• Radiation-Curing Technologies

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor April 8, 2016
    Radiation-curable formulations, including coatings, inks, adhesives and electronics, are cross-linked by high-intensity ultraviolet (UV) light or electron beam (EB) energy sources. Radiation-curable products are used in a wide variety of applications…

  • RADTECH 2016 to Focus on End Uses, New Technologies

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor April 8, 2016
    Leaders from P&G, Ford Motor, Toyota, PepsiCo and Nestlé will provide insights on using energy curable technologies.

  • LED Curing Technology for Coatings

    LED Curing Technology for Coatings

    Stacy Hoge, Marketing Communications Manager, Phoseon Technology April 8, 2016
    Introduction LED curing solutions are utilized in the coatings industry because they offer highly reliable UV curing due to being a solid-state device. They provide deep through-cure and allow low surface temperatures that enable less expensive ra…

  • American Coatings Show and Conference

    American Coatings Show and Conference

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor March 21, 2016
    This exhibition and technical program provides a platform for industry professionals to highlight cutting-edge research.

  • From Past to Present, PVDF Coatings Remain a Leader  in the Architectural Paint Industry

    From Past to Present, PVDF Coatings Remain a Leader in the Architectural Paint Industry

    Jeff Alexander, VP, Valspar Corp. March 21, 2016
    Today, coatings come in all colors, textures and patterns, and as companies continue to create innovative and technologically advanced solutions, it is no surprise the foundation of their success stems from PVDF resin-based coatings. No matter what p…

  • Use Of New Renewable Resource For Low VOC Enamel

    Use Of New Renewable Resource For Low VOC Enamel

    Swagata Chakraborty, Jaydeb Gayen, Akash Tarawal, Berger Paints India Ltd. March 21, 2016
    Abstract The term “renewable” is generally applied to those technologies and energy resources whose common characteristics are that they are non-depletable or naturally replenishable.1  Albeit, a major contribution from renewable…

  • Surfactant Influence on Colorant Acceptance

    Surfactant Influence on Colorant Acceptance

    Christine Louis, Mike Peck and Jim Reader, Air Products March 21, 2016
    The introduction of Point-of-Sale Tinting systems in the 1950s changed forever the way that decorative paints are sold. Prior to World War II and during the immediate post-war period, paints were supplied in a limited range of colors and retailers ha…

  • The 43rd Annual Waterborne Symposium

    The 43rd Annual Waterborne Symposium

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor March 21, 2016
    This annual event featured 47 presentations on a variety of topics related to surface coatings,

  • Automotive OEM Coatings Market

    Automotive OEM Coatings Market

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor March 18, 2016
    Demand is being driven by both economic and environmental factors.

  • CEO Forum

    CEO Forum

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor March 18, 2016
    Ton Büchner Coatings World’s CEO Forum features executives from seven coatings companies offering their insights on the industry. This year’s forum includes CEOs  from two smaller niche coatings companies - UK-based HM…

  • Wood Coatings Market

    Wood Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor February 12, 2016
    Wood coatings manufacturers continue to enjoy positive growth as a result of a robust housing market.

  • Corrosion Control

    Corrosion Control

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor February 12, 2016
    Meeting corrosion protection goals is a tough job. These coatings must be carefully applied to high-value assets.

  • BASF Kaolin & Superior Materials Celebrate 70 Years

    BASF Kaolin & Superior Materials Celebrate 70 Years

    Dave Savastano, Editor, Ink World February 12, 2016
    Companies form unique partnership, developing new markets and a company along the way.

  • Architectural Coatings: 2016 Product and Industry Trends

    Dan Passinault, Associate Director, Innovation, Products and Execution, PPG Architectural Coatings February 12, 2016
    Dan Passinault   To quote the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus: “There is nothing permanent except change.” Although this statement was made more than two millenniums ago, it is still strongly relevant today.…

  • Waterborne UV-Curable Coatings

    ung-Chi Yang, Ming-hua Lai, Yu-Shu Sung, Yin-Ting Lai, Chung-Han Lu, Hsiao-Fang Chiu, Chih-Hsien Chein, Steven Lee and Dr. Yao-Hsing Huang, Everlight Chemical Industrial Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C. February 12, 2016
    Light stabilizers enhance color protection during cure.

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