March Technical Dinner Meeting
Monday, March 9, 2020
Western Springs, IL
Registration at 5:30
Presentation at 6:00
Dinner to follow
Waterbourne Coatings: Improving the Weathering Resistance, Touch Feel, and Scratch Resistance
By Mouhcine Kanouni of Clariant Plastics & Coatings
As demand to improve the outdoor durability of waterborne coatings as well as enhance surface effects, Clariant developed novel additives to meet the upmost expectations.Clariant latest renewable-based additives are combining demand for more natural, sustainable products with state-of-the-art performance.
The novel additives will enable waterborne coating manufacturers to formulate paints with surface feels from smooth to the pleasant feel of untreated wood with outstanding scratch resistance, high matting efficiency and improved weathering properties.
Dr. Mouhcine Kanouni is currently holding the position of Marketing Manager for Coatings within Clariant Performance Additives BU.
He joined Clariant in 2013 from Cytec/Allnex where he holds the position of Technical Service & Development Manager for the Americas for Radcure resins followed by the position of global marketing manager for consumer electronics and automotive coatings.
Previously and for over 13 years, he occupied several positions at Ciba Specialty Chemicals with main focus on light and heat stability of coatings/polymers.
Finally, Mouhcine hold several patents and publications on light stabilizers additives and has been adjunct chemistry professor for over 7 years at City University of New York and Kennesaw State University