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Jun 22, 2017 | Industry News

MSC Agrees to Identify Bisphenol A as a Substance of Very High Concern

MSC has supported the French proposal to identify Bisphenol A as a SVHC because of its endocrine disrupting properties which cause probable serious effects to human health. It is already listed in...

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Jun 22, 2017 | Product News

WACKER at LACS 2017: Features Dispersions for Exterior Paints and more

WACKER is taking part in the LACS, where it is presenting innovative binders for inks and more. PRIMIS® AF 1000 is a binder that ensures highly durable exterior paints. SILRES® WH 80 A provides wood...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Industry News

Stepan to Acquire BASF’s Surfactant Production Facility

Stepan has reached an agreement with BASF to acquire its surfactant production facility in Ecatepec, Mexico and a portion of its associated surfactants business. The facility is located close to...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Industry News

Tikkurila Plans to Invest in Decorative & Industrial Paints Factory in Russia

Tikkurila is planning to invest in a new factory in Russia. The factory will produce decorative and industrial products. It will operate water-borne and one solvent-borne factory. The new site will...

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Jun 20, 2017 | Industry News

Scientists Develop Color-shifting Nanoparticles for Various Applications

Scientists have developed color-shifting nanoparticles that can change hue even after being embedded into a material. The discovery is inspired by the shells of beetles that are covered with stacks...

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Jun 22, 2017 | Industry News

Ashland’s Coating System for Flexible Food Packaging Gets U.S. Patent

Ashland has received US patent 9,539,795 for its PureKote™ 23589 dispersion and PureKote™ 21412A cross-linking agent coating system. PureKote 23589 is a water-based dispersion in liquid form...

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Jun 22, 2017 | Product News

GreenMantra Introduces Ceranovus™ G, a Series of Polypropylene Waxes for Inks & Coatings

GreenMantra has developed a new line of synthetic polypropylene waxes made with 100 percent recycled materials. The Ceranovus G series can be used in inks and paints. Ceranovus G series...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Industry News

NatureWorks Forms New Division to Supply Bio-based Chemical Intermediates

NatureWorks has formed a new division to supply chemical intermediates. Vercet™ lactides can be used to create solvent-borne alkyd resins for wood and metal coatings. Vercet™ polyols provide...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Raspberry-like Silica Particles to Stabilize Emulsions

Researchers at ETH Zurich have created a new type of silica particle able to stabilize emulsions in a new way. They roughened the surfaces of silica spheres by loading them with silica nanoparticles...

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Jun 20, 2017 | Industry News

Michelman to Feature its Barrier and Functional Coatings at ACCCSA

Michelman will feature many of its barrier and functional coatings formulated for corrugated, folding carton, and converted paper applications at ACCCSA 2017. Highlighted, will be some of the most...

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