Industry News, Science and Technology, and Market Insight
Digitalization is having an impact across all industries as coatings companies are examining ways to leverage advanced Internet-based systems to improve internal processes, enhance customer interactions, and create new business models. Here, CoatingsTech reviews the rapidly evolving digitalization tools, technologies, and challenges that may transform the industry.
KRÜSS has developed ADVANCE software for interfacial analysis measurements, designed for touch operation. The software can be used for the on-site measurement of surface free energy to check pretreated or cleaned plastic, metal, and glass surfaces. For additional information, visit www.kruss-scientific.com.
BASF’s Coatings division has launched product lines in Europe for its Glasurit® and R-M® refinish paint brands. The product line is engineered to make automotive refinishing more sustainable; these are the first refinish products manufactured according to the certified biomass balance approach. For more details, go to www.basf.com.