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AkzoNobel to work with world’s coolest innovators and paint the future

November 28, 2018 | | Share:

Lahore, November 28, 2018 (PPI-OT): What if paint could clean the air; withstand extreme heat; reduce drag and fuel consumption; cope with conditions on Mars. AkzoNobel products already do this – now the plan is to go even further. That’s why the company is ready to stir things up by seeking out the newest, coolest, smartest and most revolutionary developments out there. AkzoNobel wants to combine its global scale, know-how and expertise with the ingenious solutions of startups and scale-ups around the world.

Announced today, the company’s Paint the Future innovation challenge aims to connect with new disruptive technologies and accelerate innovation in the dynamic world of paints and coatings. It’s an open invitation to work together and turn exciting potential into brilliant reality.

“Our passion for paint and innovation goes way back and we’re even more excited about the future,” says AkzoNobel CEO, Thierry Vanlancker. “Led by our Chief Technology Officer, Klaas Kruithof, we want to work with visionaries and entrepreneurs, capture the creative genius that flows from open innovation and paint the future together.”

Adds Kruithof: “As a technology-driven paints and coatings company, we’re full of knowledge, know-how and resources that we’re ready to share. We have a clear view of what our customers will need and expect in the future, so we’re actively looking to collaborate with forward-thinking partners and take our innovation in all areas to another dimension. The future’s a blank canvas – this is an exciting opportunity to help us paint it.”

For more information, contact:
Head Office,
AkzoNobel Pakistan Limited
346 Ferozpur Road, P O Box 273, Lahore – 54600, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-111-551-111
Fax: +92-42-35835011
Email: communications.pakistan@akzonobel.com
Website: https://pk.akzonobel.com/

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