Mexico. Mexigone Inhibitors, manufacturer of award-winning patented anticorrosives, is pleased to announce its alliance with First Quality Chemicals, distributor of the most innovative and superior chemical specialties in Mexico.
Argentina. In partnership with small and medium-sized Argentine companies, BASF began manufacturing intermediary products, such as solvents, additives, hardeners and catalysts, which are then used in the manufacture of paints for automotive surfaces, metal parts, plastics and brakes.
Colombia. Qpros, a company dedicated to the representation and marketing of raw materials, maintains that open time is a crucial property for the development and design of a cement-based adhesive for tiles and coatings.
International. Coatings company Hempel has increased its commitment to supporting the maritime industry's shift towards increasingly sustainable operations by joining the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) for marine biosecurity.
International. Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a conductive polymer coating, called HOS-PFM, that could enable more powerful and longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles.
International. During this year's version of the European Coating Show (ECS), from 28 to 30 March in Nuremberg (Germany), Arkema will organize a leadership panel entitled "Sustainability and market transformation" at its own stand.
International. According to Informa's DBK Sector Observatory, the value of sales of paints and varnishes in the Spanish market resumed the growth trend in 2021, surpassing the fall caused by the effects of the pandemic.
Mexico. The National Association of Paint and Ink Manufacturers (Anafapyt) will hold the first talk of the year entitled "Effects of solvents on health and use of personal protective equipment", to be held on March 22.
United States. Nagase Specialty Materials (NSM) announces its expansion into the western United States, completing its presence in North America in partnership with its affiliate organization, Nagase Mexico.
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