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ASTROBIO-solvents of our new supplier Liberty Chemicals.

ASTROBIO-solvents are green solvents with the following properties : Based on non-hazardous raw materials Based on “Sustainable Chemistry” with: High biobased content (ranging from 28 to 95% depending on the type of solvent) Made from biodegradable raw materials No hazardous labelling and much less harmful for users From this portfolio, we can offer green alternatives for the following […]

Crilat 4768 – an excellent dispersion for waterproof membranes and roof coatings

We offer a complete portfolio of the Italian dispersion manufacturer Vinavil S.p.A . The styrene-acrylic dispersion in the form of Crilat 4768 as an ideal solution for both waterproof membranes and roof coatings. The basic parameters that describe this product are: • The amount of solids 50% • Low MFT of 0 ° C, so […]

Phosphorescent pigments (glow in the dark)

The supplier of these materials is the Japanese company Nemoto, they produce a special series of LumiNova phosphorescent pigments. These pigments are based on the chemistry of strontium aluminate. They differ drastically from conventional phosphorescent pigments which are either zinc sulfide or radioisotope based for their luminous properties. Main features of LumiNova : Afterglow time ten times longer than […]

Control the temperature of your surfaces with Altiris

We have just had a hot summer in which we have made great use of the air conditioners. Heat is something we deal with every year and in an increasingly important way. For this reason, many buildings have traditionally been painted white. However, could we use colors by controlling heat absorption? The answer is yes. If we use Altiris . Half of […]

Collaboration with Synres in Portugal

Since October 1, 2022 we are the official distributor of Synres resins in Portugal. In July 2021 we already started collaborating in several of the countries where we operate (Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France and Germany) and now we are increasing our collaboration. Synres is founded in 1947 in Hoek van Holland in the […]

Keyser & Mackay enter the UK market

Keyser & Mackay has taken the strategic decision to enter the UK market. This decision has been taken in the context of developing a stable, secure and long-term presence within the UK, focussing on chemical specialities for the coatings, sealants, adhesives and plastics sectors. This venture is being spearheaded by the newly appointed, Sales Director, […]

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Technology Day

The Swiss Association of Varnish and Paint Chemists is going to have its “ 2. Technology Day” on October 13th 2022. As with the first edition of the Technology Day in 2018, the focus of the event is on the presentation of new, innovative products and technologies that the raw materials industry has to offer. […]

Signed agreement with Pflaumer Brothers Inc

We are pleased to announce that we have been appointed as the European distributor of the Teraspartic® range of polyaspartic amines manufactured by Pflaumer Brothers Inc. We have signed an agreement with Pflaumer Brothers Inc to promote, sell and distribute their Teraspartic® range of polyaspartic amines within Europe. Teraspartic® polyaspartic amines are sterically hindered, secondary […]

Visit us at Eurocoat 2022

Visit us from 29-31 March, Port de Versailles, Paris, Booth 48C

Synres to choose K&M as distributor

Keyser & Mackay is proud and honored being able to announce that Synres B.V, a Dutch producer of coating resins, chose Keyser & Mackay as their distributor in the Benelux, Germany, France and Spain as of the 1st of July 2021. 

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Michelman free Webinar

Join KEYSER & MACKAY and MICHELMAN on June 9th, 11:00 – 11:30, for a free webinar on bio-based surface modifiers for coatings. As a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly materials for the industry, Michelman evaluated the performance of their waterborne bio-based surface modifiers in coatings for wood and concrete. In the webinar, Michelman will […]

K&M starts to cooperate with Rianlon

Keyser & Mackay Germany has been cooperating with the Chinese additives manufacturer Rianlon since the beginning of 2021. Founded in 1994 in Tianjin, the company is one of the world’s leading producers of antioxidants (RIANOX®), light stabilizers (RIASORB®) and U-pack® systems. In a total of 5 state-of-the-art production facilities on more than 700,000m², Rianlon produces […]

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Inbond TI 8P / TI 8SP, optimized to use in all plastic application    

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is used as a pigment in the production of paints and varnishes, plastics and in many other industries. With Inbond we have a cost effective extender to optimize the formulation and reducing the cost. Inbond is a composite product based on talc and titanium dioxide. In a multi-stage, special production process allows […]

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Certified SOLUGEL® grass-fed collagen peptides

We are pleased to announce that now we can offer you certified grass-fed collagen peptides from PB Leiner, one of the world’s leading collagen and gelatin producers. Certified SOLUGEL® grass-fed collagen peptides Third party certified grass-fed SOLUGEL® collagen peptides are PB Leiner’s  solution for pure and sustainably sourced ingredients. They are sourced from free-range, grass-fed […]

Decosphaera

Lamberti offers a wide range of fully reacted polyurethane microspheres. They are available as Decosphaera (powder) suitable for solvent…

UltraCarb

Nature’s own fire retardant. UltraCarb is a halogen free fire retardant produced from our own natural deposits containing two minerals: hydromagnesite and huntite.

