• The Resins Market

    The Resins Market

    Tim Wright, Editor || April 19, 2012
    Resins suppliers reported modest recovery in 2011 and are optimistic that these improvements will continue into 2012.

  • Making Cleaner Surfaces

    Making Cleaner Surfaces

    Jens Voepel and Anders Larsson, Ytkemiska Institutet, YKI - Institute for Surface Chemistry || April 19, 2012
    This paper reports strategies to decrease dirt pick-up and bio-fouling of coatings with the addition of silica particles.

  • Shifting Opportunities for Suppliers of Conductive Coatings

    Shifting Opportunities for Suppliers of Conductive Coatings

    Robert Nolan, NanoMarkets LLC || April 19, 2012
    A look at growth prospects in the conductive coatings segment.

  • 39th Annual Waterborne Symposium

    39th Annual Waterborne Symposium

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor || April 19, 2012
    This annual event hosted by the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi featured 50 presentations on the latest in waterborne technology for the coatings industry.

  • Auto OEM Coatings

    Auto OEM Coatings

    Tim Wright, Editor || March 19, 2012
    Lower costs, reduced air pollution and better performance are key drivers in automotive coatings and suppliers like BASF continue to offer new technologies and new products for the automotive industry.

  • Surfactants Update

    Surfactants Update

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor || March 19, 2012
    Surfactants manufacturers focus on environmental issues and developing “greener” technologies.

  • The Wood Coatings Market

    The Wood Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor || February 15, 2012
    Wood coatings manufacturers continue to face a struggling housing market and economic woes. Will 2012 offer an improvement?

  • Uniform Interior and Exterior Coating

    Uniform Interior and Exterior Coating

    Henkel AG & Co. KGaA || February 15, 2012
    Non-electric corrosion protection technology replaces e-coating.

  • Mixing Equipment Directory

    February 15, 2012
    The following contains a directory of select mixing equipment suppliers and their products. For more information on the products listed in this guide, contact the companies directly.

  • Architectural Coatings Market

    Architectural Coatings Market

    Tim Wright, Editor || January 24, 2012
    In high growth regions demand for architectural coatings continues to grow, but in the mature markets of North America and Western Europe difficult conditions remain.

  • Pigments Market Update

    Pigments Market Update

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor || January 24, 2012
    Although still not back to pre-recession levels, the pigments market has continued to recover. Pigment companies are reporting a decrease in supply issues and an increase in demand for certain market segments, such as automotive coatings.

  • Growing Paint Additives Market

    Growing Paint Additives Market

    Tim Wright, Editor || January 24, 2012
    Environmental pressures and the growing shift toward water-based paint systems are fueling demand for paint and coating additives, providing tremendous growth potential for additives suppliers.

  • CHINACOAT2011 Was A Massive Success

    CHINACOAT2011 Was A Massive Success

    Tim Wright, Editor || January 24, 2012
    CHINACOAT2011 in Shanghai mirrored China's growing and dynamic coatings industry.

  • Powder Coatings

    Powder Coatings

    Tim Wright, Editor || December 19, 2011
    The powder coatings segment continues to grow as paint makers turn to solvent-free formulations.

  • Biocides Market Report

    Biocides Market Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor || December 19, 2011
    The market for biocides, algaecides and fungicides continues to show improvement from the recent economic downturn.