The company is focusing on its contribution to sustainable coating solutions which and is featuring a range of waterborne resins, high solids and UV products. Highlights include new developments in four product ranges:
• New waterborne 2K polyurethane product range based on novel production technology for metal coating applications that are VOC-free and deliver blister-free perfect layers and overall performance comparable to solventborne systems;
• A new waterborne plastic coating resin for automotive OEM interiors that is future-compliant with OEM specifications;
• New product additions to their UV portfolio, completing DSM’s ability to provide all major types of energy curable oligomers; and
• New product introductions in the Decovery range for the decorative paints market—the first thixothropic resins with 80% solid content.
“In today’s challenging market conditions, our continued focus and commitment to innovation is increasingly important in bringing value to our customers," said Dimitri de Vreeze, business unit director DSM NeoResins+. “At ECS 2009, we are looking forward to presenting our newest products and showcasing our innovative technologies. Although markets are tough currently, we are seeing opportunities and as a business, we are diversifying and entering markets that we have not been in before.”