Adaptive Surface Technologies Expands Reach in Europe with New Distribution Partnership |


CAMBRIDGE, Mass .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 22, 2021–

Adaptive Surface Technologies, Inc. (AST), a world leader in repellent surfaces, today announced that it has entered into a new distribution partnership with Green sailor by Par-Ky Italia srl ​​to offer its SLIPS ® Dolphin ™ marine paint to new customers in Europe.

SLIPS Dolphin is a distinct biocide-free seabed paint developed for pleasure and commercial boats of all sizes and solves persistent biofouling issues that can lead to boat drag and high fuel costs. When submerged in water, SLIPS Dolphin creates an ultra-smooth, slippery surface that messy organisms like barnacles and mussels have difficulty attaching to. Unlike many products that exist on the market today, such as traditional copper paint, SLIPS Dolphin does not contain any biocides that will deplete over time, ensuring that it is environmentally friendly and offers greater longevity. to users.

Green Sailor, a division of Par-Ky Italia srl, is dedicated to the defense of the marine environment and will supply SLIPS Dolphin to new boating customers across Europe.

“Green Sailor is committed to supporting a more eco-friendly community on the water through the products they sell, making SLIPS Dolphin a natural choice,” said David Ward, CEO of AST. “We are excited to partner with them to significantly expand our global reach and increase the availability of our high performance ocean friendly anti-fouling product. “

To ensure that SLIPS Dolphin works in all types of waters and environments, the AST team has field tested the product for several years in several locations around the world, including the tropical waters of Singapore and Singapore. Florida. From these extensive tests, customers using SLIPS Dolphin can expect an 8% increase in fuel savings over traditional anti-fouling solutions.

“Our main mission is to protect the marine environment, which influences every product we choose to sell to our community,” said Paolo Nosenzo, CEO of Par-Ky Italia srl. “SLIPS Dolphin is an important addition to our product line and we are excited about the opportunity to educate more boaters about the environmental and financial benefits of this paint, so that we can protect our boats and our oceans at the same time. “

For more information on AST’s full line of products, including SLIPS Dolphin, please visit

About adaptive surface technologies

A global leader in repellent surfaces, Adaptive Surface Technologies, Inc. is a Cambridge, MA-based industrial technology company that produces additives and coatings used for a wide range of industrial, marine and packaging applications. Our surfactant polymers and SLIPS® coating systems create new surfaces that repel fluids, contaminants, ice and biofouling agents. For more information visit

About Marin Vert

Green Sailor is a division of Par-Ky Italia srl, dedicated to the defense of the marine environment. For more company information or to purchase SLIPS Dolphin in Europe, please visit

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