Powder Coating offers alternative to chrome plating.

Press Release Summary:

Combining chrome-like finish with performance of 2-coat powder coating, Interpon Cr is suitable for applications such as furniture, lighting, and other interior fixtures. Highly reflective base coat layer with clear top coat also offers resistance to finger marking. Other features include corrosion protection, stain resistance, and low environmental impact compared to chrome plating.

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AkzoNobel Introduces Sustainable Powder Alternative to Chrome Plating

AkzoNobel Performance Coatings has launched an innovative, bright metallic powder coating that provides a sustainable and cost-effective alternative to chrome plating.

Interpon Cr, part of AkzoNobel's Interpon powder coatings range, combines a chrome-like finish with the proven performance of a two-coat powder coating for applications such as furniture, lighting and other interior fixtures.

The unique combination of a highly reflective base coat layer with a clear top coat also offers outstanding resistance to finger marking.

"Special effect finishes are continuing to grow in popularity and metallics are very much in demand," explained Mark Reekie, Global Marketing Manager - General Industrial at AkzoNobel Powder Coatings.

"Designers and stylists are always on the lookout for new ways to enhance the appearance of their creations and Interpon Cr was created to appeal to those looking for a bright, durable coating that gives a creative edge to coated products."

John Wolff, Managing Director of AkzoNobel's Powder Coatings business, added: "We're constantly striving to develop better and more sustainable products for our customers and Interpon Cr is the latest example of AkzoNobel's Planet Possible approach to innovation, which is focused on creating more value from fewer resources."

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers. Our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Eka. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the area of sustainability. With operations in more than 80 countries, our 50,000 people around the world are committed to delivering leading products and technologies to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing world.

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