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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 12, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro to Feature Sustainable Wood & Textile Coatings at interzum 2017

Covestro has announced that it is making its debut appearance as an exhibitor at interzum 2017. Covestro is featuring sustainable wood coatings based on PU raw materials. It offers a unique tactile...

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May 11, 2017 | Product News

Gelest’s Antimicrobial Gets Approval for Food Contact Applications

Gelest has announced that its BIOSAFE HM4100 provides permanent protection of coatings. BIOSAFE contains no VOCs and is cost effective than conventional silver-based antimicrobials. It eliminates...

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May 10, 2017 | Industry News

Green Biologics Receives Award from BDC for its Biorenewable Process

The Biorenewable Deployment Consortium (BDC) honored Green Biologics with the organization’s Spring 2017 Commercialization Achievement Award. It is recognized for its commercialization of renewable...

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May 8, 2017 | Product News

APV Engineered Coatings Launches Topcoat Systems for Architectural Applications

APV Engineered Coatings has launched a new line of primer and topcoat systems for restoration of architectural structures. The product line’s water-based metal restoration coatings are formulated...

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May 5, 2017 | Industry News

Water-based Inks Lead to Higher Eco-efficiency, Finds BASF’s Analysis

BASF’s water-based resins for inks are an eco- friendly alternative. This is the result of a recently completed Eco-Efficiency Analysis conducted by BASF. A shift from solvent-based inks to...

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May 11, 2017 | Industry News

EU Funds Project for Renewable Isobutene Production

Global Bioenergies has announced the signature of a grant agreement for its Isobutene process. The aim is to convert currently poorly valorized residual wheat straw into second generation renewable...

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May 11, 2017 | Industry News

Toyo Ink to Feature its Eco-friendly Inks at EXPOGRÁFICA 2017

Toyo Ink will be exhibiting its comprehensive line of conventional printing inks and coatings at EXPOGRÁFICA 2017. Visitors can learn about TOYO KING™ eco-friendly printing solutions, which are...

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May 10, 2017 | Industry News

WACKER’s New Center to Focus on Dispersions for Eco-friendly Interior Paints

Wacker Chemie AG is expanding its presence in Southeast Asia by opening a new technical center. The facility serves as a testing laboratory for dispersions that are used in eco-friendly interior...

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May 5, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro’s Waterborne PU-based Coating Transforms PUMA Football Boot

With its latest innovation in football footwear, PUMA has set new standards in design, precision and comfort. Topaz-DOTS, the coating technology from Trans-Textil, is based on INSQIN® waterborne PU...

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May 3, 2017 | Industry News

Croda Invests USD 170 Mn to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Bio-based Surfactants

Croda has invested a USD 170 million in renewable manufacturing to reduce reliance on fossil fuels of its Bio-Based Surfactants. The products can be used in automotive coatings. Net greenhouse gas...

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