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Clariant to debut new striking shade for transforming applications

Clariant product designers and engineers visiting Aluminium 2018 to heighten their creativity with the latest high-durability, sustainable color solutions for aluminum finishing.

 BASF boosts capacity for highly chromatic yellow pigments

BASF will extend its production capacities for isoindoline yellow pigments by around 70% by 2020, as the demand for high-performance pigments grows. Bright yellow tones that offer a high degree of weather resistance and temperature stability are sought after, particularly in demanding applications involving industrial coatings.

PaintExpo - Innovations from more than 520 exhibitors

More than 520 exhibitors will be on hand when the 7th edition of the world’s leading trade fair for industrial coating technology opens its doors on the 17th of April.


Krahn Chemie acquires the distribution business of Memolex SAS

The Krahn Chemie Group has acquired the distribution business of Memolex SAS and has established Krahn France SAS.

New generation of iron oxide red pigments on the market

LANXESS is now marketing an even more extensive range of iron oxide red pigments.

Lanxess started using a new formulation method for algicides in paints

The new method delivers added benefits for algicidal formulations.

Metallic IML making strong headway

Metallic IML labels with the metallic look obtained exceeds far and away the look of “standard” metallic inks have been introduced by Printing Company Verstraete. Metallic IML is particularly successful in the paint, cosmetic, exclusive food and storage box market segments. The transition from metal packaging to plastic packaging with metallic IML has also proved to be a cost-efficient solution on the market.

Zero-waste powder coating process lands CSIRO scientist state honours

CSIRO scientist Wojciech Gutowski has won top honours in the 2010 Victoria Prize Awards handed out by the Victorian state government.