Building and Construction


Clariant en la ABRAFATI 2019: nuevas aplicaciones para pinturas y recubrimientos hacen las construcciones más sustentables

Pinturas y recubrimientos sustentables y de colores crean ambientes urbanos atractivos. 
(Fotografía: Clariant)Clariant contribuye a la creación de ambientes urbanos más sustentables y seguros ofreciendo nuevas soluciones para los desafíos de la industria de la construcción. La empresa les presentará a los clientes las novedades de su amplio portafolio durante la ABRAFATI 2019 – Exposición Internacional de Proveedores para Pinturas, entre los días 1 y 3 de octubre, en San Pablo.

Guardian Glass invests in upgrade and modernisation of glass production lines in the UK and Hungary

Guardian Glass invests in upgrade and modernisation of glass production lines in the UK and Hungary. Aerial view of Guardian Glass plant, Goole, United Kingdom.
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR173)
To support the increasing demand for float, coated and laminated glass in Europe, Guardian Glass is investing in the modernisation and upgrade of float glass lines at two of its European production plants.

DSM introduces new resin to drive shift to waterborne coatings in construction and heavy machinery segments

DSM introduces new resin to drive shift to waterborne coatings in construction and heavy machinery segments.
(Photo: DSM Coating Resins: DSMREPR015)Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has today launched a new direct-to-metal (DTM), waterborne coating resin, NeoCryl® XK-117, that will enable a more sustainable future for the coatings industry. The new resin underlines DSM’s commitment to developing coating resins that outperform conventional coating technologies in terms of both sustainability and functional performance.

Living Lagom at home for sustainability and balance

Living Lagom at home for sustainability and balance. (Photo: Clariant)After becoming both a buzzword and a global lifestyle phenomenon, by now, most of us probably know about the Danish concept of hygge, an idea all about comfort, contentment and coziness. But, as we settle into 2019, move over hygge and enter lagom, another Nordic concept that is increasingly being associated with sustainability at home and in the nature around us.

TE Connectivity enables luminaires without limitations with LUMAWISE Endurance S

TE enables luminaires without limitations with LUMAWISE Endurance S. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR331)TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a new compact connectivity solution for street lighting with LED light sources. TE´s LUMAWISE Endurance S module consists of a standardized interface (Zhaga Book 18) between the receptacle and module base or sealing cap. It uses an integrated single gasket that can accommodate and seal both luminaire and module using the same connection interface for either 40mm or 80mm diameter central management systems.

Building and Construction applications get a coatings sustainability boost 

Image ECS 2019 clear coat based on Exolit 855 after fire testClariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced it will contribute more sustainability, safety, and even brighten up the urban landscape through new solutions to the building and construction industry’s challenges.

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