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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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Feb 21, 2018 | Industry News

Brightly-colored Bacteria Pave Way for Biodegradable Non-toxic Paints

Researchers have showed how genetics can change the color, and appearance, of certain types of bacteria. The results open up the possibility of harvesting these bacteria for the manufacturing of...

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Feb 16, 2018 | Product News

Perstorp Unveils Low VOC Polyol for Industrial Coatings

Perstorp has introduced Capa™ 4101 polyol. Capa™ 4101 is a unique polyol that has been developed for industrial coatings such as wind turbines, trains and airplanes. It can improve mechanical...

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Feb 8, 2018 | Product News

Worlée at ACS 2018: to Exhibit Eco-friendly Binders & Emulsions

Worlée has announced that it will present its new raw materials at ACS 2018. WorléeSol VGT 8709 is an eco-friendly emulsion used in water-thinnable decorative and architectural paints. WorléeSol NW...

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Feb 6, 2018 | Product News

Michelman at The Waterborne Symposium: Features WB Binders & Surface Additives

Michelman is highlighting a selection of its WB binder and surface additive solutions. They enhance the barrier and functional properties of architectural and industrial coatings. Wood coating...

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Jan 30, 2018 | Industry News

Nippon Shokubai Increases Monomer & Polymer Production Capacity

Nippon Shokubai has expanded its production capacity for its high performance UV curable acrylic monomer used in UV inkjet printing, its highly reactive polymer with oxazoline-functional monomer and...

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Feb 20, 2018 | Product News

Stora Enso Launches Bio-based Lignin, a Replacement for Oil-based Phenolic Materials

The launch of Lineo™ by Stora Enso is another important step on the way to replacing fossil-based materials with renewable solutions. It is available to companies seeking more sustainable, bio-based...

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Feb 9, 2018 | Product News

Clariant at ACS 2018: to Exhibit Low-VOC Multifunctional Neutralizer & more

Clariant will exhibit its low-VOC multifunctional neutralizer for eco-label certified paints at ACS 2018. It will also highlight ingredients for wood coatings, automotive, architectural coatings...

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Feb 7, 2018 | Industry News

Researchers Get 1.7 Million Euro Fund for Advanced Biopolymer Analysis

A team of scientists has received funding of 1.7 million euro for their UNMATCHED project focusing on the development of new analytical techniques for advanced biopolymers. The proposal was granted...

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Feb 5, 2018 | Industry News

Researchers Use Lignin to Create Eco-friendly Primers

Fraunhofer scientists have created an alternative to petrochemical by processing lignin. The experts from the Fraunhofer IFAM transformed lignin and used it as raw material for binders for primer...

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Jan 30, 2018 | Product News

Troy at ACS 2018: to Feature Powder Coating Additives, Preservatives and more

Troy Corporation has announced that it will be exhibiting at the ACS 2018. It will feature powder coating additives engineered for automotive coatings, VOC-free preservatives and its new pigment...

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