Last month, the UK’s Environmental Audit Committee published the results of its inquiry into the future of chemicals regulation after Brexit, to which the British Coatings Federation (BCF) submitted a response.
For over 30 years, the British Coatings Federation (BCF) has been training the global coatings community with its comprehensive distance-learning program, the Coatings Training Institute (CTI), and has now announced a wide range of classroom-based learning courses to supplement its training offering.
The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has become an affiliate partner of EEF, the manufacturers’ organization, in a bid to secure a competitive future for the industry and to ensure that the voice of the coatings sector is heard by senior policy makers and key decision makers in government.
At the 2017 General Assembly held on February 15, 2017, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) welcomed 16 new Full members and 22 new Associate members, signaling strong European cooperation on the bio-economy.
Cerium dioxide nanoparticles block communication between bacteria and prevent the formation of biofilms.
February 12, 2017
Chemists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), Mainz, Germany, have developed a method that reliably hinders hazardous seawater fouling and is effective, affordable and easy on the environment.
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.
Our May issue focuses on sustainability, specialty chemicals, automotive coatings and manufacturing equipment. This issue will also be distributed at the Eastern Coatings Show in Atlantic City, May 15-17, 2017.