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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.