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Jotun, Kansai Paints deepen alliance in marine coatings

Jotun and Kansai Paints are expanding their existing alliance in the global marine coatings market in view of new regulations and auditing requirements.

The new agreement covers the global Protective segment, expanding from their SeaStar Alliance back in 2002. The long-standing partnership between Jotun and Kansai Paints has led to the development of anti-fouling brands such as SeaQuantum applications that provide fouling protection and ensure hull performance for up to 90 months.

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“In today’s market, customers are facing many challenges with regards to new regulations and auditing requirements, it is important to meet the customers’ challenges and expectations,” Jotun said in a statement.

“A collaborative approach to marine has paid huge dividends, sharing knowledge and using one another’s innovation and industry expertise to access opportunities and build a product portfolio of unparalleled quality. The movement forward will leverage technology, segment understanding and global networks to provide innovative Protective solutions that safeguard assets and optimize performance,” it added.

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