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  • The 45th Annual Waterborne Symposium

    The 45th Annual Waterborne Symposium

    The School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) held its 45th Annual International Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium February 4-9 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Waterborne Symp…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 03.19.18

  • Coatings World’s Interview with Berger Paints

    Coatings World’s Interview with Berger Paints

    Coatings World: What differentiates Berger Paints from other paint producers in the country? Abhijit Roy: Berger Paints has an open culture that believes that innovation is not the province of top leadership, but can come from anyone in the organi…
    Yogender Singh, India/Asia-Pacific Correspondent 03.19.18

  • 2018 CEO Forum

    2018 CEO Forum

    Coatings World’s 2018 CEO Forum features executives from 11 coatings companies offering their insights on the industry.
    03.19.18

  • The American Coatings Show and Conference

    The American Coatings Show and Conference

    The American Coatings Show and Conference will be held April 9-12 at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis. Held in partnership with the American Coatings Association (ACA) and Vincentz Network  – the organizer of the Europ…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 03.19.18

  • Automotive OEM Coatings Market

    Automotive OEM Coatings Market

    Having rebounded from the 2008 financial crisis, the focus is now on trends such as autonomous vehicles
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 03.19.18

  • Additives Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select additives suppliers.
    03.19.18

  • NEXA AUTOCOLOR TURBO  VISION Coatings

    NEXA AUTOCOLOR TURBO VISION Coatings

    The Future of Color for European Commercial Transport Vehicle Paint Systems
    Eli Greenbaum 03.19.18

  • Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Containing Hydrophobic Polyphenylene Ether Polyols

    Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Containing Hydrophobic Polyphenylene Ether Polyols

    Abstract Polyurethanes have extensive structure/property diversity. They can be synthesized with a number of materials to modify and tailor their performance. There is interest in broadening the performance profile of Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TP…
    Edward N. Peters, Chief Scientist, SABIC, Selkirk, NY 03.19.18

  • Mixing Equipment Directory

    Mixing Equipment Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select mixing equipment suppliers.
    02.09.18

  • Update on the Regulatory Status of Flame Retardants

    Abstract This paper provides an update of legislative and regulatory activities in U.S. states and federal agencies around the use of flame retardants in upholstered furniture, children’s products, building insulation and other uses. Annex 1…
    Jay West and Robert J. Simon 02.09.18

  • CHINACOAT Continues to Grow

    CHINACOAT Continues to Grow

    CHINACOAT2017 (The 22nd China International Exhibition for Coatings, Printing Inks and Adhesives) ended November 17. CHINACOAT alternates annually between Guangzhou and Shanghai. This year’s three-day event, held in Shanghai, was comprised of m…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 02.09.18

  • Corrosion Control Coatings

    Corrosion Control Coatings

    Corrosion control coating systems are used to protect a variety of high-value assets.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 02.09.18

  • Wood Coatings  Market

    Wood Coatings Market

    The wood coatings market experienced a positive year. An improved housing market has been an important factor for growth.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 02.09.18

  • Paint & Coatings Industry in United Arab Emirates

    Paint & Coatings Industry in United Arab Emirates

    Arapidly growing population with relatively high incomes, huge construction sector  and rising demand from industrial segments have led to a steady increase in paint and coatings demand in United Arab Emirates in recent years. The last two years…
    Yogender Singh, India, Asia-Pacific Correspondent 01.08.18

  • 100% Solid, Thin-Film Polyurea Aliphatic System

    Abstract The polyurethane industry has faced a challenge in offering a highly versatile, UV-stable coating system that can meet the standard properties of the paint and powder coatings market. A newly developed aliphatic system has been designed t…
    Elaheh Khani and Terry Pe, LINE-X LLC, Huntsville, AL 01.08.18

  • Coatings World Q&A with Additives Suppliers

    Coatings World recently had the opportunity to interview some of the leading additive suppliers to the industry.
    01.08.18

  • Global Coatings  Market  Overview

    Global Coatings Market Overview

    The global coatings industry experienced good growth in 2017 with decorative coatings leading the way in terms of global growth. Automotive and industrial coatings also experienced good growth too but not quite as high as that of decorative coatings…
    Doug Bohn, Orr and Boss 01.08.18

  • Pigments Market

    Pigments Market

    According to Grand View Research, the inorganic pigments market is expected to witness significant growth owing to increasing use in the construction and paint industries. According to their latest pigment report, urbanization and rapid growth in con…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 01.08.18

  • New Year, New Hue: 2018 Interior Architectural Coatings Trends

    New Year, New Hue: 2018 Interior Architectural Coatings Trends

    A rebounding housing market is driving growth for interior coatings.
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 01.08.18

  • New Flame Retardant Solutions For Flexible PU Foams in Automotive Applications

    New Flame Retardant Solutions For Flexible PU Foams in Automotive Applications

    Abstract There is a growing interest in new flame retardant solutions for flexible polyurethane foams in automotive applications due to increasing OEM requirements such as lower emissions, enhanced aging properties and improved toxicity profiles.…
    Heiko Tebbe, Joseph Egan, LANXESS Deutschland GmbH Business Unit Additives, Cologne, Germany; , LANXESS Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA. 12.04.17