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The Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC) is the leading advocate for Ohio's chemical technology industry, the second largest manufacturing industry in Ohio and the sixth largest chemical manufacturing state in the nation. Since 1988, OCTC has been the effective and trusted voice of communication for elected officials, regulators, media, and the citizens of Ohio.
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Member Blog

Ohio Supreme Court Rejects Cumulative-Exposure Theory for Asbestos Claims

Plaintiffs’ burden of proving that a particular defendant caused an asbestos-related injury will become more difficult due to a recent Ohio Supreme Court opinion discrediting the cumulative-exposure theory.

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School And Workplace Violence Really Is Preventable

Contrary to public opinion, virtually no one makes a sudden decision to show up one day at a school or a workplace with a gun and begin shooting. The motivation of almost all violent perpetrators is to get revenge against those that they feel have harmed them.

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Member Event: Does #MeToo Include You Too?

Thompson Hine is hosting a series of complimentary in-person seminars around Ohio in February. Detailed allegations of sexual harassment and abuse have featured prominently in the news of late, and the use of #MeToo on social media has highlighted the prevalence of these issues in organizations of all sizes and industries.

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Vapor Intrusion Fundamentals 39 – Henry’s Constants

In the 19th century, English chemist William Henry experimented with the solution of gases in water.  He found that vapors escaping from water exerted varying amounts of pressure, depending on the chemical, its concentration, and the water temperature.

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The State of the Union: What to Expect Next From President Trump and the 115th Congress

In a historical State of the Union Address last night, President Trump made the case for his first year in once as one of extraordinary legislative and regulatory accomplishments as part
of his Administration’s e orts to build a “Safe, Strong, and Proud America.”

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OCTC Events

 February 2018 
February 27-28, 2018

Government Affairs Committee Dinner & Meeting

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February 27, 2018

Board of Directors Meeting

Porter Wright

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April 23-24, 2018

30th Annual Conference: Registration and Agenda Now Available!

Get Recognized by Leaders in the Chemical Industry and Ohio State Legislature

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

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