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Arkema opens innovation centre in Korean university

To support its growth in Asia, Arkema is strengthening its research network by opening an Innovation Center in Korea.

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Water-based coating with salt spray resistance of more than 1000hr

Rarely has a water-based coating passed 1000hr of salt spray testing or was it thought possible to get so much protection at only one mil dry film thickness (DFT). Now, through the cutting edge Nano VpCI coatings chemistry of Cortec Laboratories, the first water-based coating has been created to withstand a minimum 1000hr of intense salt spray at super thin coverage rates.

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Axalta Coating Systems coats latest generation of trucks for Australian Army

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has received its first medium and heavy-duty trucks in Brisbane, with coatings supplied by Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, under the Land 121 Phase 3B Defence programme. 

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BASF launches new global pigments brand

BASF has announced the launch of its Colors & Effects brand, bundling BASF’s global pigments business. The new brand encompasses BASF’s distinct colourants and effect pigments portfolio and serves customers across five key industries, including coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture.

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Just brilliant, this new effect pigment…

BASF will present Lumina Royal Dragon Gold effect pigment, the newest member of the Lumina Royal product family during the 2016 K trade fair in Düsseldorf from October 19-26.

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