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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.