Beyond the Metal Days Conference, 2018

9 - 5 - 2018 г.

On the 24th and 25th of April 2018 the industrial conference Metal Days took place in RIU Pravetz, Bulgaria. This is a regional event dedicated to modern technologies and treatment of metal surfaces and this year marks its sixth edition. Hosts of the conference were five of the global leaders in the sector: TIGER Coatings GmbH & Co. KG, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Rösler Oberflächentechnik GmbH, Mankiewicz Gebr. & Co, and Wanger GmbH. Over 120 guests participated in the two-day event which created a highly positive atmosphere of synergy among professionals and experts in the field. This year’s edition of the Metal Days proved once again that actions aimed at the common good bring together competent, positive and dynamic people.


During the first day five speakers introduced the latest innovations at their companies. Konstantin Simeonov, Sales Director at Deyacolor LTD, exclusive representative of TIGER Coatings, introduced the latest innovation in powder coatings – TIGER Drylac 3D Metallics, This patented technology of bonded metallics offers new dimension of special effects in powder coatings with incredible depth and sparkle. The effects can be easily compared to those of liquid paint, however, with only one coat application. The new coating system is produced through special bonding process, under which the powder coating is weighed in powder form with effect pigments and additives in the correct ration and homogenized in a subsequent mixing process.


The 3D Metallics are characterized by

  • Effects visible from all angles of observation
  • Brilliance & brightness
  • Suitable for multi-coater projects
  • Easy-to-apply
  • Better results just with one layer
  • Considerable reduction of rework
  • High process stability at a wide variety of application parameters
  • Improved recoverability
  • Unparalleled batch consistency


On the second day, each of the host companies introduced their policy for fair business in the sector. Yavor Peshev, the General Manager of Deyacolor, introduced the Value Preposition of TIGER’s products.


The success of Metal Days in Bulgaria shows that the companies in the region recognize the value and importance of partnerships, technology and innovation in the metal and surface treatment industry. This was brightly exemplified by the hosts of the event who introduced products which greatly improve the quality of production and the competitiveness of local professionals.