Coatings & Adhesives

Coatings & Adhesives

The coatings and adhesives markets have embraced and implemented a transition towards environmentally friendly solutions in their various segments.

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Environmentally Friendly Solutions

Waterborne systems have become widespread and are supporting the drive towards meeting environmental goals and regulatory restrictions such as VOC limits, as well as the elimination of other materials of concern. While significant environmental challenges have been met, the next step is the adoption of more sustainable solutions. ADM's plant-based technologies are ideally placed to support the ambitions of the industry to become greener and more sustainable.


ADM offers a variety of technologies that can increase the content level of plant-based ingredients in your product formulations. This increase in nature derived ingredient levels can support your internal sustainability goals and enables brands to be differentiated and repositioned. Our technology portfolio is comprised of products that are plant-based and can contribute to enhanced biocarbon content of the final product formulation.

The product range includes proven technology that can offer value in both the production process as well as the application and performance of coatings and adhesives.


Key Applications

Our coating and adhesive solutions and technology support the following applications:

  • Emulsification
  • Flow and leveling improvement
  • Natural film-forming resins and polymers
  • Open time extension
  • Pigment dispersion
  • Rheology modification

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