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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 8, 2017 | Product News

Dow Launches Silicone Slip Additive for Waterborne Wood Coatings

Dow has introduced a new-generation silicone slip additive. It offers optimal compatibility with modern and traditional waterborne wood-coating binders. It improves the mar and abrasion resistance...

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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 28, 2017 | Product News

Intertronics Launches Advanced Eco-friendly Electronics Conformal Coating

Dymax® 9452-FC from Intertronics is an advanced electronics conformal coating. It is environmentally friendly compared to solvent-based alternatives, being 100% solids. It is curable using UV...

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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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Aug 4, 2017 | Product News

Quaker’s Water-based Coating Wins Ringier Technology Innovation Award

Quaker Chemical has won a 2017 Ringier Technology Innovation Award with its process fluid, QUAKERCOAT® 801, a high-performance, fast-drying water-based coating. It was the second time that Quaker...

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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 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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Jul 12, 2017 | Industry News

Arkema to Increase Photocure Resins Production Capacity

Arkema has announced a project to expand its VOC compliant, eco-friendly photocure resins production capacity at its Nansha facility in China. The resins are used in inks and comply with global...

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