The associations released a joint statement outlining the chemical industry's priorities for a potential renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
March 6, 2017
The North American chemical industry, represented by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), Chemical Industry Association of Canada (CIAC), and the Mexican Chemical Industry National Association (ANIQ), recently released a joint statement.
Adding accessories to cars and trucks is a burgeoning and lucrative business for many aftermarket shops. The trend is driven by consumers who are looking to customize and differentiate their vehicles from the standard models on the roadways. While some OEMs are beginning to offer add-on accessories at the dealership, approximately 85% of accessory sales are done through aftermarket accessory shops.
The European Coatings Show returns to Nuremberg, Germany, to explore adhesives, sealants, coatings, inks and construction chemicals.
March 1, 2017
From April 3-6, exhibitors, industry members and experts will travel to Nuremberg, Germany, to attend the European Coatings Show (ECS). The event will feature seven exhibition halls, multiple conference sessions, a keynote speaker, and two networking events.
A definition of “bio-based” is a good starting point for this discussion. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines bio-based products as those derived from plants and other renewable agricultural, marine, and forestry materials. Standardized tests have been developed (ASTM D 6866) to quantify the bio-based content of a product or a raw material.