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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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Apr 28, 2017 | Industry News

Toyo Ink to Feature its Range of UV-curable and eco-friendly Inks at China Print

The Toyo Ink Group will exhibit its lineup of innovative print solutions at China Print 2017. It will showcase a wide array of compliant, eco-friendly solutions and ultraviolet (UV) technology. A...

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Apr 24, 2017 | Industry News

AkzoNobel Reveals Finalist for Imagine Chemistry Challenge

AkzoNobel has announced the 20 finalists for its Imagine Chemistry initiative. It received many ideas for novel chemistries ranging from new sources of bio-based products to potential breakthrough...

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Apr 21, 2017 | Industry News

Axalta Delivers Lecture on Sustainable Coatings at Universitas Indonesia

Axalta has recently presented a campus talk at Universitas Indonesia. The event was designed to build awareness about sustainability goals in the coatings industry. Special emphasis was given on the...

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Apr 18, 2017 | Industry News

Axalta’s New Training Centre to Focus on WB Automotive Coatings Development

Axalta has launched the first of its kind Automotive Refinish Training Centre. Axalta’s investment in product development has resulted in innovative waterborne refinish coating systems that enable...

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Apr 12, 2017 | Industry News

Rennovia Commissions Bio-based 1,6-Hexanediol Pilot Plant

Rennovia has announced that it has now successfully commissioned, and is operating, all core pilot plant operations for its sugars to 1,6-HDO process. 1,6-HDO is a specialty chemical widely used...

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Apr 26, 2017 | Industry News

Researchers Find Method to Convert Algal Residue to Industrial Chemicals

Researchers found that algal residue, the leftover material after extracting oil from algae can be used to produce industrial chemicals. Algal starch can be converted into alkyl lactate and alkyl...

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Apr 21, 2017 | Industry News

AkzoNobel Marks 1,000th Application of its Sustainable Ani-fouling Coating

AkzoNobel’s ongoing efforts to make shipping more sustainable reached another landmark recently with the 1,000th application of Intersleek 1100SR, the biocide-free fouling control coating. The...

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Apr 19, 2017 | Industry News

Dow Provides Sustainable Alternative to BPA-containing Can Coatings

A next generation, sustainable award-winning technology from Dow Coating Materials can drive a revolution in can coatings. Dow has facilitated an option for flexible and rigid plastic food packaging...

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Apr 17, 2017 | Industry News

PPG to Exhibit Eco-friendly Inks and Performance Glass Coatings at DECO ’17

PPG has announced that it will exhibit its full portfolio of specialty eco-friendly inks and performance coatings for glass and ceramic substrates at DECO ’17. DECO ’17 offers attendees access to...

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Apr 12, 2017 | Industry News

hubergroup Purchases Alden & Ott, a Manufacturer of Water-based Inks and more

hubergroup has acquired substantially all of the assets of Alden & Ott in a private deal. The combined capabilities in conventional, water-based, low-migration and energy-cured inks will create an...

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