Nestle Waters, Danone to develop bio-based bottles

Nestle Waters, Danone to develop bio-based bottles

PARIS, FRANCE: Nestle Waters has joined forces with Danone, a French multinational food-products corporation and Origin Materials, a US startup based in California to form the NaturALL Bottle Alliance. This alliance is to develop and launch a commercial scale polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic bottle made from 100 percent sustainable and renewable resources. The project uses biomass feedstocks, such as previously used cardboard and sawdust, so it does not divert resources. Read More

Polyurea-based coating for chemical resistance

Valmont Industries, a leading producer of centre pivot and linear irrigation systems for large-scale agriculture as well as infrastructure and industrial products, was moving into a brand-new facility in Brenham, Texas. This new facility would serve as a major regional hub for many of their coating services including hot dip galvanising, E-coat, anodising and powder coating. Just a few weeks before their new facility was due to open, the company was faced with environmental concerns over the potential. Read More

Bringing colour to the street

The wide range of colours available for automotive paint finishing provides vehicle owners with the personalization they want. In order to achieve this, flexible paint supply systems are needed in the paint shop. For the first time, Durr is set to equip an entire paint shop in the USA with an EcoSupply P special paint supply system. The piggable system’s low paint loss rate, low flushing agent consumption and rapid colour changing will ensure efficient processes in the paint shops. Read More

Why the statue of liberty is coloured blue-green?

Most people are acquainted with the Statue of Liberty which really is a gift from the individuals of France to the individuals of the United States. The Statue of Liberty represents Libertas, the Roman goddess. She holds a torch above her head, and in her left arm possesses tablet inscribed “July 4, 1776”, the date of the American Declaration of Independence. A damaged chain also lies at Statue’s feet.Then after the statue became an icon symbol for freedom of the United States and was a welcoming. Read More