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We will regularly report on the latest issues in paints and polymers.  Please browse the website for recent news articles and exhibition updates from the latest editions of PPCJ.

There is a natural synergy between the coatings business and the adhesives business with many of the same companies operating in both industries and adhesive and coatings products using very similar raw materials.

Therefore, it made considerable sense for the once separate EAS journal to be incorporated into PPCJ from 2004 and give both magazines the benefit of an extended readership across both industries.

Latest News

ovestro develops PUR system for composites in HP-RTM process

Carbon fibre-reinforced polyurethane (PUR) composites offer huge potential for reducing vehicle weight and thus also CO2 emissions. Covestro, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, has developed a new Baydur® matrix system for carbon fibre structural components that has three times the energy absorption potential of comparable resins

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X-Rite brings colour management solutions to Fakuma 2015

 X-Rite Incorporated and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, will be showcasing its range of colour management solutions at Fakuma 2015, taking place from October 13 to 17 in Friedrichshafen, Germany

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South African chemical engineering journal goes international

Popular open-access journal, the South African Journal of Chemical Engineering (SAJCE), has found a new publishing home at Elsevier

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Michelman Volunteers fan across three continents on 4th Annual ‘Global Day of Service’

On Friday, September 11, 2015, Michelman employees around the world put their corporate work down and embraced a day of giving back to their communities

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BASF at Fakuma 2015: Plastics without limits

BASF is presenting numerous new solutions for the packaging and furniture industry, automotive and electrical engineering at this year’s Fakuma, the international trade fair for plastics processing, in Friedrichshafen

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