• 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.

  • In Flight With PPG Aerospace Coatings

    In Flight With PPG Aerospace Coatings

    Tim Wright, Editor August 15, 2012
    Evolving markets and technologies offer emerging opportunities.

  • Radcure Raw Materials and Equipment Directory

    Radcure Raw Materials and Equipment Directory

    August 15, 2012
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from radcure raw material and equipment suppliers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • Top Companies Report

    Top Companies Report

    Tim Wright July 25, 2012
    Once again, Coatings World brings the industry The Top Companies Report—the only truly global rank- ing of the top manufacturers of paints, coatings, adhesives, and sealants. Our editorial staff has spent long hours researching the industry t…

  • Resins Suppliers Directory

    Resins Suppliers Directory

    July 24, 2012
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from resins suppliers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • Re-chargeable Coatings: Innovative Approach to Functionalization-on-Demand

    Re-chargeable Coatings: Innovative Approach to Functionalization-on-Demand

    July 24, 2012
    Functionality is the most recent advancement in coatings technology that adds significantly to the traditional role of a coatings system. Natural biomaterials, such as proteins and peptides, provide an enormous resource of functional additives that a…

  • AkzoNobel Targets Brazilian Demand

    AkzoNobel Targets Brazilian Demand

    Charles W. Thurston, Contributing Writer July 24, 2012
    Brazilian economy booms on middle class growth.