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Clariant’s new collaborative innovation center

Clariant’s new collaborative innovation center

Clariant announces a new collaborative innovation center to support North America’s paints and coatings industry in meeting the challenges of emerging trends, increasing performance requirements, and meeting sustainability needs.


Introducing RAL Color Reader

Introducing RAL Color Reader

RAL Colours, one of the leading global colour standardizing companies, announces the launch of its new colour tool, the RAL Color Reader.


Increased production capabilities thanks to new plant in Poland

Increased production capabilities thanks to new plant in Poland

Congratulations to our Polish colleagues. The new production facility in the Wroclaw area in Poland is now fully operating. While hubergroup has been operating a mixing station in Poland since 1992, the Polish branch was now expanded to a production site thanks to its good development.


RAL and IIT sign Agreement on Strategic Cooperation

RAL and IIT sign Agreement on Strategic Cooperation

The RAL gGmbH in Bonn and the IIT will significantly link their activities in the fields of education and training of professional colour designers as well as joint research projects on the subject of colour.


 BASF boosts capacity for highly chromatic yellow pigments

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.