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September 29th, 2004
FARBE & LACK prize 2004 awarded to BASF researchers
This year’s FARBE & LACK prize awarded by the German trade magazine of the same name has gone to BASF: Dr. Franca Tiarks and Dr. Jörg Leuninger from Polymer Research and Development Architectural Coatings in the Regional Business Unit Adhesives and Construction Industry Europe. The prize was awarded during this year’s symposium of the coatings and pigments section (APi) of the Society of German Chemists (GDCh) held in Ulm, southern Germany. Franca Tiarks and Jörg Leuninger received their award for a paper entitled “Aqueous Nanocomposites – dispersions of nano-structured silica-acrylate particles – a new generation of binders”, co-authored by Dr. Harm Wiese from BASF’s Polymer Research and Dr. Bernhard Schuler, head of Development, Architectural Coatings and Construction Chemicals.
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