One of the printing inks specialist Marabu exhibited at Viscom in Düsseldorf (Hall 8b Stand F61) its broad product range: UV-curable, solvent- and water-based digital printing inks as well as functional and decorative liquid coatings. In addition, visitors were welcomed at the Marabu stand to experience interesting live-demonstrations.
Myriant Corporation announced its participation in Ecochem - The Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering Event. Ecochem—The Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering Event will take place from November 19th to 21st at the Congress Center Basel in Basel, Switzerland.
The industrial paint market in India is being driven by automotive and high performance coatings. The auto industry in India is showing signs of pickup with car sales of 133,486 in August in 2013, up 15.4% from a year ago, according to Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers's (SIAM) data quoted in a recent daily.
Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) and FHR Anlagenbau GmbH, Germany jointly announced the start of a close collaboration on the development of new Transparent Conductive Oxide (TCO) coatings that have broad applications in the manufacture of solar photovoltaic modules and flat panel displays.
UBE has recently announced a Commercial Acceleration program with SpecialChem to support the growth of its polycarbonate polyol range in Coatings, Adhesives, Plastic, Foams and Elastomer markets. UBE has developed Eternacoll® Polycarbonate polyols, a large platform of solutions offering customizable possibilities in terms of reactivity, flexibility and physical form (liquid/solid). Compared to standard polyols, these solutions demonstrate superior and long-term retention of performance such as oil resistance, hydrolytic stability, heat ageing etc.
BP announced two new technologies for the production of key petrochemical feedstocks. SaaBre™ is a new route for the production of acetic acid from syngas and Hummingbird® directly converts ethanol to ethylene through dehydration. SaaBre's breakthrough is a process for the conversion of synthesis gas (carbon monoxide and hydrogen derived from hydrocarbons such as natural gas) directly to acetic acid in a proprietary, integrated three-step process that avoids the need to purify carbon monoxide (CO) or purchase methanol.
Nano Labs announced that the Company has amended and updated the patent for the Company's next-generation coating.The new coating has improved resistance to environmental conditions such as UV and IR radiation, acid rain, fungi and bacteria, corrosion and oxidation, and cold and heat (providing fire and heat protection at temperatures of up to 1,500 degrees Celsius (2,732 Fahrenheit) for the case of solvent-based and up to 1,200 degrees Celsius (2,192 Fahrenheit) for water-borne versions).
The Perstorp Group, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, will be showcasing its new Neopentyl Glycol (Neo) and innovative Capa™ polyols for PU coatings & stoving enamels at Chinacoat 2013. Considerable investments have been made into a new Neo plant at Zibo to support the growing demand for powder coatings in China. The investments are part of Perstorp's long-standing commitment to China and to the Chinese coating customers.
The demand for emulsion polymer is mainly triggered by growing demand from paint and coatings industry and adhesives market. Asia Pacific dominates the global market for emulsion polymer. The emulsion polymer report by Transparency Market Research analyses, estimates and forecasts emulsion polymer demand on a global and regional level for the six year period from 2013 to 2019, in terms of revenue and volume. The study also provides information on restraints, drivers and opportunities along with the impact on the overall market for the forecast period.
The BCF is an active member of the International Paint and Printing Ink Council (IPPIC), which seeks to address the health, safety and environmental impacts associated with the manufacture and use of coatings and printing inks, including the recognition, evaluation and control of hazards arising from the use of lead in paint.
Lower feedstock prices can drive down prices of fermentable cellulosic sugar to USD 0.26/kg, down from USD 0.32/kg to USD 0.36/kg, competitive with sugars from corn or sugarcane, according to Lux Research. This advance would allow bio-based chemicals and biofuels to be made from more plentiful non-food sources, helping them better compete with petroleum-based chemicals and fuels.
The demand for Bisphenol A is mainly triggered by growing demand from electrical and electronic and automotive industries. Asia Pacific dominates the global market for Bisphenol A. The Bisphenol A report by Transparency Market Research analyses, estimates and forecasts Bisphenol A demand on a global and regional level for the six year period from 2013 to 2019, in terms of volume and revenue. The study also provides information on restraints, drivers and opportunities along with the impact on the overall market for the forecast period.
After extensive salt spray and kesternich testing, Intech Services announced the placement of DuPont 857G-018 fluoropolymer product on the DuPont SP11C specification for fluoropolymer-coated fasteners. As of an update in May 2013, the DuPont™ Teflon® industrial coating 857G line is now an option for application to meet SP11C standards.
Patcham, one of the global suppliers of wide range of coatings additives and paint driers, will showcase its Pat-Add portfolio at the ChinaCoat Show (Shanghai, November 20-22-2013 - Hall E4, Zone 7, Booth 4D41-50).
Three key appointments to the Solvay Novecare Asia Pacific Coatings Market Team will help the Group deliver on its ambition to grow the business and propel business development in Asia forward. Leading the team is Asia Pacific Regional Market Director Marc Teo, who is responsible for delivering financial targets and sustainably growing the business in line with growth objectives. Also joining the team is Asia Pacific Coatings Business Development Manager Koh Hwee Koon, who is
Responsible for identifying and exploring new market opportunities, managing key accounts and marketing activities,
C Brewers & Sons, one of Crown Paints' biggest customers, is based in Eastbourne and was also keen to get involved. Knowing that Crown and Hempel had considerable experience in this type of work, they brought the matter to their supplier's attention. As a result, Crown and Hempel agreed to donate the coatings needed to enable the project to go ahead, with Brewers providing logistical support.
PPG Industries' industrial coatings business will showcase its full assortment of liquid, powder, pretreatment and electrocoat (e-coat) products at FABTECH booth S5520, Nov. 18-21 at McCormick Place in Chicago. In addition, Kelly Moore, PPG development chemist, industrial coatings, will present "Introduction to Electrocoating," a technical seminar that is part of the continuing education program at FABTECH, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Central Time on Nov. 19, Room S404A.
Rhino Linings Corporation, one of the global leaders in protective coatings and linings industry, has acquired Advanced Coating Solutions, a San Diego-based developer and manufacturer of waterborne, compliant coatings including epoxies, urethanes, stains, sealers and topcoats. Prior to the acquisition, Advanced Coating Solutions was a supplier to Rhino Linings Corporation. The acquisition brings Advanced Coating Solutions' products and personnel in house, and gives them the resources necessary to focus on new product development based on technologies pioneered by the company.
Arkema exhibited its Rilsan® fine powders jointly with Viking Johnson (stand 305, Hall 1) at Aquatech 2013, in Amsterdam. Aquatech is one of the world's leading trade exhibition on process, drinking and waste water technology.
Axalta Coating Systems, expanded its presence at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow in Las Vegas, NV, held from November 5 through November 8, 2013, in booth #22391 in Hot Rod Alley located inside Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center.