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  • Industrial Coatings Shift to Water

    This month’s cover article is on the Industrial Coatings Market. This is a large and varied market that is comprised of various segments such as oil and gas, industrial architectural and industrial maintenance. The one thing all of these differ…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 06.05.17

  • Pollution Concerns Drive Market for Air-Cleaning Coatings

    Pollution Concerns Drive Market for Air-Cleaning Coatings

    Mounting anxieties about poor air quality are beginning to overshadow the concerns related to the dangers of global warming.
    Sean Milmo, European Correspondent 06.05.17

  • Coatings, Silicon-based Technologies and Corrosion

    Coatings, Silicon-based Technologies and Corrosion

    Introduction Corrosion impacts nearly every facet of our lives, from buildings, bridges and utilities, to planes, trains and automobiles. Every metal bolt, screw, plate, pipe or beam we put into service is susceptible to corrosion. The cost is our…
    Gerald L. Witucki, The Dow Chemical Company Midland, MI 06.05.17


  • Performance Enhancing Additives

    Performance Enhancing Additives

    This month Coatings World interviewed a number of key suppliers of performance enhancing additives. These include: Avinash Bhaskar, transportation coatings segment manager, Dispersions, Resins & Additives – North America, BASF;  Laura…
    06.05.17

  • Valspar Helps Writers Theater Achieve An Open And Unique Aesthetic

    Valspar Helps Writers Theater Achieve An Open And Unique Aesthetic

    Theater has always been an important part of culture and entertainment. One of the most liberating aspects of the art is interpretation. Be it how the audience receives a performance, how a director envisions a show or the way in which an actor bring…
    06.05.17

  • Latin America Market Shakes Off Contraction

    Small improvements in markets like Latin America can be good news. Paint and coatings demand slowed last year as the regional economy shrank by 1.1 percent, but this year, international analysts predict a recovery to 1.3 percent real growth, led by s…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 06.05.17


  • Industrial Coatings Market

    Industrial Coatings Market

    Solvent-based coatings are projected to be surpassed by water-based coatings by 2020.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 06.05.17

  • Eastern Coatings Show 2017

    Eastern Coatings Show 2017

    Publisher Dale Pritchett discusses this year’s Eastern Coatings Show with the President of the Eastern Coatings Federation
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  • Color Trends and Forecasting

    Color Trends and Forecasting

    Coatings World recently had the opportunity to interview Dee Schlotter, senior color marketing manager, PPG.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 05.01.17


  • Russia’s Industry for Water-Dispersible Paints is on the Recovery Track

    Russia’s Industry for Water-Dispersible Paints is on the Recovery Track

    The volume of production of water-dispersible paints in Russia will steadily grow in the coming years.
    Vladislav Vorotnikov, Russia Correspondent 05.01.17

  • China’s Longyu Expands South America Network

    China’s Longyu Expands South America Network

    Longyu Pigment & Chemicals has expanded its South American sales network by adding Argentina to the mix.
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 05.01.17

  • JNS-SmithChem Celebrates 100 Years

    JNS-SmithChem Celebrates 100 Years

    Company reflects on 100 years of service, and looks ahead to the future.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.01.17

  • Haptic Coatings

    Haptic Coatings

    A New and Selective 3D Coating Technology
    Thomas W. Schmidt, Xing-Sheng Jiang, and Li Chuan Lillian Tseng 05.01.17

  • Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select lab and testing equipment suppliers.
    05.01.17

  • Aerospace Coatings Market

    Aerospace Coatings Market

    A growing aerospace market demands both increased performance and improved aesthetics.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 05.01.17