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Light Stabilizer Solutions for Wood Coatings

Our innovative technology can contribute in offering sustainable light stabilizer solutions for waterborne wood coatings. In particular, our sustainable light stabilizer solutions with innovative technology for waterborne wood coatings can provide safer and easier handling for coatings producers, while bringing a significant improvement in terms of UV protection for exterior coatings.


Jean-Yves Desrats

Global Technical Segment Manager, Performance Additives, Clariant International Ltd.

Jean-Yves Desrats holds a Master’s Degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, from CPE Lyon, France. He joined Clariant in 1993 as an application and development engineer in the paints and printing inks laboratory, in charge of the development of pigment dispersions and technical service. He later held the position as Head of Laboratory for special applications. In 2003, he joined the Coatings team as Technical Marketing Manager, responsible for the decorative and wood coatings segment within the Business Unit Pigments. Since 2008, he has held the position as Global Technical Segment Manager for Coatings within the Business Line Performance Additives. 

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