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Degussa's Coatings & Colorants Business Unit Streamlines the VESTOWAX Product Portfolio

Published on 2005-10-25. Author : SpecialChem

MARL -- In response to changing customer and market requirements Degussa's Coatings & Colorants Business Unit has decided to streamline the VESTOWAX product range. The H 100 and H 1050 grades of VESTOWAX will no longer be produced or marketed from December 31, 2005.

The H 200 and H 2050 grades provide customers with two products of equivalent property profile in the relevant application fields.

VESTOWAX is a synthetic wax used mainly as an additive in plasticsprocessing, printing inks, coatings, and technical emulsions, and also findsapplication in hot melts. VESTOWAX increases abrasion resistance in printing inks and scratch resistance in coatings. In hot melts the product reduces viscosity and improves heat resistance.

Degussa is the global market leader in specialty chemicals. Our innovative products and system solutions make an indispensable contribution to ourcustomers' success, which we sum up by our claim "creating essentials". In fiscal 2004 Degussa's 45,000 employees worldwide generated sales of 11.2 billion euros and operating profits (EBIT) of 965 million euros.

Source: Degussa AG's Coatings & Colorants Business


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