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  1. Venture Construction Group Of Florida Wins First Place Coatings Pro Contractor Award
    6/11/2018
  2. Sensa By Cosentino Introduces Five New Colors
    6/7/2018

    Sensa by Cosentino, the highly-durable natural stone surface for both interior and exterior application, adds five new colors to its existing offering of 35 hues: White Napoli, Silver Blue, Luna Blanca, Smoky White, and White Alamo.

  3. Arkema Increases Its Specialty Polyamide Powder Capacities In France
    6/5/2018

    To support the strong worldwide demand in ultra-high performing powders for industrial applications, in particular in the coatings, composite and 3D printing markets, Arkema is to expand its global production capacity at its Mont site (France) by more than 50%. This investment of around €20M will come on stream in the second half of 2019.

  4. SwRI Develops Superhydrophobic Coating, Process For Subsea Pipelines
    5/31/2018

    Materials scientists at Southwest Research Institute have developed a superhydrophobic coating and a process for applying it to the internal surfaces of long tubular structures. The technology primarily is designed to mitigate or prevent hydrates and other deposits from adhering to subsea pipelines.

  5. Nippon Paint Launches A New Premium Interior Paint Made With BASF Dispersions Derived From Renewable Resources
    5/28/2018

    Nippon Paint’s Infinite Air is the first interior paint in China to use dispersions produced according to BASF’s biomass balance approach. The launch of this new paint, by Asia’s largest coatings manufacturer and service provider, helps save fossil resources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while providing excellent product performance including low odor.

  6. Axalta Launches Three-Piece Tri-Coat Fan Deck To Guide Painters To The Perfect Finish
    5/24/2018

    Axalta released a three-piece, tri-coat color fan deck to help improve cycle time for refinish customers in North America who use its latest waterborne basecoat, Cromax EZ.

  7. Expera Coated Products Launches Ultra-Modern Line Of AeroBak™ Liners For Advanced Composites
    5/23/2018

    Expera Coated Products announced today a new brand of liners used in the manufacture of Advanced Composites. AeroBak™ liners are designed with specific properties and performance characteristics to meet the extreme challenges encountered during the manufacture and delivery of prepreg.

  8. Polyplastics Develops Metal-Resin Bonding Technology For Automotive And Electrical/Electronics Parts
    5/16/2018

    Polyplastics Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics, has developed an innovative technology that improves metal-resin bonding of composite parts for the automotive and electrical/electronics industries.

  9. PPG To Debut Anti-Fingerprint Coating At SID Display Week 2018
    5/16/2018

    PPG recently announced that it will unveil a spray-on anti-fingerprint coating and showcase its full line of advanced transparent and conductive coatings for display glass and plastic substrates at the Society for Information (SID) Display Week 2018. The event will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, May 22-24.

  10. General Magnaplate Corporation Brings AptiMag-X™ To The North American Market
    5/9/2018

    General Magnaplate Corporation is proud to announce that an exclusive license agreement has been signed with the UK’s Poeton Industries Ltd for the Apticote A20X™ surface enhancement process, used for treating the innovative A20X™ aluminum alloy.