Kerry Pianoforte May 9, 2011 The marine coatings market experienced growth in 2010, driven primarily by strong newbuild activity in the shipping industry. However, raw material prices continue to challenge manufacturers in 2011.
Kerry Pianoforte April 4, 2011 Although 2010 continued to present difficulties for suppliers to the coatings industry, there were some indications of recovery. Resins suppliers interviewed by Coatings World reported some positive news.
Kerry Pianoforte April 4, 2011 This annual event hosted by the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi brings together professionals and academics involved in all aspects of the development of waterborne coatings.
David Savastano April 4, 2011 Energy curable technologies such as UV and EB have successfully gained prominence in a wide variety of graphic arts and coatings markets. The ability to instantly cure the ink or coating with little to no volatile organic compounds (VOCs) as well a…
Tim Wright March 10, 2011 A conversation about the latest market and technology trends in automotive coatings with the folks at Red Spot Paint and Varnish Co., Inc. Contributors include Janice Gould, Marketing Manager, Jeff Scheu, VP of Product Development/R&D and David White,
VP of Sales and Marketing.
Tim Wright March 10, 2011 Coatings World caught up with former DuPont head Chad Holliday and discussed issues ranging from corporate environmental responsibility, sustainability, climate change and the American Energy Innovation Council.
Kerry Pianoforte March 10, 2011 Coatings World recently spoke with a number of surfactant suppliers to the coatings industry regarding the state of the market. Among the topics discussed were raw material costs, “green” chemistry and opportunities for growth.
Kerry Pianoforte February 8, 2011 Fueled by an increased interest in the DIY segment, as well as the development of higher performance waterborne formulations, the wood coatings market has shown some tentative signs of recovery.
In all industries, problem solving, technology developments, and challenging standard practices are key to improving performance. In extreme environments, or when wear is an issue, the challenge is to maintain high performance while ensuring ec…