Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “The only thing that is constant is change.” When it comes to printing onto glass, no truer words have been spoken. That may seem like an odd statement for a material that has been decorated for hundreds of years, but the reality is that the changing legislative landscape and the introduction of alternatives to ceramic inks have resulted in a shift in commercial glass decoration methods.
The bill would address time concerns associated with the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rule reissued in 2015 for brick and structural clay manufacturers.
March 28, 2018
Recently introduced by U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns (BRICK) Act would allow two years for the judicial review of final rules on the EPA’s increasingly strict emissions regulations before compliance is required.
SGCDpro’s annual Deco trade show and conference kicks off April 7 at the Hilton Easton in Columbus, Ohio. The conference features three days of technical and informational sessions with exhibits on Sunday afternoon.
SGCDpro became aware of implications of the recently implemented Food Safety Modernization Act when a member company was notified that its products were subject to a provision under the law. The association researched the issue and assembled the following information to importers of products that have food contact surface applications.
The system is based around Morgan’s FireMaster Marine Plus blanket, a non-combustible flexible blanket that is wrapped around the structural steel profile of a building and held in place with welded anchors and friction fit washers.
August 25, 2017
A structural steel fire protection system from Morgan Advanced Materials has been certified for the fire protection of structural steelwork in compliance with the EU Construction Products Regulation (305/2011/EU).
With little more than a year remaining before significant changes to labeling rules take effect for California’s controversial Clean Water Act, noted Proposition 65 attorney Carol Brophy addressed Deco ’17 attendees with a summary of those changes.
SGCDpro Washington Liaison Walt Sanders attended a December 2016 meeting of the National Association of Manufacturers’ Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Coalition. He assembled the following notes on the meeting.