Wesel, May 29, 2006

1st PUR Academy in China

Successful 1st PUR Academy held by BAYER MaterialScience and BYK-Chemie in Sanya, Hainan, China from May 15 - 17.

Over 140 decision makers of the paint industry all over Greater China joined this first time event. During the three days technical presentations were given by the technical experts of Bayer MaterialScience and BYK-Chemie.

BYK-Chemie presented for the first time to the Chinese market NANOBYK-3820, NANOBYK-3840 and NANOBYK-3860 series of UV-absorbers based on BYK's own nanotechnology.

Another topic was the introduction of DISPERBYK-2020, the first product of a new class of wetting and dispersing additives produced by controlled radical polymerization (CRP).

Additionally the complete line of BYK-Chemie additives for PUR formulations were presented: defoamers, air release agents, surface active additives, rheology control additives, wetting and dispersing additives.

In-depth discussions during the breaks rounded up the event set in the beautiful surroundings of Sanya, Hainan.

For inquiries

BYK-Chemie GmbH
Frank Dederichs
Head of Market Communication


Phone:         (0281) 670-217
Fax:         (0281) 670-660

email:       frank.dederichs@altanachemie.com