Building and Construction


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.

Reflecting ‘lagom’ sustainable living in COATINGS FOR HOMES & OUTDOOR SPACES

Clariant is showing new solutions for the paints and coatings industry in a virtual reality surrounding. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced unique new ways for home interior and outdoor paints and coatings to make a positive contribution to a balanced, sustainable way of living.

SABIC introduces proven STADECK heavy-duty panels to the Americas

Lightweight STADECK™ panels are made from glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry will showcase for the first time in the Americas, STADECK heavy duty-panels for scaffolding and numerous other applications, at the NAHB – International Builders Show in Las Vegas on February 19–21. This follows the successful launch of these high-strength but extremely lightweight panels for the building and construction industry in Europe last year.

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