The Tambov enterprise Pigment JSC took part in the international online conference "Paintwork Week", which was traditionally organized by the Aphorum company. The event was attended by over 600 industry representatives.
For four days, leading experts exchanged their expectations regarding the prospects for the development of the paint and varnish market, practical experience, as well as “ready-made” solutions for the paint and varnish business. This year the event was held under the trend of ecology, regarding such areas as packaging, raw materials - binders, pigments, finished paint and varnish materials.
Following the principles of renewable, cyclical economy, ESG has become an integral part of the paint and varnish industry. Market transformation has led to the fact that domestic small and medium-sized manufacturers, in order to be successful, must conduct their activities in accordance with generally accepted international standards, since dynamically developing large domestic operators are often owned by international corporations.
One of the standards is the norm for the content of heavy metals (lead) in paint, this was emphasized in the report “ Organic pigments of JSC“ Pigment ”for replacing crowns in the production of paint and varnish materials” by the head of the laboratory “Pigments” Margarita Zhilnikova. In the presentation, special attention was paid to the range of yellow pigments for crown replacement, as well as successful practical experience in replacing such materials in road marking paints. Understanding the complexity for a number of paint manufacturersto carry out work on the adjustment of formulations, JSC "Pigment" is ready to provide assistance in finalizing the formulations of the pigment part according to the individual requirements of consumers. According to the draft of the new TR “On the safety of paintwork materials”, the lead rate in paint was approved at 90 ppm; over time, paint and varnish companies will have to abandon the use of crowns, and in order to be ready for such changes and “be in the market”, it is better to start active joint work today.