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A bio-based wall paint with an air purification effect

By using the Decovery® resin technology platform DSM and paint manufacturer PPG developed a resin which met the specific needs that PPG had envisioned for Sigma Air Pure, a bio-based wall paint with an air purification effect. Due to the variety of renewable ingredients the technologists of DSM created the perfect basis for this bio-based wall paint, which due to the added Air Purifying Technology of PPG can filter formaldehyde molecules out of the indoor air and neutralizes them.

Sigma Air Pure™: Sustainable without concessions

Sigma Air Pure: Sustainable without concessions

Binding agents are the “engine” of any paint. They determine how fast the paint dries and how easy it is in use. They also determine how sustainable the paint is. In this respect, Sigma Air Pure is a leader, with a binding agent that is as much as 48% bio-based.

Read how DSM and PPG developed Sigma Air Pure.
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At PPG (NYSE: PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.3 billion in 2016. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit or

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