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July/August issue of ECJ is out

In the focus: Protective coatings

This issue’s full package on protective coatings features a report on growth drivers in the end-use industries, a novel epoxy nanoclay composite to keep costs down whilst improving performance, as well as exclusive expert voices.

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Programme out now

PRA's 10th International Woodcoatings Congress

The congress will be held in Amsterdam on 25 – 26 October, 2016 and is your ideal opportunity for disseminating new technology, collaboration and networking. The programme describes the variety of papers which will be presented, providing a rich source of knowledge, insights and new ideas.

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Mid-year survey

Off to a good start

The first half of the year is already behind us. A good time to ask paints and coatings producers from all across Europe to evaluate the first half of the year.

How has 2016 fared so far?

Expert Voices

Sustainability and protection

Environmental sustainability is of increasing importance for protective coatings. What are the main obstacles? ECJ has spoken to Olaf Sziedat, Business Area Director Central Europe of Hempel Germany, and Dr Dieter Heldmann, Senior Technical Manager, Performance Silicones at Wacker.

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Upcoming events

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
25 Oct-26 Oct 16

Woodcoatings Congress 2016
Amsterdam | The Netherlands
29 Nov-30 Nov 16

European Coatings Seminars 2016

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Enjoy lead articles live on the internet. The next webcast is taking place on 27 September 2016 at 15.00 (CET). Focus topic: Radiation Curing

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