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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 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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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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Jul 27, 2017 | Industry News

AkzoNobel and Itaconix Conclude Bio-based Polymer Application Agreement for Coatings

AkzoNobel has finalized the first application agreement for bio-based polymers with Itaconix. The joint development agreement involves AkzoNobel’s Performance Additives unit developing applications...

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Jul 21, 2017 | Industry News

Unique Process to Transform Microalgae into Bio-based Chemicals: Gen3Bio

Gen3Bio Inc. has announced that it is developing a unique process that could more transform microalgae into bio-based chemicals. The scientists are scaling up and commercializing an effective...

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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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Jul 31, 2017 | Industry News

Praj & Gevo Enter Joint Venture for Technology Development of Renewable Bioproducts

Praj Industries Ltd and Gevo, Inc. have unveiled a new commercial opportunity in renewable bioproducts, jointly announcing that Gevo’s proprietary isobutanol technology will now be available for...

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Jul 24, 2017 | Industry News

Merck’s New Application Laboratory in Shanghai to Focus on Pigments Business

Merck has opened its new application laboratory for Performance Materials business. The TANC helps to integrate pigments in waterborne coatings, automotive and architectural coatings. The new...

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Jul 20, 2017 | Industry News

Avantium & AkzoNobel Partner for Pilot Biorefinery in Netherlands

Avantium has announced that it is opening a new pilot biorefinery at Chemie Park Delfzijl, the Netherlands. It aims to convert woodchips and other second generation biomass into raw materials for...

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