• Recent Trends in Architectural Coatings

    Recent Trends in Architectural Coatings

    John A. Gilbert, Behr Process Corporation September 13, 2016
    The architectural coatings industry has undergone great change over the last ten years.  Today’s coatings have a much different raw material base, a different environmental profile and different properties.  These changes have been br…

  • New Advances in UV-Curable Soft-Touch Coatings

    New Advances in UV-Curable Soft-Touch Coatings

    Lisa Spagnola, Jeffrey Klang, Manjuli Gupta, Sartomer, Americas; Xavier Drujon, Sartomer, Europe August 10, 2016
    Soft-touch or soft-feel coatings are employed to create a variety of haptic effects on plastic, paper and metal substrates. Haptic effects can improve a consumer’s perceived value of the product, and influence them to buy the product over other…

  •        The Intense Color Journey: More Than Just a Passing Trend

    The Intense Color Journey: More Than Just a Passing Trend

    Jeff Alexander, VP of Sales, Coil and Extrusion Division, Valspar August 10, 2016
    The importance of color is lost on no one. It is one of the biggest factors that shapes our lives and view of the world. Color conveys emotion and defines cultures; it inspires us and provokes reaction. Though the end goal has always been to produce…

  • High Performance Pigments Market

    High Performance Pigments Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor August 10, 2016
    With an overall value of $4.76 billion, the market for high performance pigments is poised for steady growth worldwide.

  • Asia Pacific Report

    Asia Pacific Report

    August 10, 2016
    Key findings indicate that the market for paint and coatings in the Asia Pacific region is poised for more growth.

  • Marine Coatings

    Marine Coatings

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor August 10, 2016
    The market for marine and protective coatings is being driven by an increase in ship repair and maintenenace activities.

  • 2016 Coatings World Top Companies Report

    2016 Coatings World Top Companies Report

    July 18, 2016
    The only truly global ranking of the top manufacturers of paints, coatings, adhesives and sealants.

  • Coatings World and Ringier Events Host 14th Annual China Coatings Summit

    Coatings World and Ringier Events Host 14th Annual China Coatings Summit

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor July 15, 2016
    This annual event jointly organized by Coatings World and Ringier was held May 24-25 in Shanghai.

  • Is There A Correlation Between Contact Angle And Stain Repellency?

    Is There A Correlation Between Contact Angle And Stain Repellency?

    Daniel J. Mania July 14, 2016
    Abstract Architectural coatings are becoming increasingly robust as we move into the 21st century.  Consumers demand that coatings be more stain repellent or easy-to-clean.  To meet this demand, paint companies advertise highly cleanable,…

  • Resins Supplier Directory

    July 14, 2016
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select resins suppliers. For more information on the products listed, please cont

  • Unique Solutions to Regulatory Concerns Affecting Cobalt and MEKO

    Richard Najdusak and Dr. Franjo Gol June 8, 2016
    Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.  Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…

  • Metallic Pigments

    Metallic Pigments

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor June 8, 2016
    Diversified trends in automotive colors and increased consumer competition are driving this market forward.

  • Latin America Paint And Coatings Update 2016

    Latin America Paint And Coatings Update 2016

    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent June 8, 2016
    Regional demand is likely to exceed GDP in the region.

  • The Industrial Coatings Market

    The Industrial Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor June 8, 2016
    The market for industrial and protective coatings has potential for growth in a number of key markets.

  • Biocides Directory

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor May 9, 2016
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select biocide suppliers.

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