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New Akzonobel Ingredient Eases Regulatory Pressure on Detergent Makers

Press Release

October 13, 2016/3BL Media/ - Detergent manufacturers can now meet strict environmental regulations relating to the use of phosphates following the launch of a new ingredient developed by AkzoNobel's Chelates business.

The product - Dissolvine M-40 - is a chelating agent with a readily biodegradable active ingredient (known as MGDA) which is more sustainable than some current alternatives. It will enable the detergent industry to meet stringent rules requiring the removal of phosphate builders in their formulations, without compromising on performance.

Singapore Inspires the World to Turn City Skylines Green

Blog By Jeremy Rowe Managing Director, AkzoNobel Decorative Paints South East & South Asia
Blog

When I first heard of Singapore’s target to green 80 percent of its buildings, old and new, by 2030, I thought it was a great vision and the way to the future. But it is a challenging feat. Developing a green building from scratch is easy, but we can become a truly green society only when we solve the challenge of making our old buildings green. I believe that innovation, focus on research and development – coupled with favorable policies and economic incentives – will need to be closely aligned in changing the whole building stock of an entire country.

Relocation Transforms Akzonobel Facility into Energy Efficient Smart Building

The $10 million relocation of a research facility in the US has enabled AkzoNobel to transform its biggest energy user in North America into one of the smartest and most energy efficient.
Press Release

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Completed in November last year, the company’s new Strongsville Technology Center in Ohio is only a third the size of the former location. Designed to use less than a third of the natural gas, electricity and water, the facility has now been recognized under the worldwide LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification program.

Team AkzoNobel Enters 2017/2018 Volvo Ocean Race

The team AkzoNobel partnership reflects AkzoNobel’s long association with the sea through supplying advanced marine coatings.
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We’ve joined forces with Dutch sailor Simeon Tienpont to form team AkzoNobel with the aim of winning the 13th edition of the world renowned Volvo Ocean Race.

Simeon Tienpont Career Highlights

  • Twice winner of the America’s Cup
  • Two-time participant in the Volvo Ocean Race
  • Dutch Sailor of the Year 2013
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We’ve joined forces with Dutch sailor Simeon Tienpont to form team AkzoNobel with the aim of winning the 13th edition of the world renowned Volvo Ocean Race.

Simeon Tienpont Career Highlights

  • Twice winner of the America’s Cup
  • Two-time participant in the Volvo Ocean Race
  • Dutch Sailor of the Year 2013

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