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BIOCOPAC at Green Industrial Coating Asia 2013 the world s Largest Meeting Place dedicated to the coating community (16/10/2013)

BIOCOPAC at Green Industrial Coating Asia 2013 the world s Largest Meeting Place dedicated to the coating community During the last years, the question regarding “green” coatings have increased significantly. Academic research institutes around the world and several companies are engaged to develop environmentally friendly coating systems. This includes the binding system, as well as the pigments. Therefore it is necessary, that the additives for such coatings do also fulfill the criteria to be “green”. Within this presentation a definition was given what “green ”does mean and what are the most important “green” criteria. Furthermore a systematic approach to “green” additives was described.”Given that sustainability, environmental friendly and Green Coating are latest buzzwords in the industry. Green Industrial Coating Asia 2013 invited expert speakers to address and share first-hand knowledge on the green topics. Dr. Angela Montanari as coordinator of the FP7 BIOCOPAC Project presented the talk “Bio-based lacquer for food metal cans”.

The event took place in Shangai (China) on 24-25 September 2013. For more information visit: http://www.greenwisdomindustry.org/gica2013
 
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