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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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Feb 20, 2017 | Industry News

Hexion & NEO Chemical Enter Distribution Agreement for Acids and Derivatives Product Line

Hexion and NEO Chemical have announced a distribution agreement for VersaticTM Acids. It is used in applications including decorative and automotive coatings. Waterborne resins can be produced using...

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Feb 20, 2017 | Industry News

Synthomer to Expand its Dispersion Plant in Germany

Synthomer has announced that it will invest in its dispersion plant. The investment adds several production lines for Acrylic-Dispersions. The capacity will be utilized by eco-friendly products. It...

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Feb 14, 2017 | Industry News

Avantium Collaborates to Develop Reference Plant for Wood to Chemicals Transformation

Avantium has announced a partnership for the development of a reference plant. This marks the next stage of a collaborative effort to determine the feasibility of wood to biochemicals...

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Feb 13, 2017 | Industry News

Mimicking Bacterial Defense Process to Develop Eco-friendly Anti-fouling Coatings

Chemists have developed a method that hinders hazardous seawater fouling. The discovery could contribute towards the production of new eco-friendly antifouling coatings. Research shows that cerium...

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Feb 10, 2017 | Industry News

Newag SA Tests First Bio-based Railcar Coatings Using Covestro’s Hardener

Newag SA broke new ground in resource-efficient coatings when he coated two diesel locomotives with a paint based on renewable resources. This coating was developed in close collaboration with...

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Feb 20, 2017 | Industry News

LANXESS Pigments Symposium 2017 – Spotlighted on Current and Future Challenges

LANXESS had held its third LANXESS Pigments Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada. LANXESS has opened its new, pigment plant in China, to provide environmentally-friendly pigment production. The IPG unit...

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Feb 16, 2017 | Industry News

Green Biologics Supplies its Renewable n-Butanol to Jungbunzlauer

Green Biologics has announced a collaboration with Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg GmbH. Jungbunzlauer received its first shipment of renewable n-butanol from Green Biologics. Green Biologics is a member of...

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Feb 14, 2017 | Product News

Michelman at The Waterborne Symposium: to Feature its Eco-friendly Binders and more

Michelman will feature its eco-friendly binders and additive solutions. Michelman will showcase solutions for architectural and industrial coatings. Metal coating formulators will be introduced to...

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Feb 13, 2017 | Industry News

NEI Receives Notice of Allowance on Two Functional Coatings Patent Applications

NEI has announced that the USPTO has issued a notice of allowance on two patent applications. Functional coatings are used for industrial applications. The eco-friendly, waterborne pretreatment...

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Feb 10, 2017 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Method for Water-based & Inkjet Printable 2D Inks Production

Researchers at The University of Manchester have developed a method of producing water-based and inkjet printable 2D material inks, which can be used for heterostructures by fully exploiting the...

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