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Investments in the times of the financial downturn
16 Apr 09
Investments in the times of the financial downturn

DSM NeoResins+ recently opened a new waterborne acrylics plant in Waalwijk/Netherlands. Even in difficult times of the financial downturn, Feike Sijbesma, Chairman of the Managing Board at DSM, isconvinced that investing into modern technology and development is of paramount importance. Currently, the consumption of resins is low but the capacity of the new site allows for manufacturing moreproducts as soon as the demand increases, says Dimitri de Vreeze, Business Unit Director at DSM NeoResins+.

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Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry
7 Apr 09
Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry

Dirk Mestach from Nuplex Resins BV, The Netherlands provided in this keynote at the European Coatings CONGRESS a glimpse of what the future holds for the coatings industry in his paper: "Resintechnology challenges beyond 2010".Looking at "more videos" you´ll find also the second keynote presentation given by Neal Williams form AkzoNobel, UK at the Europaen Coating CONGRESS

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Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry
7 Apr 09
Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry

Neal Williams from AkzoNobel, UK provided in this keynote at the European Coatings CONGRESS a glimpse of what the future holds for the coatings industry - from a formulators perspective - in hispaper: "What´s smart, thin and green? Coatings of tomorrow".

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16 Feb 09
RPM buys interest in Chinese licensee

A subsidiary of RPM International, Carboline Company, acquired a 49% interest in its Chinese joint venture Carboline Dalian.

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16 Feb 09
BASF: Ciba acquisition to close in the first quarter

With the closing of the Ciba transaction toward the end of the first quarter of 2009, the new division "Paper Chemicals” will form part of BASF’s "Performance Products” segment.

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VOC in 2010: Challenges ahead
 
12 Jan 09
Flint Group and Unirep establish joint venture in Turkey

Flint’s and Unirep’s joint venture will initially focus on water-based inks.

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18 Dec 08
Review and forecast: Helios Group

Uroš Slavinec, President of Helios Management Board, Domžale, Slovenia, comments on the performance of his company in 2008 and gives an outlook for 2009.

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Commitment across all functions
18 Dec 08
Commitment across all functions

Erik Graversen, Manager New Technologies Department, Hempel, stresses the importance of partnerships e.g. with suppliers and universities on the way to semi-radical innovations. It is equally essential to set up the right structures and to have a supportive top management. According to Graversen, a company can hardly be innovative without employees who feel a strong commitment to innovation across all functions.

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“Innovation management is crucial”
16 Dec 08
“Innovation management is crucial”

Benchmarking is an important subject for European paint and coatings manufacturers. An essential aspect of this topic is a company’s innovation management. Dr. Rudolf Dömötör, Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Vienna, explains what characterizes an innovative company.

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