News

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Borchi® OXY-Coat 1510: Addressing Market Needs with Sustainability in Mind (2021 R&D 100 Award Finalist)

September 24, 2021 | News

Each year, R&D World magazine hosts a worldwide competition—called the R&D 100 Awards—highlighting the very best of the year’s innovations. Honoring...

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Introducing Borchi® Burst Defoamers for Architectural Coatings (Americas)

September 14, 2021 | News

Borchers' new Borchi® Burst defoamers designed for architectural coating applications effectively eliminate macro and micro air bubbles, making it the...

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Borchers is Now “Borchers: A Milliken Brand”

August 25, 2021 | News

Last year, we announced that Borchers was acquired by Milliken & Company, a leading global manufacturer with materials science expertise....

READ MORE »
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Read Our Newly Published Article in Pitture e Vernici European Coatings Magazine on MEKO Compliance and “Future-Proofing” Alkyds

July 12, 2021 | News

New requirements for methyl ethyl ketoxime (MEKO) concentration levels will be going into effect on March 1st, 2022 in the...

READ MORE »
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NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Lutz Hoffmann, Regional Account Manager for Borchers GmbH

July 6, 2021 | News

Borchers has recently welcomed Lutz Hoffmann as a new regional account manager for the DACH region (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)....

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NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Zdenka Stryczek, Ph.D., Applications Development Chemist for Borchers Americas

June 15, 2021 | News

Zdenka Stryczek, Ph.D. has recently joined the Borchers Americas team as an applications development chemist at our Westlake, OH, USA...

READ MORE »
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NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Joshua Halstead, Ph.D., Global Applications Development Manager

May 28, 2021 | News

Joshua Halstead, Ph.D., has recently joined Borchers as our new global applications development manager. He brings extensive experience in coatings...

READ MORE »
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NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Ryan Yaworski, Key Account Manager for Borchers Americas

May 17, 2021 | News

Borchers has recently welcomed Ryan Yaworski as a new key account manager for the Americas. Ryan began his career by...

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NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Pieter Dorst, Regional Account Manager for Borchers GmbH

April 29, 2021 | News

Within the last few months, Borchers has welcomed Pieter Dorst as a new regional account manager for Borchers GmbH. Pieter...

READ MORE »
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Milliken Sustainability Report: Material Innovations in Coatings

April 26, 2021 | News

Borchers' work in developing sustainable high-performance catalysts has been featured in Milliken & Co.'s recently published Sustainability Report. The section...

READ MORE »
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NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Debbie Coombs, Regional Account Manager for Borchers GmbH

April 16, 2021 | News

Our next employee spotlight focuses on Debbie Coombs, who recently joined the Borchers GmbH team in Europe as a regional...

READ MORE »
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NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Floridel Adams, Account Manager for Borchers Americas

April 1, 2021 | News

Over the last few months, several new hires have been added to the Borchers team to help us keep up...

READ MORE »
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Introducing Borchi® Shield MEKO-Free Anti-Skin for High Solids, Long Oil Alkyd Coatings

January 15, 2021 | News

Borchers introduces Borchi® Shield MEKO-free anti-skinning agent for skin prevention in high solids and long oil alkyd coating systems with...

READ MORE »
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HOLD*BLAST VISION Visual Inspection Test Results with Graco EcoQuip2 Vapor Abrasive Blast

November 10, 2020 | News

HOLD*BLAST™ VISION visual inspection technology from our CHLOR*RID line of surface protection products was tested by Graco with their EcoQuip2...

READ MORE »
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Borchi® Dragon: New Sustainable High-Performance Paint Catalyst from Borchers

October 8, 2020 | News

Borchers has recently launched Borchi® Dragon, a high-performance catalyst for high solids, long oil alkyd coating systems. The solution is...

READ MORE »
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New Editorial in Inside Industry Magazine

September 25, 2020 | News

Always wanted to learn more about Borchers? Our editorial in the September issue of Inside Industry magazine discusses our company...

READ MORE »
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World Pipelines Article from CHLOR*RID: Soluble Salt Removal and Surface Preparation

September 8, 2020 | News

The September 2020 issue of World Pipelines magazine features an article on soluble salts and proper surface preparation from our...

READ MORE »
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New Publication Features Borchers Research on Cobalt-Free Catalysis

July 21, 2020 | News

Borchers' work on next-generation cobalt-free catalysis for coatings, led by R&D Director Dr. Neil Simpson, has been featured in MDPI's...

READ MORE »
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PCI Article from Borchers: Enhancing Color Performance with Novel Post-Add Solutions

April 22, 2020 | News

The April 2020 issue of Paint and Coatings Industry Magazine features an article on "Enhancing Color Performance with Novel Post-Add...

