Composites in Washington

The website watchdog GovTrack Insider estimates that nearly 7,000 bills are introduced into Congress each year. Ideas for these legislative actions can come from Congressional members, lobbyists, state...

Legislative and Regulatory Updates

ACMA’s GAC Keeps an Eye on OSHA ACMA’s Government Affairs Committee (GAC) is tracking a number of OSHA rulemakings and related programs that may impact manufacturing operations. The current...

Climbing the Standards Ladder

The process to develop a standard can be slow, especially when it’s on the cutting edge of a technology or introducing new materials and technology to designers, engineers, and specifiers. Such is the life...
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Styrene Watch

Stories about the development of tumors in mice caused by styrene exposure concerned many in the composites industry when they first appeared. Since humans, like mice, are mammals, people started to worry that...
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ACMA’s Forms New Thermoset Molders Committee

Thermoset molding is an established and successfully used process in a number of market sectors with a growing demand for composites.  This kind of molding has been integral in a number of areas, including...