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  • The Asia-Pacific Report

    The Asia-Pacific Report

    Over the last several years, the Asian paint and coatings market has undergone several changes.  The growth has slightly decreased, there has been stricter enforcement of environmental regulations and countries like India and Indonesia have begu…
    Doug Bohn, Consultant Orr and Boss 08.10.18

  • 100% Renewable Ethoxylated Surfactants

    100% Renewable Ethoxylated Surfactants

    Introduction As consumer awareness of the products and chemicals they use rises, many chemical companies are also striving to become more environmentally responsible.  The trend in the coatings industry is toward low/zero VOC products, and ma…
    Steven Y. Chan, PhD., Nathan Noyes, Croda, New Castle, DE 08.10.18

  • MCEC and Biocides Regulation:

    Promoting a Responsible Approach
    08.10.18


  • High Performance Pigments Market

    The value of the high-performance pigments (HPP) market was estimated at $4.75 billion in 2016, rising to $5.49 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.9 percent, according to the latest report from Smithers Rapra. In volume term…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 08.10.18

  • Marine  Coatings  Market

    Marine Coatings Market

    Market growth expected despite regulations, other challenges ahead.
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 08.10.18

  • The Future of AODD-Pump Diaphragms

    The Future of AODD-Pump Diaphragms

    Improve product containment, flow rates and overall efficiency in their air-operated double-diaphragm pumps


  • Top Companies Report

    Top Companies Report

    Once again, Coatings World brings the industry our Top Companies Report
    07.06.18

  • Adhesion Promotion for UV Coatings and Inks onto Difficult Plastic Substrates

    Adhesion Promotion for UV Coatings and Inks onto Difficult Plastic Substrates

    Abstract Ensuring proper adhesion between energy-curable coatings and non-absorptive substrates has long been a significant challenge. Whether it’s high shrinkage seen with the coating itself or low surface energy of the substrate’s su…
    Rebecca Banton, Brian Casey, Dr. Christian Maus, Matthew Carroll,, Evonik Corp. 07.05.18

  • Importance of Analytical Testing in Biocide Selection for Polymer Dispersions

    Importance of Analytical Testing in Biocide Selection for Polymer Dispersions

    Abstract As the industrial market shifts toward new and increasingly water-based polymer dispersions, the need for biocides to protect the integrity of the finished product increases.   When fouled, polymer dispersions may exhibit a numb…
    Matthew Besterci, Cecilia M. McGough and Wilson Nova-Ruiz, Lanxess Corporation 07.05.18


  • Is Your TiO2 Supply Strategy Sustainable?

    Is Your TiO2 Supply Strategy Sustainable?

    2018 outlook on the supply/demand cycle.
    Joe Maas, The ChemQuest Group, Inc. 07.03.18

  • PPG Comex to Paint Mexico in Rosa Chilango

    PPG Comex to Paint Mexico in Rosa Chilango

    PPG Comex has taken up a broad campaign to help Mexico City paint murals and other walls throughout the capital in celebration of the city’s being named the 2018 World Capital of Design by the World Design Organization. The WDO is an interna…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 07.03.18

  • Prospects . . . .  Talk, Listen, Measure & Act

    Prospects . . . . Talk, Listen, Measure & Act

    I’ve always been a fan of Harry Beckwith, author of the bestselling books “Selling the Invisible” and “The Invisible Touch.” Many of Mr. Beckwith’s sage advice based on astute observations have been adopted by succ…
    07.03.18

  • Resins Supplier Directory

    Resins Supplier Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select resins suppliers.
    07.03.18

  • Paint India 2018 – Show Report

    Paint India 2018 – Show Report

    Paint India offered a wealth of information on paint and coatings for this growing market.
    Yogender Singh, India/Asia-Pacific Correspondent 06.04.18

  • Industrial Coatings Market

    Industrial Coatings Market

    Industrial coatings manufacturers interviewed for this article reported that the market has experienced growth over the past year with that trend expected to continue for 2018 and beyond. “The industrial coatings market has seen solid growth…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 06.04.18