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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

SunJet presents breakthrough Aquacure technology at FESPA 2015

SunJet, the global inkjet division of Sun Chemical, will present its new breakthrough water-based inkjet inks, which utilise its Aquacure technology, at FESPA 2015, 18 - 22 May in Cologne, Germany

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AkzoNobel and The Economist publish future cities report

A report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and sponsored by AkzoNobel explores how cities can create optimal environments for citizens.

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Emerald invests in benzoic acid-based products

Emerald Kalama Chemical has announced approval for final design engineering and the initial purchase of key long lead time process equipment for the addition of a second benzoic acid purification and finishing process at its facility in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Final approval for full construction is expected in Q3 2015.
The expansion, slated for completion in 2016, will support the group’s benzoic acid production unit, adding capacity to process an additional 100,000t/yr of high purity material and supporting output from the company’s two reactor trains in Rotterdam. This project is the group’s seventh multi-million-dollar investment in the past several years at its Rotterdam site. 

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General Motors names BASF 2014 Supplier of the Year again

BASF received General Motors’ (GM) Supplier of the Year Award for the 10th time in the past 13 years.

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Völpker acquires montan wax business

Völpker Spezialprodukte GmbH (Völpker) will acquire the montan wax business of BASF on April 21, 2015, Völpker Managing Director Falko Preußer has announced.

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