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Trade Shows, Events and Conferences | 2021 Calendar

Browse through our 2021 Trade Shows, Events and Conferences calendar to be up-to-date on the most important exhibitions for the surface treatment sector.

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AkzoNobel Develops A More Sustainable Way of Making Resins

AkzoNobel, in collaboration with the Dutch Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium (ARC CBBC), has developed a more sustainable process of making resins, which employs bio-based monomers.

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Kolzer Presents its PVD Metal Coat Solutions for Additive Manufacturing Systems

Kolzer, an Italian company specializing in designing and manufacturing vacuum coating machines, presents its PVD metal coat machines for 3D-printed parts.

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Cortec's EcoShield Biobased Recyclable Barrier Paper and Linerboard Available in Europe from EcoCortec plant

EcoShield Recyclable Paper and Linerboard is now available from Cortec's European subsidiary, EcoCortec plant. The product, which is coated with a water-based barrier coating that resists moisture, grease and oil, is USDA certified and has recently passed the recyclability testing per EU Standards.

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Jotun, HHI and HMM Collaborate to Challenge Biofouling and Ensure Green Proactive Hull Cleaning

Hyundai Heavy Industries has signed an agreement with Hyundai Merchant Marine and Jotun to ensure cleaner, more efficient and greener vessel hull performance and optimal environmental protection.

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Leipziger Messe Takes Over PaintExpo

Leipziger Messe has taken over PaintExpo, the world's leading trade fair for industrial coating technologies, from FairFair Gmbh.

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Out Now Issue n. 36 of ipcm_Protective Coatings

Read the latest edition of the magazine dedicated to corrosion prevention and control technologies in the heavy industry.

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AkzoNobel Gives A Makeover to the Azul Airlines' "Blue Macaw" Livery

The AkzoNobel's aerospace coatings team collaborated with Brazilian artist Pardal to create the new livery of Azul Airlines' the "Blue Macaw" Embraer 195 E2 airplane.

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EXPO Ferroviaria returns to Milan 28-30 September 2021

The 10^th^ edition of EXPO Ferroviaria, the fair for railway technology, will return to Fiera Milano Rho, 28-30 September 2021, gathering the organisations operating in the fields of rolling stock and infrastructure technologies.

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PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating Are the Colours of the Year 2021

Pantone Colour Institute presents the colours of the year 2021: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. A combination of two independent colours that highlights how different elements come together to support one another and infuse light, energy and a desire for balance.

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November in review

A (yet another) record month.

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StocExpo Postponed to June 2021

StocExpo, which was set to take place in March 2021, has been postponed from June 29 to July 1.

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PPG Unveils Future Automotive Colour Trends

During the biennial Color Show event, held in digital version, PPG presented 5 colour palettes that represent future colour trends in the automotive industry.

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Evonik Presents EXP 8018-1, a New Silica Finer Grade Matting Agent Capable of Improving Coatings Formulations

Part of Evonik's product line of silica-based ACEMATT® matting agents, EXP 8018-1 boasts a highly efficient matting effect and has been developed for applications where super-fine surface haptics combined with high transparency are targeted.

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Evonik Launches SPHERILEX DP-0115, A New Matting Agent for Powder Coatings

Evonik has launched SPHERILEX DP-0115, a new matting agent for powder coatings, which provides a matting effect, improving hardness and flexibility.

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