Tim Wright October 17, 2007 While the automotive refinish market is level to slightly declining in the mature markets of North America and Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia-Pacific are experiencing healthy growth.
Tim Wright October 17, 2007 Rising raw material costs, an overall slowdown in economic activity in mature markets, tightening VOC regulations and consolidation are all key trends facing exterior architectural coatings manufacturers.
September 19, 2007 BASF Corp.
Blacks (organic and inorganic, IR reflective and IR transparent); Blues (organic and inorganic); Greens (organic…
Coatings World Staff September 19, 2007 Joseph Pontoski, executive director of the FSCT, and Andrew Doyle, president of NPCA, spoke with Coatings World about several issues including the failed merger discussions between the two organizations, the status of the ICE Show, the launch of the American Coatings Show and how these developments will affect the coatings industry.
Tim Wright September 19, 2007 Combining the dual advantage of durability and low environmental impact, powder coatings are poised for positive growth in the years ahead. While powder coatings continue to grow even in the mature markets of Western Europe and North America, major powder coatings producers like DuPont and Akzo Nobel are looking to the emerging markets of China and Eastern Europe for the greatest growth opportunities.
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…
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…
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.