Features


  • Rivalry at the Top? Growing Concentration in the Coatings Industry

    Rivalry at the Top? Growing Concentration in the Coatings Industry

    An industry expert explains recent merger and acquisition activity in the paint and coatings industry.
    Trent Myers, Contributing Writer 07.05.17

  • Concrete Chemistry and Protective Coatings

    Abstract Concrete is a widely used and versatile construction material but, for some applications, using polymeric coatings or additives can significantly improve durability, adhesion or appearance.  Improper substrate preparation or mistakes…
    Gregory Monaghan, Specialty Polymers, Inc. 07.05.17

  • Resin Supplier Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select resins suppliers.
    07.05.17

  • Eastern Coatings Show Continues to Grow

    Eastern Coatings Show Continues to Grow

    Biennial show featured more than 150 exhibitors and 44 technical presentations.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 07.05.17

  • China Coatings Summit and Expo 2017

    China Coatings Summit and Expo 2017

    Summit and Expo focused on wood, architectural, anti-corrosive, auto and smart functional coatings.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 07.05.17

  • Coatings, Silicon-based Technologies and Corrosion

    Coatings, Silicon-based Technologies and Corrosion

    Introduction Corrosion impacts nearly every facet of our lives, from buildings, bridges and utilities, to planes, trains and automobiles. Every metal bolt, screw, plate, pipe or beam we put into service is susceptible to corrosion. The cost is our…
    Gerald L. Witucki, The Dow Chemical Company Midland, MI 06.05.17

  • Performance Enhancing Additives

    Performance Enhancing Additives

    This month Coatings World interviewed a number of key suppliers of performance enhancing additives. These include: Avinash Bhaskar, transportation coatings segment manager, Dispersions, Resins & Additives – North America, BASF;  Laura…
    06.05.17

  • Valspar Helps Writers Theater Achieve An Open And Unique Aesthetic

    Valspar Helps Writers Theater Achieve An Open And Unique Aesthetic

    Theater has always been an important part of culture and entertainment. One of the most liberating aspects of the art is interpretation. Be it how the audience receives a performance, how a director envisions a show or the way in which an actor bring…
    06.05.17

  • Metallic Pigments Directory

    Metallic Pigments Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select metallic pigments suppliers.
    06.05.17

  • Latin America Market Shakes Off Contraction

    Small improvements in markets like Latin America can be good news. Paint and coatings demand slowed last year as the regional economy shrank by 1.1 percent, but this year, international analysts predict a recovery to 1.3 percent real growth, led by s…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 06.05.17

  • Industrial Coatings Market

    Industrial Coatings Market

    Solvent-based coatings are projected to be surpassed by water-based coatings by 2020.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 06.05.17

  • Color Trends and Forecasting

    Color Trends and Forecasting

    Coatings World recently had the opportunity to interview Dee Schlotter, senior color marketing manager, PPG.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 05.01.17

  • JNS-SmithChem Celebrates 100 Years

    JNS-SmithChem Celebrates 100 Years

    Company reflects on 100 years of service, and looks ahead to the future.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.01.17

  • Haptic Coatings

    Haptic Coatings

    A New and Selective 3D Coating Technology
    Thomas W. Schmidt, Xing-Sheng Jiang, and Li Chuan Lillian Tseng 05.01.17

  • Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select lab and testing equipment suppliers.
    05.01.17

  • Biocides Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select biocide suppliers.
    05.01.17

  • Aerospace Coatings Market

    Aerospace Coatings Market

    A growing aerospace market demands both increased performance and improved aesthetics.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 05.01.17

  • uveb West 2017 Focuses on Emerging Markets

    uveb West 2017 Focuses on Emerging Markets

    Presenters talk about growth areas such as UV LED, 3D printing, powder coatings, food packaging, inkjet and touch displays.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 03.31.17

  • An Efficient Approach to Dispersing Pigments

    An Efficient Approach to Dispersing Pigments

    Abstract As problems related to pigment dispersions become more frequent and requirements regarding color reproducibility become increasingly rigorous, new demands for pigment wetting agents and dispersants are required to resolve these pigment st…
    Nikolina Milanovic and Brian O. Casey, Evonik Coating Additives & Specialty Resins, Evonik Corp. 03.31.17

  • Resins Market Update

    As the stability of the resins market is solidified, customer demands are evolving.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 03.31.17