CPMA Elects New Officers, Reflects on Evolution of Color Pigments Industry at Annual Meeting

As originally published in Coatings World and Ink World, Februrary 1, 2024 The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association (CPMA) held its Annual Meeting on Dec. 5, 2023 at Sun Chemical’s headquarters in Cincinnati, OH….MORE >

Next Five Substances for Prioritization Under TSCA: Potential Regulatory Challenges for Organic Pigments Manufacturers, Importers, and Distributors

In December 2023, USEPA announced that it intends to prioritize five chemical substances for Risk Evaluation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in 2024. If these chemicals are designated…MORE >

CPMA Holds Fall Meeting at 2023 CAD RETEC

As originally published in Coatings World and Ink World, October 25, 2023 CPMA Expands Membership, Discusses Regulatory Challenges and Sustainability Initiative The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association (CPMA) held its Fall Meeting on…MORE >

Navigating Compliance with PFAS Laws and Regulations in the US, Canada and Europe: Avoiding Disruptions in Supply Chains and Customer Markets

Earlier this month, CPMA and Eurocolour, held a two-part webinar series on current and emerging PFAS regulations in the US, Canada and the EU, and potential impacts for companies in…MORE >

PFAS Laws & Regulations: Business Impacts for Color Pigments Manufacturers & Importers, Converters & Processors

In November, CPMA will conduct a two-part Regulatory Webinar Series focused on current and proposed PFAS chemicals laws and regulations, with in-depth analysis describing their impacts on the color pigments…MORE >

Will Sustainability Initiatives Impact Global Supply Chains?

The Pigments & Colour Science Forum was held on October 11-12, in Cleveland, Ohio and featured presentations about sustainability, recycling, circular economy, and global regulations influencing sustainability. Presentations also highlighted…MORE >

TSCA Chemicals Risk Management Impacts for Plastics Masterbatch Companies

During the recent 2023 CAD RETEC conference in Columbus, OH, CPMA Executive Director Dave Wawer participated in a regulatory panel and discussed key components of the Toxic Substances Control Act…MORE >

TSCA Chemicals Risk Evaluations Increase Liabilities for Pigments Manufacturers, Importers, Processors, and Converters

CPMA’s July TSCA Regulatory Update webinar revealed that companies in the North American color pigments value chain, as well as their customers, will incur new costs and new compliance requirements…MORE >

CPMA Executive Director David Wawer Meets with AATCC Executive Director Diana Wyman

CPMA Executive Director Dave Wawer recently visited with American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists Executive Director Diana Wyman at AATCC Headquarters in Raleigh, NC. Ms. Wyman provided an overview about resources of AATCC Technical Laboratories and their positive impacts for textile products research and development.

U.S. Color Pigments Industry Value Chain Feels Impacts of Broader Chemical Industry Conditions

The regulatory landscape for color pigments manufacturing, pigments processing, and pigments conversion companies is about to become more complicated – and costly – due to broader chemical industry policies and…MORE >