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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Levasil CC production

Nouryon

Nouryon has raised production capacity for surface-modified colloidal silica at its Bohus site in Sweden. Read more

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Water-based polyurethane coatings

Covestro

When it comes to wood coatings, solvent-based polyurethane (PU) systems dominate the world market. Read more

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Butanox-branded peroxides are ued fro curing thermoset resins, coatings, and composite materials

Nouryon

Nouryon has begun production of Butanox, one of its methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (MEKP) product lines, at its site in Pasadena, Texas. Read more

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Michael F. Hilton

Nordson Corporation

Nordson Corporation has announced that President and CEO Michael F. Hilton plans to retire as after nine successful years with the company. Read more

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Jay Totten

Davis-Standard

Davis-Standard has announced that Jay Totten has joined the company as regional account manager for converting systems, extrusion and liquid coating, serving the US’s Midwest region. Read more

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Perstorp has produced fossil-free coatings products, launched at China Coat. Read more

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  • Carbon black market to rise more than 4.6%

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    Carbon black market to rise more than 4.6%

  • BDK and tesa continue collaborative commitment

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    BDK and tesa continue collaborative commitment

  • Saravana Kumar

    SANITIZED Preservation AG

    Saravana Kumar

    Saravana Kumar

  • Nordson acquires Optical Control GmbH

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    Nordson acquires Optical Control GmbH

  • Smart additives give new life to plastics

    AIMPLAS

    Smart additives give new life to plastics

  • Parker Praedifa ParCoat Coatings

    Parker Hannifin Corporation

    Parker Praedifa ParCoat Coatings

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