AkzoNobel boosts powder coatings capacity
AkzoNobel is investing €20 million to increase powder coatings capacity at its site in Como, Italy – signaling the company’s intent to strengthen its market position and sharpen its focus on greener manufacturing.
Enhanced powder coating puts emphasis on hygiene
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.
Digitising surface texture for powder coatings
On April 10th, the spectro2profiler was launched by AkzoNobel and BYK-Gardner to check the quality of a textured powder coating surface is to carry out a visual inspection.
Colour sensor helps professional painters match colour choices
Professional painters can now be more confident about precisely matching their clients’ colour choices in seconds, thanks to a new digital Colour Sensor developed by AkzoNobel. The small portable device can accurately scan colour on any object. It then links to a Colour Sensor app which provides the exact paint colour match.
Making the aerospace industry more sustainable
Product innovation aimed at making the aerospace industry more sustainable has resulted in the launch of a new chromate-free exterior primer developed by AkzoNobel and Airbus. Newly qualified by Airbus and now included in the aircraft manufacturer's specifications, Aerodur HS 2121 is part of AkzoNobel's latest generation decorative and selectively strippable system for aircraft exteriors.