The American Coatings Association (ACA) presented a series of awards recognizing both students and professionals for their innovative work in coatings technology, at the association’s 2017 CoatingsTech Conference.
For over 30 years, the British Coatings Federation (BCF) has been training the global coatings community with its comprehensive distance-learning program, the Coatings Training Institute (CTI), and has now announced a wide range of classroom-based learning courses to supplement its training offering.
New York’s State Senate Environmental Conservation Committee approved legislation sponsored by Senator Tom O’Mara to establish an industry-sponsored Paint Stewardship Program to reduce a burden on local governments that are currently responsible for collecting and disposing of most post-consumer, unused paint.
The U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is organizing the first trade mission for U.S. paint and coatings materials suppliers in conjunction with the ANAFAPYT (Mexican National Association of Manufacturers of Paints and Inks) trade show, ANAFAPYT Latin America Coatings Show 2017.
Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have uncovered a century-old mystery on marine benthos organisms, which has resulted in the development of non-toxic anti-fouling coatings that could help the shipping industry save fuel consumption.