Coatings Group


June 13th 2017

Time Session Title
9:00 Conference registration
10:10 Welcome and introduction
Ian Faux, dmg events (MEA) Ltd
10:15 Chairperson’s speech
Sally Roberts, PPCJ
10:20 An Overview of the Paints and Coatings Market
Richard Weissenberg, Frost & Sullivan Africa
10:50 Performance of Sylfat™ Tall Oil Fatty Acids in alkyd binder systems
Patrick Van Waes, Arizona Chemical (a Kraton Company)
10:20 Coffee break
11:50 Optimising the corrosion-protective performance of 2C epoxy clear coats
Dr Meinhart Roth, Hoffmann Mineral GmbH
12:20 How wetting and dispersing agents help you to get the best out of your pigments and colourants
Robin de Bondt , Elementis Specialties
12:50 A competitive edge in fine grinding
Vincent Halgand, Bühler SAS
13:20 Lunch
14:30 Aquaflow™ XLS for pure acrylic tint bases
Mukund Gogte, Mukund Gogte, Regional Technical Sales, Ashland Specialty Ingredients – Coatings BU
15:00 Strengthening green paints and value-chains in East Africa
Daniel Maina, Eco Ethics Kenya
15:30 PRIMIS® SAF 9000 – Ultrafine oleophobic dispersion performance enhancer in paints or surface modifier
Kumar Shah, Wacker Chemicals Middle East FZE
16:00 Coffee Break

June 14th 2017

Time Session Title
9:30 Conference registration
10:00 Importance of colour education in the built environment
Lisa Taylor, NCS Colour Centre South Africa
10:30 Solvent selection for improved decorative paints
Mr Matteo Bolle, Nord Composites Italia Srl
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Strategies to alleviate pressure from escalating TiO2 prices
Andrew Pleeth, CMP Tianjin Development Department
12:00 Eliminating lead paints in Africa
Jeiel Guarino, IPEN
13:00 Lunch