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IMercure™ X10: An Environment-Friendly Wood Coating Additive

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Sustainable development

IMercure™ X10: An Environment-Friendly Wood Coating Additive

IMercure™ X10 improves the performance of UV curable wood coating.

Improvements in mechanical properties, such as modulus, strength and hardness can be seen without significant compromise to other aspects of the coating, such as clarity, haze and resistance to scratching. IMercure™ X10 also contributes to matting control, reducing gloss level and maintaining the macro surface smoothness of the film.

Partial replacement of resins with IMercure™ X10, an alumino-silicate additive, provides the possibility of cost reduction and environmental benefits, while guaranteeing original, high quality appearance and performance.
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Strategy

Our Sustainable Development policy supports the Group’s long-term strategy. Actions are guided by a three-year plan that sets goals for each of our areas of activity. The three-year plan also provides for gradual, continuous performance improvement.

Environmental focus

We work to reduce our environmental impact and use natural resources efficiently. We control our activities’ impact on the environment and set up management systems that allow us to improve our performance continuously.

Social Focus

Health and Safety, Human Resources, Ethic, and dialogue with our neighboring communities are among our main corporate social responsibility priorities.