The global market for powder coatings is projected to expand in the coming years, potentially reaching $19.9 billion by 2027.1 While the powder coating sector is poised for rapid growth, a prerequisite remains: getting the surface right.
According to AkzoNobel, the extra functionality offered by the inclusion of antimicrobial technology means that building interiors can now be given increased protection against microbes such as bacteria and mold.
August 4, 2020
Increased demand for products that can improve hygiene has prompted AkzoNobel to accelerate the addition of antimicrobial properties to its Interpon D1000 and 2000 range of architectural powder coatings.
Specially engineered for curing at temperatures lower than the current standard of 180-190°C, the new offering is TGIC-free polyester, which reportedly saves energy and helps customers to improve their efficiency.
July 23, 2019
AkzoNobel recently announced that it has launched smooth-finish additions to its range of Interpon powder coatings low-emissivity (low-e) products.
AkzoNobel reports that the €3 million (approximately $3.4 million) investment will support additional supplies of acrylic powder coatings, metallic powder coatings, and powder primers for the automotive sector.
July 17, 2019
AkzoNobel has announced plans to add three new production lines at its Changzhou powder coatings plant in China, which is the company’s largest facility of its kind in the world.