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Sonja Schulte
28 November 2012 09:58:00 | Posted by: Sonja Schulte, European Coatings Journal
Coatings production: How to enhance capacity and save energy at the same time

You think it is impossible to have both at the same time? Last week I attended a workshop on modular technology for the production of coatings and adhesives. This is not only a kind of new production technology it is rather a new philosophy of paint making. The results are impressive: up to 70% energy saving, up to 100% enhancement of capacity and up to 80% reduction of payroll cost.

Kirsten Wrede
15 November 2012 16:01:00 | Posted by: Kirsten Wrede, European Coatings Journal
Assessing the “true sustainability value”

Combining performance and environmental requirements – this seems to be the ultimate task of the industry. When I asked speakers of our upcoming conference on parquet and furniture coatings, that was the prevailing opinion, as far as industry trends were concerned. You cannot look at sustainability, performance and costs separately, but you have to establish a holistic approach.  

Sonja Specks
9 November 2012 11:19:00 | Posted by: Sonja Specks, European Coatings Journal
Robust, flexible, cheap – but: what is satisfactory?

Our whole economic system is based on development. And the target is always: improving everything. That’s our mantra.

Tony Mash
1 November 2012 09:00:00 | Posted by: Tony Mash, TMA Consulting Inc.
A standardised global approach to Sustainability for the Coatings Industry

The Coatings Industry needs to develop a common language and a consistent set of metrics in order to build a coherent global approach to Sustainability and a level playing field. Developing a global consensus on precise definitions, standards, performance metrics and targets may be a tall order, but the benefits to both the industry and Society in general could be substantial.

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