September 17, 2012
The Protech/Oxyplast Group of Montreal, Canada is pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to purchase the powder coating business and manufacturing assets of Innotek Powder Coatings of Big Spring Texas. Innotek is a well-recognized name within the powder coatings industry specializing in high performance thermoplastic powder coatings. David Ades, Managing Director of Protech said: “Innotek’s leading thermoplastic technology is a great addition to our global business. It is complementary to our extensive thermoset powder coatings product range.” Protech fully expects to benefit from the excellent business relationships and the unique thermoplastic technology that Innotek has developed over the years. Protech will integrate the Innotek’s manufacturing operations into its own organization.
November 23, 2011 - Protech-Oxyplast: Qualicoat approval for a low bake powder coating
PROTECH-OXYPLAST – Qualicoat approved for its innovative low bake powder coating
OXYPLAST BELGIUM NV, the Belgian part of the Canadian Protech - Oxyplast Group, is the first powder coating producer to have succeeded in achieving the Qualicoat label (P-1030 PE40) for its low-curing and degassing powder coating, under the brand name Ag-Kote. Never before, a Qualicoat approval has been granted for this type of energy friendly technology that actually cures at 150°C.
Ag- launched in 2009 following demand from industry for energy saving technology and increases in efficiency. Since its launch, this powder has won several innovation prizes and experienced unparalleled success.
The Qualicoat approval is a significant next step in this success story.
This architectural quality label confirms that Ag-Kote can now be approved for the coating of aluminum profiles.
Protech - Oxyplast is convinced that the trend to continually use lower curing coatings is here to stay. Ag-Kote proves that this doesn’t have to be detrimental to the quality of these innovative and energy friendly powder coatings.