READ MORE »
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Borchers Receives Silver EcoVadis Rating

February 21, 2020 | News

Borchers has received a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) score of silver from EcoVadis based on the company’s sustainability efforts in 2019....

READ MORE »
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Milliken & Company Announces Intent to Acquire Borchers from The Jordan Company

January 13, 2020 | News

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of...

READ MORE »

Events

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Register for The Oil & Colour Chemists Assocation’s Free Weekly Webinar on “How to Formulate MEKO-free Alkyds and Achieve High Performance”

October 15, 2021 | Events

As part of The Oil & Colour Chemists' Association (OCCA)'s free weekly webinar series, Technical Service Chemist Sebastian Dziki will...

READ MORE »
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Register for the Free Webinar from Alvu Química on Utilizing Borchers’ Cobalt-Free High-Performance Catalysts in Low VOC, High Solids Alkyds

October 15, 2021 | Events

Alvu Química will be giving a free webinar in Spanish through the Asociación Nacional de Fabricantes de Pinturas y Tintas...

READ MORE »
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Stop by Booth #333 at the Western Coatings Symposium to Discover How Our Additives Can Enhance Your Coatings

October 8, 2021 | Events

Visit Borchers at booth #333 at the Western Coatings Symposium from October 18th - 20th, 2021 at the Paris Las...

READ MORE »
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View our Upcoming Webinar on “How to Formulate MEKO-free Alkyds and Achieve High Performance”

September 27, 2021 | Events

Methyl-ethyl-ketoxime (MEKO) is commonly used in alkyd coatings to prevent skin formation. However, the European Commission recently published the entry...

READ MORE »
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Learn About Sustainable High-Performance Catalyst Technology for High Solids Alkyds at the Virtual European Coatings Show

September 8, 2021 | Events

Allison Musto, Borchers’ European Technical Service Manager, will be presenting at the virtual European Coatings Show on September 14th  to...

READ MORE »
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Catch Our Presentation on “Novel High-Performance Oxidatively Cured Catalyst to Maintain Coating Performance in Low VOC Formulations” at the 2021 CoatingsTech Conference

June 15, 2021 | Events

If you are attending the American Coatings Association's 2021 CoatingsTech Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, be sure to catch our presentation...

READ MORE »
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Check Out Our Presentation on Borchers’ High-Performance Catalysts for Oxidatively Curing Coatings at the Virtual Paint & Coatings Show

May 28, 2021 | Events

Borchers will be featured at the virtual Paint & Coatings Show on June 1st, 2021. Allison Musto, technical service manager...

READ MORE »
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FREE WEBINAR: Improving Sustainability and Performance with MEKO-Free Anti-Skinning Agents and High-Performance Catalysts

March 5, 2021 | Events

New technologies that improve upon sustainability, as well as anti-skin and dry performance compared to competitive materials, have emerged in...

READ MORE »
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OCCA Weekly Webinar – “High Performance Catalysts for Solvent Borne Oxidatively Curing Coatings”

March 2, 2021 | Events

Looking to upgrade your alkyd coating performance? Next week's free webinar will explain how high performance catalyst technology may be...

READ MORE »
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Check Out Borchers Virtual Booth and Technical Seminars at ChinaCoat 2020

December 7, 2020 | Events

If you are in Guangzhou this week for ChinaCoat or plan to attend online, be sure to check out Borchers...

READ MORE »
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NOV. 11TH WEBINAR: Balancing VOC Reduction and Workable Alkyd Paint Properties

October 20, 2020 | Events

Borchers will be giving a webinar through Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine (PCI) on How to Balance VOC Reduction and...

READ MORE »
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Surface Preparation Presentation at Coatings Trends and Technologies 2020

August 25, 2020 | Events

Borchers Technical Marketing Manager Andrew Recker will be giving a presentation on Novel Inspection Technology for Proper Surface Preparation during the...

READ MORE »

Blog

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4 Benefits of Using High-Performance Catalysts in Direct-to-Metal Alkyd Paint

January 4, 2021 | Blog

For almost 100 years, alkyd resins have been used in architectural, wood, and industrial coatings. Paint consumers choose alkyd coatings...

READ MORE »
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Optimize Exterior Paint Dry Times and More with Curing Additives

July 27, 2020 | Blog

Whether to paint depends on the weather…or does it? To achieve the best results, paint projects typically need to be...

READ MORE »
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3 Things to Observe in a TiO2 Dispersant for Adhesives

May 1, 2020 | Blog

The adhesives and sealants market is rapidly growing in both the automotive and architectural sectors. The majority of these coatings...

