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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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May 3, 2017 | Industry News

Eastman to Speak on Sustainable Resins for Auto & Industrial Coatings

Eastman has developed a new coatings technology that provides sustainability advantages. When used in industrial and automotive coatings, Tetrashield™ resin systems show improvements in weathering...

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May 1, 2017 | Industry News

Flint Group Starts-up Global Innovation Centre for Paper & Board Packaging Inks

Flint Group has opened a Global Innovation Centre (GIC) in Malmö Sweden. Its SOMA printing press is equipped with both water-based and UV printing capabilities. Flint Group’s newest innovation...

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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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May 2, 2017 | Industry News

ACTEGA to Present BPA-NI-free Coatings, Inks and more at interpack 2017

ACTEGA will present its latest innovative solutions at the packaging tradeshow interpack. The ACTEGA portfolio includes inks and water-based retort-resistant protection coatings. ACTEGA will present...

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Apr 28, 2017 | Product News

Covestro Highlights Raw Materials for Waterborne PU Floor Coatings at AIA 2017

During the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017. Covestro is showcasing its broad portfolio of floor coatings at AIA 2017. Covestro’s materials are used to create waterborne polyurethane floor...

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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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