During Monday’s Plenary Session, Dr. Sonja Schulte, Editor in Chief of the European Coatings Journal, invited attendees to participate in a live survey involving key coatings industry issues, including market focus, future technologies, R&D activities and sustainability.
At Stand 7-414, AdvanSix delivers advantaged chemistries tailored to meet customer needs. The company produces a wide range of chemical intermediates, backed by services, support and a strong commitment to research and development.
Micro Powders is introducing three new products based on the company’s innovative composite particle technology at Stand 7-144. These highly engineered powders are formulated with nano-aluminum oxide (Mohs hardness 9) to deliver unsurpassed scratch and abrasion resistance.
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is presenting a vast offering of products and services at Stand 7-145. The Inorganic Pigments business unit is featuring a full range of premium-quality iron and chromium oxide pigments under the brand names Bayferrox® and Colortherm®, including its NEW RED pigments marketed as Bayferrox 500 series.
Set a course for Stand 7A-125 to learn about the latest technology solutions from Troy. Advanced MIT-free alternatives are being presented, along with Troy’s full portfolio of preservatives and additives. Troy also features a field testing exhibit that demonstrates the company’s worldwide outdoor exposure testing capabilities.
The Shepherd Color Company (Stand 9-340) specializes in key pigment technologies that allow customers to make differentiated and high-performance coatings. The company specializes in highly engineered inorganic pigments known as complex inorganic colored pigments (CICPs).
Active Minerals International, LLC (AMI), is exhibiting its Min-U-Gel® attapulgite products for rheology modification, syneresis control and suspension at Stand 7A-301. In addition, AMI is featuring two other unique products: Acti-Gel® 208 additive and Acti-Min® PG cost-saving kaolin extender pigment.
At Stand 1-243, Cabot Corp. is featuring its industry-leading high-color carbon blacks, fumed silicas and fumed aluminas for automotive and industrial coatings and adhesives, with a special focus on sustainability and green technologies.
Lonza is launching two new additions to the Proxel® range of preservatives in Europe at Stand 7-520. The new, innovative wet-state preservatives are designed to align with the evolving regulatory landscape in Europe and the increasing market demand for Methylisothiazolinone (MIT)-free biocide formulations.
At Stand 1-416, Ferro Pigments offers a comprehensive range of pigments, including a highly diverse array of complex inorganic color pigments (CICPs), ultramarines, corrosion inhibitors, iron oxides (blacks, reds, yellows, including high heat fastness grades of the latter), chrome oxide greens, bismuth vanadates, transparent iron oxides and organic pigments.
The Lubrizol Corp. is showcasing several new and innovative polymer and additive technologies that enhance performance of paints and coatings. Stop by Stand 1-554 to see the company’s latest innovations, including new Solsperse™ W-Series waterborne dispersants, new Aptalon™ polyamide polyurethanes, new dispersants for UV inks and new surface modifier technologies.
PPG has reached a multiyear corporate marketing agreement with the current Oakland Raiders. The agreement will make PPG paint brands the Official Paint of the Raiders. Financial details and terms were not disclosed.
AkzoNobel in the UK has officially opened a trailblazing lab complex that can test new products in conditions that mimic the world's most extreme environments. Located in the company’s Felling site, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, the €12.6 million R&D innovation campus fuses the site's 115-year history of product development with state-of-the-art facilities.
Starting in 2019, ABRAFATI (the Brazilian Coatings Manufacturers Association) and NürnbergMesse are partnering to put together the events that ABRAFATI has created and held every two years, the International Coatings Congress and International Exhibition of Coatings Industry Suppliers, which this year are rolled into ABRAFATI 2019, set to take place on Oct. 1-3 at the São Paulo Expo in São Paulo, Brazil.
Anti-corrosion coatings have become a necessity for industries to safeguard the huge investments they make in terms of money, property and safety of workers. These coatings are used extensively in industries such as marine, oil and gas, petrochemical, infrastructure, and power generation, among others. The global high-performance anti-corrosion coating market size was estimated to be USD 10.5 billion in 2018.
March is our European Coatings Show issue. Articles feature new soy-based technology for sustainable, high-performance products, the impact of Significant New Use Rules, success strategies for new product development, and peelable anti-corrosion coatings.