Coatings


Clariant’s new collaborative innovation center supports North America’s paints & coatings industry ‘Beyond Color’

Clariant’s new collaborative innovation center at Mount Holly West will focus on providing rapid solutions to paints and coatings’ customers unmet needs and toughest challenges.
(Photo: Clariant)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.

Datacolor and Archroma partner to make the Archroma ‘Color Atlas’ library system available for color searching within ‘Datacolor TOOLS’ color quality control application

The Archroma ‘Color Atlas’ library system will be available for color searching within ‘Datacolor TOOLS’ color quality control application. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that the soon-to-be 5’760 color references of its Color Atlas library are made available within its ‘Datacolor TOOLS’ platform, an easy-to-use color quality control application for industries where color accuracy is a critical component of overall product quality.

VPF uses Mondi's world-first sustainable release liners for their labels

VPF uses Mondi's world-first sustainable release liners for their labels. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR186)Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi has partnered with German manufacturer VPF, an expert in self-adhesive materials and coatings, to create the world’s first sustainable release liner range made from recycled paper.

Covestro launches total solutions approach to turbocharge performance and innovation in the decorative industry

Covestro launches total solutions approach to turbocharge performance and innovation in the decorative industry. 
(Photo: Covestro AG: COVPR001)Covestro today announces the launch of a game-changing, total solutions approach developed by the resins and functional materials business recently acquired from DSM. Based on unique customer and end-user insights to the approach supports paint manufacturers in accelerating innovation and product improvements within the high-performance decorative industry. By leveraging proprietary artificial intelligence tools and a broad set of technologies, Covestro will support paint manufacturers to develop differentiating solutions and address evolving market demands better than ever before.

Archroma announces distribution agreement with Van Horn, Metz & Company for its Mowilith® emulsions in the US market

Water resistance test. Left side showing high gloss, varnish with Mowilith® LDM 7601. Right side showing low gloss on standard wood varnish. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that it has entered an agreement with specialty raw material distributor Van Horn, Metz & Company for the distribution of its Mowilith® emulsions in the United States.

Archroma launches new grade in Appretan® NTR range of water-based polymeric binders based on renewable natural ingredients

Archroma’s new grade in Appretan® NTR range of water-based polymeric binders based on renewable natural ingredients is available in two new compostable binder systems especially designed for nonwoven cleaning rags and food filters: NATURE BOUND and RAG N’ ROLL. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the launch of Appretan® NTR6304, a water-based polymeric binder based on renewable natural ingredients. The new product in the Appretan® NTR range offers a soft handfeel option and displays an even higher content based on natural, renewable raw materials.

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