Architectural Coatings Silicones for Decorative Coatings

Presence | Customers & Distributors


This seminar focuses on the basics of silicone chemistry for paints and coatings, and describes the role of silicone resins and additives in exterior and interior coatings.


Basic knowledge of chemistry/coatings


  • Overview of silicone chemistry
  • Silicone resins, silicone additives and their interactions with other coating ingredients
  • Functionalities that can be added to a coating through the use of silicone

Seminar language

English, Portuguese, Spanish

Seminar objectives

This course will provide customers with the basics of silicones for decorative coating applications, giving participants the tools they need to develop optimized, innovative products.

Target audience

Technical and marketing personnel in the paints and coatings industry. May also be helpful to customer sales teams wishing to provide better support for sales development.

Number of participants

3 - 20


Pedro Marani

A technical manager for Construction Silicones in South America, Pedro Marani holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a master’s degree in Polymer Chemistry, both from the University of São Paulo, as well as an MBA in Innovation Management from Business School São Paulo. He has over a decade of work experience in the construction chemicals industry in companies such as Dow Chemical and MC-Bauchemie. Working at WACKER Brazil since 2013, his main activities involve silicone specialties for the construction and coatings industry, as well as developing new applications and solutions for the local market.


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