Central to our business, raw materials for the Paint & Coatings market reflect Gantrade’s ongoing commitment to high value and consistent quality. Covering the spectrum of architectural products and industrial and specialty applications, our products also promote emphasis on durability and sustainability, delivering better economics to paint & coatings manufacturers.
Coating intermediates is a core footprint of the Gantrade global group of companies, through our operations across the United States, Europe, and Asia. We stay competitive globally to ensure consistency of supply to our customers in the paint & and coatings sector.
Our portfolio of vinyl and acrylic monomers comprises the basic building blocks for a wide range of emulsion, solution, and dispersant polymers used in the coatings & paint industries. In addition to vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), butyl acrylate (BA), 2-ethylhexyl acrylate (2-EHA), methyl methacrylate (MMA) and glacial acrylic acid (GAA), Gantrade has unique monomers such as vinyl neodecanoate.
Gantrade also offers a specialty crosslinking technology based on DAAM & ADH. This state-of-the art technology promotes high performance paint formulations. Our diol and polyol product lines are versatile hydroxyl functional building blocks for polyurethane, saturated and unsaturated (UPR) polyesters, and alkyd coating resins. Gantrade’s vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymers emulsions and redispersible powders serve as a versatile base for coatings & paint formulations.
With a commitment to innovation, Gantrade stays on the leading edge of monomer and intermediate production, developing next-stage building blocks that define the future of paint & coatings. Through new technologies, high performance, consistent quality, and a collaborative mindset, Gantrade delivers sustainability with a competitive edge.
We support this market segment with a urethanes laboratory in Charlotte, NC and strong technical skills in polyurethane applications.