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27 Jun 17
Eco-friendly bio-based floor coatings gain popularity

The global floor coatings market promises great potential for growth in the upcoming years. The industry is thriving on the cusp of rapid industrialisation and urbanisation as more and more construction engineers are opting for floorings which are durable and bio-based.

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27 Jun 17
Synthomer appoints Campi y Jové as distributor for redispersible powders

Effective from September 1, 2017 Campi y Jové has been appointed as distributor of Synthomer’s range of redispersible polymer powders, dispersions, latex and additives for the construction, coatings, adhesives and textiles industry in Spain.

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26 Jun 17
BASF invests in automotive coatings in North America

BASF is expanding its automotive coatings production in North America with investments of nearly EUR35.8 million over the next two years.

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23 Jun 17
EU observatory for nanomaterials launched

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has launched a new website that gives citizens, workers and professionals access to information on nanomaterials on the EU market in 23 languages. It is the first phase of the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials.

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22 Jun 17
Stepan acquires surfactant production facility in Mexico

Stepan Company, through a subsidiary in Mexico, has reached an agreement with BASF Mexicana, S.A. DE C.V. to acquire its surfactant production facility in Ecatepec, Mexico, and a portion of its associated surfactants business.

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21 Jun 17
Axalta opens Asia-Pacific Technology Center in China

Axalta Coating Systems has formally opened its newest investment in innovation, the Asia-Pacific Technology Center (APTC), in the Minhang District of Shanghai.

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20 Jun 17
Tikkurila plans to build new factory in Russia

Tikkurila has signed a Letter of Intent to buy a seven hectare industrial site in Russia. The aim is to start the construction work of a greenfield factory in 2018.

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19 Jun 17
DKSH opens new innovation center in Vietnam

DKSH has committed to further developing its Performance Materials business in Vietnam by opening a new strategically located innovation center in Ho Chi Minh City.

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16 Jun 17
Relationship to the digital world shapes BASF’s automotive colour trends

The designers of BASF’s Coatings division translated the question of individual data control, as well as the need for an extensive gathering of information for technical and social possibilities into a collection of 65 new automotive colours.

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