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Helping You Deliver Next Generation Inks and Coatings

Do you want to speed up development of your formulated inks and coatings?

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Next generation formulated inks and coatings

Whether reformulating existing product lines or developing something new, our complete service solution can help you overcome scale-up challenges to bring your innovative products to market faster.

By working with CPI, you will benefit from:

  • multi-disciplinary formulation capability applicable to multiple sectors
  • industrially-relevant expertise in formulation science, high throughput experimentation, characterisation and testing
Formulated Coatings
Car getting sprayed with coating
Waterproof coatings
Formulated inks used in printing

Leading expert support for industry growth

Reliable decisions with minimal risk
Get to market with less risk by understanding your optimal formulation through faster sample analysis on a smaller scale.

Leading Expertise
Through our industrially relevant expertise in formulation science, high throughput experimentation and characterisation, we will recommend improvements and next steps.

Robust Data Generation
By screening a large sample set against known factors of interest, we generate a large quantity of robust data, fast, and free from human error.

Dedicated Innovation Assets
We provide state of the art high throughput, characterisation, and testing equipment to ensure ink and coating formulations perform as expected during application.

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Our formulation capability
Inks and Coatings

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Our state-of-the-art facilities and expertise

  • Our Capabilities

    Our unique formulation capabilities and cutting-edge facilities:

    • Chemspeed Formax and Swing High Throughput Experimentation platforms, capable of a wide range of automated dispensing and testing of liquids and powders.
    • Extensive characterisation capability to determine physical, chemical, and conductive properties as well as accelerated and automated shelf life and stability testing.
    • Automated drawdown for the deposition of coatings at various thicknesses on a variety of substrates combined with a multitude of surface testing techniques such as surface wetting, surface hardness, surface gloss, and mechanical strength.
  • Our Innovation Know-how

    Our extensive innovation process knowledge can help you:

    • Gain first-to-market advantage for inks, paints and other coatings with novel functionality and new intellectual property and licensing opportunities.
    • Develop new products or to reformulate and optimise with more cost-effective or fewer ingredients.
    • Reduce or eliminate materials and meet regulatory standards, reformulate to include eco-friendly, sustainable ingredients and reformulate for multi-functionality.
    • Increase supply chain optimisation and robustness, while minimising raw material palette globally.
    • Experiment in a neutral and flexible testing ground where material suppliers and formulators can come together to generate data they can trust.
Innovation Asset
Formulation Equipment
Formulation Scientist

How to work with us

Fee for service:

  • Engage in individual product development and projects to advance your products on a fee-for-service basis
  • Bespoke work packages to address your needs and requirements

Collaborative Research and Development

  • Build consortia to deliver projects that will help cross-sector UK formulation industries overcome innovation barriers
  • Collaborate to develop CR&D bids for appropriate funding calls
Collaborative Research and Development

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