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Record number of exhibitors at UV Days 2019

UV specialist IST Metz sets new exhibitor record at its in-house exhibition for optical systems.

BYK-1786 to showcase at ECS 2019

The proportion of aqueous formulations used in the coatings industry has been steadily increasing for over thirty years.

UV and LED technology for all applications

ICE & Inprint USA: IST Metz presents optical systems for curing with UV light

Packaging Innovations 2019 | IST debuts new LEDcure SCR at Label&Print

The Label & Print show marks the UK debut for IST’s new LEDcure SCR, a dedicated LED UV for retrofitting to narrow web label machines.

UV, LED and excimer technology for industrial coatings

UV specialist presents broad product portfolio at European Coatings Show in Nuremberg, Germany.

Perstorp to introduce a new innovative and sustainable offer at European Coatings Show in March

Perstorp will be at the European Coatings Show in Nuremberg March 19-21 with a new offer for the resins and coatings industry. Its emphasis will be on innovation, future solutions and committed service and partnership.

UV and LED technology for a wide range of applications

IST Metz
At ICE Europe, which takes place from 12 to 14 March 2019, UV system manufacturer IST Metz will be presenting a broad portfolio of UV lamp and LED curing systems at Stand 142 in Hall A6.

Global specialty chemicals company Perstorp to sell its Capa™ business to Ingevity

Perstorp train
Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, announced today it has agreed to sell Capa™, its caprolactone business, including the production site in Warrington, to Ingevity for approximately €590 million. The business has annual revenues of approximately €150 million.

Perstorp announces production capacity increase for Di-Penta, securing future growth

Perstorp has increased capacity of di-pentaerythritol i.e. Di-Penta with 40% at site Perstorp. This is a result of improved efficiency and debottlenecking at all Di-Penta producing sites.

hubergroup stays on track to sustainable printing inks

Gecko Greenline
Sustainability is a core value of hubergroup: “As a printing ink manufacturer, we bear the heavy responsibility to protect both mankind and nature – and we intend to fulfil that responsibility through our products,” said Heiner Klokkers, member of the management board of hubergroup. “That’s why we were particularly pleased to achieve the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Material Health Assessment Silver-Level. In this model, the waste material of an old product becomes the ‘food’ of a new product, either by composting or by reprocessing. It creates a circular economy that goes beyond conventional sustainability efforts. We are proud to be an active participant in that effort.”