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Hempel Provides Coating Solution for Orbital O2 Tidal Energy Turbine

To protect the world’s most powerful tidal energy turbine, the Orbital O2, Hempel provided high-performance anti-corrosion coatings, as well as its Hempaguard X7.

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Salone del Mobile.Milano 2021 Confirmed in September

After an initial moment of uncertainty, Milan is preparing to host the fifty-ninth edition of its Salone del Mobile, planned for September 2021.

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A Pioneering E-bike Prototype Coated with Axalta’s ElectroLight

Student engineering team from University of Oviedo has used ElectroLight to coat its prototype electric motorbike submitted to the MotoStudent Competition.

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Si-Quat by AFFIX Labs to Be Used on Franz Kiel’s Public Transport Interiors

AFFIX Labs has closed a deal with seating systems manufacturer for commercial vehicles and public transport Franz Kiel for the use of anti-microbial coating Si-Quat to ensure protection against contagious microbes.

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April in review

A famous proverb says “In April sleep is sweet”, but the ipcm team never sleeps. Except for a new colleague...

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Axalta Rebranding Operation: the Launch of the Axalta Mobility Coatings Division

With the aim of supporting innovation processes and offering cutting-edge technologies and flexibility to withstand the evolving demands of OEM customers, the Transportation Coatings division has been rebranded Mobility Coatings.

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Advanced Polymer Coating Appoints Kenny Rogers as Business Development Consultant

Kenny Rogers has joined Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) as a Business Development Consultant for the MarineLINE cargo tank coating system.

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Webinar on “Parts cleanliness and layer thickness inspection – Assuring the quality of pre-treatment and coating in industrial practice”

Coatmaster AG, RJL Micro & Analytic GmbH and SITA Messtechnik GmbH have organized a webinar on May 12 dedicated to the basics for measuring technology to monitor and document particulate and filmic contaminations as well as the layer thickness.

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Asahi Kasei Europe Starts Operations at New Location in Düsseldorf

Asahi Kasei Europe has united European sales, marketing and R&D activities at its new location at Düsseldorf Harbour, Germany.

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Can furniture coatings cut CO2 emissions?

The patented water-based Bayhydur® quix hardener dries as quickly as solvent-based hardeners while saving energy on drying times. The comparison shows that with Bayhydur® quix, CO2 emissions can be demonstrably reduced by up to 60% compared with solvent-based coatings – this was the result of a Lifecycle Assessment (LCA) in cooperation with the furniture coatings manufacturer Hesse Lignal.

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Chemetall Receives the European Supplier Award by Novelis

Chemetall received the European Supplier Award 2020 by Novelis as a recognition for the continuous pursue of excellence in quality as well as its expertise, reliability and professional services.

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Sherwin-Williams Launches Echelon, a New Hyper Durable Powder Coatings Line

Echelon® is the new hyper-durable powder coatings series developed by Sherwin-Williams for architectural applications.

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Inkmaker Group Rebrands as IM GROUP in Conjunction with World Earth Day

On April 22, Inkmaker Group became IM GROUP. The official launch - in the planning for approximately two years - was filmed at Inkmaker’s Headquarters in Turin, Italy, which are now also the headquarters of IM GROUP.

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Stardust's Ongoing Commitment Despite the Difficulties in Sourcing Raw Materials

Despite the great uncertainty in terms of the availability of numerous raw materials, the manufacturer of powder coatings Stardust is committed to guaranteeing an attentive, reliable and timely service.

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Ricercatore della Libera Università di Bolzano sviluppa un biopolimero isolante con gli scarti delle microplastiche

Marco Caniato, ricercatore della Facoltà di Scienze e Tecnologie della Libera Università di Bolzano, ha sviluppato un biopolimero con gli scarti delle microplastiche con proprietà isolanti, in grado di competere con competere con gli isolanti tradizionali come la lana di roccia o le schiume poliuretaniche.

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