Price explosion for epoxy resins

The German paint industry is struggling with peak prices for epoxy resins. For the sector, prices on the world market have risen so sharply in recent weeks that, in addition to the corona pandemic, they are having a massive impact on companies’ business results. Dramatic supply shortages are exacerbating the situation, particularly for manufacturers of…

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FreiLacke low-styrene gel coats ready for market

Odour emissions permanently reduced by almost a quarter Oechsle, a specialist in glass-fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) mouldings, manufactures cover panels for machinery and construction vehicles for the mechanical engineering industry. To manufacture these components in the desired colours within the process, FreiLacke supplies the Göppingen-based company with brush gelcoats that are applied manually on to…

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Into the future with zero emissions

Manufacturer of steel furniture relies on new VOC-free anodic EC solution from FreiLacke The Hessian manufacturer Christmann + Pfeifer (C+P) specialises in the production of high-quality steel furniture for versatile areas, such as workplaces, archives or workshops. The company processes 1,500 tonnes of steel each month and turns them into individual pieces of furniture or…

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Next PaintExpo will take place in 2022

New date: PaintExpo will take place from 26. – 29. April 2022 Following the corona-related cancellation of PaintExpo 2020 at the end of June, it is now clear that the upcoming world’s leading trade fair for industrial coating technology will take place from 26. – 29. April 2022 at the Karlsruhe exhibition in Germany. This…

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Opening of the FreiLacke administration building

Company focuses on sustainable construction and creating future-oriented workspaces Following just one year of construction, FreiLacke is moving into its new administration building The existing building was completely renovated and another floor was added. Using the latest sound insulation and lighting concepts, 70 state-of-the-art workplaces for the different commercial departments were created on a space…

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New date: InnoTrans trade fair

  The InnoTrans 2020 trade fair in Berlin (original date: 22 – 25 September 2020) has been postponed. On 21 April 2020, the Berlin Senate officially banned all major events due to feature over 5,000 participants until the end of October. Messe Berlin has confirmed the postponement of InnoTrans. New date: 27 – 30 April…

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New PaintExpo date: 12-15 October 2020

  After the original date in April had to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s leading coating industry trade fair will now be held from 12-15 October 2020 at the trade fair grounds in Karlsruhe. The coronavirus crisis has turned the world upside-down and requires everybody to be as flexible as possible.…

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Measures to combat the corona crisis

Showing solidarity. Measures to combat the corona crisis An invisible enemy keeps the world on edge. An enemy that does not care about skin colour, borders or religion. Everything is different now compared to just a few weeks ago. The coronavirus pandemic is paralysing our economy and our society alike. It requires the utmost flexibility…

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Increase productivity with UV coating systems

UV coating systems from FreiLacke are curing particularly quickly and offer outstanding mechanical properties Coatings protect surfaces, provide them with new functions and refine them with special colours and haptic elements. UV coatings with environmentally friendly properties are becoming increasingly popular: Since nearly all of their components react with each other during the UV curing…

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Strength within the system

FreiLacke is the only company to supply both powder coatings and wet coatings in a combined system to the advanced TrainLab   FreiLacke developed the coating system for use in both the original coating and re-coating processes.   The final section of the advanced TrainLab – a middle carriage – has been given a new…

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