Europe’s Tallest Building Gets Powder Coatings from AkzoNobel
Poland’s Varso Tower features a sleek black exterior which has been created by using a super durable topcoat on the cladding and profiles in a striking Noir Sablé shade.
Europe’s soon to be new tallest building stands at over 1,000 feet (310 meters) tall and will dominate the skyline of the Polish capital with a shiny powder coat from AkzoNobel.
The Varso Tower features a sleek black exterior which has been created by using the AkzoNobel’s Interpon D2525 super durable topcoat on the cladding and profiles in a striking Noir Sablé shade, while the Interpon Redox Plus primer provides a super tough core.
AkzoNobel is one of several high-profile companies taking part in the project, including Foster and Partners, the world-famous architectural firm that designed the structure.
“It’s inspiring to be working on this prestigious development with some of the leading names in the industry,” says Mattijn Klaver, sales manager for AkzoNobel Powder Coatings. “Customers now want the look of a liquid with the properties associated with powder.”
A prominent aspect of Varso Tower will be the observation deck on the 53rd floor, presenting spectacular views of the revitalized neighborhood.
“We have supplied market-leading products for architectural landmarks all over the world, so we’re excited to be involved in the Varso Tower project. It means our passion for paint will be on view for all to see,” says Daniela Vlad, managing director of AkzoNobel’s Powder Coatings business.
AkzoNobel’s Interpon system will protect the tower from harsh conditions, such as bright sunshine, fierce winds and driving rain. It will also be a beacon of sustainable building because none of the company’s powders contain volatile organic compounds or toxic heavy metals. Furthermore, AkzoNobel was the first global powder coatings supplier to obtain an Environmental Product Declaration in 2015, highlighting its ongoing commitment to providing sustainable products for its customers.
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