• Interior Architectural Coatings Market

    Interior Architectural Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor January 15, 2016
    Postive housing trends, the move to low-VOC and greener coatings and bold decorating trends are driving the market.

  • Pigments Market Update

    Pigments Market Update

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor January 15, 2016
    Paints and coatings are the fastest rising segment in terms of global pigment demand.

  • Biocides Market Update

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor December 18, 2015
    Multiple industrial markets are driving demand for biocides around the globe.

  • Understanding the Function of Additives

    Understanding the Function of Additives

    Robert Ruckle, Siltech Corporation, Toronto, ON December 18, 2015
    Why do we call them additives?  They are added to a formulation and they add additional properties: what else could we call them?   “How do they work” and “How do we design them”?  These are more difficult…

  • Trade Association Directory

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor December 18, 2015
    Asia/Pacific Australian Paint Manufacturers Federation (APMF) Suite 604, Level 6 51 Rawson Street, North Sydney, NSW Australia 2121 02 9876 1411 Fax: 02 9876 1433 E-mail: office@apmf.asn.au Web site: www.apmf.asn.au China National Coating…

  • The Powder Coatings Market

    The Powder Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor December 18, 2015
    Powder coatings offer users extended durability, lower VOC emissions and faster cure rates.

  • Adhesives & Sealants

    Adhesives & Sealants

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor November 13, 2015
    The adhesives and sealants market is growing at a healthy clip. According to a report published earlier this year, the U.S. demand for adhesives and sealants is expected to reach nearly $13 billion in 2019. Researchers at The Freedonia Group, a Cleve…

  • Media & Milling Directory

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor November 13, 2015
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select media and milling manufacturers.

  • Waterborne Traffic Markings

    Mike Kaufman, Senior Applications Development Leader, Arkema Coating Resins November 13, 2015
    Shortening the Development Cycle and Improving the Performance

  • Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor November 13, 2015
    A healthy housing market is cause for optimism for the exterior coatings market.

  • PPG Coatings  Featured on The Tower  at PNC Plaza

    PPG Coatings Featured on The Tower at PNC Plaza

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor November 13, 2015
    The high-rise, designed as the ‘world’s greenest,’ uses a variety of PPG products.

  • The Ongoing Quest to Coat the World in Green

    The Ongoing Quest to Coat the World in Green

    Jeff Alexander , VP of Sales, Coil and Extrusion Division, Valspar October 19, 2015
    As the climate continues to change, human population continues to grow, and our natural resources continue to diminish, industries have seen a global shift, placing greater importance on green design and sustainable business practices. However, green…

  • Overcoming Adhesion Failures of UV Coatings with Atmospheric Plasma Treatment

    Overcoming Adhesion Failures of UV Coatings with Atmospheric Plasma Treatment

    Paul Mills and Andrew Stecher, Plasmatreat USA, Elgin, IL October 19, 2015
    Abstract UV curable coatings are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to conventional coatings.  Compared with thermal coatings, UV coatings provide a number of benefits to plastic part manufacturers including enhanced appearance, imp…

  • China – A Maturing Economy

    China – A Maturing Economy

    Dan Watson , Contributing Writer October 19, 2015
    Is China still an opportunity for investment?

  • CHINACOAT2015 To Be Held November 18-20 in Shanghai

    CHINACOAT2015 To Be Held November 18-20 in Shanghai

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor October 19, 2015
    Now in its 20th year this annual event offers visitors a full range of exhibits for the paint and coatings industry.

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