Coatings

Coverage focusing on the latest coatings-related news and technology.

ARTICLES

AkzoNobel’s Protective Coatings Group Receives DuPont Award

July 29, 2014
Three representatives of AkzoNobel’s International® North America Protective Coatings team recently received the Above-and-Beyond Award from plant management at DuPont.
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Enercon Sponsors Free Surface Treatment Webinar

July 18, 2014

Adhesives & Sealants Industry and Enercon have partnered to present “Best Practices for Improving Adhesion with Plasma and Flame Surface Treatment.”


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Michelman Appoints Two Sales Representatives

July 15, 2014
Michelman has hired two representatives to serve customers in the paper and corrugated coatings market in Latin America.
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Nordson Reports Improved Adhesion through Plasma Treating

July 11, 2014
Nordson MARCH, a Nordson® company, recently announced that recent studies have shown that plasma treatment of printed circuit boards (PCBs) prior to conformal coating improves the adhesion of the coatings.
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ELLSWORTH ADHESIVES: Dymax UV-Cure Adhesives

July 9, 2014
This company now offers the E-MAX range of products, an exclusive portfolio of UV-curing adhesives manufactured by Dymax.
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PPG Signs Agreement to Acquire Comex

July 8, 2014
PPG Industries recently announced has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Consorcio Comex S.A. de C.V. (Comex).
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AKZONOBEL: Protective Coating

July 2, 2014
Interline® 975P is a new solvent-free, single-coat potable water lining solution.
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Rise of Wireless Technology Poses Security Risks for Manufacturers

More manufacturing workers are now using their own mobile devices to monitor and control industrial equipment.
July 1, 2014
The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon that is reshaping information technology (IT) in business offices now is spreading to the manufacturing sector, with employee-owned smartphones and media tablets playing an increasingly important role in manufacturing settings this year and beyond.
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Serve to Be Great: 11 Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery and a Boardroom

By simply shifting focus away from short-term goals and financial gain toward more effectively serving the people on their teams, leaders can create conditions for superior long-term results.
July 1, 2014

A recent Gallup poll shows that only 30% of Americans are actively engaged at work. That doesn’t come as a big surprise to Matt Tenney, author of Serve to Be Great: Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and a Boardroom.


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Case Study: PPG Aerospace Coatings Add Character to Cathay Pacific Jet

Eight custom colors of topcoat were applied to the third edition of "The Spirit of Hong Kong."
July 1, 2014

Coatings by PPG Industries’ aerospace business create the colorful characters and “The Spirit of Hong Kong” livery on Cathay Pacific Airways’ Boeing 777-300ER airplane, painted to support the “Hong Kong: Our Home” campaign of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.


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EVENTS

SEMICON Taiwan 2014

9/3/14
Taipei City
Taiwan

SEMICON Taiwan is the premier event in Taiwan for microelectronics manufacturing. Connect with the companies, people, products and information shaping the future of design and manufacturing for semiconductors, nanoelectronics, MEMS, Photovoltaics and related advanced electronics. Experience everything that SEMICON Taiwan has to offer - Don't miss it!!

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FEICA European Adhesives & Sealants Conference 2014

9/17/14
Berlin
Germany

The FEICA European Adhesives & Sealants Conference 2014, taking place September 17-19 in Berlin, Germany.

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SEMICON Europa 2014

10/7/14
Grenoble
France

SEMICON Europa 2014 will be held in Grenoble, France, from October 7-9, 2014.

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SEMICON Japan 2014

12/3/14
Tokyo metropolitan area
Japan

SEMICON Japan will move to a new venue this year! "Tokyo Big Sight" is ideally located in the Tokyo Metropolitan area both for visitors and exhibitors.

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Short Courses February 9-13, 2015

2/9/15
The Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA
United States

People involved with technical and marketing aspects of the coatings industry are invited to attend the 2014 Waterborne Symposium. Both new entrants as well as veterans of the industry will find the Symposium stimulating and informational, with plenty of opportunities to interact with peers and experts.

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PaintExpo Eurasia

10/15/15
Istanbul
Turkey

“PaintExpo Eurasia is the trade fair for industrial coating technology in Turkey and the region”, this conclusion drew Bahadur Yakutlu after his second participation in the fair, which was held 12-14 September 2013 in Istanbul (Turkey).

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PaintExpo

4/19/16
Karlsruhe
Germany

With the best results ever since it came into being, PaintExpo 2014 in Karlsruhe (Germany) underlined its leading position as a global information and procurement platform for industrial coating technology.

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Multimedia

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ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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