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Sunday, 19 April 2015

European Coatings CONGRESS 2015

Programme out now!

Again Europe’s largest and most important coatings congress is setting out to assemble the global coatings expertise under one roof!
Find out which of the 144 papers interests you most and fill up your schedule right now to be perfectly prepared for April.

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European Coatings LIVE

Fluorosurfactants flourish

During the next European Coatings LIVE on 28 April 2015, Dr Reiner Friedrich (Merck) is giving a presentation on Branched short-chain fluorosurfactants. Join us and use this opportunity to drop your questions!

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European Coatings CONFERENCES

Our conferences in 2015

Decorative coatings 22 - 23 June 2015
Automotive coatings 24 - 25 September 2015
Fire retardant coatings 19 - 20 October 2015
Anti-corrosive coatings 03 - 04 November 2015
Additives for modern coatings 07 - 08 December 2015

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European Coatings APP

Your mobile coatings glossary

Find definitions of coatings terms and keywords in a matter of seconds - thanks to the iPhone app "Coatings A to Z", developed from the well-known book bestseller. Get exactly the information you need - anytime, anywhere, on your mobile device - clear and compact thanks to specific search and index features.

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European Coatings LIBRARY

Browse through our book bestsellers at the ECS 2015

Discover the complete EC LIBRARY book series at the European Coatings SHOW from 21-23 April 2015 in Nuremberg: Visit European Coatings at stand 361 in hall 4, browse through our new publications and well-known coatings technology bestsellers and purchase directly on-site.

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Comment on colorants market

"Europe is abandoning the market to the rest"

Dr Oliver Schmitt of the company Chemikos sees the position of Europe in the market of colorants threatened. In the future Asia will not only appear as supplier of cheap raw products. Asia is growing into a developing power from which in the future we will also get innovations. Therefore the European Industry must react.

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ECJ: April issue out now

The current edition of European Coatings JOURNAL features a full package on the industry’s must attend event: the European Coatings SHOW and CONGRESS. Additionally, technical papers deal with smart coatings, additives and test methods – to name just a few.

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Interview on Construction chemistry

No universal binder system necessary

Understanding the interactions between the different concrete raw materials is a big issue. It is a very complex system, “in other words, tiny variations in the underlying conditions can have a huge impact.”, Dr Wolfram Schmidt, BAM, states. That is why not only one binder or rheology modifier can be used. Adaptation is necessary. And that is just one thing he is working on.

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European Coatings CONGRESS 2015
Nuremberg/Germany
20 Apr-21 Apr 15

European Coatings CONGRESS 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
10 Nov-12 Nov 15

European Coatings SEMINARS 2015

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EC LIVE

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Do not miss European Coatings LIVE!

Enjoy lead articles live on the internet. the next webcast is taking place on 28 April 2015 at 15.00 (CET) 

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New books from EC LIBRARY

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