• The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || October 10, 2016
    The auto refinish market continues steady growth as a result of lower fuel prices and an increase in vehicle ownership.

  • Pigments Supplier Directory

    Pigments Supplier Directory

    October 10, 2016
    Aakash Chemicals Glendale Heights, IL Phone: 630-469-3838 Fax: 630-469-2255 info@aakashchemicals.com www.aakashchemicals.com Types of pigments: Blues (phthalocyanine, triarylcarbonium), Greens (phthalocyanine, chronium), Iron Oxides, Reds (na…

  • Additives Supplier Directory

    Additives Supplier Directory

    October 10, 2016
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select additives suppliers.

  • Tiny House Makes A Big Splash

    Tiny House Makes A Big Splash

    Valspar, Case Study || October 10, 2016
    Valspar’s Fluropon SR in Tudor Brown was used to coat this unique home’s metal roof.

  • Advances in Antifouling Coatings Technology

    Advances in Antifouling Coatings Technology

    Ramesh Tripathi, Chugoku Paints (India) Pvt Ltd, Mumbai || October 10, 2016
    High demand for antifouling coatings is expected to drive market growth.

  • AkzoNobel Putting Greater Emphasis on End-user Segment in Asia

    AkzoNobel Putting Greater Emphasis on End-user Segment in Asia

    October 10, 2016
    Coatings World interviewed Jeremy Rowe, managing director, AkzoNobel Decorative Paints, South East & South Asia, Middle East

  • Recent Trends in Architectural Coatings

    Recent Trends in Architectural Coatings

    John A. Gilbert, Behr Process Corporation || September 13, 2016
    The architectural coatings industry has undergone great change over the last ten years.  Today’s coatings have a much different raw material base, a different environmental profile and different properties.  These changes have been br…

  • New Advances in UV-Curable Soft-Touch Coatings

    New Advances in UV-Curable Soft-Touch Coatings

    Lisa Spagnola, Jeffrey Klang, Manjuli Gupta, Sartomer, Americas; Xavier Drujon, Sartomer, Europe || August 10, 2016
    Soft-touch or soft-feel coatings are employed to create a variety of haptic effects on plastic, paper and metal substrates. Haptic effects can improve a consumer’s perceived value of the product, and influence them to buy the product over other…

  •        The Intense Color Journey: More Than Just a Passing Trend

    The Intense Color Journey: More Than Just a Passing Trend

    Jeff Alexander, VP of Sales, Coil and Extrusion Division, Valspar || August 10, 2016
    The importance of color is lost on no one. It is one of the biggest factors that shapes our lives and view of the world. Color conveys emotion and defines cultures; it inspires us and provokes reaction. Though the end goal has always been to produce…

  • High Performance Pigments Market

    High Performance Pigments Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || August 10, 2016
    With an overall value of $4.76 billion, the market for high performance pigments is poised for steady growth worldwide.

  • Asia Pacific Report

    Asia Pacific Report

    August 10, 2016
    Key findings indicate that the market for paint and coatings in the Asia Pacific region is poised for more growth.

  • Marine Coatings

    Marine Coatings

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor || August 10, 2016
    The market for marine and protective coatings is being driven by an increase in ship repair and maintenenace activities.

  • 2016 Coatings World Top Companies Report

    2016 Coatings World Top Companies Report

    July 18, 2016
    The only truly global ranking of the top manufacturers of paints, coatings, adhesives and sealants.

  • Coatings World and Ringier Events Host 14th Annual China Coatings Summit

    Coatings World and Ringier Events Host 14th Annual China Coatings Summit

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || July 15, 2016
    This annual event jointly organized by Coatings World and Ringier was held May 24-25 in Shanghai.

  • Is There A Correlation Between Contact Angle And Stain Repellency?

    Is There A Correlation Between Contact Angle And Stain Repellency?

    Daniel J. Mania || July 14, 2016
    Abstract 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,…