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AkzoNobel Unveils New Finishes At METALCON 2018

Strongsville, OH - AkzoNobel, a leading paints and coatings company, introduced an exciting new finish for exterior metal applications at METALCON 2018 at the Charlotte Convention Center on October 10-12, 2018. POLYDURE® Expressions is a revolutionary print system that adds depth and dimension to exterior finishes by using a combination of texture over a print pattern.

During METALCON, the AkzoNobel booth also displayed other popular products, including CERAM-A-STAR® Expressions, CERAM-A-STAR® Frost, CERAM-A-STAR Matte and TRINAR® Matte.

“The POLYDURE Expressions product makes an outstanding metal finish achievable for all customers,” said Julian Cass, Regional Director, North American Metal Coatings business. “This product is the next step in our offer to deliver more aesthetically pleasing finish options for consumers. Paired with our unmatched color and technical leadership, the new product gives customers the opportunity to develop novel and unique metal coatings in a really efficient process.”

AkzoNobel also unveiled updates to Canopy, a digital app that provides a color finder, product information and the latest AkzoNobel news. The app has a new color tab function that gives users the ability to visualize coil and extrusion products on real surfaces and has improved filter functionality to help users quickly find the right color.

Visitors to the AkzoNobel booth also learned about COILTEC™ CF65, a revolutionary new primer that is completely chrome-free. Developed specifically for the building products market, COILTEC CF65 delivers effective corrosion protection for metal substrates without the use of chromium. This primer, which is backed by nearly 20 years of test data and performance history from numerous installations in the field, has been commercially available since 2017 and is easy to convert to.

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years, and has manufactured high-performance coatings to meet the needs of the metal construction industry for over 50 years. They offer a complete portfolio of coil and extrusion coating solutions for residential, agricultural, and commercial applications.

AkzoNobel has always focused on giving its customers the best products possible, backed by rigorous testing and quality programs and by unmatched customer service. AkzoNobel coatings are optimally formulated to provide superior protection and durability as well as lasting color. These benefits are proven through many years of research, testing, and use. For more information, visit

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