BASF announces new Lumina® Royal and Cinquasia® pigments at the 2016 American Coatings Show

The newest Lumina® Royal Dragon Gold EH 0908 is an extremely chromatic green gold interference mica pigment that offers most powerful glow in shaving for greens and golds and the maximum lightness. It expands the space potential of high chroma colors for wall coverings, print packaging, plastics, consumer electronics, major and kitchen appliances, sporting goods, cosmetic and personal care packaging, architectural and other specialty programs. “The addition of Dragon Gold to the Lumina® Royal lineup of pigments helps designers achieve highly chromatic colors previously unobtainable,” said Andre Bendo, technical account…

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One year to go until UK heads into the open water market

April 2016 has come around quickly, and in 12 short months will see the non-domestic water marketplace open in England. The challenges of adapting for deregulation have started. Some of the comparatively small water companies have assessed the situation and already chose to withdraw from your non-national retail market. Others have until October this year to determine how make their plans known, and they want to go forward. Whether you decide to change or prefer to renegotiate terms with your current provider, it will help to have your water data…

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