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Fontecoat FD 20: a unique product for sustainable corrosion protection

Author Tikkurila Global Dec 8, 2021 7:51:07 AM

Jens Gravesen, Group Key Account Manager at Tikkurila, has worked in the coating business for over 30 years, with the last 20 spent sharing his expertise with colleagues and customers at Tikkurila. Driven by his background in chemistry, he believes that sales should always begin with technical expertise and the ability to offer customers a competitive advantage with something they can’t get anywhere else. In this blog post he talks about one of his customers’ favourite products: Fontecoat FD 20.

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Topics: Metal coatings

Minna Perttu develops Tikkurila's industrial coatings towards sustainability goals

Author Tikkurila Sep 21, 2021 9:32:41 AM

Minna Perttu joined Tikkurila in 2014 and has developed into a true expert on metal coatings for industry during her time. She has worked on devising formulas for new products to meet the changing demands of the industrial sector through project managing and service design, ensuring Tikkurila solves customer issues.

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Topics: Metal coatings

Trends in the metal coatings industry

Author Tikkurila Jul 1, 2021 10:39:26 AM



It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that changes in industrial metal coatings happen slow enough that you are never really in danger of getting left behind.

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Topics: Metal coatings

Steel structures painting: How to ensure optimal protection with industrial metal coatings

Author Tikkurila Oct 26, 2020 9:08:05 AM

The requirements on major infrastructure projects like airports, ferry terminals, train stations, and bridge constructions are extremely high. Since these massive structures are meant to last a lifetime, the metal coatings used need to guarantee durability and optimal corrosion protection. 

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Topics: Metal coatings

Coating amusement park rides: How to protect steel structures in harsh environments

Author Tikkurila Oct 21, 2020 9:46:31 AM

When it comes to amusement park rides, safety, reliability, and durability are essential. Plus, the rides need to look appealing to visitors despite extreme atmospheric conditions. Amusement parks in warmer climates are often open year-round, making it a challenge to protect the rides from corrosion. 

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Topics: Metal coatings

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