• European Coatings Show Preview

    European Coatings Show Preview

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || March 21, 2017
    ECS 2017 to be held in Nuremberg, April 4-6.

  • Solar Coatings Meet Flexible Glass

    Solar Coatings Meet Flexible Glass

    Charles W. Thurston, Contributing Writer || March 20, 2017
    The illusive market for solar coatings took another step forward in February, when organic coatings maker SolarWindows announced collaboration with Corning for applications utilizing the latter’s flexible Willow Glass. This combination is promi…

  • CEO Forum

    March 17, 2017
    Coatings World’s 2017 CEO Forum features executives from eight  coatings companies offering their insights on the industry. This year’s forum includes CEOs  from leading coatings companies from the U.S. and Europe. The participa…

  • Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

    Kravchenko Vladimir, Project Manager, OCSiAl Group, Luxembourg || March 17, 2017
    Fundamental Improvement in ESD Flooring with 0.01% Additive.

  • Automotive OEM Coatings

    Automotive OEM Coatings

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || March 17, 2017
    Strengthened economies worldwide are driving the automotive OEM coatings market.

  • Past, Present, and Future Options for Preservatives in Coatings

    Scott A. Brown, Technical Manager, Global TS MPP, Lonza Inc., Alpharetta, GA || March 17, 2017
    Introduction  Increasing regulatory requirements have put pressure on biocide manufacturers and have slowed the pace of new preservative introduction.  The emerging challenge for formulators of water-based coatings is that fewer preserva…

  • Surfactants Directory

    March 17, 2017
    According to industry market firm, The Freedonia Group, demand for surfactants in the U.S. is expected to rise 3.2 percent per year to 10.9 billion pounds in 2018, valued at $14.4 billion.  Growth will be supported by rising construction expendi…

  • The 44th Annual Waterborne Symposium

    The 44th Annual Waterborne Symposium

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || March 17, 2017
    This annual event featured 47 presentations on a variety of topics related to surface coatings.

  • Mixing Equipment Directory

    Mixing Equipment Directory

    February 13, 2017
    Here's a look at the latest offerings from select mixing equipment suppliers.

  • Impact of Mass Transfer Limitation of Polyurethane Reactions

    Impact of Mass Transfer Limitation of Polyurethane Reactions

    Harith H. Al-Moameri and Galen J. Suppes, Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO || February 13, 2017
    Abstract During urethane reactions, large changes in viscosity lead to large changes in mass transfer rates. After the gel point, the mass transfer of blowing agents from the gel to cells essentially ceases; however, mass transfer for reactions cont…

  • CHINACOAT2016 Achieves Remarkable Growth

    CHINACOAT2016 Achieves Remarkable Growth

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || February 13, 2017
    Despite a challenging economic environment, this year’s CHINACOAT continues to grow.

  • NACE to Hold CORROSION 2017 Conference & Expo

    NACE to Hold CORROSION 2017 Conference & Expo

    February 13, 2017
    NACE is holding its annual CORROSION Conference and Expo March 26-30 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. CORROSION is the world’s largest corrosion conference and will attract more than 6,000 corrosion engineers…

  • Regulatory Activity & Supplier Divestments  Impacting the Coatings & Refinishing Industry

    Regulatory Activity & Supplier Divestments Impacting the Coatings & Refinishing Industry

    Albin George, Strategic Consultant, IndustryARC || February 13, 2017
    Regulations have a significant impact on the coatings industry. Potential changes in regulations always create a level of uncertainty throughout the entire value chain, and throughout the world today, raw material producers, formulators, channel part…

  • Wood Coatings, Stains & Finishes

    Wood Coatings, Stains & Finishes

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || February 13, 2017
    The future of the market will center on functional furniture and environmentally-conscious formulations.

  • Transparent Ultrafine Mineral Filler Technologies

    Transparent Ultrafine Mineral Filler Technologies

    S.P. Van Remortel, R.E. Ratcliff, D.D. Kragten, Unimin Corporation || January 6, 2017
    Advancements for UV/EB Performance, Economics and Cure Rate

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