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The global succinic acid market to reach US$701.0M by 2021

The global succinic acid market is projected to reach US$701.0M at a CAGR of 28.0%, according to a report from MarketsandMarkets. It is projected to reach 251.3 kilotons by 2021, registering a CAGR of 27.2%.

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Eastman announces a new distributor for neutralising amines in Italy

Eastman Chemical Company announced that as of July 1, Reschem, Eastman’s official distributor for the coatings and ink industry in Italy will be the authorised distributor for Eastman Advantex and Vantex-T neutralising amines.

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Covestro expands position in coating raw materials

With demand for high performance coatings and adhesives growing in Asia, materials manufacturer Covestro is expanding production of the crucial raw material HDI. To satisfy this demand, a new world-scale plant at the Shanghai site in China has been inaugurated. 

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BCF drives major non-compliance campaign

The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has launched a major campaign to ensure solvent-based basecoats in vehicle repairs are used in a compliant way.

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AkzoNobel opens Customer Centre at Dulux HQ

AkzoNobel UK has opened a brand new Customer Centre at its decorative paint headquarters in Slough, housing a pioneering Virtual Reality suite, which will enable retailers to immerse themselves in the Dulux customer experience and view product innovations before they go to market.

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