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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 22, 2017 | Product News

Circa Group & iFormulate Collaborate to Launch Bio-based Aprotic Solvent

Circa Group has announced a partnership with iFormulate, to support the upcoming launch of new biosolvent Cyrene®. Cyrene® is a chiral dipolar aprotic solvent, a bio-based alternative to polar...

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Aug 21, 2017 | Industry News

GreenCentre & Lorama Partner to Commercialize Eco-friendly Paint Technology

GreenCentre Canada and Lorama Group has announced an agreement to jointly commercialize a powerful new environmentally friendly paint technology. Under this agreement, GreenCentre and Lorama will...

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Aug 18, 2017 | Industry News

New Method to Develop Safer Water-based Electrochromic Film Inks

Georgia Tech researchers have developed electrochromic film inks that are water-based, making them safer. The electrochromic films are made with conjugated polymers, colorful and electroactive...

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Aug 16, 2017 | Product News

WACKER at Abrafati 2017: to Showcase Dispersion & Silicone for Architectural Coatings

At the Abrafati 2017, WACKER will display solutions for dirt-repellent treatment. PRIMIS® SAF 9000 can be used to formulate “easy-to-clean” interior paints. The dispersions are eco-friendly. The new...

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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 22, 2017 | Industry News

E.ON Uses Eco-friendly TSA Coating Process to Protect Offshore Wind Park

E.ON has announced that it is protecting all 60 steel foundations of the Arkona offshore wind park in the German Baltic Sea with a special anti-corrosion coating. E.ON has developed the TSA process...

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Aug 21, 2017 | Industry News

New Safe & Strong Plant-oil Derived Epoxy Thermosets

A team of researchers has created a plant-based thermoset that could make devices “greener.” Thermosets are used as coatings in aircrafts. The team developed a new curing agent that was made of...

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Aug 18, 2017 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Plant-derived Sprayable Nanocoating Technique

A research team has developed a sprayable nanocoating technique using plant-derived polyphenol that can be applied to any surface. This new nanocoating process can be completed in seconds to form...

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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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