The annual convention of the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro) kicks off April 16 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore. The conference encompasses three days of educational seminars, networking, and product introductions. SGCDpro Vice President David Stanton of Fusion Ceramics will serve as program chair.
At the request of the Center for Environmental Health, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has agreed to hold hearings to consider repealing or amending Proposition 65 regulations pertaining to the Maximum Allowable Dose Level (MADL) for lead.
Deco ’15 kicked off on March 21 in Columbus, Ohio, to record numbers of exhibitors and attendees. Nearly a quarter of visitors were first-time attendees, and a number of international visitors represented countries such as Columbia, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Mexico and Canada.
The Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro) members who are also members of the Crystal Federation may have received a letter from that group’s legal counsel regarding the proper labeling of dinnerware with respect to lead content.
The Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (formerly known as the Society of Glass Decorators and the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorators) celebrated 50 years at the recent Deco meeting in Pittsburgh.