• Toward a Clean Energy Future

    Toward a Clean Energy Future

    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.

  • Testing Equipment Directory

    Testing Equipment Directory

    March 10, 2011
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select testing equipment manufacturers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • The Surfactants Market

    The Surfactants Market

    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.

  • Focus on China: Guangdong Carpoly

    Focus on China: Guangdong Carpoly

    Tim Wright March 10, 2011
    Among the world’s top 40 paint producers, Guangdong Carpoly has ambitious growth plans for the future.

  • The Wood Coatings Market

    The Wood Coatings Market

    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.

  • Mixing Equipment Directory

    Mixing Equipment Directory

    February 8, 2011
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select mixing equipment manufacturers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • The Pigments Market

    The Pigments Market

    Kerry Pianoforte January 17, 2011
    The pigments market is showing some tentative signs of recovery from the downturn it experienced over the last few years. Pigments manufacturers expressed cautious optimism that as the effects of the economic recession begin to recede, the pigments market will also continue to improve.

  • Additives Market Report

    Additives Market Report

    Tim Wright January 17, 2011
    Coatings World discussed conditions in the paint and coatings industry with a select group of key additives suppliers to the market.

  • Architectural Coatings Technology Evolves

    Architectural Coatings Technology Evolves

    Tim Wright January 17, 2011
    Coatings manufacturers depend on raw material advances to innovate new technology for the market.

  • Pigment Suppliers Directory

    Pigment Suppliers Directory

    December 1, 2010
    A look at the latest offerings from select pigment suppliers.

  • Biocides, Fungicides & Algaecides

    Biocides, Fungicides & Algaecides

    Kerry Pianoforte December 1, 2010
    Following a difficult year, the biocides market is finally showing some signs of recovery in 2010.

  • Powder Coatings Market Evolves

    Powder Coatings Market Evolves

    Tim Wright December 1, 2010
    AkzoNobel and Jotun, two leaders in the global powder coatings market, continue to develop cutting edge technology and expand their global footprints.

  • Environmentally Efficient Down the Line

    Environmentally Efficient Down the Line

    Tim Wright November 1, 2010
    De Dietrich Thermique uses Henkel’s modern nanotechnology for pre-treatment.

  • Kansai Paint Expands in Middle East

    Kansai Paint Expands in Middle East

    Tim Wright November 1, 2010
    As part of its expansion plans in the Middle East region, Japan’s leading coatings manufacturer recently inaugurated a new plant in Iran.

  • Adhesives and Sealants Market Update

    Kerry Pianoforte November 1, 2010
    The adhesives and sealants market has rebounded somewhat this year, but all indications are that it will take several more years before it gains the levels seen before the recession.

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