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2014 December

December is our annual Buyers’ Guide, with detailed information and contact details for suppliers and distributors in the coatings industry. The issue also contains a market report on China’s anti-corrosive coatings market, and an index of articles that ran in 2014.

China’s Anti-Corrosion Coatings Market

The Chinese anti-corrosion coating market is likely to continue experiencing slow growth over the next few years as the shipbuilding industry continues to underperform.


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2014 Index of Articles

An index of the print and online articles that ran in 2014.


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Localizing a Surface Solution

When should you choose selective plating? This article discusses the application benefits and possibilities of selective plating.


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Busting Coil Coating Myths: Five Misconceptions About Prepainted Metals

There are five common myths about coil coating or prepainted metal you need to know.


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Future-Proofing our Cities

As developers and city planners grapple with trends and challenges, they are increasingly looking to their suppliers to help tackle them.]


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PCI Celebrates 100+ Years and Launches Industrial Coatings Conference in Shanghai

The event brought in almost 400 attendees and an impressive group of speakers that included suppliers, professors, manufacturers and association members.


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Resource Helps Users Understand Rheology

Rheology is the science of the flow and deformation behavior of all kinds of materials, and a new knowledge and information platform “World of Rheology” by Anton Paar is exclusively focused on this topic.


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OSHA Launches Dialogue on Chemical Exposure in the Workplace

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is launching a national dialogue with stakeholders on ways to prevent work-related illness caused by exposure to hazardous substances.


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PPG Marks Completion of Plant in China

PPG Industries and Henan Billions Chemical Co. Ltd. held a ceremony to mark the completion of Henan Billions’ titanium dioxide (TiO2) manufacturing and research facility in the Henan Province of China.


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Maroon Group Acquires Addipel LLC

Maroon Group LLC has acquired Addipel LLC, a custom blender and re-packager based in Avon Lake, OH.


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Brilliant Group Opens California Manufacturing Facility

Daylight fluorescent pigment manufacturer Brilliant Group Inc. announced the opening of its new 20,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Richmond, CA.


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ASTM Paint Committee Develops New Testing Standard

A proposed new standard, ASTM WK 46877, Test Method for Pigment Loss on Ignition, will provide definitive instructions for conducting the common loss on ignition test.


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Argex Titanium Wins ICIS 2014 Best Innovation Award

Argex Titanium Inc., an emerging producer of high-grade titanium dioxide (TiO2) used in paint, plastic, paper, cosmetics and other applications, has won the ICIS 2014 Award for Best Innovation by Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) in recognition of its novel method of producing TiO2 pigment.


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Michelman Opens Advanced Materials Collaboration Center

Michelman celebrated the grand opening of its new Advanced Materials Collaboration Center (AMCC) on October 2, 2014, at the company’s global headquarters in Cincinnati.


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Evonik Boosts Capacity for Specialty Silica

Evonik Industries, Essen, Germany, officially opened a new production line to manufacture surface-treated fumed silica under the AEROSIL® brand name.


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BASF Inaugurates Chemical Complex in India

BASF India Limited inaugurated its large-scale chemical production complex at Dahej in Gujarat, India. With a project cost of approximately €150 million, the site represents BASF’s single-largest investment in India.


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Axalta and MIT Pioneer Technologies to Analyze Waterborne Paint Sprayability

Eric Houze, Research Fellow at Axalta Coating Systems, and Bavand Keshavarz, a Ph.D. candidate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), presented the results of a joint research program on new rheological measurement technologies that can be applied to sprayable paints.


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Clariant Inaugurates New Lab Facilities in Malaysia

Clariant has inaugurated new laboratory facilities in Shah Alam, Malaysia, for the oil services and pigments businesses.


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Carbon Black

Orion Engineered Carbons

This eight-page brochure describes Carbon Black XPB 545 and its combination of properties for anti-static and conductive coatings.


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Agitated Vessel

Charles Ross & Son Co.

This portable 50-gallon Agitated Vessels Model VSL-50 is fabricated in stainless steel 316 and designed for atmospheric operation.


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Natural Oil Polyols

Vertellus

Polycin® XP 100 LV and Polycin XP 200 LV are 100% solids castor oil-based polyols developed as cost-effective reactive diluents in solventborne acrylic and polyester systems to lower VOCs and increase solids.


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Silicone Curative

SiVance LLC

SiVance® C1008 curative significantly improves the durable flexibility of epoxy polysiloxane protective topcoats in marine and infrastructure applications without sacrificing weatherability.


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Defoaming Additive

Troy Corp.

 A solvent-free, high-performance defoaming additive, Troykyd®D209W offers excellent functionality in a broad range of aqueous systems. 


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Binder

Dow Polyurethanes

VORASPEC™ 58 toughened epoxy binder is a high-performance reactive epoxy toughener for epoxy systems used in industrial and infrastructure applications, especially in harsh environments.


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Coatings Trends & Technologies 2012

This event took place September 11-12, 2012 at the DoubleTree Hotel Chicago in Oak Brook, IL. CTT is a 1 1/2-day, comprehensive program that covers the most current coatings technology in short, informative technical sessions, and provides a resource-rich exhibition area for formulators, chemists and raw materials suppliers to make meaningful connections and conduct business.

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pci december 2014

2014 December

December is our annual Buyers’ Guide, with detailed information and contact details for suppliers and distributors in the coatings industry. The issue also contains a market report on China’s anti-corrosive coatings market, and an index of articles that ran in 2014.

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