High gloss is a well-known property of 100% solids UV curable varnishes. Today, the market trend is towards matt finishes, especially for luxury packaging and high-end publishing.
Currently the only way to achieve a matt appearance in a 100% solids… Read More »
Cytec Industries Inc. announced that it is increasing prices in North and South America of its Cymel, Aerotex, Melurac and Cyrez amino resins, and of its Alvonol phenolic resins. The increases took effect on Sept. 15, 2006.
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Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc., the world's largest producer of thermoset resins, has completed its purchase of the global ink and adhesive resins business of Akzo Nobel.
The business produces resins used to manufacture inks for commercial print… Read More »
Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. announced that it will raise prices in the Americas effective Jan. 1, 2006 for various resins and ingredients used in formulating printing inks.
“Ongoing cost increases for both raw materials and energy make… Read More »