• The State of the Global Coatings Industry

    The State of the Global Coatings Industry

    Scott Detiveaux || March 6, 2009
    The current global economic downturn has affected virtually every industry, including paints and coatings.

  • Auto OEM Coatings: The Road Ahead

    Auto OEM Coatings: The Road Ahead

    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.

  • CHINACOAT 2008 Review

    CHINACOAT 2008 Review

    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.

  • Mixing Equipment Directory

    Mixing Equipment Directory

    February 2, 2009
    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.

  • Optimization of Curing Conditions for a Chemical Resistant Tank Coating with the Help of Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

    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…

  • Wood Coatings Market

    Wood Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte || February 2, 2009
    Tough economic conditions and a trend toward using composite materials in place of wood, mean another challenging year for wood coating manufacturers.

  • 2009 Global Trade Association Directory

    2009 Global Trade Association Directory

    January 8, 2009
    Asia/Pacific Australian Paint Manufacturers Federation (APMF) Suite 1201, Level 12 275 Alfred Street, North Sydney, NSW Australia 2060 61-2-9922-3955 Fax: 61-2-9929-9743 E-mail: office@apmf.asn.au Web site: www.apmf.asn.au� China Nation…

  • Additives Market Update

    Additives Market Update

    Kerry Pianoforte || January 8, 2009
    Suppliers discuss the effects of the bad economy on the additives market.

  • Interior Decorative Coatings

    Interior Decorative Coatings

    Tim Wright || January 8, 2009
    During tough economic times green products flood mature interior deco markets to try and keep sales buoyant.

  • Pigments Market Panel Discussion

    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.

  • The International Buyers Guide

    The International Buyers Guide

    December 3, 2008
    The Coatings World Online Buyers' Guide is designed to help you find the perfect partner

  • 7th Annual Salary Survey

    7th Annual Salary Survey

    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.

  • The Adhesives & Sealants Market

    The Adhesives & Sealants Market

    Kerry Pianoforte || October 30, 2008
    How will decreased consumer spending and the onset of a housing crisis impact the adhesives and sealants market?

  • Green Building the Future

    Green Building the Future

    Tim Wright || October 30, 2008
    Paint makers and their raw material suppliers are key players in the green building boom taking place in the U.S.

  • Additives Suppliers Directory

    Additives Suppliers Directory

    October 7, 2008
    The following is a directory of select additives suppliers and their products. For more details on the products listed in this guide, contact the companies directly.