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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 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 7, 2017 | Industry News

Galactic Appoints Two Distributors for CASE Industry in Poland

Galactic has announced the appointment of two distributors of its 100% natural origin raw materials and active ingredients for the HI&I, CASE and Cosmetics industries in Poland. HSH Chemiebecomes...

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Feb 7, 2017 | Product News

WACKER at ECS 2017: To Showcase Dispersions for Dirt-repellent Surface Treatment

At ECS 2017, WACKER will be showcasing eco-friendly dispersions for dirt-repellent treatment of walls, and concrete and stone floors. The copolymers composition is both oleophobic and hydrophobic...

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Feb 2, 2017 | Industry News

A*STAR Develops Nanostructured Coatings to Absorb Pollutants

An A*STAR team has found a way to turn iron hydroxides into an environmentally friendly coating that repeatedly absorbs large amounts of pollutants. Researchers have recently found that turning iron...

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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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Feb 7, 2017 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Biofibers for Silk Coating on Implants

Innovative biofibers made from a silk protein of the green lacewing are being developed at the Fraunhofer IAP in conjunction with the company AMSilk. Researchers are working on producing the protein...

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Feb 6, 2017 | Industry News

Evonik - New Coating Additives Laboratory in Istanbul

Evonik has opened a new Coating Additives laboratory in Istanbul allowing lab staff to effectively formulate and test a variety of coatings and printing inks in water-based, solvent-based, or...

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Feb 1, 2017 | Product News

Clariant at ECS 2017: To Launch Multi-functional Neutralizing Agent for Eco-label Paints

Clariant will launch an innovative sugar-based VOC-free neutralizing agent opening up processing and performance multifunctionality to eco-label certified paints. European Coatings Show 2017 will be...

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