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.
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.
Our March issue features a new eco-friendly carbon black, a fast-dry DTM alkyd emulsion with excellent corrosion resistance, and information on evaluating the flow behavior of coatings. March is also our European Coatings Show issue, which pre-show coverage and Exhibits-in-Print.