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.
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.
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
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
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…