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Ecological concerns have increased the need and interest to develop alternative sources for chemical feedstock. Many coatings companies have actively been developing solutions away from the typical petrochemical feedstock and bio-based- technologies are becoming more and more available for the coating industry. Resins and additives can be based on renewable resources and formulated into paints complying with existing and future regulations.

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Aug 18, 2017 | Industry News

New Method to Develop Safer Water-based Electrochromic Film Inks

Georgia Tech researchers have developed electrochromic film inks that are water-based, making them safer. The electrochromic films are made with conjugated polymers, colorful and electroactive...

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Aug 16, 2017 | Product News

WACKER at Abrafati 2017: to Showcase Dispersion & Silicone for Architectural Coatings

At the Abrafati 2017, WACKER will display solutions for dirt-repellent treatment. PRIMIS® SAF 9000 can be used to formulate “easy-to-clean” interior paints. The dispersions are eco-friendly. The new...

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Aug 14, 2017 | Industry News

Axalta Launches its Waterborne Refinish Coating Brand in China

Axalta has officially launched its Syrox® waterborne refinish coating brand in China to benefit domestic auto service companies. Syrox® is designed to deliver higher productivity and...

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Aug 9, 2017 | Industry News

Hoover Color & Ecoat Collaborate to Develop Eco-friendly Formulations

Hoover Color and Ecoat have started a collaborative project to develop coatings formulations on the basis of eco-friendly raw materials. In this project Hoover Color holds responsible for the...

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Aug 4, 2017 | Product News

Quaker’s Water-based Coating Wins Ringier Technology Innovation Award

Quaker Chemical has won a 2017 Ringier Technology Innovation Award with its process fluid, QUAKERCOAT® 801, a high-performance, fast-drying water-based coating. It was the second time that Quaker...

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Aug 18, 2017 | Industry News

Researchhers Develop Plant-derived Sprayable Nanocoating Technique

A research team has developed a sprayable nanocoating technique using plant-derived polyphenol that can be applied to any surface. This new nanocoating process can be completed in seconds to form...

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Aug 16, 2017 | Industry News

Axalta Purchases Thermoplastic Powder Coatings Supplier

Axalta has acquired Plascoat Systems Limited. Plascoat develops eco-friendly coatings that meet the high corrosion resistance demands of customers around the globe. Axalta will acquire both Plascoat...

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Aug 10, 2017 | Industry News

GreenMantra Secures Fund for Styrenic Polymer Plant

GreenMantra Technologies will receive $2.2 million from SDTC for construction of a styrenic polymer plant from waste polystyrene. Modified styrenic polymers are used in inks, foam insulation and...

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Aug 8, 2017 | Product News

Dow Launches Silicone Slip Additive for Waterborne Wood Coatings

Dow has introduced a new-generation silicone slip additive. It offers optimal compatibility with modern and traditional waterborne wood-coating binders. It improves the mar and abrasion resistance...

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Jul 31, 2017 | Industry News

Axalta Gets Best Partner Award from FAW-Volkswagen

Axalta Coating Systems has received the Best Partner award from FAW-Volkswagen (FAW-VW) in Qingdao for its environmentally friendly coatings. FAW-VW is a joint venture between FAW Group and...

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