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Sachtleben Gets the Green Raw Material Supplier Award at Green Industrial Coatings Asia 2012

Published on 2012-11-01. Author : SpecialChem

The fifth annual "Green Industrial Coatings Asia" combined fair and symposium was held in Shanghai on October 23 and 24. The focus was set on environmentally friendly coatings systems including the latest developments of binder systems, pigments and additives, which fulfill the criteria to be "green".

Experts from internationally acclaimed companies, including Akzo Nobel, DuPont and Sachtleben, presented papers on the latest developments in "Green Coatings"; a jury had award prizes for the best papers and the most notable innovations. Sachtleben received one of these important distinctions, the prestigious "Green Raw Material Supplier Award", for its new functionalized barium sulfate product. Milan Krumbe's (Sales Director Coatings) speech, "A new technology of particle functionalization and its contribution to green coatings and sustainability," addressed concepts and ideas focusing the three leading cornerstones within the coatings industry: performance, efficiency and sustainability.

About Sachtleben

Sachtleben is a leading manufacturer of top-quality chemical products with a unique range of white pigments and extenders. The history of the company's involvement at its Duisburg location stretches back more than one hundred years.

Sachtleben supplies the entire world with innovative products in the fields of titanium dioxide and functional additives. Their outstanding product quality is matched by their excellence in problem-solving capabilities and Technical Customer Service. The main fields of application for Sachtleben's products can be found, for instance, in synthetic fibers, paints and coatings, plastics, and paper. Sachtleben also manufactures specialized products for the foods, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics industries and is the right address in the field of chromatography and catalysis as well as the production of construction materials.

Source: Sachtleben

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