LANXESS Corporation Appoints Azelis Americas to Distribute PUDs

Wet Polyurethane on New Hardwood Floor
LANXESS Corporation announced that its Urethane Systems (URE) business unit has partnered with Azelis Americas to distribute its polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in the United States, effective Nov. 1. The agreement adds the Witcobond® line of PUDs to Azelis’ existing portfolio of LANXESS Urethane Systems product lines serving the CASE markets.

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BASF Coatings Inaugurates New Electrocoat Research Center

interior car-care center. The electric lift for cars in the service
BASF Coatings inaugurated a new research center for electrophoretic dip coating at its headquarters in Münster-Hiltrup, Germany. An electrophoretic or cathodic dip coat (e-coat) protects the surfaces, edges and cavities of a car body against corrosion and evens out the roughness of the pre-treated metal surfaces; the e-coat thus provides the basis for the application of subsequent paint layers.

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