New Resin Helps Achieve Lower VOC Coatings

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC introduces a new resin that can help manufacturers formulate coatings with lower volatile organic compounds (VOC). GP® BKS-2605 resin provides the performance attributes of Georgia-Pacific Chemicals´ successful GP BKS-2600 resin but has the added ability to allow customers to produce a lower VOC coating than that available with GP BKS-2600 resin.

Designed for drum, pail and other rigid substrate coating applications, GP BKS-2605 resin provides outstanding chemical resistance and metal adhesion characteristics. It contains higher solids than the popular GP BKS-2600 resin.

"Lowering VOCs continues to be a major driver for our customers," says Robert Schlager, Georgia-Pacific Chemicals account manager for coatings. "We are working closely with them to develop products that will help them achieve their specific goals."

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals will introduce the new resin at its booth at the American Coatings Show April 10, 2018.

About Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC
Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC, is a global performance chemical manufacturer and marketer recognized as a leader in chemicals for building products and specialty applications. It has manufacturing operations in the United States and Chile with technology partners in Europe, China and South Africa. For additional information, please visit www.gp-chemicals.com or call 1-866-4GP-CHEM (866-447-2436).

About Georgia-Pacific
Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world´s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. The GP Harmon Recycling subsidiary is among the world´s largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company operates nearly 200 facilities and employs approximately 35,000 people directly and creates nearly 92,000 jobs indirectly. For more information, visit: gp.com.

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