Raw materials

Nouryon Will Build a New Bermocoll Facility in Southeast Asia

Nouryon will build a new facility for its Bermocoll business in Southeast Asia to meet the global demand in paints and coatings end-market.

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Covestro to Showcase Developments in Digital Application of Automotive Coatings at Digital Expo 2021

From September 14 to September 16, Covestro will showcase the developments in digital printing technology, supporting partners and customers in the transition towards modern processes, at Digital Expo 2021.

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Evonik Expands Its Portfolio with New Ink Defoamer

Evonik’s new ink defoamer is suitable for many applications and guarantees high defoaming power.

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The best for red and yellow – a new additive technology for waterborne iron oxide pigment concentrates

In decorative coatings the use of binder-free, very compatible pigment concentrates is a flexible way to produce colored paints. The highest volume are concentrates based on iron oxides, which need to meet high demands in storage stability, color strength and cost efficiency. A new additive technology from is introduced, that shows outstanding viscosity reduction and long-term stability.

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AGM Launches a New Range of Eco-friendly Graphene Dispersions

AGM continues its efforts towards eco-friendliness with new graphene dispersions that improve the sustainability of products.

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BYK Launches Two New Wetting and Dispersing Additives

BYK has launched DISPERBYK-2018 and DISPERBYK-2019, two new wetting and dispersing additives that ensure maximum performance and pigment stability.

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Rain Carbon Announced New Initiatives to Create a More Sustainable World

The producer of carbon-based products Rain Carbon announced two initiatives to reduce its environmental impact.

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Microban International and Coatings Tech Team Up to Develop Coating with Built-In Antibacterial Protection

Coatings Tech and Microban International have partnered to develop COTECH Bio Safe, a surface coating with built-in antibacterial protection.

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Clariant Completes the Divestment Program of Its Pigments Business

Clariant has reached an agreement with Heubach Group and SK Capital Partners to divest its Pigments business.

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Tolsa Expands its ADINS Additives Portfolio

Tolsa is expanding into paint and coatings applications with new ADINS additives.

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Evonik and SI Coatings Develop Water-based Primer for Polyamide Coatings

Evonik Industries and SI Coatings have developed a water-based primer for the pretreatment of steel prior to coating in the fluidized-bed process with VESTOSINT polyamide 12 powder.

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Perstorp To Increase Production Capacity for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid (2-EHA)

In order to meet the increasing market demand, Perstorp has announced that it will expand its production capacity of 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid (2-EHA).

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Evonik Adds TEGO Humectant 7005 to its Additives Portfolio

Evonik has supplemented its additives portfolio with TEGO Humectant 7005, which combines effectiveness with low impact on coatings properties.

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Evonik Launches COATINO Campus, a New Knowledge Platform

The coatings and printing inks industry can now rely on COATING Campus, a new knowledge platform launched by Evonik to provide information about additives and formulations.

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Vegetable Proteins Show Potential to Replace Petroleum-based Raw Materials

Research teams at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV are collaborating with 18 partners to tap into the potential of proteins as renewable raw materials in the chemical industry, including the manufacturing of paints and varnishes.

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