Paints & Primers

Paints & Coatings, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Michelman to Introduce Water-Based Primer Technologies at Drupa 2016 for UV Inkjet Press Manufacturers and Owners

May 26, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH - Michelman, a global manufacturer of digital printing-press primers used in commercially printed material as well as labels and packaging will introduce drupa 2016 visitors to new high performance, water-based primer technologies for use with UV inkjet printing presses that improve print quality and ink adhesion.    The company is working with a number of UV inkjet press... Read More

Paints & Coatings, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

New Primer Technologies at Drupa 2016 Create Opportunities for Water-Based Inkjet Digital Press Manufacturers and Owners

May 23, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH - Michelman, a global manufacturer of digital printing-press primers used in commercially printed material as well as labels and packaging will introduce drupa 2016 visitors to a new primer technology for use with high-speed water-based inkjet printing presses. According to Mr. Jan Denies, Industry Manager for Michelman’s Printing Packaging Group, “Effectively printing on... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Green & Clean

Lead Paint Sealant and Treatment Formula features low VOCs.

May 2, 2016

Combining lead treatment reagents, paint penetrators, and water-based paint, Lead Defender® provides up to 95% reduction in lead hazards, controls spread of airborne lead dust by up to 99%, and resists acid rain. Low odor, tintable product delivers smooth finish with max adhesion to variety of surfaces. With low VOCs of less than 15 g/L, Lead Defender® can be used as All-in-One interior primer, lead sealant, and top coat, or as exterior primer and lead sealer prior to standard exterior topcoat. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Michelman Highlighting Complete Range of In-Line Primers for HP Indigo Labels and Packaging Presses at Dscoop 2016

April 8, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH - Michelman will introduce Dscoop EMEA 2016 and Dscoop North America 2016 visitors to its broad line of in-line primers formulated specifically for use with HP Indigo digital labels and packaging presses. Michelman’s family of primers are used by digital press owners to improve ink receptivity, rub resistance and image quality on most types of paper, plastic and film. ... Read More

Paints & Coatings

Sherwin-Williams Enables Cities to Wash Away Graffiti with Ease

April 5, 2016

Anti-Graffiti Coating allows for quick graffiti removal, keeping communities beautiful CLEVELAND – Cities looking to beautify their neighborhoods through cleanup and restoration efforts can quickly and easily reduce unsightly graffiti with Sherwin-Williams Protective Marine Anti-Graffiti Coating. The coating prevents graffiti from adhering to underlying surfaces and allows unwelcome artwork... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Sherwin-Williams Awarded the Steel Tank Institute's 2015 Affiliate New Product of the Year Award for New Envirolastic® Polyaspartic Urethanes

April 5, 2016

Polyaspartic Technology Provides Adhesion and Corrosion Resistance, Color and Gloss Retention CLEVELAND, OHIO – Sherwin-Williams Protective Marine Coatings was awarded the Steel Tank Institute (STI) 2015 Affiliate New Product of the Year for its EnviroLastic® Polyaspartic coatings at STI’s annual meeting in partnership with the Steel Plate Fabricators Association. The foundation of the... Read More

Paints & Coatings, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Michelman Digital Printing Primers Comply with Nestlé Inks Guidance Document

March 15, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH – Michelman’s DigiPrime® 4431, DigiPrime 050, DigiPrime 680, and Michem® In-Line Primer 030 have been confirmed by Nestlé to be compliant with their Inks guidance document. The document refers to the Nestlé Packaging Safety and Compliance Program and specifically addresses printing inks, lacquers, coatings and varnishes used on Nestlé packaging materials. It is designed... Read More

Paints & Coatings

New DigiPrime® 1600 Used by Paper Mills to Produce HP Indigo Optimized Paper

February 22, 2016

CINCINNATI, OH – Michelman’s DigiPrime 1600 is an innovative new HP Indigo ElectroInk receptive primer formulated for use by paper mills. When added to size press treatments at the mill, it acts as a primer, optimizing the paper for use on HP Indigo presses. DigiPrime 1600 produces improved HP Indigo ElectroInk adhesion, superior press blanket compatibility, and increased uptime. Paper... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings

Anti-Slip Paints withstand tough industrial applications.

February 19, 2016

By providing textured coating, Good Grip® Anti-Slip Paints eliminate dangerous, slick surfaces almost anywhere in just one coat. Epoxy resin formula adheres to wood, fiberglass, cement, and most materials. Paints dry tack-free in 60 minutes, are fully cured in 24 hours, and are resistant to oil, gas, and most chemicals. Meeting OSHA recommended static coefficient of friction, paints are suitable for interior or exterior use on floors, stairs, ladders, ramps, tool handles, and railings. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Antifouling Coatings/Paints are formulated for superyachts.

