Coatings

Dow Corning Offers New Release Modifier

Syl-Off SL 35 is said to offer tight release at low platinum levels with high stability and shelf life

ALTANA Acquires Henkel Specialty Coatings Business

The business, featuring MiraFoil and Miracure products, will be integrated into the ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants division of ALTANA

Heraeus to Display Materials at Touch Taiwan

Booth will feature new transparent electrode materials, including examples using Clevios Etch and SET

Aalborg Instruments Announces Start-Stop Pump

The TPV RP peristaltic pump with adjustable RPM is designed to pump liquids of low to high viscosity

OMNOVA Solutions Offers Hollow Plastic Pigment

Lytron HG80 synthetic pigment for coated paper, paperboard, and specialty applications is said to offer high gloss and smoothness

ACTEGA Kelstar Launches Specialty Coating

UV Soft Touch coating is said to improve quality control and product yield while resisting scuffs and abrasions

Nordson Presents Melters for Process Control

VersaBlue Plus melters are said to optimize material delivery and dispensing for disposable hygiene product manufacturing

Smart Planet’s Non-Toxic Resin Provides Barrier

Said to be an environmentally friendly alternative to PVdC, EarthCoating Hyper-barrier (HB40) resin is suited to barrier folding carton packaging

Clariant Announces Renewable-Based Waxes

New Ceridust waxes are said to promote sustainability without compromising on quality

On Print | Conductive Inks & Coatings

Following the Printed Electronics Conference in Santa Clara, Dene Taylor recaps the practical products for use in our businesses today

Dymax Offers Guide to Dispensing Equipment

Covering manual and automated fluid dispensing systems, guide includes detailed products data

LexJet Supplies Primers for HP Indigo Presses

As US distributor for Michelman and Utopia products, company will serve as channel partner offering complementary product lines and sales expertise

Intl. Paper Exploring Green Packaging Options

Signs license agreement with Smart Plant Technologies to develop products using EarthCoating resins

Wacker Presents Innovative Binders at European Coatings Show

VINNACOAT LL 8100 and VINNOL H 5/50 A serve food packaging and printing ink industries

Readers Choice: Top 11 New Products of 2012

Counting the clicks generated through PFFC’s E-Clips newsletter produces our annual list of top products that captured the attention of our readers.

Saiden Technologies Becomes STI Polymer

Supplier of acrylic emulsion polymers has new name, ownership

Dow Corning Launches Release Coatings at Labelexpo

Syl-Off emulsion silicone release coatings are specifically designed for filmic substrates

Dow Europe Adds New Polymers

AFFINITY GA 1000R and AFFINITY GA 1875 join Dow Europe’s line of polyolefin elastomers, offering high bond strength and lower viscosity

EB Coating Eliminates Adhesive, Film Layers

Move from traditional lamination to EB surface printed mono-web

Barrier Coating Launched by NanoPack

Bairicade XT barrier coatings for films used in food packaging offers advantages in printing and sustainability

SVC To Explore Future Innovation at Annual Symposia

SVC announces its vacuum coating education tutorial courses and technical program for its upcoming TechCon 2012, slated for April 28—May 3 at the Santa Clara Convention Ctr., Santa Clara, CA

Michelman Has New Unit

CINCINNATI, OH | Michelman has formally organized its growing chemical sales into the fibers and composites markets under a business unit umbrella. The

Michelman Expands Corrugated Chemicals Distribution

Michelman announces that Corrugated Chemicals, headquartered in Knoxville, TN, is responsible for selling and distributing Michelman’s line of branded paper coatings in the Midwest, Central, South, Southeastern, and Eastern US

Ashland To Raise Prices on Vinac and Flexbond Emulsion Products

Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., will increase the North American price of emulsion products effective May 1, 2011. Products comprise those sold in the

OMNOVA Price Increases for Specialty Chemicals

OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business today announced a price increase of $0.06 per dry pound for styrene butadiene emulsion polymers

Michelman Forms Fibers & Composites Business Unit

Michelman has formally organized its growing chemical sales into the fibers and composites markets under a business unit umbrella

OMNOVA Solutions Ups Cost for Emulsion Polymers

OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business has announced a price increase of $0.07/dry lb for all styrene butadiene emulsion polymers and up to 10% for all acrylic, styrene acrylic, and vinyl acrylic emulsion polymers, as well as other textile chemicals

Monomer Has Many Uses

CD420 UV/EB-curable monomer fits a wide range of applications, including specialty coatings for metals and plastics, inkjet and screen inks, and adhesives.

Coating Aids Shelf Life

R-2462 water-based coating allows converters to achieve oxygen barrier properties on films and papers that extend the shelf life of products. When applied

Barrier Films: SiOx Barrier Benefits

Consumers are continuously changing their eating and purchasing behavior. A century ago, food was bought fresh and directly from the source the farmer,

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