Paints & Coatings

Bearing names such as Siri and Alexa, virtual assistants are now a part of many families around the world helping in their daily lives. Whereas they were found in only one per cent of US households in 2016, this figure had risen to 20 per cent just two years later.

Asian Paints Berger, one of the fastest growing companies in the Gulf region, has  introduced ‘Royale Smart Clean’ emulsion paint in Bahrain at a launch event which was attended by its network of dealers across the kingdom.

US-based Cortec says its water-based VpCI-386 for outdoor corrosion protection provides a good alternative to solvent-based corrosion inhibitor coatings.

Finnester Coatings of Finland has launched a new composite coating product that combines fire resistance with aesthetics and weatherproofing. Described as a ground-breaking innovation in the composite industry, HybridRED is especially designed for infrastructure applications like the energy industry, bridges and facades.