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Economic Trends

Weekly Chemistry and Economic Trends (May 15, 2020)

The reports this week added to a growing collection of record-breaking declines seen over the past few weeks. Not surprisingly, retail sales in April posted the largest decline on record with declines across the board, except for online sales. The...

CBC Issues Warning to Emphasize the Proper Handling and Use of Disinfectants

This is a time of unprecedented anxiety and uncertainty, with far more questions about the Coronavirus than there are answers. One point of certainty, however, is the ability of...

Combating COVID-19 the Best Way We Can –Through Chemistry

With COVID-19 continuing to spread throughout the country, ACC is helping combat the disease by leaning into our wheelhouse – chemistry. Early on in the pandemic, grocery store shelves...

Economic Trends

Weekly Chemistry and Economic Trends (May 8, 2020)

The reports this week continue a string of negative news. The March consumer debt data show consumers were anticipating the downturn and began repairing their balance sheets. The services sectors fell sharply in April and as jobs and incomes...

Enhancing Commitments to Drive Safety & Sustainability – Virtually

It’s said on virtually every conference call or Zoom meeting. “I’d much prefer to be able to meet you all face to face.” For participants in this week’s Responsible...