NUREMBURG, Germany – The European Coatings Show and European Coatings Congress 2009 is set to take place March 30 to April 2, 2009, at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany.

In keeping with tradition, the European Coatings Congress will open one day before the Exhibition and will go from March 30 to April 1. Leading experts from all over the world will provide insights into the current status of development in the areas of coatings, printing inks, adhesives and construction chemical products. The congress will offer 25 sessions, each comprising six lectures.

As a special highlight, one congress session will be devoted to the NAPOLEON research project. NAPOLEON is the abbreviation for Nanostructured Waterborne Polymer Films with Outstanding Properties, a project that seeks to create a platform for the development of completely new products on the basis of films with a controlled nanostructure.

The European Coatings Show will take place March 31 to April 2, 2009. The product portfolio at the show will cover coating raw materials, printing ink raw materials, adhesive raw materials, intermediates for construction chemicals, laboratory and production equipment, testing and measuring equipment, applications, environmental protection and safety at work, and services.

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