As of 3 April 2014, the Austrian "Ring" International Holding AG (RIH) is the new majority shareholder of Helios Domžale, d.d. Thus, the young industry group managed to acquire the first company from a long list of planned privatizations in Slovenia. With a total turnover of about EUR 450 million, a joint production capacity of almost 100,000 tons of liquid and powder coatings, and altogether 15 production sites, the group is among the top 10 European coatings producers.
The new GardoFlex pretreatment technology by Chemetall offers manifold benefits to the automotive industry: It is suited for multi-metal treatment at unlimited throughput of aluminum substrates and high cost efficiency in production. As the technology is easy to implement, many automotive customers have already benefited from the high flexibility of GardoFlex.
Matte hydroxyalkylamide (HAA) powder coating systems produced in a cost-effective, one-shot process and outstanding surface quality and reliable gloss reduction.
On April 2, 2014, Manuela Casali was confirmed unanimously as President of UCIF. She shall be in office until 2016.
Dopo la positiva esperienza del percorso formativo composto da quattro giornate e sviluppato in collaborazione con ICIM, UCIF ha deciso di proseguire con un nuovo percorso su temi strettamente connessi.
The company is the first pigment producer to develop high-performance pigments based on bio-succinic acid. Pigments are based on renewable raw materials for coatings, plastics and printing sectors.
Perstorp, a world leader in specialty chemicals, displayed a full palette of essential building block raw materials and innovative specialty coating products at the American Coatings Show 2014. The exhibition represented an important forum for Perstorp to meet customers and reinforce its commitment to the ongoing development and success of the Americas coatings market.
Effective April 1st, 2014 Chemetall US, Inc. has acquired certain business assets of SaberPack in Lino Lakes, Minnesota, USA.
In Nuremberg, ZOBEL presented numerous classic and new products for process-optimized coating and smart communication.
Bilingual presentations on a wide variety of cleaning topics; expertise in quality assurance and cost optimization.
Powder pumps are already in use for electrostatic powder coating. However the technologically complex design and high maintenance requirements of these pumps has so far prevented the success of powder pumps within the market.
La stagione dei corsi firmati ipcm Academy prosegue con il Corso di Formazione sul Controllo Qualità dedicato al settore dei trattamenti superficiali. Date: 28 e 29 maggio; 17 giugno. Docente: Ivano Pastorelli. Luogo: Politecnico di Milano.
In this very rich issue (more than 170 pages) of ipcm, the focus is on PaintExpo tradefair, in Germany (Karlsruhe, April 8-11, 2014), the most important European event in the industrial coating industry, with news and a section dedicated to the novelties that visitors will find. Moreover, many reportages and the insert ICT, dedicated to the industrial cleaning technologies.
FOCUS ON PAINTEXPO - PATINACollection® and NEONCollection®: The New Chromatic Collections by Adapta Color
At PaintExpo 2014 (Hall 1, booth 1450), Adapta presents two new chromatic collections: PATINACollection® and NEONCollection®.
Eisenmann will present its new E-Cube paint overspray removal system at PaintExpo in Karlsruhe from April 8 to 11, 2014. At its booth 1218, in Hall 1, it will also showcase the latest generation of its E-MES production control system and a number of ingenious application solutions.
"Built for Performance" is the theme of the trade fair presentation of Axalta Coating Systems at this year's PaintExpo. This promise refers to the company's new understanding for customer relationships as well as to the performance and quality of its products and services.
Rippert Anlagentechnik is an innovative family-owned company from Clarholz in East-Westphalia. The manufacturing of complete plants and components for surface coating, dedusting, automation and industrial fans is already in the second generation here.
The most important coatings event of the year is approaching: The PaintExpo 2014 will be held from 8 to 11 April 2014 in Karlsruhe, Germany. This year, the internationally renowned producers of industrial coatings Ecopolifix, Rembrandtin, Rembrandtin Powder Coating will present their concentrated competence in the field of liquid and powder coatings at their joint booth 2428 in Hall 2.
At this year PaintExpo (Karlsruhe, April 8-11, 2014) Plasmatreat will demonstrate live (Hall 1, booth 1328) its high tech surface pretreatment method Openair®-Plasma.
At PaintExpo 2014 Caldan (Hall 1, Booth 1341) presents the following innovations in power & free conveyor systems.
