Coatings


Mondi adapts production line in Germany to make much-needed face mask components

Mondi adapts production line in Germany to make much-needed face mask component. (Photo: Mondi, PR146)Mondi is committed to playing its part to produce important supplies and components during the COVID-19 outbreak. As a global leader in packaging and paper, Mondi's Personal Care Components team has found a way to convert a production line at its Gronau plant in Germany to manufacture soft, elastic straps which are now being used for face masks and used by medical professionals and consumers globally.

Milliken & Company Finalizes Acquisition of Borchers

Milliken ChemicalMilliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, has formally acquired Borchers Group Limited (“Borchers”), a global specialty chemicals company known for its innovative high-performance coating additives and specialty catalyst solutions from The Jordan Company, L.P. (“TJC”). The transaction officially closed on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

Milliken & Company Announces Intent to Acquire Borchers from The Jordan Company

Milliken ChemicalMilliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Borchers Group Limited (“Borchers”), a global specialty chemicals company known for its innovative high-performance coating additives and specialty catalyst solutions from The Jordan Company, L.P. (“TJC”). The acquisition is expected to close in January 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.

New Henkel solutions enable greater cost-efficiency and sustainability in aluminum anodizing

Even after 100 years of aluminum anodizing, Henkel’s most recent innovations for degreasing, etching and sealing demonstrate that there is still room for significant improvements in the productivity and sustainability of this electrochemical technology. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR080)Henkel’s pipeline of innovations for the aluminum industry does not stop short when it comes to anodizing, one of the most established technologies of aluminum processing. In complementing its latest developments for optimizing the conversion coating of aluminum products, the company also offers improved Bonderite technologies for the three key steps of degreasing, etching and hot or cold sealing in the aluminum anodizing process.

Archroma at Paperex India 2019 with innovations and solution systems for sustainable colors and performance

Archroma will be at Paperex India 2019 to present its innovations and solution systems aimed to help packaging & paper manufacturers to optimize productivity and/or create value in their markets. 
(Photo: Madebyvadim)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at Paperex 2019 to present its latest innovations and solution systems aimed to help packaging & paper manufacturers to optimize productivity and/or create value in their markets.

Perstorp to expand its Ymer nonionic dispersing monomer range for higher productivity, lower processing costs and greater sustainability

Perstorp to expand its Ymer™ nonionic dispersing monomer range for higher productivity, lower processing costs and greater sustainability. 
(Photo: Unsplash)Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has announced the extension of its Ymer nonionic dispersing monomer product range for Polyurethane Dispersion (PUD). PUDs are used in many applications such as adhesives and coatings for leather, textiles, wood and automotive.

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