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DSM launches collaboration with Vepa to drive powder coating application technology

DSM’s Uralac® Ultra powder coating technology, developed specifically for use on MDF and other wood products. 
(Photo: DSM Coating Resins: DSMREPR007)Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has launched a collaboration with Vepa, a leader in project furniture design. The aim of this collaboration is to further demonstrate the value of powder coating technology as an operationally convenient and sustainable alternative to solvent-based liquid coating technology for heat-sensitive substrates. Initially, Vepa will produce one furniture product line with DSM’s proprietary powder coating technology, which will be commercially available by August 2018. A second product line will be launched by the end of 2018.

Mondi Release Liner sets its sights firmly on North America

(Photos: Mondi, PR090)Vienna, 28 May 2018 – Mondi Group, a global leader in paper and packaging, has joined the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC), the leading North American trade association for release liners, and is fully committed to further supporting its existing assets and presence in the region’s tape industry.

Avery Dennison launches new high speed coating line in Kunshan

Left to right: Roger Machado, Vice President and General Manager, Label and Graphic Materials – North Asia; Kamran Kian, Vice President, Global Operations and Supply Chain, Label and Graphic Materials, Avery Dennison Corporation; Georges Gravanis, President, Label and Graphic Materials, Avery Dennison Corporation; Menglong Sheng, Deputy Director of Administrative Committee of Kunshan Economic Technological Development Zone. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR383)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — May 3, 2018 — Avery Dennison, the global materials science company and leading manufacturer of labeling and functional materials, held an inauguration ceremony for its new high speed emulsion and hot melt coating line at its Kunshan facility in Jiangsu Province. With a multi-million-dollar investment, it represents the very latest in coating technology and is the single largest Avery Dennison investment in its Label and Graphic Materials business in China to date.

DSM launches higher-performance matte powder coating technology

DSM launches new proprietary Uralac® one shot matte (OSM) powder coating HAA system that delivers better reproducibility and enables lower cross linker levels and curing temperatures than current one shot matte alternatives.
(Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMREPR006)
Royal DSM, a global science company active in health, nutrition and materials, has today launched a new proprietary Uralac® one shot matte (OSM) powder coating HAA system that delivers better reproducibility and enables lower crosslinker levels and curing temperatures than current one shot matte alternatives. The new Uralac OSM powder coating resins are being rolled out globally and can be used for a wide range of industrial matte applications.

SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai

SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai.SHANGHAI, CHINA, April 23, 2018 - As a global leader in the chemical industry, SABIC will present its full Fluids product portfolio at IESD, the leading surfactants and detergents show for China and Asia, in Shanghai, April 24 -26.

SONGWON demonstrates commitment to the North American coatings industry

SONGWON demonstrates commitment to the North American coatings industry.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – April 10, 2018 – For the first time, SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. is present at the American Coatings Show (ACS), showcasing its latest high performance solutions.

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