The Research & Development division is of fundamental importance: the living heart of the company is the laboratory where a team of qualified technicians is engaged every day in the study of new products and technologies. It represents a real human and technological heritage and a fundamental asset for the business.
The team is divided into integrated functional areas which include research and development, customer sampling, problem solving, customer support, testing, quality control and processing of technical and safety documentation.
WATERBORNE AND SOLVENT-BASED
R&D programs are diversified but still concentrated on traditional sectors. They focus on the study of solvent-based and waterborne products for industry in accordance with market needs.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
During the test, the methods and techniques are applied in line with the regulatory standards envisaged by the sector and the latest generation control machinery is used, including salt spray, xenon, UV.
TEST AND AUDIT
Franchi&Kim has a cutting-edge laboratory, constantly updated with the most technologically advanced equipment for both preliminary assessments on raw materials and subsequent evaluations on the finished product.
SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENT
Particular attention is paid to the development of products with reduced environmental impact and low hazard. Validation of raw materials and formulations is carried out paying attention to the safety of the operators who handle them.
HIGH PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS
For many years, the company has invested a significant part of its turnover in internal research, developing and formulating its own product range internally, thus being able to guarantee customers exceptional and controlled performance.
EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE
Franchi&Kim has a team of laboratory technicians, software engineers and qualified system engineers who are constantly looking for more and more innovative solutions, both towards internal company processes and towards final customers, through the development of tinting and colorimetric software and portable spectrophotometers.