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DSM introduces four new product lines at ECS 2009

By Tim Wright | March 31, 2009

New product lines underline DSM’s commitment to markets and innovation, leveraging technology cross-fertilization to produce new sustainable hybrid platforms with improved properties and performance.

DSM NeoResins+ is showcasing arange of new resin products for joinery, flooring, industrial wood and plastic, metal, can and coil, and adhesive and graphic arts applications at its stand (121, Hall 7A) at the 2009 European Coatings Show.

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.”