule on Conflict Minerals

Coating makers have joined the opposition to a U.S. rule that would expand disclosure of the use of so-called "conflict minerals" in various products.


 
 
   

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