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International experts gathered in November for two novel conferences on the subject of polyurethane coatings and coatings for ACE. The new, innovative concept of the EC Technology Forums Polyurethane Coatings and Coatings for ACE ensured that exchanges were of an unusually high quality and also spawned plenty of riveting discussions.
All in all, 2016 was a good year, according to the majority of Europe’s leading heads in the coatings industry who took part in ECJ’s Annual Survey. The challenges for this year are not new but dominate the cautious forecasts of the managers.
According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the marine coatings market size is slated to reach EUR14.15 billion by the end of 2024.
In 2016, BASF achieved the growth and earnings goals it set for itself. The chemicals business grew successfully and profitability improved further.
Wacker Chemie AG is expanding its production plants for polymeric binders in Germany. The chemical group is currently building another dispersion reactor with an annual capacity of 60,000 metric tons at its Burghausen site.
Troy Corporation announced the election of W. Brian Smith by the Board of Directors to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
Tronox Limited has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the TiO2 business of Cristal, a privately held global chemical and mining company, for EUR1.583 billion of cash and Class A ordinary shares representing 24 percent ownership in pro forma Tronox.
A network of European researchers has begun examining the potential of antimicrobial coatings to prevent the spread of drug-resistant bacteria in hospitals.
Suspension is rising. Only one more month and the ECS 2017 will make Nuremberg the hub for the international coatings industry from 3 – 6 April 2017.
The fabrication and application of zinc ferrocyanide ion exchange compounds for use as inhibiting and sensing pigments in protective paints and primers for metals and alloys are described in a paper.
Acrylate formulations can spontaneously generate surface patterns by UV-curing in open-air. This phenomenon, designated as self-patterning, occurs if there is a balance at the film surface between oxygen inhibition and polymerisation rates.
Within the last decades, cathodic electrodeposition paints have experienced extensive economic success – most prominently in automobile body coating.
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