• Metallic Pigments Update

    Metallic Pigments Update

    Kerry Pianoforte June 13, 2006
    || As pricing pressures continue, metallic pigment suppliers look to R&D for growth.

  • Industrial Coatings

    Industrial Coatings

    Tim Wright June 13, 2006
    || Intense competition combined with raw material price increases and overseas competition is forcing industrial coatings manufacturers to invest in energy-efficient technology to stay alive in this market.

  • Acquisition and divestiture

    Phil Phillips May 12, 2006
    || Unraveling the dynamics of acquisition and divestiture against the backdrop of the business life cycle curve.

  • Low- and Zero-VOC Paint

    Low- and Zero-VOC Paint

    Tim Wright May 12, 2006
    || An evolving regulatory environment, the green building movement and consumer demand are driving research and development of low- and zero-VOC paint and coatings.

  • Marine, Yacht and Offshore Coatings

    Marine, Yacht and Offshore Coatings

    Kerry Pianoforte May 12, 2006
    || Ship owners must take a multi-faceted approach to ensure proper hull maintenance.

  • Resins Update 2006

    Resins Update 2006

    Kerry Pianoforte April 5, 2006
    || As raw material prices continue to escalate resins suppliers face another tough year.

  • Bringing Color To Life

    Bringing Color To Life

    Christine Canning Esposito April 5, 2006
    || Some customers are very comfortable with color, others not so much. Hard work behind the scenes brings color alive for everyone.

  • Rad-Cure Coatings Market

    Rad-Cure Coatings Market

    Tim Wright April 5, 2006
    || The advantages of UV/EB coatings technology offer coatings manufacturers and raw material suppliers tremendous opportunities for growth.

  • Expo Report: PACE 2006

    Expo Report: PACE 2006

    Tim Wright March 15, 2006
    || Leading contractors and manufacturers were on hand demonstrating and learning about the newest and most innovative technologies.

  • Automotive Coatings Market

    Automotive Coatings Market

    Tim Wright March 15, 2006
    || Under increased price and margin pressure, automotive OEM coatings suppliers face the challenge of lowering costs while providing environmentally-friendly products that perform more efficiently. Spurred on by these challenges, paint companies are evolving, finding avenues for growth through investments in emerging markets and innovative technology.

  • 2005 M&A Update

    2005 M&A Update

    Stephen Einhorn & Jackie Christiansen February 9, 2006
    || Marked by increases in raw material costs, 2005 was a quiet year for mergers and acquisitions.

  • Balancing Act

    Balancing Act

    Christine Canning Esposito February 9, 2006
    || Battling corrosion is a never-ending quest in which paint formulators need to supply their customers with solutions that balance performance with health, safety and environmental issues.

  • The Wood Coatings Market

    The Wood Coatings Market

    Tim Wright February 9, 2006
    || Wood protective coatings and preservatives are poised for slow, steady growth in the years ahead.

  • Additives Market Report

    Additives Market Report

    Tim Wright January 12, 2006
    || The overall domestic market is estimated to be somewhat less than $1.0 billion annually, and is growing at an average rate of about 3.0% a year.

  • Interior Architectural and Decorative Coatings Market

    Interior Architectural and Decorative Coatings Market

    Tim Wright January 12, 2006
    || The global market for interior decorative coatings looks healthy, but rising costs and regulations pose significant challenges, and opportunities.