Ciba Specialty Chemicals' Coating Effects Segment has launched a new paint and coatings industry website that is designed to allow users easy, rapid access to tailor-made solutions through a selection of different, user-oriented entry routes, such as products, technologies, effects and industries. Catering to the needs of a variety of users, including coating manufacturers, technicians and students, the website is easy to use, provides information ranging from theory to application, and shows how to link components of Ciba's product offerings, such as surface treatment, stabilization, coloration and coating or paint production.

The website provides links to Ciba Specialty Chemicals' online ordering and order-tracking functions, as well as to documents such as test methods, technical data sheets, product specifications and certificates of analysis. Further interactive tools are currently being developed. The new website is located