At the Paris Climate Conference in 2015 (COP 21), most countries agreed to reach net zero greenhouse emissions by the second half of this century. It is an ambitious, but achievable target. It also represents an opportunity for businesses to prepare for a low carbon future with simple determination, and by leveraging their innovation and expertise.
I am new to powder coating, but the plant where I work has been doing it for a few years. The guys do a good job on single color and are starting to experiment with multi colors. Is multicolor powder coating possible? If so, do you have any information that would help us?
What happens if you ask your friends what they think about chemicals? Will they mention the risks, the possibility of accidents and injuries, air and water pollution or will they mention the essential chemicals needed in the products that they use every day?
This year, CTT will feature a panel discussion with four professionals from various areas of the value chain to discuss technology transfer – the process of innovating, scouting new technologies and leveraging them into business.
In the last few weeks in particular, the news media across the world have been bombarding us with discussion and comments about climate change. The President’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Change agreement shocked the rest of the world and, to quote one European journalist, ‘needlessly harms America’s reputation’.
There has always been some degree of risk involved in transporting dangerous goods (DG)/hazmat, with the responsibility for compliance typically assigned solely to the compliance or shipping department.
Our September issue features technology on recycled content- based polyols that impart critical paint performance properties, low-VOC benzoate coalescents for increased hardness of waterborne architectural coatings, a new plasticizer for soft PVC coatings, and more.