READ MORE »

News, Events & Blog

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Register for The Oil & Colour Chemists Assocation’s Free Weekly Webinar on “How to Formulate MEKO-free Alkyds and Achieve High Performance”

October 15, 2021 | Events

As part of The Oil & Colour Chemists' Association (OCCA)'s free weekly webinar series, Technical Service Chemist Sebastian Dziki will...

READ MORE »
event
Register for the Free Webinar from Alvu Química on Utilizing Borchers’ Cobalt-Free High-Performance Catalysts in Low VOC, High Solids Alkyds

October 15, 2021 | Events

Alvu Química will be giving a free webinar in Spanish through the Asociación Nacional de Fabricantes de Pinturas y Tintas...

READ MORE »
event
Stop by Booth #333 at the Western Coatings Symposium to Discover How Our Additives Can Enhance Your Coatings

October 8, 2021 | Events

Visit Borchers at booth #333 at the Western Coatings Symposium from October 18th - 20th, 2021 at the Paris Las...

READ MORE »
event
View our Upcoming Webinar on “How to Formulate MEKO-free Alkyds and Achieve High Performance”

September 27, 2021 | Events

Methyl-ethyl-ketoxime (MEKO) is commonly used in alkyd coatings to prevent skin formation. However, the European Commission recently published the entry...

READ MORE »
event
Borchi® OXY-Coat 1510: Addressing Market Needs with Sustainability in Mind (2021 R&D 100 Award Finalist)

September 24, 2021 | News

Each year, R&D World magazine hosts a worldwide competition—called the R&D 100 Awards—highlighting the very best of the year’s innovations. Honoring...

READ MORE »
event
Introducing Borchi® Burst Defoamers for Architectural Coatings (Americas)

September 14, 2021 | News

Borchers' new Borchi® Burst defoamers designed for architectural coating applications effectively eliminate macro and micro air bubbles, making it the...

READ MORE »
event
Learn About Sustainable High-Performance Catalyst Technology for High Solids Alkyds at the Virtual European Coatings Show

September 8, 2021 | Events

Allison Musto, Borchers’ European Technical Service Manager, will be presenting at the virtual European Coatings Show on September 14th  to...

READ MORE »
event
Borchers is Now “Borchers: A Milliken Brand”

August 25, 2021 | News

Last year, we announced that Borchers was acquired by Milliken & Company, a leading global manufacturer with materials science expertise....

READ MORE »
event
Read Our Newly Published Article in Pitture e Vernici European Coatings Magazine on MEKO Compliance and “Future-Proofing” Alkyds

July 12, 2021 | News

New requirements for methyl ethyl ketoxime (MEKO) concentration levels will be going into effect on March 1st, 2022 in the...

READ MORE »
event
NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Lutz Hoffmann, Regional Account Manager for Borchers GmbH

July 6, 2021 | News

Borchers has recently welcomed Lutz Hoffmann as a new regional account manager for the DACH region (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)....

READ MORE »
event
Catch Our Presentation on “Novel High-Performance Oxidatively Cured Catalyst to Maintain Coating Performance in Low VOC Formulations” at the 2021 CoatingsTech Conference

June 15, 2021 | Events

If you are attending the American Coatings Association's 2021 CoatingsTech Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, be sure to catch our presentation...

READ MORE »
event
NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Zdenka Stryczek, Ph.D., Applications Development Chemist for Borchers Americas

June 15, 2021 | News

Zdenka Stryczek, Ph.D. has recently joined the Borchers Americas team as an applications development chemist at our Westlake, OH, USA...

READ MORE »
event
NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Joshua Halstead, Ph.D., Global Applications Development Manager

May 28, 2021 | News

Joshua Halstead, Ph.D., has recently joined Borchers as our new global applications development manager. He brings extensive experience in coatings...

READ MORE »
event
Check Out Our Presentation on Borchers’ High-Performance Catalysts for Oxidatively Curing Coatings at the Virtual Paint & Coatings Show

May 28, 2021 | Events

Borchers will be featured at the virtual Paint & Coatings Show on June 1st, 2021. Allison Musto, technical service manager...

READ MORE »
event
NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Ryan Yaworski, Key Account Manager for Borchers Americas

May 17, 2021 | News

Borchers has recently welcomed Ryan Yaworski as a new key account manager for the Americas. Ryan began his career by...

READ MORE »
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NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Pieter Dorst, Regional Account Manager for Borchers GmbH

April 29, 2021 | News

Within the last few months, Borchers has welcomed Pieter Dorst as a new regional account manager for Borchers GmbH. Pieter...

READ MORE »
event
Milliken Sustainability Report: Material Innovations in Coatings

April 26, 2021 | News

Borchers' work in developing sustainable high-performance catalysts has been featured in Milliken & Co.'s recently published Sustainability Report. The section...

