Coatings

Maersk and Valspar Complete Waterborne Conversion at Southern China Facility

MINNEAPOLIS,Â- – After extensive line trials, Maersk Container Industry's factory in Dongguan has begun full production of dry containers coated with Valspar Aquaguard®, a zinc-free waterborne coating solution that provides industry-leading protection against corrosion. Maersk and Valspar began trial production in 2014 at this facility in southern China, one of the largest...

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Rubber

A Blueprint for High-performing, Sustainable Construction: Decision-makers Rely on Diverse Bayer MaterialScience LLC Materials to Meet Building Goals

ATLANTA,Â- – Architects work with engineers, contractors, building owners and other decision-makers to create functional, attractive and sustainable buildings. They also rely on materials suppliers to help achieve their building goals. For decades, Bayer MaterialScience LLC has been a leading supplier of polyurethanes, polycarbonate resins and sheet, and coatings, adhesive and sealant raw...

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Paints

Eco Building Products Is Now Positioned to Serve Even more of the Building Industry

Eco Red Shield™ and Eco Armor Paint™ are Superior to Any Raw Lumber Product on the Market Today VISTA, Calif.Â- — Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced today that its Board of Directors has agreed to move forward with a plan to become a Coating Service Only (CSO) supplier for the entire building industry. We recognize that we want to operate in the higher margin chemistry...

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Coatings

Pumpcoat's Application for Protective High Temperature Coating on Chemical Manufacturing Parts

Pumpcoat received a call recently from one of its customers, a prominent chemical manufacturing company near Boston. This company makes specialty and performance chemicals that are used as ingredients for many other manufacturing processes.Â-  Carbon black, which is used in tire manufacturing and industrial rubber products, Aerogel which can be found in energy-efficient building components...

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Bulbs Buying Guide
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Bulbs Buying Guide

While it might seem easy to pick a light bulb, there are actually numerous factors to take into consideration. This buying guide will explain each type and the important attributes you should consider when sourcing bulbs.

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Architectural Coatings offer multiple color, effect choices.
Coatings

Architectural Coatings offer multiple color, effect choices.

Fluropon® Effects include several families offering sparkling, richly saturated, and color-shifting pigments. Nova products combine rich color with dynamic sparkle. Featuring nature-inspired palette, Rustica comes in natural and polychromatic colors including some with subtle color-shift. Kameleon™ pearlescent hues with active color shifts deliver iridescent, multi-toned effect; intense,...

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Heat Seal Coating suits flexible food packaging applications.
Coatings

Heat Seal Coating suits flexible food packaging applications.

Based on high molecular weight polyolefin, Michem Flex HS268 produces strong bonds in heat seal applications. Water-based, VOC-free coating has low heat seal initiation temperature, offers optimized blocking resistance, and can be further formulated with slip additives to achieve low coefficient of friction without losing bond strength. In addition to paper, metal foil, or metallized surfaces,...

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GFG's Advanced Dual Head Roll Coater Headed to Africa
Coating Equipment

GFG's Advanced Dual Head Roll Coater Headed to Africa

Sussex, WisconsinÂ- – GFG, a world-leading coil coating equipment manufacturer, continues to increase its roll coater sales in the growing African market with the recent shipment of their Dual Head Roll Coater to Mozambique. The technologically advanced roll coater will be installed in their customer's coil coating line.  What makes the GFG's Dual Head Roll Coater unique is...

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Resins

Chicago's Intrinsic Schools Showcase Distinctive, Patterned Façade Finished in Valspar's Fluropon Coatings

Chicago's Intrinsic Schools showcase distinctive, patterned facade finished in Valspar's Fluropon coatings; Greg Folkins Photography Opened for the 2014-15 academic year on Chicago’s Northwest Side, Intrinsic Schools’ new 58,000-square-foot Belmont Campus transforms a former lumberyard into a contemporary educational facility designed by Wheeler Kearns Architects (WKA) specifically...

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Coating Equipment

Linde Expert to Present Paper at Thermal Spray Conference on the Value of Special Cooling Methods that Increase Efficiency and Quality

Linde will also have a booth to highlight LINSPRAY® processes and solutions Murray Hill, New Jersey, U.S. - A Linde paper to be presented at this year's International Thermal Spay Conference and Exposition will discuss why more and more thermal spray applications on high performance substrates require the use of special cooling methods to increase the cooling efficiency and, in turn,...

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Miscellaneous Film

Security and ID Card Market Benefits from Bayer Polycarbonate Film

WASHINGTON,Â- – Forgery is a major challenge for ID card manufacturers. Bayer MaterialScience, one of the world's leading suppliers of polycarbonate films for security and ID cards, offers a portfolio of polycarbonate films that makes it possible for card manufacturers to incorporate a wide range of security features into their products. With 20-plus years of polycarbonate film...

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