Holcim acquires paint factory in Argentina

Argentina. Holcim Argentina , a sustainable solutions company for construction, announced the signing of the commitment to acquire 51% of the share package of Quitam S.A., the producer of Quimexur paints ...

Pinturas Bler calls for business reorganization process
Reorganización empresarial

Colombia. Within the framework of the business reorganization procedure requested before the Superintendence of Companies, Pinturas Bler asked to negotiate emergency with its creditors.

This was reported by the firm Valora Analitik , ...

Olin will cease production of solid epoxy resin in Brazil

Brazil. Olin Corporation announces that it has made the decision to cease operations at its plant in Guarujá, Brazil.

To this is added the announcement of the cessation of solid epoxy resin production ...

Convert waste into organosylanes for high-performance coatings

International. Researchers at Tokyo Metropolitan University have found that gold nanoparticles help convert waste materials such as biomass and polyester into organosilane compounds, valuable chemicals that are used in a wide range of ...

Women in Finishing Forum brings together women from the finishing industry
Women in Finishing

International. The Women in Finishing Forum , organized by The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) announced the opening of its 2023 virtual forum. This event will take place between April 5 and 6.

The virtual forum aims to provide ...

Develop metal matrix coatings resistant to heat and corrosion

International. SUSU researchers analyze new compositions and methods to obtain coatings with high-entropy nonmetallic and intermetallic compounds.

This development is part of the new Non-Conventional Materials project of the Priority 2030 program. The study ...

BASF Colombia is recognized for gender equity
Equidad de género

Colombia. BASF Colombia received the Equipes Silver Seal, a recognition of organizations that implement effective actions to close gender gaps.

"This achievement encourages us to continue working for more," the company said.

For her ...

PPG Introduces Innovations in Automotive Refinish
Repintado automotriz

Colombia. PPG Colombia presents solutions to supply the particularities of each refinish job with which the consumer may find in different market segments.

"We know the importance of achieving a smooth and even ...

New Products
Polyurethane raw materials for adhesives

Polyurethane raw materials for thermoactivated adhesives are water- and solvent-based. Adhesives are applied in liquid state. After drying, the polymer film is ...

Deep matt wood cladding

Spherical silica EXP 0002-1 is characterized by a particularly small particle size and is suitable not only for architectural paintings, but also ...

Acrylic coating

ACRISELLO is an acrylic, protective and decorative coating, with weather resistance, high durability and resistant to the proliferation of fungi, algae and ...

More in Depth ...
Bio-based coatings: an innovative solution
Pintura biológica

These materials offer 100% performance, lower CO2 emissions, 60-70% renewable carbon content and high performance enabled by nature.

By Paint Area

The circular economy is ...

Environments in corrosion control

Certainly to achieve "corrosion control" in a structure it is essential to determine in which "environment" the structure is in service, and even ...

Components of a biodegradable and sustainable alternative

In addition to an additive with a very attractive rheological modification, a solution is required that allows improvements to be achieved during the ...

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