Articles Tagged with ''regulation/legislation''

ASC Members Urge Congressional Action on TSCA Reform

July 9, 2014

Taking immediate congressional action on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform was the critical message The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) and its members brought to Capitol Hill during the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) 2014 Manufacturing Summit.


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Regulatory Review: Adhesives Manufacturers Blindsided from the Left Coast

While the easier approach might be to look the other way and let a handful of impacted manufacturers fight this battle alone, I'm not sure it would be a wise one.
July 1, 2014

We all knew it was coming. The California’s Safer Consumer Regulation has been on everybody’s radar screen for years.


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Regulatory Review: TSCA Reform - Can the Senate Get There in 2014?

TSCA reform seems to be at a legislative crossroads this spring.
May 1, 2014

About this time last spring, the U.S. Senate actually appeared on the brink of tackling reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).


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ASC Offers GHS Customer Guidance

March 20, 2014
The ASC has designed a document outlining changes to the new Global Harmonization System (GHS) labeling system.
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Materials Roundtable: Let's Talk Materials

Without quality materials that are often tailored to specific applications, the adhesives and sealants industry could never fully succeed.
February 1, 2014

Raw materials and chemicals are literally the building blocks of the adhesives and sealants industry. Without quality materials that are often specifically tailored to specific applications, our industry could never fully succeed.


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Regulatory Review: South Coast Overhaul of Rule 1168 Will Alter VOC Limits

South Coast is looking to make some significant changes to the rule.
February 1, 2014

It’s unofficially known as the “granddaddy” of adhesive volatile organic compound (VOC) rules.


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Regulatory Review: Holistic Environmental Regulation

Lifecycle assessments will likely play a major role in future environmental regulations.
November 1, 2013

One argument many industries have against environmental regulation has been that it often ignores a holistic view of a product and instead focuses on only one attribute (e.g., volatile organic compounds, or VOCs).


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Advancing Adhesives: Finding Adhesive Solutions

A collaborative approach to adhesive product development between manufacturers and clients can ensure regulatory compliance.
November 1, 2013

"Faster, better, cheaper” — does this slogan capture the nature of your customers’ demands?


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Market Trends: Sealant Demand Growing in Europe

The construction industry continues to control the demand for sealants.
November 1, 2013

The total demand for sealants is estimated at 533,860 tons in 2012, according to “Overview of the European Sealants Market,” a new report from IAL Consultants.


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Editor’s Memo: And the Winners Are…

The construction industry continues to control the demand for sealants.
November 1, 2013

This issue of ASI is very exciting for our staff, because we’re able to announce the winners of the first-annual ASI Readers’ Choice Awards!


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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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