• Domestic Marine Coating Regulations:
A Year in Review

    Domestic Marine Coating Regulations: A Year in Review

    Marie Hobson, Counsel, ACA December 20, 2012
    Marine coatings, specifically antifouling coatings, are specially designed for exposure to the marine environment.

  • The Construction Chemicals Market

    The Construction Chemicals Market

    December 20, 2012
    Coatings World takes a look at the latest products and news from the construction chemicals market.

  • Pigments Suppliers Directory

    Pigments Suppliers Directory

    December 20, 2012
    For more information on the the products listed in this guide, contact the companies directly.

  • The Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    The Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor December 4, 2012
    The sluggish economy still presents challenges, but an uptick in housing sales has resulted in an increased demand for exterior paints.

  • The Adhesives and Sealants Market

    The Adhesives and Sealants Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor December 4, 2012
    Adhesives and sealants manufacturers report on the state of the market for 2012.

  • Additives Suppliers Directory

    Additives Suppliers Directory

    October 15, 2012
    American Colors, Inc. Sandusky, Ohio, U.S 419-621-4000 Fax: 419-625-3979 bussw@earthlink.net www.americancolors.com • Solvent-based acrylic ACS Series American Colors has introduced a new series of high quality pigment dispersions for the coati…

  • The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor October 10, 2012
    The auto refinish market remains flat in North America, but improving standards of living in developing countries are leading to an increase in cars in Asia and South America.

  • Black and White Pigments Market

    Black and White Pigments Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor October 10, 2012
    Carbon black and titanium dioxide pigments manufacturers share their latest offerings.

  • Investments In China Continue To Expand

    Investments In China Continue To Expand

    Tim Wright, Editor October 10, 2012
    As the paint, coatings, adhesives and sealants industries continue to grow in China so too does the amount of investments being made there by manufacturers. Pictured above, Henkel recently started construction for its 150,000 square-meter adhesives factory in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park. The new facility will be the main adhesives manufacturing base in China and the Asia-Pacific region.

  • The Road Ahead 
A Look at China’s Automotive Coatings Market

    The Road Ahead A Look at China’s Automotive Coatings Market

    October 10, 2012
    Repair and OEM coatings markets are fundamentally very different, as one shadows automotive production and the other follows more closely with customer preferences. Luke Johnson, senior analyst at GCiS China Strategic Research, discusses some of the findings from their recent market study on automotive coatings.

  • Does China’s Remarkable Growth Have Feet Of Clay?

    Does China’s Remarkable Growth Have Feet Of Clay?

    Dan Watson, Contributing Writer, Blairgowrie Associates October 10, 2012
    Despite a slowdown China’s GDP growth is still expected to do well compared to other countries, projected to deliver a relatively impressive seven to eight percent in 2012.

  • ChinaCoat 2012 Preview

    ChinaCoat 2012 Preview

    Tim Wright, Editor October 10, 2012
    From Nov. 28-30 the Guangzhou Int'l Convention & Exhibition Center will host CHINACOAT2012, the main attraction for raw material and equipment suppliers looking to capitalize on China’s growing paint and coatings industry.

  • International Distributor Guide

    International Distributor Guide

    September 25, 2012
    A select listing of companies that distribute raw materials and equipment used to manufacture paint and coatings industry.

  • International Buyers Guide

    International Buyers Guide

    September 19, 2012
    A reference of companies supplying raw materials and equipment used to manufacture paint and coatings industry.

  • High Performance and Special Effect Pigments

    High Performance and Special Effect Pigments

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor August 15, 2012
    The high performance and special effect pigments market continues to improve and all indications are this growth will continue into the near term. Pigment manufacturers are focusing on developing products that deliver outstanding performance.