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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.


Metallic IML making strong headway

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.


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