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Michael Richter
30 July 2015 09:00:00 | Posted by: Michael Richter, European Coatings Journal
Bio-based coatings: Anything else but cheesy

Adopting renewable innovations is often a challenging task and current percentage ratios of sustainable components remain quite low. So what about a totally bio-based and fully controllable deposition process for the formation of biological coatings? How does that sound to you?

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Sonja Schulte
22 July 2015 08:50:00 | Posted by: Sonja Schulte, European Coatings Journal
Changing of the guard: PPG No. 1 in 2014

It’s that time of year again for listing the top coatings manufacturers in various regions. Such rankings are usually based on annual sales. By that measure, PPG has snatched top place away from Akzo Nobel to become the world’s largest paints and coatings manufacturer with sales worth 13.15 billion euros in 2014. For its part, Akzo Nobel posted sales of 9.6 billion euros in the same year. Six other European companies are also to be found among the world’s top 20.

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Kirsten Wrede
16 July 2015 11:09:00 | Posted by: Kirsten Wrede, European Coatings Journal
“Sleeping beauties” in research

It’s really not so easy to find interesting news to share with you in this "dead season" - or "cucumber season”, as we would say in Germany. I’ve browsed a lot of relevant websites, and suddenly I found something striking:

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Sonja Specks
13 July 2015 17:17:00 | Posted by: Sonja Specks, European Coatings Journal
Adaptation versus risk, what is the better idea for the future?

Always higher, faster, further? What demands do customers have? What requirements do companies identify for themselves?

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Tony Mash
2 July 2015 08:51:00 | Posted by: Tony Mash, TMA Consulting Inc.
When it comes to acquisitions in the Coatings Industry, buyers must beware

Further acquisitions are seen as inevitable in the Coatings Industry. However, what may be seen as strategic good sense may also be operational nightmares.

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