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Perstorp to expand Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer range

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Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has announced the extension of its Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer product range for Polyurethane Dispersion (PUD). Read more

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Sartomer to feature advanced solutions at K 2019

Sartomer

Experts from Sartomer, a business line of Arkema, will feature engineered resins, oligomers, monomers and tailor-made solutions Read more

K 2019

INEOS Styrolution highlights StyLight at Composites Europe

INEOS Styrolution

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, highlights its aesthetic composite StyLight at this year’s Composites Europe in Stuttgart, Germany. Read more

materials

New low free isocyanate prepolymers for adhesives and sealants

LANXESS

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will attend FEICA European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and Expo from 11-13 September. Read more

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PPG has announced a $15m (~€13m) investment in a new 3,600-square metre application support centre (ASC) at the Seletar Aerospace Park near Seletar Airport in Singapore.

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PPG has announced a $15m (~€13m) investment in a new 3,600-square metre application support centre (ASC) at the Seletar Aerospace Park near Seletar Airport in Singapore. Read more

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Nordmann expands partnership with Venator

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As of 1 August 2019, Nordmann took over full control of the distribution of Venator’s titanium dioxide and functional additives products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Read more

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BDK and tesa continue collaborative commitment

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It has been almost 30 years since precision converters BDK began its relationship with tesa. In that time the company has become a worldwide leading provider of adhesive components for complex manufacturing and assembly solutions. Read more

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Saravana Kumar

SANITIZED Preservation AG

Swiss company Sanitized Preservation AG, which specialises in antimicrobial protection of paints and coatings, will open a new subsidiary in India. Read more

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Smart additives give new life to plastics

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is participating in the DECOAT project, a consortium of 17 European partners led by Belgian R&D centre CENTEXBEL. Read more

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Sucheta Govil

Covestro

Material manufacturer Covestro has chosen a Chief Commercial Officer to fill the last position on its Management Board. Read more

industry

PPG Teslin REAL ID

PPG

PPG has announced that North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has experienced dramatic reduction in driver’s licences and identification card replacements and attempted fraud through the use of PPG Teslin substrate. Read more

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Clariant grows sales despite slow start in plastic and coatings

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Specialty chemical company Clariant has announced first quarter 2019 sales of CHF 1.715bn (~€1.5bn) compared to CHF 1.722bn in the first quarter of 2018. Read more

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The water-based emulsion is targeted at low-density PU foam applications such as automotive headliners and PU coatings for FR clothing, rain gear, and synthetic leather.

FRX Polymers

Polymeric halogen-free flame retardant solutions manufacturer FRX Polymers Inc. has announced a joint development agreement with China’s Yoo-Point Group for the production of water-based emulsions Read more

materials

With this new packaging, we are also demonstrating that we care just as much about what the product goes into as what goes into the product, with an improved design and easily recognisable colour scheme.”

Birch Chemicals

Birch Chemicals, the UK manufacturer of high-performance rubber, plastics and coatings additives, has refreshed its packaging with a bold new design. Read more

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At the European Coatings Show 2019 from March 19-21 in Nuremberg, Germany, Covestro has been presenting Bayhydrol eco UV 2877, a fast-drying dispersion offering great application flexibility in UV curing, one- and two-component coating systems. Read more

materials

Davis-Standard Five-Roll Coater

Davis-Standard

Davis-Standard’s converting technology and support services will be promoted at ICE USA in Lousiville, Kentucky between 9 and 11 April. Read more

machinery

DKSH extends co-operation with Evonik

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Market expansion services provider DKSH has extended its longstanding partnership with Evonik by distributing specialty silica products to the coatings and printing ink market in southeast Asia. Read more

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The new sustainable waterborne Halar® ECTFE liquid coating technology

Accoat A/S application courtesy of Solvay

Solvay’s new waterborne Halar ECTFE coating system broadens metal corrosion prevention applications for the chemical processing industry. The coating system is comprised of a high adhesion primer and topcoat Read more

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AIMPLAS

It is estimated that the existing pollution levels in indoor environments are two to five times higher than outdoor environments. In order to address this, different technologies that purify indoor air are emerging. Read more

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At the European Coatings Show 2019 and Techtextil 2019, Covestro will showcase a new solution for breathable yet waterproof outdoor textiles based on its INSQIN® technology. The coatings are purely water-based.

Covestro

At the European Coatings Show 2019, Covestro will present outdoor clothing that owes its functional properties to the company’s INSQIN coating technology at its City of Sustainnovation booth. Read more

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  • Perstorp to expand Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer range

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    Perstorp to expand Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer range

  • INEOS Styrolution highlights StyLight at Composites Europe

    INEOS Styrolution

    INEOS Styrolution highlights StyLight at Composites Europe

  • Covestro partners with industry and university in renewables project

    Michael Rosskothen - Fotolia

    Covestro partners with industry and university in renewables project

    Im Team mit Herstellern von Windkraftanlagen und Lacken arbeitet Covestro an der Entwicklung von Rohstoffen für neue, besonders dauerhafte Beschichtungen für den Kantenschutz von Windkraft-Rotorblättern. Insbesondere Offshore-Anlagen erfordern einen besseren Erosionsschutz, zumal dort Wartungsarbeiten besonders aufwändig und teuer sind. ------------ In a team with manufacturers of wind energy systems and coatings Covestro is working on the development of raw materials for new, particularly durable coatings for the edge protection of wind rotor blades. Especially offshore parks require an improved protection against erosion, the more so as maintenance work is particularly complex and costly.

  • PPG has announced a $15m (~€13m) investment in a new 3,600-square metre application support centre (ASC) at the Seletar Aerospace Park near Seletar Airport in Singapore.

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    PPG has announced a $15m (~€13m) investment in a new 3,600-square metre application support centre (ASC) at the Seletar Aerospace Park near Seletar Airport in Singapore.

  • Nordmann expands partnership with Venator

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    Nordmann expands partnership with Venator

  • Carbon black market to rise more than 4.6%

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    Carbon black market to rise more than 4.6%

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