Keyser & Mackay agrees on partnership for titanium dioxide

The Chinese manufacturer NanJing Titanium Dioxide Chemical and Keyser & Mackay have agreed on a partnership for titanium dioxide manufactured by the sulphate-process.

Keyser & Mackay and Michelman SRL extend their sales cooperation to Germany and Austria 

Keyser & Mackay now expands its portfolio for Coatings & Inks applications with water-based surface modifiers, special polyurethane dispersions, and building blocks for highly durable impregnating wood stains, from March 1st, 2020, in Germany and Austria.

Anti-corrosion

How to slow down corrosion with coatings?

RHEOBYK-7600

With RHEOBYK-7600, BYK is offering a unique associative thickener based on a new technology.

BYK – RHEOBYK-440

BYK´s first polyamide-based rheology additive for aqueous systems: RHEOBYK-440. 

BYK-1796: new defoamer for high solids and 100 % systems

In many areas, high-solid or 100 % systems are used to reduce the solvent emissions. One challenge in these systems is to release the air completely.

New BYK Instruments 2018 catalog released!

Recently, the brand new BYK Instruments catalog had been released and is available now.

BYK – Ceracol 605

The end use Department Special Coatings of Byk has developed a new wax additive for the improvement of surface properties in systems with low film thickness, e.g. for application can coatings: CERACOL 605

BYK Aquacer 1540

The enduse Special Coatings Department of Byk has developed a new wax additive for the improvement of surface properties in systems with low film thickness: AQUACER 1540

NEW: BYK-3456

BYK-3456 is a fluorine free, silicone containing additive active at the interface to the substrate ànd the surface at the same time.

Genamin Gluco 50 from Clariant

This publication from Clariant describes interesting properties of a new sugar-based speciality amine.

BYK Gardner Digital Viscometer

BYK Gardner has a wide selection of viscosity measurement devices available, from flow cups to rotational visco meters. To measure the absolute viscosity a rotational viscometer is used. For non-Newtonian liquids a digital viscometer that applies a precise shear rate is needed. For laboratory viscosity measurement BYK-Gardner offers a comprehensive line of rotational viscometers. The viscometer […]

Radiant Color

Our formaldehyde free GWT pigments are now available in 10 colors! Do you prefer to use pigments free of formaldehyde? Our GWT series are fluorescent pigments free of formaldehyde for water based formulations for paints, paper and textile. GWT has ten colors, including magenta. This means that the color palette is complete.

Collaboration with Graphene Production

Keyser & Mackay is pleased to announce their collaboration with Graphene Production.  Graphene is an allotrope of carbon whose structure is a single planar sheet of sp2 bonded carbon atoms that are densely in a honeycomb crystal lattice. Graphene Nanoplatelets are reduced graphene layers. Some of the characteristics of graphene: High strength, hydrophobic, hard as […]

TTC – Tennants Textile Colours

Keyser & Mackay Switzerland has started a collaboration with the British company Tennants Textile Colours. TTC is the leading UK manufacturer of a wide range of dye and pigment powder and dispersions, tailored to customers need. TTC is fully certified for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 which will soon become ISO 45000. The […]

Titanium dioxide

Now available from stock in our warehouse in Rhenen, a rutile titanium dioxide ATR-312 from Anhui Annada.   Widely used in aqueous and solvent-based exterior paints, plastic, rubber, printing ink, high quality paper, waxed paper and masterbatch industry etc. Contact us for a quote!  

Increasing collaboration with Michelman

From July 1st 2017 Keyser & Mackay has become the official distributor on the Spanish and Portuguese market for the Surface Modifier Additives and Polymer Dispersions of Michelman SARL. Ecronova®, Ecrothan®, Ecrovin®, ProHere®, Michem® Prime; Michem® Emulsion, Michem® Lube, Michem® Guard and others are an excellent complement to our existing portfolio of products for the […]

Keyser & Mackay Seminar Floor Coatings

Please make a short note already in your agenda……..on Thursday, 9th of November Keyser & Mackay BNL will organize a Seminar on the following special subject: Floor Coatings. Location of this seminar: E10 Hoeve in Brecht, near the Dutch/Belgium frontier. Byk will be the main contributor for this Seminar with focus on Flooring, but we we […]

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Keyser & Mackay has reached an agreement with Orisil to represent their products in Spain

Orisil is an European producer of amorphous fumed silica, used in many industrial applications like adhesives and sealants, construction products, paints and coatings, composites, epoxy, PVC, greases, pharmaceutical products, cosmetics, and more.

