Tim Wright June 1, 2010 Onshore oil and gas industry applications continue to lead the industrial maintenance coatings segment in terms of value, but the commercial architectural segment is the fastest growing.
Steve McDaniel, Ph.D. May 1, 2010 In the last of a three-part series discussing the potential for biofunctional coatings to serve as catalysts for revitalizing the coatings industry, the wide variety of technologies under development at Reactive Surfaces is highlighted.
Tim Wright, Editor May 1, 2010 With markets on the rebound, manufacturers of UV/EB coatings and raw material suppliers to the market are optimistic radcure technology will play an increasingly important role in the coatings industry, despite challenges along the way.
Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor May 1, 2010 The marine coatings market reported growth opportunities in the offshore and petro-chemical segments in 2009. Marine coatings manufacturers are hopeful this momentum will continue to build in 2010.
Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor March 29, 2010 Manufacturers of low and zero VOC coatings are taking a holistic view when it comes to developing greener coatings, focusing not only on what goes into the can, but also on sustainable packaging and fuel efficiency.
Tim Wright, Editor March 29, 2010 For this year's annual resins market update, Coatings World asked a panel of experts to address key issues facing the market including the economy, new technology and strategies for moving forward in 2010. The panel is made up of individuals from some of the world's largest and most diverse resins suppliers including BASF, Eliokem, DSM NeoResins+ and Celanese.
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.
Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…