Monthly Archives: January 2012

NIOSH Releases Ink Ribbon Plant Study

Although the type of ink (ink ribbon) referenced in this NIOSH evaluation is not manufactured by any of NAPIM’s members, the ink ingredients used to manufacture the ink ribbon may be similar to those used by NAPIM’s members. The NIOSH … Continue reading

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December 2011 Market Indicators Posted

December 2011 market data for polymer substrates and ad pages are posted in the members area of the NAPIM website.

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OMB Extends Review of GHS/HazCom Standard

On January 24, 2012, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extended its review period for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s final rule, which adopts the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) for … Continue reading

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Producer Price Index for finished goods declines 0.1% and finished core increases 0.3%

01/18/2012 The US Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index for finished goods declined 0.1 percent in December. Prices for finished goods moved up 0.3 percent in November and fell 0.3 percent in October. The index for finished goods less … Continue reading

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