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BASF works on LiDAR detection enhancement, develops dark auto paint

The Germany-based BASF Automotive Solutions is currently in the news for having announced its decision to develop near-infrared, dark and reflective automotive paint colors in a bid to improve LiDAR detection and enhance the detecting function of autonomous cars. Apparently, autonomous or self-driving cars depend on constantly streaming data & information from LiDAR readings as

BBMP bans single-use plastic bottles & disposables at its offices

The move aims to cut excessive cost and use of plastic bottles and materials in offices and programs held by the BBMP Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), an administrative body responsible for civic amenities and infrastructural assets in Greater Bangalore, has recently issued an order banning single-use plastic bottles and disposables in all its offices

Camino, the new coffee cup by Australia’s Fressko, makes its debut

Fressko, the manufacturer of a wide range of flasks and infusers headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, recently launched the Camino coffee cup, which is the newest addition to the company’s product line. Hayley Culley, the Marketing Director for Fressko, was quoted saying that the company is excited about the inclusion of the reusable coffee cup, Camino,

Whole Foods Market ranked worst for cancer-related packaging chemicals

Whole Foods Market, a US-based supermarket chain and a subsidiary of e-commerce giant Amazon, has recently made it to the headlines for being ranked worst in a study of chemicals used in packaging at the popular U.S. grocery chains. The company allegedly contains cancer-linked chemicals in its packaging. The study was reportedly conducted by regulators

PPG launches high-performance SIGMASHEILD 880 coating for US & Canada

PPG, a major supplier of paints, coating, and specialty materials, has reportedly launched a new high-performance coating named the PPG SIGMASHIELD 880 for the U.S. and Canadian offshore markets. As per trusted sources, the ultra-durable coating meant for vessels and rigs offers one coat and direct-to-metal protection along with quick curing at extremely high moisture