Colombia. "The possibilities offered by the walls allow you to modify the aesthetics of the environments just by painting them, so this year giving color to just one of them is one of the things that is recommended to do," says Pintuco, a brand of AkzoNobel.
Latin America. The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) through its Spanish chapter, announced the realization of a free webinar on "Basic concepts of powder coating and its materials", which will take place on February 22 at 11:00.
Mexico. The National Association of Paint and Ink Manufacturers (Anafapyt) will hold a media breakfast, in which it will present an overview of the industry, as well as the challenges and opportunities it will have for 2024.
Mexico. The Mexican Association of Surface Finishing Industries (AMAS) held a Kick Off 2024 event, which was graced by the presence of Marcus Dantus, and served to make a presentation of the main successes of the organization.
Colombia. Azelis, an innovation services provider in the specialty chemicals industry, announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Localpack, a specialty chemicals distributor active in the life sciences and industrial chemicals segments in Colombia.
International. X-Rite and Pantone announced that the official spectral color value for Pantone Color of the Year 2024, PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz, is available on PantoneLIVE, a cloud-based ecosystem of digital color standards.
Argentina. Sui Color, more than a paint shop, will start the year with great news. The most important, and the one they have been working on for several months, is the relaunch of All Paint, their own and exclusive line of paints.
Professional of the Month. We visited one of the three offices of the Sui Color network in Buenos Aires, where we interviewed its manager, Guillermo Ortega, in the midst of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of this painting shop in permanent expansion. By Federico Duarte Garcés
The transformation towards a new model in the industry is essential in order to achieve more sustainable manufacturing systems in the region, in accordance with national plans and priorities. By Paint Zone
Latin America. At 35 years old, Röhm's New Business Development Manager for the Americas enjoys more than technology, metal and Toluca games, with every hobby with his children. By Federico Duarte Garcés
Since April of this year, Santiago Ángel has been the commercial manager of Quimicoplásticos, a company with a long history in the distribution of raw materials for the paint industry. By Federico Duarte Garcés
Wacker Group At the European Coatings Show 2023, Munich-based Wacker Group presented a new silicone additive for formulating silicate paints and brush-applied plasters for interiors. This product, which is available as an aqueous emulsion under the name Silres BS 338, facilitates the processing...
PPG PPG's Green Logic paint remover is a chitosan/aluminum salt-based liquid paint denaturant that provides an environmentally responsible alternative to traditional melamine-formaldehyde and acrylic acid-based chemicals.
CovestroPolyurethane raw materials for thermoactivated adhesives are water- and solvent-based. Adhesives are applied in liquid state. After drying, the polymer film is normally not sticky at room temperature.
EvonikSpherical silica EXP 0002-1 is characterized by a particularly small particle size and is suitable not only for architectural paintings, but also for water-based wood coatings, intense matte and silky luster.