Fipec conference: Tuesday, March 26 at Eurocoat
FIPEC is a partner of the Eurocoat Exhibition & Congress next March 26, 27 and 28.
As part of our collaboration, on Tuesday, March 26 at 14:15, Fipec will be hosting a round-table discussion on innovation as a lever for business development, chaired by Sylvie Latieule, editorial director of Info Chimie and Formule Verte.
The round-table will be framed by 2 thematic presentations.
- Thematic presentation: "The global coatings market - review & outlook"
The Orr & Boss consultancy will provide an overview of the global coatings market, followed by a detailed analysis of the raw materials market by ICIS experts.
- Round table "Let's innovate to boost economic activity !"
Innovation clearly offers new opportunities for the coatings market. However, it is often slowed down by a variety of obstacles and needs to be supported...
Gonzague Catry, Industrial Director of Théolaur Peintures, Bertrand Ruot, Technical and Market Manager of Baumit SAS, a representative of the distribution sector and a member of BPI France will share their views on the regulatory and financial challenges of raw material substitution, the need for coordination between the various players in the value chain, users expectations, and the support available to manufacturers.
- Thematic presentation: "Biobased paints and varnishes: the industry gets involved"
Thierry Jeannette, Chairman of Fipec's Environment Commission, and Laurent Prigent, Fipec's Environment Manager, will present the sector's work on biobased products and their challenges. In particular, they will discuss the comparative study on the benefits of these products, the reference framework, the existing tools and the expected regulatory changes.