• CEO Forum Expands to Include Five Executives

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor March 25, 2015
    Last March we introduced a new yearly feature article, the CEO Forum. The inaugural forum featured insights from Ton Büchner of AkzoNobel and Charles Shaver of Axalta Coating Systems. This year’s forum (page 64) has expanded to include fiv…

  • Wood Coatings and Corrosion Control Technologies

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor February 20, 2015
    This month’s issue of Coatings World covers two key markets – wood coatings and corrosion control. Associate Editor, Catherine Diamond takes a look at the “Wood Coatings Market” (page 24) in this month’s cover article.&…

  • Gearing Up for A Busy 2015

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor January 19, 2015
    As I enter into another year as Editor of Coatings World, one thing is clear: although mature, the paint and coatings market is still a vibrant and innovative industry. I plan on attending a number of conferences and technical meetings in the next fe…

  • Global Powder Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor December 15, 2014
    This month’s feature article is an in depth look at the Powder Coatings Market (page 27). Powder coating is a diverse market and can be used on everything from OEM appliances and automobiles to coating metal patio furniture.  According to…

  • Exterior Coatings, Adhesives and Sealants

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor November 6, 2014
    This year’s feature on exterior architectural coatings, “Self Cross-Linking Resin Coatings Offer Siding Manufacturers an Edge” (page 31) was authored by Bob Cregg, industry director Building Products, Sherwin-Williams Product Finish…

  • Annual CHINACOAT Issue

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor October 20, 2014
    As we wrap up this month’s issue, the Coatings World team is busy making the final preparations to attend CHINACOAT2014.  CHINACOAT is an annual event alternating between Guangzhou and Shanghai. This year CHINACOAT will be held December 3-…

  • International Buyers’ Guide Serves as Valuable Resource

    September 23, 2014
    Our annual International Buyers’ Guide is a comprehensive listing of companies offering pigments, resins, additives, solvents and oils, as well as production and laboratory equipment to the paint and coatings industry. The Coatings World staff…

  • All Eyes on Asia Pacific

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor August 7, 2014
    Many of our readers will be attending the Asia Pacific Coatings Show September 3-5 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Professionals involved with the paint and coatings industry will tell you this region is one of the most important growth areas for our industry…

  • Companies Report Offers Insight into the Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor July 3, 2014
    It is time once again time for Coatings World’s highly anticipated Top Companies Report. This is one of our most popular issues, offering our readers a comprehensive look at the top players in the paint, coatings, adhesives and sealants industr…

  • Latin America Coatings Market Continues to Grow

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor June 9, 2014
    Latin America has emerged as one of the most important regions for paint and coatings manufacturers. Both suppliers and manufacturers are investing heavily in this fast-growing region. Latin America correspondent Charles Thurston takes an in-depth lo…

  • Covering All Aspects of the Coatings Industry

    May 6, 2014
    The May issue of Coatings World covers a lot of ground related to the paint and coatings industry.  From aerospace coatings, to color trends and the latest biocides technologies and lab and testing equipment, we have it covered. On the coatings…

  • Environmental Issues Drive Innovation in Coatings

    April 15, 2014
    The April issue is chock full of articles related to delivering more environmentally-friendly paints and coatings to market. “Low- and Zero-VOC Coatings Technologies”  (page 28) takes a look at the latest offerings from major paint…

  • Atlanta-Bound for the ACS!

    March 24, 2014
    As the April issue goes to press the Coatings World team is making our final preparations for the trip to the American Coatings Show (ACS), which will be held April 7-10 in Atlanta, Georgia. We are excited to attend this biennial event, as it has gro…

  • Coatings World Heads to the Big Easy

    March 2, 2014
    Coatings World has always been a supporter of the academic side of the paint and coatings industry. As such we make it a point of attending as many education-related events as we can.  One event that we never miss is the Waterborne, High-Solids…

  • 2014 Off to a Great Start

    January 14, 2014
    At the start of a new year there is always a sense of optimism for the future. The paint and coatings industry has had some rocky years, but things appear to be improving. Throughout 2013 both paint manufacturers and their suppliers were reporting i…

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