IPC LFI Spectra Android app
The human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colors. The IPC LFI spectra is an attempt to display the standard colors according the Classic RAL System.
The IPC LFI spectra show the nearest equivalents of these color standards. Depending on the brightness and other setting on phone, the appearance of the shades may slightly vary from actual RAL standards. Click the link, download the app and let us know your feedback.<more>
NASA Spots a Hot Exoplanet That ‘Snows Sunscreen’
NASA’S Hubble Space Telescope found titanium dioxide, the active
ingredient in most sunscreen lotions, in the form of snow
precipitating in the atmosphere of a blistering hot planet outside
our solar system (exoplanet), 1,730 light-years from Earth.
It’s the first time astronomers have witnessed snow on an exoplanet.
Also, this sunscreen (titanium dioxide) snowfall only happens on the
planet’s dark, nighttime side -a little useless! But this is where
it can actually condense into crystalline flakes and form clouds to
Q4 FY18 Result Update: Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd
Strong volume growth in the decorative segment, stable volumes in
the industrial segment and raw material price inflation were the
highlights of the results for KNPL during the quarter.
- As per management commentary, KNPL experienced double digit YoY
growth across segments led by decorative segment. Management
commented that inflation (including Raw material cost) was more
pronounced this quarter which impacted the operational performance.
Management is making efforts to increase product prices and reduce
various cost to counter the situation.<more>
Bayer sells further Covestro stake for 2.2 billion euros
BERLIN (Reuters) - Pharmaceutical group Bayer (BAYGn.DE) has sold a
further stake in plastics company Covestro (1COV.DE) for 2.2 billion
euros ($2.64 billion), placing a holding of 14.2 percent via an
accelerated bookbuilding process.
Covestro was spun off from Bayer in 2015, and Bayer said this latest
sale marks the start of the full separation from its former unit.<more>
Monsanto CEO to leave company after Bayer acquisition
Monsanto Co. CEO Hugh Grant announced Monday he would leave the
company once it is acquired by Bayer AG.
Monsanto’s CFO, Pierre Courduroux, and its top tech executive, Chief
Technology Officer Robert Fraley, and General Counsel David Snively
will also leave the company shortly after the deal closes, according
to a federal filing.<more>
Ex-IITian gives nano touch to synthetic leather
OPAR: A team comprising two Indian scientists, including an alumnus
of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar, has made huge
progress in the field of nanotechnology while carrying out research
in the labs of the Ohio State University, US. They have made
nanotexture coating for synthetic leather that repels water and oil,
keeping the surface protected for years.
The work carried out by the research team comprising lab’s director
Professor Bharat Bhushan and IIT alumnus Dev Gurera is being
acclaimed as an important event in the field of nanotechnolog <more>
Berger Paints India Ltd to consider and approve Q4, FY18 results
on May 30, 2018
A Meeting of the Board of Directors of Berger Paints India Ltd will
be held on Wednesday, 30th May, 2018, to consider and approve the
Audited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter and year
ended on 31st March, 2018.
The board will recommend Dividend, if any, for the year ended on
31st March, 2018.<more>
BASF CEO says company will not undergo DowDuPont-style split
THE new CEO of BASF, Martin Brudermüller, has said that he will be
keeping the company as one entity, unlike rival DowDuPont which is
splitting into three separate companies.
According to a Reuters report, Brudermüller’s comments provide
clarity for investors. BASF uses what it calls the Verbund
principle, which means it owns businesses throughout the production
Berger Paints' independent director settles case with Sebi
Berger Paints' Independent Director Kamal Ranjan Das has settled a
case related to disclosure lapses with markets regulator Sebi after
paying Rs 2 lakh towards settlement.
The ruling comes after Das had filed an application with the
regulator in June 2017, proposing to settle the matter pertaining to
the delayed compliance of PIT (Prohibition of Insider Trading)
regulations, without admitting or denying the findings of fact and
conclusions of law, through a settlement order.<more>
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Palghar page updated
Resume of surti.
Fourth quarter earnings: Consumer sectors push India Inc on
Decorative paints business at Asian Paints reported double digit
volume growth, after three quarters of single-digit growth.<more>