Ecology Coatings VP of New Product Development Presents at the 39th Annual Waterborne Symposium
WARREN, Mich., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecology Coatings, Inc. (OTCQB: ECOC), a leader in the discovery of ultraviolet-curable advanced coatings, today announced that its Vice President of New Product Development and chief chemist, Sally Ramsey, recently presented at the 39th Annual Waterborne Symposium. The subject of Ms. Ramsey's presentation was the use of GRAS (generally recognized as safe) bio-based materials in UV-cured coatings.
"The Waterborne Symposium is an internationally recognized event attended by global industry leaders," said Ramsey. "I was honored to be a speaker and pleased with the opportunity to discuss the addition of a new class of materials into the UV-curable toolkit. We have opened the door to UV-curable coatings that are not only safe to use directly in contact with food for applications such as food packaging, but also can be integrated into multiple applications across the industry."
Ecology's current line of cutting edge UV-curable EcoQuik™ coatings, exhibit superior performance in high moisture environments, provide protection from thermal shock and deliver outstanding resistance to a wide variety of consumer and industrial products. The company's bio-based materials can be used as photoinitiators, co-initiators, film formers and fillers. They are derived from living organisms, not fossil fuels. The company expects accelerated patent approval on its bio-based materials this year.
According to Ecology Coatings Chief Executive Officer, Bob Crockett, the company is actively pursuing partner relationships with established companies that are in position to expedite the application development and marketing strategy for the company's bio-based materials.
There are many applications that will benefit from Ecology Coatings' UV-curable products. To discover if these solvent-free, UV-curable coatings can advance your manufacturing application or enhance your sustainability program and products, visit the company's website at www.ecologycoatings.com or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Ecology Coatings, Inc.
Ecology Coatings, Inc. (OTCQB: ECOC) is a leader in the development and licensing of cleantech ultraviolet (UV) curable coatings. Ecology's products allow manufacturers to enhance the durability and performance of their products, while significantly reducing energy costs and increasing manufacturing throughput. The company produces solvent-free coatings, which minimize the escape of VOC's into the atmosphere during application. Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Ecology Coatings has a development and prototype lab in Akron, Ohio.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed are forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, which are specified in Ecology's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements made herein.
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