Tim Wright December 2, 2009 On the heels of AkzoNobel's recently announced plans to acquire Dow Chemical's powder coatings business, Coatings World spoke with Rob Molenaar, managing director of AkzoNobel Powder Coatings, about the transaction as well as the state of the global powder coatings market.
November 2, 2009 Welcome to the Eighth Annual Coatings World Salary Survey! This year’s results are derived from more than 500 respondents from our readership about employment attitudes, responsibilities, education and salaries.
Bonnie Morrow October 1, 2009 Because most coatings manufacturers have a broad, complex business model that embraces multiple customer targets, the selling and marketing of coatings requires a vigilant and precise understanding of customers and their needs.
Charles Thurston August 4, 2009 Benjamin Moore has wedded its color authority to the technology of iPhones. On June 1 the company debuted ben Color Capture, an iPhone application that, with the tap of a key, lets users snap a picture of any color and instantly match it to one of the more than 3,300 hues in Benjamin Moore's color system.
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…