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X-Rite Appoints Antoine Preisig as General Manager for EMEA Region

X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in colour science and technology and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, has announced that Antoine Preisig has joined X-Rite Pantone as General Manager for the EMEA region.

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Lubrizol appoints new GM for its Performance coatings business

The Lubrizol Corporation has announced that Sanjay Kalhan has been promoted to general manager of Lubrizol’s Performance Coatings business.

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BASF divests global photoinitiator business to IGM Resins

BASF has sold its global photoinitiator business to IGM Resins BV, The Netherlands, a global producer and supplier of radiation-curable material. High-performance photoinitiators dedicated to specific needs of electronics customers are not part of the divestment, as the electronics industry is one of BASF’s strategic focus areas. 

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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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