November 18, 2015

Targeting large boat market, Pettit XL superyacht antifouling system consists of Ultima® SR60 multi-season copolymer; Trinidad® PRO antifouling paint with high-copper, hard finish formula; Vivid®, with build-up resistance, bright colors, and multi-season protection; Hydrocoat® ECO self-polishing, water-based, metal-free ablative containing organic Econea™ biocide; and Pettit Protect® heavy-duty, 2-component, epoxy coating optimized for fresh/salt water resistance. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Transportation Industry Products

More than Paint: BASF Expands Presence at SEMA

October 26, 2015

- Jay Leno making appearance on Wednesday - The company hosts car unveilings, autograph sessions, celebrity appearances and more SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – This year, BASF Automotive Refinish will showcase its products at two show booths during the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show Nov. 3-6 in Las Vegas. During the event, BASF will also host two press conferences and... Read More

Paints & Coatings

Deck Coating System produces non-skid surface.

October 12, 2015

Applied to decks via roller, KiwiGrip Nonskid Deck Coating System provides high-traction surface. Varying application technique of this one-part, water-based, non-toxic acrylic paint allows texture to be adjusted from recreational to mercantile. Loaded with UV stabilizer, homogeneous coating is available in standard colors and may be tinted to custom pastel colors. Black and glow-in-the-dark versions are also available. All can be applied over wood, fiberglass, epoxy, concrete, or metal.
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Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Michelman Signs Exclusive Agreement with Syntax Technology Limited to Distribute DigiPrime Digital Press Primer

October 5, 2015

CINCINNATI, OH  - Michelman has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Beijing, China based Syntax Technology Limited, whereby Syntax will assume sole distribution responsibilities for Michelman’s line of HP-recommended DigiPrime® digital printing primers and DigiGuard® overprint varnishes. DigiPrime and DigiGuard are industry-leading brands for use with HP Indigo presses. With... Read More

Paints & Coatings

Water-Based Primer improves ink adhesion in printing applications.

September 24, 2015

Used as topcoat in label and packaging printing applications, Michem Flex R1930 improves adhesion of inks, including UV-cured inks, to printed labels and flexible packaging substrates. Chemical-resistant product, also suited for film converters or printers who produce packaging and labels for use in harsh environments, can be applied using gravure, flexo, and other coating methods. Effective at coat weight of 0.5 gsm dry, primer dries clear. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Water-Based Primer is suited for IML applications.

September 21, 2015

Approved for use on Xeikon digital presses, 100% aqueous DigiPrime 4453 promotes rub resistance and ink adhesion to IML films. This flexo- and gravure-ready primer, Xeikon-approved for use with its dry toners, will not yellow or lose print receptivity over time, is effective for in-mold label printing, and is suitable for food contact. Other applications include digitally printed labels and flexible packaging. Product can also be used in conventional offset and UV printing applications.
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Paints & Coatings, Green & Clean

Michelman Presenting Versatile Selection of Printing & Packaging Solutions at 4th Specialty Films & Flexible Packaging Conference

September 16, 2015

CINCINNATI, OH  - Michelman will be presenting a variety of its flagship print receptive and functional coating technologies at the 4th Specialty Films Flexible Packaging Conference being held September 15-16 in Mumbai, India. Mr. Bill Magee, Group Director of Michelman’s Printing Packaging division will be doing a presentation at the show entitled “Breakthrough Technology - Water-Based... Read More

Paints & Coatings

Reflective Paints use glass microsphere technology.

September 10, 2015

Featuring water-based polyurethane resin, fade-resistant pigments, and reflective glass spheres, CRC Reflective Spray Paints and Reflective Mining Paints are used to mark hazards or objects which need to be located in low-light or dark areas, such as fire hydrants, safety equipment, guard rails, electrical switch boxes, gas meters, and boat piers. Supplied in 16 oz and 20 oz aerosol cans, respectively, spray paints and mining paints must be applied over aluminum base coat for effectiveness. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

Weatherable Coatings Oligomer provides corrosion resistance.

August 11, 2015

When paired with corrosion-resistant base coat, CN9030 difunctional aliphatic urethane acrylate can be used to provide weatherable top coat in UV/EB-cure coating applications. Oligomer produces strong, flexible films and demonstrates adhesion to such substrates as metals and plastics. Resistant to harsh chemicals, such as methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), product also exhibits gloss retention and is designed to deliver corrosion resistance. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Michelman Featuring Versatile Selection of HP-Recommended/Certified DigiPrime® Print Primers at LabelExpo 2015

August 7, 2015

CINCINNATI, OH — Michelman will showcase its DigiPrime printing primers formulated specifically for HP Indigo presses in booth 9C20 at LabelExpo 2015. Michelman DigiPrime is a line of water-based, HP-recommended/certified primers that improve ink receptivity, rub resistance and image quality on most types of paper, plastic, metallic and film substrates. The company will introduce DigiPrime... Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Paints & Coatings

Michelman Featuring Versatile Selection of Printing & Packaging Solutions at LabelExpo 2015

August 3, 2015

CINCINNATI, OH – Michelman will feature a variety of its flagship print receptive and functional coating technologies in booth 9C20 at LabelExpo 2015, being held September 29 - October 2, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. The company will showcase value adding solutions for label and packaging designers and printers; label, flexible packaging and folding carton converters; as well as brand owners. ... Read More