Tim Wright March 6, 2009 In the midst of the global recession, auto sales continue to plummet. This does not bode well for paint suppliers to the auto OEM market. Coatings World spoke with Cynthia Niekamp, PPG's new vice president of automotive coatings about current and future trends.
Tim Wright February 2, 2009 CHINACOAT 2008 in Guangzhou continued to receive encouraging support from domestic and international visitors. A total of 742 exhibitors gathered to greet the 2,367 international visitors and 21,488 domestic visitors.
Gard Reian February 2, 2009 Currently, when the necessary curing conditions for a coating are to be found, the coating is applied to test panels, which are then cured at different temperatures and for different periods of time. The different panels are then immersed in water an…
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Tim Wright January 8, 2009 For this year's annual pigments 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 2009. The panel is made up of individuals from some of the world's largest and most diverse pigment suppliers including BASF, Ciba, Clariant, Heucotech, Sun Chemical and Toyo Ink.
October 30, 2008 Welcome to the Seventh 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.
Architectural coatings are becoming increasingly robust as we move into the 21st century. Consumers demand that coatings be more stain repellent or easy-to-clean. To meet this demand, paint companies advertise highly cleanable,…