• 2007 Top Companies Report

    2007 Top Companies Report

    July 18, 2007
    || Our ranking is based on annual sales of paint, coatings, adhesives, sealants and related products. For companies based outside the U.S., sales are translated into U.S. dollars using the average currency exchange rate for the company's fiscal year/rep…

  • Meeting Review: CPMA Examines “The Value of Color”

    Meeting Review: CPMA Examines “The Value of Color”

    David Savastano June 17, 2007
    || There is undeniably great value to color. Noting that, the Color Pigments Manufacturers Association's (CPMA) 2007 International Conference on High Performance and Traditional Color Pigments examined "The Value of Color." The conference, co-sponsored…

  • Regional Outlook Positive in Latin America

    Regional Outlook Positive in Latin America

    Charles W. Thurston June 17, 2007
    || As new investments continue to be made by paint and coatings manufacturers in Latin America, growth in the region is influenced by several factors including the battle for market share and the broad diversity of economies there.

  • Media and Milling Equipment Directory

    Media and Milling Equipment Directory

    June 17, 2007
    || Here is a look at the latest offerings from select media and milling equipment manufacturers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • Industrial Coatings Market

    Industrial Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte June 17, 2007
    || Fueled by an international construction boom and opportunities to capitalize on the shift to water-based systems, industrial coatings manufacturers expect healthy growth for the future.

  • Metallic Pigments

    Metallic Pigments

    Tim Wright June 17, 2007
    || As the metallic look continues to be a hot styling trend among consumers, metallic pigments suppliers are developing new technology for paint and coatings manufacturers who depend on differentiation as a major key to success.

  • Biocides, Fungicides and Algaecides Directory

    May 14, 2007
    || Here is a look at offerings from select suppliers of biocides, fungicides, algaecides and related products. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • Marine Coatings Market

    Marine Coatings Market

    Tim Wright May 14, 2007
    || With the International Maritime Organization’s TBT antifouling treaty set to take effect Jan. 2008, along with the continuing surge of copper prices, marine paint makers and their raw material suppliers are adapting to meet these demands.

  • Low- and Zero-VOC Coatings

    Low- and Zero-VOC Coatings

    Kerry Pianoforte May 14, 2007
    || Paint and coatings companies must continue to address VOC content in order to remain competitive.

  • Lab Equipment Directory

    Lab Equipment Directory

    April 3, 2007
    || Here is a look at the latest offerings from select lab equipment manufacturers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • REACH: Redefining Supplier-Customer Relations

    REACH: Redefining Supplier-Customer Relations

    Sean Milmo April 3, 2007
    || With the EU’s REACH legislation set to come into effect this June, suppliers and customers in the coatings industry will have to make major adjustments in their business operations to effectively navigate the new regulatory environment.

  • Color Trend Forecast

    Color Trend Forecast

    Josette Buisson April 3, 2007
    || Today’s color trends are being influenced by many factors including culture, environmental issues and the rapid advancement of technology.

  • Resins Market Update

    Resins Market Update

    Kerry Pianoforte April 3, 2007
    || Resin suppliers focus on improved productivity and innovative new products to drive growth in this challenging market.

  • Rad-Cure Coatings Market

    Rad-Cure Coatings Market

    Tim Wright April 2, 2007
    || The global market for radcure coatings is robust as segments continue to innovate more uses for this technology. In addition to the environmental advantages of radcure coatings, others include the ability to coat heatsensitive materials, better overall quality of finished products, near instantanious cure and space savings.

  • Surfactants Directory

    Surfactants Directory

    March 19, 2007
    || Here is a look at the latest offerings from select surfactants suppliers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.