Features


  • CHINACOAT2016 Achieves Remarkable Growth

    CHINACOAT2016 Achieves Remarkable Growth

    Despite a challenging economic environment, this year’s CHINACOAT continues to grow.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 02.13.17

  • NACE to Hold CORROSION 2017 Conference & Expo

    NACE to Hold CORROSION 2017 Conference & Expo

    NACE is holding its annual CORROSION Conference and Expo March 26-30 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. CORROSION is the world’s largest corrosion conference and will attract more than 6,000 corrosion engineers…
    02.13.17

  • Regulatory Activity & Supplier Divestments  Impacting the Coatings & Refinishing Industry

    Regulatory Activity & Supplier Divestments Impacting the Coatings & Refinishing Industry

    Regulations have a significant impact on the coatings industry. Potential changes in regulations always create a level of uncertainty throughout the entire value chain, and throughout the world today, raw material producers, formulators, channel part…
    Albin George, Strategic Consultant, IndustryARC 02.13.17

  • Wood Coatings, Stains & Finishes

    Wood Coatings, Stains & Finishes

    The future of the market will center on functional furniture and environmentally-conscious formulations.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 02.13.17

  • Transparent Ultrafine Mineral Filler Technologies

    Transparent Ultrafine Mineral Filler Technologies

    Advancements for UV/EB Performance, Economics and Cure Rate
    S.P. Van Remortel, R.E. Ratcliff, D.D. Kragten, Unimin Corporation 01.06.17

  • Pigments  Market

    Pigments Market

    Greater differentiation from customer’s end-products is placing increasing demands on pigment suppliers.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 01.06.17

  • Interior Architectural Coatings Market

    Interior Architectural Coatings Market

    A healthy housing market is expected to propel demand in this segment for several years to come
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 01.06.17

  • Additives  Market Update

    Additives Market Update

    Growth in Asia-Pacific is fueling global demand.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 12.28.16

  • Trade Association Directory

    Asia/Pacific Australian Paint Manufacturers Federation (APMF) Suite 604, Level 6 51 Rawson St., North Sydney, NSW Australia 2121 02 9876 1411 Fax: 02 9876 1433 E-mail: office@apmf.asn.au Web site: www.apmf.asn.au China National Coatings I…
    12.09.16

  • Biocides &  Fungicides Update

    Biocides & Fungicides Update

    Antimicrobial, antifungal and antibacterial paints and coatings are contributing to this market’s growth.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 12.09.16

  • New, High Tg Internal Pipe Coating System

    New, High Tg Internal Pipe Coating System

    Development and evaluation using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS)
    Dustin Traylor, MSE, Axalta Coating Systems, Hoston, TX 12.09.16

  • Powder Coatings Market

    Powder Coatings Market

    According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “World Powder Coatings Market – Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014–2022,” the powder coatings market is expected to generate $12,332 million by 2022. Powder…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 12.09.16

  • Heliatek to Build  New Solar Film Plant

    Heliatek to Build New Solar Film Plant

    Dresden-based Heliatek, which is refining organic photovoltaic cells for its HeliaFilm,  recently raised $88 million in mixed funding to increase its roll-to-roll manufacturing capacity to one million square meters of film per year. The company…
    Charles W. Thurston 11.09.16

  • Protecting Your Assets in Challenging Environments

    Protecting Your Assets in Challenging Environments

    A focus on enhancing operational efficiencies galvanizes change for protective coatings.
    Klaus Moeller, Group Vice President and Stefan Olsen, Fouling Release Systems Manager, R&D, Hempel A/S 11.09.16

  • Media & Milling Directory

    Media & Milling Directory

    Buhler Inc. Mahwah, NJ, USA 201-847-0600 gdnorthamerica@buhlergroup.com www.buhlergroup.com • PML Easy The PML Easy offers a comprehensive range of modular tools for lab scaled wet grinding and dispersing applications. The core piece i…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 11.09.16

  • Adhesives and  Sealants Market

    Adhesives and Sealants Market

    Coatings World recently had the opportunity to speak with Andy Hinz, managing director at Grace Matthews.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 11.09.16

  • Coating The Way To Sustainable Solutions

    Coating The Way To Sustainable Solutions

    Sustainability is currently one of the most discussed subject matters in our industry, yet arguably one of the least understood. The never-ending interpretations of the word tend to fog the actual meaning, leaving many confused on what achieving sust…
    Jeff Alexander, VP of Sales, coil and extrusion division, Valspar 11.09.16

  • Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Continued interest in renovations and new home construction are key drivers for exterior architectural coatings.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 11.09.16

  • The  Chinese Economy:  Impact on the Chinese Coating Market

    The Chinese Economy: Impact on the Chinese Coating Market

    The Chinese coating market is in lockstep with the Chinese Economy.
    Dan Watson, Contributing Writer 10.10.16

  • CHINACOAT2016 To Be Held November 30 – December 2 in Guangzhou

    CHINACOAT2016 To Be Held November 30 – December 2 in Guangzhou

    This annual three-day event offers visitors a full range of exhibits for the paint and coatings industry.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 10.10.16