• 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…

  • The Year in Review

    December 11, 2013
    The end of the year is a time to reflect back on the past and look ahead to the future. One issue that seems to be at the forefront for paint and coatings manufacturers and their suppliers is sustainability. Time and time again, the issue of sustaina…

  • Improving Housing Market Bodes Well for Coatings, Adhesive and Sealants Market

    November 8, 2013
    According to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors, new-home sales are at a five-year high.  Despite rising mortgage rates, single-family new-home sales rose 8.3 percent in June to the highest level since May 2008, the Commer…

  • In-Depth Look at China

    October 23, 2013
    As we wrap up this month’s issue, the Coatings World staff is busy making the final preparations to attend CHINACOAT2013. For those that are not familiar with CHINACOAT, it is an annual event alternating between Guangzhou and Shanghai. This yea…

  • Let Your Fingers Do the Walking (or Clicking)

    September 11, 2013
    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. When we first started com…

  • Overview of the Asian Coatings Industry

    August 13, 2013
    The Asia Pacific Coatings Show will be held in Bangkok September 12-13. This is the leading coatings event in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim. Raw materials suppliers and equipment manufacturers for the coatings industry will be promoting the late…

  • Report Profiles Most Influential in the Industry

    July 19, 2013
    As we do every year, Coatings World has compiled its 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 industry. 2012 was a busy y…

  • Latin America is Major Player in Coatings Market

    June 6, 2013
    Many of our readers will be attending the Latin America Coatings Show in Mexico this month. To complement the show, Latin America correspondent, Charles Thurston took an in depth look at this important market. “Latin American Paint and Coating…

  • Aerospace Coatings, Color Trends and Much More

    May 8, 2013
    The May issue of Coatings World covers a diverse range of coatings-related issues. For the “Aerospace Coatings Market” (page 26) article we interviewed industry leaders, PPG and AkzoNobel. The companies reported that airline mergers and c…

  • A Time for New Beginnings

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor April 1, 2013
    Spring is a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. In following with the season, our April issue contains a number of articles dealing with the latest innovations being brought into the coatings industry. We have articles on new technologies comin…

  • DuPont Performance Coatings Sold to The Carlyle Group

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor March 1, 2013
    In this issue, we take a look at the recent sale of DuPont Performance Coatings to global alternative asset manager, The Carlyle Group. The deal, worth some $4.9 billion, came about as DuPont announced plans to focus on the life sciences as its core…

  • Busy Conference Season Begins

    February 7, 2013
    As we are wrapping up this issue, the Coatings World staff is also busy gearing up for the upcoming conference season. Our calendars have quickly filled with exciting coatings events. First up we are headed to the Big Easy February 4-8 for the Waterb…

  • New Year, New Outlook

    January 15, 2013
    As we usher in a new year, the coatings industry continues to deal with a number of challenges. While raw material prices and economic instability continue to present challenges to the coatings industry, there is also a sense of optimism that 2013 wi…

  • Chock-full Of China News!

    October 10, 2012
    The October issue of Coatings World is the CHINACOAT2012 Show Issue where we offer a Preview of the upcoming exhibition, which will take place Nov. 28-30 in Guangzhou. Each year CHINACOAT continues to grow and become more sophisticated, mirroring the…

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