• 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.

  • Additives Directory

    Additives Directory

    October 24, 2013
    || Here is a look at the latest offerings from select additives suppliers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • CHINACOAT2013 Preview

    CHINACOAT2013 Preview

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor October 24, 2013
    || From November 20-22 the Shanghai New International Expo Center will host CHINACOAT2013, the main attraction for raw material and equipment suppliers looking to benefit from China’s growing paint and coatings industry.

  • The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor October 23, 2013
    || The auto refinish market continues to struggle, although there are some bright spots.

  • International Distributor Guide

    International Distributor Guide

    October 16, 2013
    || A select listing of companies that distribute raw materials and equipment used to manufacture paint and coatings industry.

  • International Buyers Guide

    International Buyers Guide

    October 16, 2013
    || A reference of companies supplying raw materials and equipment used to manufacture paint and coatings industry.

  • Countering Counterfeits in the African Market

    Countering Counterfeits in the African Market

    Shem Oirere, Africa Correspondent September 11, 2013
    || Counterfeit paints in the Africa market have continued to pose a threat to the expansion and earnings of paint manufacturers despite the companies reporting mixed experiences with this global problem

  • The Marine Coatings Market

    The Marine Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor August 13, 2013
    || Marine coating manufacturers are seeing an uptick in ship repair and maintenance.

  • High Performance and Special Effect Pigments Market

    High Performance and Special Effect Pigments Market

    Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor August 13, 2013
    || Bolstered by a rebounding housing market and strong auto sales, HP and special effect pigments market has shown modest growth

  • State of the Asian Coatings Industry: 2013 and Beyond

    State of the Asian Coatings Industry: 2013 and Beyond

    Charles Bangert and Scott Detiveaux, Orr & Boss August 13, 2013
    || 2013 – A Year of Transition for the Global Economy?

  • WMDtox Coatings:  Self-Decontamination Becomes a Reality

    WMDtox Coatings: Self-Decontamination Becomes a Reality

    Jonathan D. Hurt, PhD & Eric Williams, PhD, Contributing Writers July 22, 2013
    || Reactive Surfaces has developed a line of coatings – WMDtox – containing enzymatic additives that immediately begin decontamination of organophosphorus chemical weapons agents on surfaces

  • Health Sector Driving Paints Industry in Africa

    Health Sector Driving Paints Industry in Africa

    Shem Oirere, Africa Correspondent July 20, 2013
    || The drive by public and private institutions to maintain high health standards has opened new avenues for paint companies in Africa

  • Top Companies Report

    Top Companies Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor July 20, 2013
    || Coatings World brings the industry our Top Companies Report