K&M Seminar Floor Coatings

Please make a short note already in your agenda……..on Thursday, 9th of November Keyser & Mackay BNL will organize an own Seminar with the following special subject: Floor Coatings. Location of this seminar: near the Dutch/ Belgium frontier. Byk will be an important supplier to attend this Seminar with several interesting lectures, 1 or 2 […]

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Ege Kimya

Keyser & Mackay has expanded their representation of Ege Kimya Istanbul for the countries Belgium and the Netherlands. Ege Kimya produces a wide range of metal driers for the coatings industry, among which basically all of the standard types, including a number of combination driers and a Co-carboxylate polymer. For more information see: Ege Kimya paint […]

SYLOWHITE™ SM 405 Titanium Dioxide Extender

SYLOWHITE™ SM 405 is a precipitated amorphous sodium aluminium silicate with a very fine particle size and appearing as a white free flowing powder. Due to its performance benefits, it is widely used in different coatings applications. Up to 30 % of titanium dioxide can be replaced by Sylowhite SM405.

DISPERBYK 2080 and 2081

Wetting and Dispersing Additives for Aqueous Systems with No Negative Impact on Water, Corrosion and Stain Resistance Wetting and dispersing additives for aqueous coating systems always possess a certain hydrophilic character. Essentially, they are needed to wet, disperse and stabilize pigments and fillers. However, the hydrophilic structure of the additives also continues to have an […]

Collaboration with BorsodChem

Keyser & Mackay France has started a collaboration with BorsodChem from March 2017. BorsodChem is a company from Hungary, part of the Wanhua Group, which develops and manufactures advanced aromatic isocyanates called Ongronat for different sectors as Flooring, Coating, Adhesives, Sealants and Composites. We are extremely please to include the Ongronat product range in our portfolio for the benefit […]

Kärntner Montan’s micronised MIOX as a partial replacement for zinc dust to save costs

Because of the fact that the Zinc dust price increased about more than 50% during the last months, we would like to remind you on the possibility to save costs by replacing a part of Zinc dust in Zinc rich coatings by micronized MIOX. Compared with the current Zinc price, which is already above 3 […]

Collaboration with Michelman

Keyser & Mackay Spain has started collaboration with Michelman. Michelman is a company from the United States that develops and manufactures advanced materials for different sectors. We are the exclusive distributor of the products intended for the printing and packaging industries: flexible packaging and paper and corrugated applications.  

Flame retardants

Every day in Europe there are about 12 fire victims and 120 people severely injured. The economic loss, which runs to several billion euros each year, must not be ignored either. For these reasons, fire protection, fire-proof products and thus, also flame retardants (FRs) play an important role in industry. Flame retardants (also named fire […]

BYK-3760 – New Surface Additive

BYK-3760 is a unique, highly active polyether-modified polysiloxane which reduces the surface tension significantly. As a result of its low tendency to stabilize foam, BYK-3760 can also be used in applications that involve high shear forces. The additive remains fully effective, even at a very low dosage.

DISPERBYK-2062 – New Wetting and Dispersing Additive for Aqueous Universal Colorants

After the successful launch of DISPERBYK-2060 and DISPERBYK-2061 a new additive complements the portfolio for universal colorants. DISPERBYK-2062 enhances the compatibility of inorganic pigment concentrates in solvent-borne systems.

Exclusive distribution for Michelman

Keyser & Mackay Poland is pleased to announce their cooperation as an exclusive distributor for Michelmans’s range of products dedicated to printing & packaging industries.

Paltentaler becomes euroMinerals

We would like to inform you that from 1st January 2017 onwards, Paltentaler Minerals GmbH will be called euroMinerals GmbH.

New Polyamine Curing Agent Incorez 148-055

Incorez 148/055 is a water soluble polyamine curing agent designed to produce very tough and durable high gloss waterbased surface coatings with both liquid and solid epoxy resins. In particular, this curing agent provides excellent hardness and cure development.

VILF 2016

The annual conference of the VILF – an important key-event in the Coatings-industry in Germany – took place from 10 till 11 November 2016. The VILF this year broke a new record: approx. 400 participants joined this event!