Accurate filling systems by JESSBERGER.
From 8 to 11 April, LacTec will again be present at the PaintExpo (Hall 2, stand 2420).
FOCUS ON PAINTEXPO - H2O Gmbh Presents Patented Technologies for the Treatment of Rinsing Water at The Paint Expo 2014
Faster, higher quality, lower costs. The requirements for the coating technology and painting pre-treatment continue to increase. How to achieve the high quality demands of users economically?
Italgard presents at PaintExpo 2014 (Hall 2, stand 2553) the new registered trademark for its test panel division, accompanied by a corporate identity and the unique hole in the GARDPANEL metal sheet.
High technology level and high quality components for overhead and floor conveyors for parts handling on the painting line: The products of Orbita Srl at PaintExpo.
L'1 aprile 2014, nell'ambito di EXPO Ferroviaria, si terrà il convegno dedicato al tema dei processi anticorrossivi nel settore ferroviario. Tra i relatori, i maggiori esperti in questo campo.
Ipcm®_LatinoAmérica is a quarterly digital magazine in Spanish and Portuguese language distributed in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and the European countries Spain and Portugal.
Seminario Poliefun: "Protezione dei manufatti metallici dall'ossidazione nelle fasi di interprocesso"
18 marzo 2014, Politecnico di Milano
In the construction of buildings, the climate zone, the orientation of the façade and the width of the windows are some of the variables that determine the characteristics of the construction materials for door and window frames.
Dr. Gernot Stellberger (34) assumed responsibility for Eisenmann's General Finishing business unit at the beginning of this year. He succeeds Roger Schmidt, who has decided to leave the company.
On the occasion of the PaintExpo fair, WALTHER PILOT has developed a concept for the configuration of pressure tanks that makes their integration in the production chain easier.
With the Peugeot 508 RXH Castagna resumes its partnership with Lechler, first forged over 100 years ago
The official presentation of the much-vaunted 508 RXH, the "One Off" by Peugeot manufactured by well-known Milan coachbuilder Castagna, took place on 3 February in the stunning Officine del Volo in Via Mecenate, Milan, and was attended by over a hundred journalists from the most important automotive and design publications.
Perfectly polished surfaces make sense only if the manufactured parts achieve the demanded technical cleanliness. Otherwise the customer – whether user or assembly works – will not accept the parts. The choice of cleaning method is the decisive factor with regard to whether the parts cleaning system achieves the defined cleanliness economically and with process reliability.
For the second time in a row, Chemetall received the award of best supplier of the year by ArcelorMittal Bourg-en-Bresse (AMBB) in France, the wire drawing division of ArcelorMittal.
At the leading international trade fair for windows, doors and façades being held from March 26-29, 2014 in Nuremberg, the Worms coating professionals will be presenting numerous ZOBEL classical and new products for process-optimized coating and smart communications to an international audience via QR code.
Chemetall strengthens its global aluminium finishing business by appointing Martin Ings as new Global Segment Manager.
This issue of ipcm® (which will be distributed at Samoter and at Fieragricola, in Verona) focuses on the coating of agricultural and earthmoving machinery. We also continue to provide information on the adoption of powder coatings for finishing heat-sensitive substrates, specifically phenolic resins. Finally, an Italian plant engineer has brilliantly solved the problems related to the coating of small parts.
2° modulo del Corso Rivestimenti organizzato dall'Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia
In this issue of ipcm®_Protective Coatings, an extended report about the conference, organized by eos Mktg&Communication, "Coating and Corrosion Protection of Railway Vehicles" - of which ipcm®_Protective Coatings was media partner - which saw the participation of the leading companies in this sector.
Europolveri has provided its sales network, customers and final users with a new consultation tool aimed at simplifying the choice of the most suitable product for the specific requirements.
Rembrandtin Lack: entwicklung einer neuen revolutionären bodenmarkierung, die bei glättegefahr rot und blau wird
Ein weltweit erster Pilotversuch mit dieser einzigartigen neuen Bodenmarkierung wurde auf Initiative des Asfinag Experten Erich Putz und Rembrandtin gestartet.
Europe's biggest trade fair in the die casting field is scheduled to take place in Nuremberg on January 14 to 16, 2014. The international die casting community will be meeting at Euroguss for the tenth time to exhibit and discover innovative solutions in their specific fields of material forming and processing technology. Henkel too will be represented, showcasing numerous products from its Bonderite and Loctite product portfolio.
