On July 29, Congressmen Hank Johnson (D-GA) and Nathan Deal (R-GA) introduced H.R. 3382, the Home Improvements Revitalize the Economy (HIRE) Act of 2009, which calls for targeted consumer tax incentives for the purchase of home furnishings and building products, such as construction adhesives and sealants.
"The Chemistry of REACH" is the PowerPoint presentations from a webinar of the same name, presented June 2, 2009. Speakers were Malachy Hargadon, Environment Counselor, Delegation of the European Commission; Mamta Patel, Editor, Chemical Watch; and Aidan Thomson, Head of Environment and Climate Change, Barlow Lyde & Gilbert, LLP.
Recently, ASC worked with a coalition of associations to have favorable tax incentives placed in the federal stimulus package, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). While the effort eventually proved unsuccessful, the law firm that handled the negotiations with Capitol Hill put together a description of various provisions that could prove helpful to the to the coalition of associations’ member companies.
With three big name fruit drink product lines amongst its product offering, manufacturer Tyler Mountain Beverages has the challenge of maintaining the reputations of some major brands in a very competitive market. Packaging integrity is key to this, and so the company has enlisted National Adhesives to help with these endeavours.