Coatings


New Clariant Hostatint™ UV range for easy & safe coloration of radiation cured coating systems

Clariant’s Hostatint™ UV pigment preparations are an excellent choice for the coloration of industrial wood finishes. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, April 20, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, unveiled a complete color range of high-performance, easy to use colorants for UV cured wood coatings at the European Coatings Show 2017. The new Hostatint UV pigment preparation range supports the trend for colored UV systems and the industry focus on improving sustainability and product performance.

Milliken Acquires Keystone Aniline Corporation to Better Serve Global Colorant Customers

PHOTOS: Keystone brings exceptional colorant formulation skills and application development technology to the acquisition.Ghent, Belgium – Milliken & Company, a leading supplier of polymer-bound colorants and additives, today announced that it has acquired Keystone Aniline Corporation, a global leader in dyes, pigments, pigment dispersions and polymers, headquartered in Chicago, Ill. This move joins two successful organizations with complementary expertise and capabilities to offer customers a broader array of advanced colorant solutions, technologies and services. Further, the acquisition enables customers to streamline their supply chains by allowing them to obtain a wider range of products from a single source. Customers will see enhanced reliability of supply through Milliken’s acquirement of Keystone’s multiple facilities around the world.

Archroma offers coating, repellency & release, fire protection & color solutions at Techtextil 2017. Why? Because it’s our nature!

Archroma offers coating, repellency & release, fire protection & color solutions at Techtextil 2017. Why? Because it’s our nature!. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 10 April 2017- Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will be displaying its broad portfolio of solutions for textile mills and nonwoven manufacturers at Techtextil 2017, in Frankfurt, Germany, from May 9-12.

Perstorp is launching boosters for Cationic UV Curing – ensuring a more efficient production process for customers

Perstorp is launching boosters for Cationic UV Curing – ensuring a more efficient production process for customers. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp April 4, 2017 - At the European Coatings Show (April 4-6) Perstorp will launch Curalite™, a new range of boosters for cationic UV curing formulations, that can increase speed of reactivity up to 15 times. Cationic UV curing technology is the perfect choice for printing on challenging surfaces.

SONGWON debuts at European Coatings Show 2017 with new stabilization products and packages

SONGWON debuts at European Coatings Show 2017 with new stabilization products and packages.
(Photos: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, Korea – April 4, 2017 – For the first time, SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. is present at the European Coatings Show 2017 (Hall 4, Stand 161), demonstrating its commitment to the coatings industry and showcasing its latest high performance solutions.

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.

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