In-Mold Coatings

In-Mold Coating Technologies

The FGN’s In-Mold Coating Technologies (IMC) are quickly being evaluated and utilized across virtually all industries. The network offers multiple products for both interior and exterior as well as for flexible and rigid substrates. The exceptional performance, plus the potential for saving time and money, is key to finding new applications every day. Active and identified IMC markets include:

  • Automotive- exterior and interior
  • Heavy Truck
  • Furniture
  • Agricultural
  • Marine
  • Sporting Goods
  • Transportation
  • Miscellaneous

When choosing the FGN’s IMC technologies, you are choosing the most advanced technology in decorative finishes available on the market.  The network’s IMC technology provides excellent process ability, desirable aesthetics, as well as the performance characteristics needed to pass the OEM’S toughest requirements.

In-Mold Processing and Performance Advantages

  • Paint and Mold the part in a single step, eliminating secondary painting operations
  • Excellent gloss control and color retention with exceptional mar and chemical resistance
  • Excellent two toning characteristics
  • Superior grain replication, produces mirror image of styling details in the tool
  • Approved and used in numerous domestic, foreign passenger and freight vehicles
  • Successfully used in various In-Mold Processes: Spray PU, RIM Skin, Foam Injection, Slush Molding
  • Environmentally friendly product offerings with ultra low VOCs
  • Unique design and appearance capability
  • Ability to incorporate logos and brand identity into the IMC/PU Skin
  • FGN’s coatings for spray skin seating applications provide highly flexible waterproof barrier properties
  • FGN IMC used in combination with spray polyurethane can eliminate the need for “cut and sew” operations saving material and labor costs

Supplier Advantages

  • Global representation throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • A comprehensive staff dedicated to R&D, commercial field support and production launch
  • A dedicated in-house spray polyurethane cell enables our chemists the ability to develop and test a coating for your specific substrate
  • Continual focus on the improvement of current technology and development of new product innovation
  • Supplemental support in problem solving through a dedicated analytical services laboratory

The FGN is a global leader in the development and production of high performance coatings for a variety of industries. With over 10 years of proven field experience supplying our patented in-mold coating technologies, the FGN is an industry leader in the design and development of high performance formulations, application, and production launch support.

In the automotive market, the FGN is the leading supplier of In-Mold Coating Technologies for steering wheels, instrument panels, door panels, arm rests, and head rests. The FGN looks to build on our industry leading status with exciting new developments in areas such as soft “haptic” formulations, expanded color palettes, and special effect pigmentation/appearance.

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