READ MORE »
event
NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Debbie Coombs, Regional Account Manager for Borchers GmbH

April 16, 2021 | News

Our next employee spotlight focuses on Debbie Coombs, who recently joined the Borchers GmbH team in Europe as a regional...

READ MORE »
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NEW EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Floridel Adams, Account Manager for Borchers Americas

April 1, 2021 | News

Over the last few months, several new hires have been added to the Borchers team to help us keep up...

READ MORE »
event
FREE WEBINAR: Improving Sustainability and Performance with MEKO-Free Anti-Skinning Agents and High-Performance Catalysts

March 5, 2021 | Events

New technologies that improve upon sustainability, as well as anti-skin and dry performance compared to competitive materials, have emerged in...

READ MORE »
event
OCCA Weekly Webinar – “High Performance Catalysts for Solvent Borne Oxidatively Curing Coatings”

March 2, 2021 | Events

Looking to upgrade your alkyd coating performance? Next week's free webinar will explain how high performance catalyst technology may be...

READ MORE »
event
Introducing Borchi® Shield MEKO-Free Anti-Skin for High Solids, Long Oil Alkyd Coatings

January 15, 2021 | News

Borchers introduces Borchi® Shield MEKO-free anti-skinning agent for skin prevention in high solids and long oil alkyd coating systems with...

READ MORE »
event
4 Benefits of Using High-Performance Catalysts in Direct-to-Metal Alkyd Paint

January 4, 2021 | Blog

For almost 100 years, alkyd resins have been used in architectural, wood, and industrial coatings. Paint consumers choose alkyd coatings...

READ MORE »
event
Check Out Borchers Virtual Booth and Technical Seminars at ChinaCoat 2020

December 7, 2020 | Events

If you are in Guangzhou this week for ChinaCoat or plan to attend online, be sure to check out Borchers...

READ MORE »
event
HOLD*BLAST VISION Visual Inspection Test Results with Graco EcoQuip2 Vapor Abrasive Blast

November 10, 2020 | News

HOLD*BLAST™ VISION visual inspection technology from our CHLOR*RID line of surface protection products was tested by Graco with their EcoQuip2...

READ MORE »
event
NOV. 11TH WEBINAR: Balancing VOC Reduction and Workable Alkyd Paint Properties

October 20, 2020 | Events

Borchers will be giving a webinar through Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine (PCI) on How to Balance VOC Reduction and...

READ MORE »
event
Borchi® Dragon: New Sustainable High-Performance Paint Catalyst from Borchers

October 8, 2020 | News

Borchers has recently launched Borchi® Dragon, a high-performance catalyst for high solids, long oil alkyd coating systems. The solution is...

READ MORE »
event
New Editorial in Inside Industry Magazine

September 25, 2020 | News

Always wanted to learn more about Borchers? Our editorial in the September issue of Inside Industry magazine discusses our company...

READ MORE »
event
World Pipelines Article from CHLOR*RID: Soluble Salt Removal and Surface Preparation

September 8, 2020 | News

The September 2020 issue of World Pipelines magazine features an article on soluble salts and proper surface preparation from our...

READ MORE »
event
Surface Preparation Presentation at Coatings Trends and Technologies 2020

August 25, 2020 | Events

Borchers Technical Marketing Manager Andrew Recker will be giving a presentation on Novel Inspection Technology for Proper Surface Preparation during the...

READ MORE »
event
Optimize Exterior Paint Dry Times and More with Curing Additives

July 27, 2020 | Blog

Whether to paint depends on the weather…or does it? To achieve the best results, paint projects typically need to be...

READ MORE »
event
New Publication Features Borchers Research on Cobalt-Free Catalysis

July 21, 2020 | News

Borchers' work on next-generation cobalt-free catalysis for coatings, led by R&D Director Dr. Neil Simpson, has been featured in MDPI's...

READ MORE »
event
3 Things to Observe in a TiO2 Dispersant for Adhesives

May 1, 2020 | Blog

The adhesives and sealants market is rapidly growing in both the automotive and architectural sectors. The majority of these coatings...

READ MORE »
event
PCI Article from Borchers: Enhancing Color Performance with Novel Post-Add Solutions

April 22, 2020 | News

The April 2020 issue of Paint and Coatings Industry Magazine features an article on "Enhancing Color Performance with Novel Post-Add...

READ MORE »
event
Borchers Receives Silver EcoVadis Rating

February 21, 2020 | News

Borchers has received a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) score of silver from EcoVadis based on the company’s sustainability efforts in 2019....

READ MORE »
event
Milliken & Company Announces Intent to Acquire Borchers from The Jordan Company

January 13, 2020 | News

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of...

READ MORE »