(IN BRIEF) Versalis, the chemical company of Eni, has partnered with Gruppo Boero, a leading provider of paint products for the yachting industry, to develop sustainable solutions for yacht manufacturing. Versalis has created eco-friendly hardeners for epoxy systems using over 50% renewable raw materials. The collaboration also explores the use of a biobased raw material with antibacterial properties. Details about the products resulting from this collaboration will be revealed at the Salone Nautico in Venice, where Eni will have an exhibition stand. This partnership highlights the commitment to sustainability and the utilization of renewable resources in the yachting industry.
(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 31-May-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, announces that its chemical company Versalis, has joined forces with Gruppo Boero, a leading provider of paint products for building and yachting, to develop environmentally friendly products for the yachting industry. The collaboration aims to create solutions made from renewable raw materials.
One of the notable advancements achieved through this partnership is the development of sustainable hardeners for epoxy systems. These hardeners offer a more eco-friendly alternative to existing market options, as they consist of over 50% raw materials derived from renewable sources.
Additionally, the collaboration explores the utilization of a biobased raw material with antibacterial properties, which holds potential for various applications.
Further details about the products resulting from this collaboration will be unveiled by Versalis at the Salone Nautico in Venice from May 31 to June 4. Eni will have an exhibition stand at the event, providing a platform to showcase the innovative solutions to industry professionals and stakeholders.
Versalis and Gruppo Boero’s collaboration represents a significant step towards sustainable practices in the yachting industry, demonstrating a commitment to leveraging renewable resources and reducing environmental impact.
SOURCE: Eni S.p.A.