Holger Hüppeler, Head of LANXESS' business unit Inor¬ganic Pigments, discusses the company's challenges and successes during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as its outlook for the market and business strategies moving forward.
According to research by CHEM Research, a business-to-business market research and consulting organization focused on the paint and coatings, adhesives, and sealants industry, data show a recovery for the European paint and coatings production in May 2020, while production in Germany is close to the level reached in April.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, stricter hygiene and distancing regulations for trade fairs in Baden-Württemberg, and sustained restrictions on international travel, organizers of PaintExpo 2020 have cancelled the event.
Liquid X, manufacturer of functional metallic inks, announced that its particle-free silver ink used to create e-textiles and other functional textiles has received the OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification.
What a difficult time this is! Many day-to-day business activities have been put on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak. But in order to assist not-for-profit organizations, there is something positive paint and coatings manufacturers and retailers can accomplish during this lull
As the complex situation regarding the global pandemic continues to evolve, AkzoNobel announced that the company remains focused on ensuring employee health and safety and maintaining business continuity.
Sasha Novakovich, President and CEO of Alchemy, a provider of chemistry acceleration software, shares her thoughts on the spike in interest in running a digital lab, and how this pandemic has shown the importance of having a robust digital infrastructure.
Graphene supplier and product manufacturer Nano Graphene Inc. announced its breakthrough antibacterial products have shown to be 99.9% effective in making various surfaces bacteria proof according to ASTM E2180 testing protocol for determining antimicrobial activity of polymeric materials.
Our August issue has a big focus on equipment, with several articles and a directory of equipment suppliers. This issue also includes articles on transportation coatings, new binder technology and sustainability.