OBA

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AcronymDefinition
OBAOklahoma Bar Association
OBAOld Boys Association (various locations)
OBAOrange Beach Alabama
OBAOffice Business Application (Microsoft)
OBAOpenbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (Dutch: Amsterdam Public Library; Amsterdam, Netherlands)
OBAOntario Bar Association (law; Ontario, Canada)
OBAOn Board Air (off road vehicle having compressed air source)
OBAOutcomes Based Accountability (UK)
OBAObadiah
OBAOxford Business Alumni (UK)
OBAOutlook Backup Assistant
OBAOffice Business Applications
OBAOffice of Biotechnology Activities (US National Institutes of Health)
OBAOn Base Average (or percentage; baseball statistic)
OBAOnline Behavioral Advertising (Internet marketing; various companies)
OBAOutput-Based Aid
OBAOutward Bound Australia (est. 1956)
OBAOxygen Breathing Apparatus
OBAÖsterreichisches Bank-Archiv (Austrian banking periodical)
OBAOptical Brightening Agent
OBAOntario Badminton Association (North York, ON, Canada)
OBAOffshore Banking Act (various locations)
OBAOverseas Buffaloes Association (various locations)
OBAOrganization of Black Alumni (Wayne State University; Detroit, MI)
OBAOntario Basketball Association
OBAObject Behavior Analysis
OBAOntario Beekeepers' Association
OBAOutside Business Activities (NASD/FINRA)
OBAOutsourced Benefits Administration (software; Workscape)
OBAOregon Bluegrass Association
OBAOpen Book Accounting
OBAOntario Band Association
OBAOutcomes Based Access
OBAOperation Bootstrap Africa (Minnesota)
OBAOsaka Bankers Association (Osaka, Japan)
OBAOptical Booster Amplifier
OBAOctave Band Analyzer
OBAOffice of Biotechnology Activity
OBAOpen Box Audit
OBAOberhasli Breeders of America
OBAOklahoma Bandmaster's Association
OBAOperating Basis Accident
OBAOperating Budget Authority
OBAOptical Bleaching Agent
OBAOperating Balancing Agreement (natural gas industry)
OBAOn-Board Allowance
OBAOutward Bound Adventures, Inc. (Pasadena, CA)
OBAOklahoma Bondsman Association (Oklahoma City, OK)
OBAOklahoma Beekeepers Association
OBAOttawa Baptist Association (Canada)
OBAOutside Bilateral Area
OBAOntario Bison Association
OBAOcala Bowling Association (Florida, USA)
OBAOffice of Business Administration (various organizations)
OBAOpen Book Assessment (academics)
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This spring, the company also introduced eco-advanced solutions in its range of optical brightening agents (OBAs) for printing and writing papers.
I was recently involved in a discussion with a high-ranking representative from a major matboard manufacturer who says that the new conservation standards do not allow for optical brightening agents (OBAs) because they tend to fade, implying that the effects of these materials are purely cosmetic.
"An engineered pigment, depending on the type, has the potential to replace (partially or totally) other expensive pigments and additives such as Ti[O.sub.2], plastic pigment or optical brightening agents (OBA)," he said.
All Delager formulas are 100% biodegradable, its soap cartons are made from 80% recycled board, bottles are made of recyclable plastic, and all labels are made from 100% recycled pulp containing no optical brightening agents (suspected of being carcinogenic).
Our dedicated research and development team continues to pioneer improved dyes, optical brightening agents, quenching agents, surface, coating and process chemicals.
57% of its total sales is accounted by textile specialties including textile chemical and dyes, 28% to paper solutions providing colorants, optical brightening agents, process and surface chemicals and 15% of the turnover is from specialty emulsions, paints, adhesives and other chemicals.