Clariant announces regional product debuts for American Coatings Show 2018

ClariantMuttenz, February 8, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, invites American Coatings Show visitors to the regional premiere of cutting-edge products to support North America’s growing industrial coatings market in embracing the evolving lifestyle, mobility, safety, and environmental demands of its end-consumers.

One-step Bonderite L-FM FL polymer-based coating process changes the game in metal pretreatment for demanding automotive bolts

With Bonderite L-FM FL, Henkel has developed an innovative solution with superior cost performances, reduced CO2 impact and a much smaller water footprint. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR042)Düsseldorf, Germany – Henkel Adhesive Technologies has sharpened the market fit of its Bonderite L-FM FL portfolio of polymeric coatings for the surface conversion of metals used in cold forming operations. The optimized Bonderite L-FM FL process reduces the number of treatment steps from as much as ten to one or two and is fast emerging as an attractive alternative in the production of high-performance automotive bolts and screws.

Perstorp launches world’s first portfolio of renewable polyols

Perstorp launches world´s first ISCC certified and renewable polyols. (Photos: Perstorp)Perstorp November 15, 2017 - Perstorp is announcing world’s first portfolio of renewable alternatives to the essential polyols Pentaerythritol (Penta), Trimethylolpropane (TMP), and Neopentyl glycol (Neo). The product portfolio will be globally launched at China Coat. The launch is a response to the fast growing global need for more sustainable Coatings, Resins and Synthetic Lubricants to mention a few. This means that Perstorp is the only chemical company in the world to offer all three essential polyols Penta, TMP and Neo in both traditional and renewable forms.

SONGWON launches new, high end UV absorbers for demanding coatings applications

SONGWON launches new, high end UV absorbers for demanding coatings applications.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – November 15, 2017 – SONGWON is expanding its range of ultraviolet absorbers (UVAs) for high performance coatings and is now launching two new products, SONGSORB® CS 400 and SONGSORB® CS 384-2. The two UVAs can both be used in combination with a hindered amine light stabilizer (HALS) such as SONGSORB® CS AQ01, which was introduced at this year’s European Coatings Show.

How Henkel drives innovation in surface technologies

Passivation of aluminum surfaces in a body pretreatment line. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR046)Düsseldorf, Germany – Lightweight construction, costs and sustainability continue to challenge the metals processing industry. Helping customers to keep the lead in this dynamic market, Henkel offers a comprehensive package of surface treatment process, product and service solutions for virtually all needs of single-alloy or multi-metal substrates.

Archroma to highlight Eco-advanced solutions for enhanced packaging and paper at Paperex 2017

Visit Archroma at Paperex 2017, November 1 – 4, 2017, Hall 7B, Stand 7B11, New Delhi, India. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 26 October 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will be at the Paperex 2017 to highlight Archroma’s solutions and expertise to enhance both the optical and functional properties of board and paper – with a special focus on sustainability.