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Kynar 500® Resin-based Coatings Now Available from Sherwin- Williams

Published on 2004-09-06. Author : SpecialChem

Atofina Chemicals, Inc. has granted a Kynar 500® license to The Sherwin-Williams Company for the production of industrial coatings using Kynar 500® PVDF resin. The license gives Sherwin-Williams the authority to formulate coatings in a palette of colors using a minimum of 70% Kynar 500® PVDF resin from Atofina and market these coatings under the Kynar 500® trademark.

"We felt this was a great opportunity given the branding leadership of both companies," said Chip Bisignaro, Atofina's market manager for Kynar 500® Coatings and Film. "In addition, we hope to take advantage of the strong distribution channels and diverse markets served by Sherwin-Williams to bring new applications for Kynar 500® based coatings."

Kynar 500® resin-based liquid coatings have a long history of reliability and weathering resistance in architectural uses like metal roofing, wall panels and aluminum window extrusions. Kynar 500® resin-based coatings are available only through licensed formulators who warranty the quality and reliability of the coating.

The Sherwin-Williams Company, with more than 135 years of experience in products finishing technology, serves the industrial product finishing market through a North American network of company-owned locations and with expanding global reach. Sherwin-Williams has a broad line of high performance coatings, a full range of technical support, and just-in-time distribution capabilities. The Sherwin-Williams Company, founded in 1866, is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the manufacture, distribution and sale of coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers.

Source: Atofina Chemicals, Inc.

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