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‘Global demand for emulsion polymers to exceed 13Mt in 2016’ report reveals

15 October 2012

Global demand for emulsion polymers is forecast to rise over 5%/yr to 13.3Mt (dry basis) in 2016. Advances will be fuelled by increased production of water-based paints, coatings and adhesives, which ...


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The vision of a low carbon footprint world

28 February 2023

Ahead of the upcoming Middle East Coatings Show, PPCJ spoke to Olga Kolevatova, PPG General Manager of the Middle East, Egypt, Turkey & Caspian Region, to discuss the latest trends, opportunities and advancements in the Middle East...

Keeping it clean: A new antimicrobial additive for water-based paints

28 February 2023

James Rapley, Product Development Engineer at Microban International, discusses a new class of heavy-metal-free antimicrobial technologies designed specifically for water-based paints and coatings. Cleanliness concerns have risen sharply ...

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Marco Gadola elected as new member of Buhler’s Board of Directors

14 February 2023

Marco Gadola, pictured, was unanimously elected to Bühler Group’s Board of Directors at the annual general shareholders’ meeting. At the same meeting, Konrad Hummler stepped down from the Board after more than 12 years of service. Ma...

Personnel changes at BASF

06 February 2023

Ralph Schweens (58), President Global Operating Division Care Chemicals will retire effective March 31, 2023. He will be succeeded by Dr. Mary Kurian (45), Senior Vice President, Petrochemicals North America, BASF Corporation, Houston, Te...