New coatings brush German majors ahead

Williams, Dede; Beacham, Will
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 67, p27
Trade Publication
The article reveals the industry events made by the German coatings companies. BASF Coatings boasts an especially broad portfolio in automotives. At the Hanover Trade Fair, BASF and its R-M paints subsidiary spotlighted a special sustainability project, the BioConcept Car. At the European Coatings Show (ECS), Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) displayed a number of products based on its specialty polyurethane (PU) materials, including the patented Desmodur XP2679 self-healing automotive clearcoat.


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