The government of the UK recently announced its plan for implementing the long-awaited modern Industrial Strategy, which has been welcomed across the coatings industry, particularly given the cloud of uncertainty still surrounding Brexit.
The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has unveiled the results of its 2016 PaintCare local authorities survey, which reveal the barriers to recycling leftover paint as faced by Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) across the UK.
Results from a recent survey by the European Paint Federation, CEPE, confirm that REACH 2018 will have a significant impact on the British Coatings Federation’s (BCF) members’ ability to innovate and on their competitiveness.
In order to manufacture chemical products, a high-energy input is required, which consumes fossil resources. At Germany’s Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), two scientists are researching a resource-efficient and sustainable approach.
Our June issue is our annual Additives Directory, featuring additive product, supplier and distributor listings. The issue also contains several feature articles on the latest advancements in additive technology.