Inline & offline digital printing primers certified for use with HP Indigo presses.
Water-based overprint coatings increase durability and enhance the look & feel of inkjet-printed materials.
High-performance primers for inkjet that improve print quality & ink adhesion on film & paper.
Advanced materials designed to enhance the performance and processing of agricultural products.
Recyclable water-based coatings that confer high barrier to paper-based packaging and wraps.
Enhancing composite performance through optimized fiber-polymer interface adhesion
Sizing solutions designed for use in the manufacturing of glass fiber, carbon fiber and natural fiber.
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Dr. Rick Michelman will become President & CEO on January 1, 2022, and Steve Shifman will assume the role of Executive Chairman.
News (Thursday, 27 May 2021)
Michelman announces new distribution agreement with Omya to be the exclusive distributor of Michelman surface modifiers and wax emulsions in Canada.
News (Thursday, 13 May 2021)
Michelman UV overprint varnish strengtheners allow HP Indigo digitally-printed labels to endure harsh environments during packing and transport.
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CINCINNATI, OH (October 23, 2015) – Michelman, a global developer and manufacturer of water-based binders and surface additives, will be featuring a variety of innovative new solutions at the Western Coatings Symposium being held October 25-28, 2015 in Las Vegas. Exhibiting at Table #300, Michelman will showcase its capabilities and product development prowess with new water-based binder and surface modification additives that enhance the barrier and functional properties of metal and wood.
Metal coating formulators will be introduced to the exciting new families of ProHere™ water-based resinous binders that are suitable for a wide range of processing conditions and metallic substrates, and are used to enhance corrosion and chemical resistance, mechanical strength and adhesion. Michelman’s ProHere L-range water-based lubricants and surface modifiers improve lubricity, slip and torque/tension control, while adding anti-mar and anti-scratch properties. They can also be used to improve surface optics including matting and brilliance.
Wood coating formulators will find new Michem® brands of low and no-VOC additive and binder resin solutions that improve scratch and mar resistance, water resistance, anti-block properties and gloss. New binder resins will be featured that exhibit excellent aesthetic properties, strong mechanical properties and that show superb adhesion to most substrates.
In the graphic arts sector of the market, Michelman will be featuring Michem brand additives for inks and OPVs that give customers better slip control, rub and abrasion resistance, while producing high gloss results.
Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface modifiers, additives and polymers are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Michelman is also well-known as an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging and paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.