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Perstorp launches world’s first portfolio of renewable polyols

Perstorp launches world´s first ISCC certified and renewable polyols. (Photos: Perstorp)Perstorp November 15, 2017 - Perstorp is announcing world’s first portfolio of renewable alternatives to the essential polyols Pentaerythritol (Penta), Trimethylolpropane (TMP), and Neopentyl glycol (Neo). The product portfolio will be globally launched at China Coat. The launch is a response to the fast growing global need for more sustainable Coatings, Resins and Synthetic Lubricants to mention a few. This means that Perstorp is the only chemical company in the world to offer all three essential polyols Penta, TMP and Neo in both traditional and renewable forms.

SONGWON launches new, high end UV absorbers for demanding coatings applications

SONGWON launches new, high end UV absorbers for demanding coatings applications.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – November 15, 2017 – SONGWON is expanding its range of ultraviolet absorbers (UVAs) for high performance coatings and is now launching two new products, SONGSORB® CS 400 and SONGSORB® CS 384-2. The two UVAs can both be used in combination with a hindered amine light stabilizer (HALS) such as SONGSORB® CS AQ01, which was introduced at this year’s European Coatings Show.

Archroma to highlight Eco-advanced solutions for enhanced packaging and paper at Paperex 2017

Visit Archroma at Paperex 2017, November 1 – 4, 2017, Hall 7B, Stand 7B11, New Delhi, India. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 26 October 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will be at the Paperex 2017 to highlight Archroma’s solutions and expertise to enhance both the optical and functional properties of board and paper – with a special focus on sustainability.

Henkel patented two-step process for auto body surface treatment at Audi

Henkel patented Bonderite two-step process for auto body surface treatment at Audi. (Photo: Henkel, PR039)Düsseldorf, Germany – In cooperation with Audi, Henkel has developed an auto body pre-treatment process. The patented two-step process enables surface treatment of multi-metal auto bodies with an aluminum content of up to 100 percent. In zinc phosphating, which was the conventional process, the volume of waste products increases as the aluminum content of mixed material bodies rises. These are very costly to remove from the pre-treatment bath and the surfaces that are treated in them.

Avery Dennison makes capital investment in liquid crystal specialty films developer Gauzy

Avery Dennison’s Hanita business division, which manufactures specialty films for a number of industrial and commercial applications, has established an agreement with Gauzy to collaborate on the development and marketing of a retrofit version of Gauzy’s switchable window film, which would add to Avery Dennison’s window film product portfolio.
(Photos: Avery Dennison, PR376)GLENDALE, California — October 3, 2017 — Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY), a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials, today said it has made an investment in Gauzy, an Israeli-based developer and manufacturer of liquid-crystal-based materials, films, applications and solutions for a variety of end markets including construction, automotive, consumer electronics, home appliances, the solar industry and more.

Archroma touches and colors your project at ABRAFATI 2017. Why? Because it’s our nature!

Archroma touches and colors your project at ABRAFATI 2017.
(Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 3 October 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will present at this year’s edition of ABRAFATI, the International Exhibition of Coatings Industry Suppliers and International Coatings Congress, which will take place at the São Paulo Expo on October 3-5, 2017.

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