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Archroma celebrates opening of global competence Center for Surface & Coating Technology

Beate Plueckhan, President Region EMEA, at the opening ceremony of Archroma’s Global Competence Center for Paper Surface & Coating Technology, with (left to right) David Puddiphatt, Head of Sales UK & Nordics, Chris Warburton, Apprentice Lab Technician, Andy Bell, Head of Product Management Barrier, Coatings & Deposit Control, Packaging & Paper Specialties Business, Andrew Mottram, Senior paper technologist Stickies, Surface & Coating Technology, Adam Bastow, Lab technician. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 16 March 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, has officially inaugurated its new Global Center of Excellence for Surface & Coating Technology. The Center, which opened yesterday, underlines Archroma’s ambition to bring new, innovative solutions to the packaging and specialty paper markets.

Perstorp sells its Belgian site with its coating additives activities to Synthomer plc

PerstorpPerstorp March 6, 2017 - The specialty chemicals innovator and supplier Perstorp (Perstorp Holding AB) today announces the sale of its additives activities primarily serving the paints and coatings industry produced at its facility at Gent Belgium, Perstorp Belgium (Perstorp Oxo Belgium AB) to Synthomer (Synthomer plc). The total consideration for the sale is €78 million (subject to certain adjustments). The divestment is in line with Perstorp’s strategy to focus on and expand its core chemicals activities.

Avery Dennison completes Hanita Coatings acquisition

Avery DennisonGLENDALE, CA — March 2, 2017 — Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Hanita Coatings, a pressure-sensitive materials manufacturer of specialty films and laminates, from Kibbutz Hanita and Tene Investment Funds.

Perstorp launching cationic curing boosters at the European Coatings Show

Perstorp launching cationic curing boosters at the European Coatings Show.
(Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp - February 13, 2016 - At the European Coatings Show (April 4-6) Perstorp will launch Curalite™, its range of boosters for cationic UV curing formulations, that can increase reaction speeds up to 15 times. Cationic UV curing technology is the perfect choice for printing on challenging surfaces such as plastic substrates or containers, where other technologies could fail.

Avery Dennison to acquire Hanita Coatings

Avery DennisonGLENDALE, CA — December 13, 2016 — Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) today announced it has agreed to acquire Hanita Coatings, a pressure-sensitive materials manufacturer of specialty films and laminates from Kibbutz Hanita Coatings and Tene Investment Funds for the purchase price of $75 million, subject to customary adjustments.

SONGWON launches a new portfolio of coatings stabilizers

SONGWON launches a new portfolio of coatings stabilizers.
(Photo: Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, Korea – October 24, 2016 – SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd., a global leader in polymer stabilizers today unveiled its new range of stabilizer solutions for the coatings industry.

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