Atlas' Weathering Testing Offers a Glimpse into the Longevity of Wind Turbine Coatings.
Stainless Steels and Corrosion: An Advanced Theoretical and Practical Course Organised by Centro Inox and Polilapp
Given the success of the first edition, Centro Inox – the Italian Association for the Development of Stainless Steels – in collaboration with PoliLaPP – the Corrosion Laboratory "Pietro Pedeferri" of Politecnico di Milano, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering "G. Natta" – has organised the second edition of its course, with four days of study on the corrosion of stainless steels. The course will be held on February 12, 13, 19 and 20, 2014, at the premises of PoliLaPP, Milan.
Chromaflo Technologies and CPS Color's Colorants Business Combine to Form Global Color Solutions Platform
Global supplier of pigment and chemical dispersions Chromaflo Technologies and integrated tinting specialist CPS Color's colorant business combine to create one of the leading independent global colorant system and pigment dispersion platforms worldwide, serving customers in architectural and industrial coatings as well as the thermoset plastics markets. As a result of the combination, the former CPS Color Equipment Business Unit will become a standalone company under the well-known brand name COROB.
Dow Corning Silicone Intermediate Increases Coating Performance – From Architectural, Marine & Industrial to Food-Contact Applications
MIDLAND, Michigan (USA) – Dow Corning's proven Dow Corning® 3074 Intermediate – used extensively as a reliable, high-performance material of choice in the demanding architectural, marine and industrial sectors – is now available for food-contact applications. This versatile, solventless liquid silicone resin is designed to blend easily with organic or other silicone resins to extend and improve the processability and performance of coating systems. It provides exceptional high-temperature resistance, durability and weatherability for a broad range of coating formulations, while minimizing the release of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for increased sustainability.
The biennial RadTech Europe Conference and Exhibition is a mainstay on the radiation curing industry's calendar, across a wide range of downstream markets - from printing and packaging to flooring, automotive, electronics, and consumer goods.
Pangborn Group Announces the Addition of the Product Portfolio of Shotblast Engineering Services Ltd.
Pangborn Group, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the product portfolio of Shotblast Engineering Services Ltd. (SES), a leading UK manufacturer of surface preparation capital equipment. The acquisition was completed by Pangborn Limited, a UK based company and a subsidiary of Pangborn Europe located in Milan, Italy.
Atlas Material Testing Technology, the global leader in weathering technology and services, presents state-of-the-art research and the latest industry knowledge on high irradiance weathering testing.
Dürr upgrades world's largest test center for painting technology. Space for robot assembly significantly extended
Dürr is spending almost € 10M euros on further expanding its headquarters because of the positive growth prospects: The world's largest test center for painting technology in Bietigheim-Bissingen (Germany) has been redesigned and upgraded.
Effective from July 1, 2013, Chemetall GmbH, Frankfurt (Germany) has acquired the business activities of André Coatings GmbH, Willstätt (Germany).
DATAPAQ introduces Oven Tracker XL2 for easy, comprehensive temperature profiling in industrial coating.
Berlin – The new Oven Tracker XL2 from temperature profiling leader DATAPAQ indicates the success or failure of industrial coating processes at one glance upon leaving the oven. Green and red LEDs signal whether preprogrammed process criteria have been met. This immediate quality assessment enables users to identify and correct any problem very early, thus improving productivity and reducing costs.
Workshop: "Improving painting processes using numerical simulation - Insights into process correlations enable specific optimization"
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Institutszentrum Stuttgart (IZS), November 22, 2012 - Due to the complexity of painting processes, a systematic approach to process development and optimization is necessary. Numerical simulation provides a useful tool as it allows an in-depth look into the – otherwise difficult to access – complex physical processes.
Muttenz, Switzerland,2 October 2012 – Clariant offers coatings manufacturers a major step forward in enhancing the durability and UV protection of waterborne coatings with its launch of new high performance UV absorber Hostavin 3330 disp. XP.
São Paulo (Brazil), Barcelona (Spain), October 1, 2012 – Rhodia Coatis, a member of the Solvay group, showcased Augeo™ SL 191 the first grade in a new range of pioneering oxygenated solvents made from renewable resources at the EuroCoat 2012 trade show (October 2-4) in Barcelona, Spain.