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Ingevity’s pine-based resin helps road markings save lives


The benefits of Ingevity’s WestRez® tall oil rosin resin for road markings are highlighted in a recently released video about Stripe-a-Zone, a Grand Prairie, Texas-based pavement marking company that uses WestRez in its thermoplastic marking material formulation. WestRez helps the marking better retain retro-reflectivity in low light and after exposure to everyday wear and tear and harsh weather conditions, which is important for driver visibility and overall safety.

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The video features representatives from Stripe-a-Zone and Ingevity, and demonstrates the value of WestRez in formulating superior lane striping material because of its ability to adhere the glass beads in the striping paint to the roadway, which increases retro-reflectivity.

“The thermoplastic road markings we install adhere to the road better and hold their shape longer than other marking products,” said David Sergeant, executive vice president of Stripe-a-Zone. “This allows the line to provide better retro-reflectivity for drivers and to alert drivers with an audible rumble effect if they drift over the edge lines. We take pride in marking roads to maintain driver safety.”

The video of WestRez’s value in road striping can be viewed here. The story in its entirety can also be read here.

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,600 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NGVT). For more information visit www.ingevity.com.

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