Coatex rewarded for its eco-friendly additives at Green Industrial Coating

14 December 2011

Coatex received ‘The Best Coating Raw Materials Environmental Friendly Award’ at the Green Industrial Coating Asia (GICA) on October 18, in Shanghai.

During the two-day summit, Coatex showed how its new eco-friendly coatings additives technologies enable its customers to reduce their environmental impact.

A themed presentation ‘The importance of the rheological waterborne additives in the low VOC coatings formulations’ was given by Dr Olivier Guerret, director of Innovation and Development for Coatex group and Dr Charlie Xiong, general manager of Coatex Asia Pacific Technical Center.

Coatex has a full portfolio of solutions dedicated to waterborne coatings. Products are low volotile organic compound (VOC), alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEO)-free, solvent-free and heavy metal free.
"It’s our great honour to receive this award. GICA 2011 is a great platform to share our vision of innovation with all participants. Our joint efforts will surely take us to a greener future together,” said Alain Mari, Coatex CEO, after being handed the award by Cynthia Arnold, Valspar’s chief technology officer.

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