• Hoover Color Celebrates Its 90th Anniversary

    Hoover Color Celebrates Its 90th Anniversary

    January 7, 2014
    For any family-owned company to succeed for 90 years is an impressive achievement. Considering the changes that have occurred in the pigment industry, a family-owned company that has successfully thrived for nine decades is an amazing accomplishment…

  • The Powder Coatings Market

    The Powder Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor December 11, 2013
    The market for powder coatings continues to recover, as manufacturers focus on enhancing their products to drive growth.

  • Biocides Market Update

    Biocides Market Update

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor December 11, 2013
    Greener, more environmentally friendly products are driving growth in the biocides market.

  • Pigment Directory

    Pigment Directory

    December 11, 2013
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select pigment manufacturers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • LEED v4 Launches at USGBC

    LEED v4 Launches at USGBC's Annual Greenbuild Conference

    December 11, 2013
    122 projects worldwide are already using the new LEED system.

  • Western Coatings Symposium Review

    Western Coatings Symposium Review

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor December 11, 2013
    The three-day event featured technical presentations, tabletop exhibits and panel discussions from experts in the paint and coatings industry.

  • Kansai Paint strategy for Africa
Stirs Region’s Major Markets

    Kansai Paint strategy for Africa Stirs Region’s Major Markets

    Shem Oirere, Africa Correspndent November 8, 2013
     A plot developed by global Osaka-based paint maker Kansai Paint in 2010, to diversify geographically and also in terms of its products so as to mitigate the risk of too much dependence on the Asia market and the automobile sector, is slowly tur…

  • Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor November 8, 2013
    Improvements in the housing market will have a positive impact on the exterior architectural coatings market.

  • Adhesives and Sealants Market

    Adhesives and Sealants Market

    Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor November 8, 2013
    The adhesives and sealants market continues to recover from economic slump.

  • Black and White Pigments Update

    Black and White Pigments Update

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor October 24, 2013
    Carbon black and titanium dioxide pigments manufacturers share the latest products and company news.

  • Anatomy of Axalta’s Rebrand

    Anatomy of Axalta’s Rebrand

    October 24, 2013
    After the Carlyle Group acquired DuPont Performance Coatings for $4.9 billion last year, the company was renamed Axalta Coating Systems. Coatings World recently had the opportunity to talk about the rebranding process with Michael Crickenberger, vice president of marketing, corporate affairs and planning at Axalta Coatings Systems.

  • Profile on Taiho Paint

    Profile on Taiho Paint

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor October 24, 2013
    With a focus on environmental responsibility and developing quality products and professional service, Taiho Paint continues to be a market leader in China.

  • Investments in China

    Investments in China

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor October 24, 2013
    Paint and coatings companies and their suppliers continue to invest in China.

  • China: Will It Survive The Global Downturn?

    China: Will It Survive The Global Downturn?

    Dan Watson, Contributing Write October 24, 2013
    China is currently the world’s second-largest economy, largest merchandise exporter, second-largest merchandise importer, second-largest destination of foreign direct investment (FDI), largest manufacturer, and largest holder of foreign exchange reserves.

  • TiO2 Solar Cell Efficiency Rises

    TiO2 Solar Cell Efficiency Rises

    Charles Thurston, Contributing Writer October 24, 2013
    Paint-on solar cells are coming closer to reality every year.