Barbara Pennati

Barbara Pennati

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EcoPaintJet Pro by Dürr Wins Surface Technology Award 2022

Dürr’s EcoPaintJet Pro application technology won the innovation award "DIE OBERFLÄCHE" organized by the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation.

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Azelis Acquires ROCSA Colombia S.A.

Azelis has signed an agreement to acquire the majority shares of ROCSA Colombia S.A., a specialty chemical distributor active in both life sciences and industrial chemical markets in South America.

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Axalta Publishes New Report on Colour Trends

In the latest edition of the magazine Vibes, Axalta has published a report which offers a series of reflections on the changing role of colour in a post-pandemic world.

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BCF Promotes the Training of New Coatings Ambassadors

The British Coatings Federation teamed up with the Royal Society of Chemistry, PRA and OCCA to train new ambassadors from the coatings industry engaging with schools and universities across the UK.

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AkzoNobel Supplies Coatings for The World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

The 165 wind turbines of Hornsea 2, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, have been protected by coatings supplied by AkzoNobel.

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Researchers Develop Coating Material with Self-healing Properties

A team of researchers at Mercer University discovered a polymeric material that can withstand extreme weathering conditions and is capable of self-healing.

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The Ask Joe Powder Powdcast – Episode 41

Joe Powder is back with a new episode of its powdcast: Episode 41 – Reelin’ In The Beers.

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British Coatings Federation Reports Negative Impact of Brexit on Coatings Industry

According to the latest report by the British Coatings Federation, Brexit has had a negative impact on the coatings sector’s trade with the EU.

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Perstorp Group To Be Acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group

Perstorp Group announced that it is to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad.

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AkzoNobel’s Intura Aerospace Interior Coating System Helps Diab Win Major Award

A major international award for Diab recognized a potentially game-changing innovation in aircraft cabin interiors at the heart of which is Intura, the latest interior coating system from AkzoNobel.

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Univar Solutions Invests in New Renewable Energy Installation

In order to significantly increase on-site renewable energy capacity, Univar Solutions announced the installation of solar panels and an energy storage system at its facility in California, USA.

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The BMW Group Employs BASF Paints Certified According to The Biomass Balance Approach

The BMW Group is the first carmaker to place its trust in more sustainable automotive OEM coatings certified according to BASF’s biomass balance approach.

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PPG Opens Architectural Paints and Coatings Colour Automation Laboratory in Milan

PPG has expanded its Milan facility inaugurating a new architectural paint and coatings colour automation laboratory.

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IMCD Discontinues Its Business in Russia

IMCD announced the decision to discontinue business in Russia and close its offices in St. Petersburg and Moscow.

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ECKART Launches New Additive SynAdd

ECKART has launched SynAdd, a new additive which optimises the technical properties of coatings and plastics.

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