• Pigments Market Update

    Pigments Market Update

    Kerry Pianoforte || January 15, 2008
    The pigments market faced a number of challenges in 2007. Pigment manufacturers offer insight on whats in store for 2008.

  • Architectural Applications for Liquid and Powder Fluoropolymer Coatings

    Architectural Applications for Liquid and Powder Fluoropolymer Coatings

    PPG Industries || January 15, 2008
    Comparing the environmental, economical and performance advantages associated with the application of liquid and powder coatings on architectural aluminum.

  • 28th Biennial Western Coatings Societies Symposium and Showk

    28th Biennial Western Coatings Societies Symposium and Showk

    Kerry Pianoforte || December 19, 2007
    The 28th Biennial Western Coatings Societies Symposium and Show (WCS) returned to Las Vegas, NV Oct. 21-24. Located at the Flamingo Casino, the WCS, held in cooperation with the Los Angeles Society for Coatings Technology, the Golden Gate Society for…

  • NPCA Annual Meeting

    NPCA Annual Meeting

    Tim Wright || December 19, 2007
    NPCA marked its 120th year of service to the paint and coatings industry at its Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh Oct. 28-30.

  • Paint transactions 2007

    Stephen Einhorn & Jaclyn Christiansen || November 15, 2007
    2007 has shown so far to be on the upswing in merger and acquisition activity.

  • Salary Survey

    Salary Survey

    November 15, 2007
    Welcome to the Sixth 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.

  • White Pigments Update

    White Pigments Update

    Kerry Pianoforte || October 17, 2007
    Suppliers look to the Asia-Pacific region as this area becomes the largest consumer of titanium dioxide.

  • On the R&D Front with Eastman Chemical Co.

    On the R&D Front with Eastman Chemical Co.

    Tim Wright || October 17, 2007
    The coatings additives team at Eastman Chemical Co. took Coatings World on a tour of its new paint spray facility for a behind-the-scenes up-close look at the type of high-tech innovation that is leading the company forward as a first-class supplier to the coatings industry.

  • The Indian Paint Industry

    The Indian Paint Industry

    Parthasarathy Devaraj || October 17, 2007
    Paint majors continue to invest more dollars in India, which is one of the fastest growing markets across the globe.

  • Automotive Refinish Market

    Automotive Refinish Market

    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.

  • Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    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.

  • Pigment Suppliers Directory

    Pigment Suppliers Directory

    September 19, 2007
    BASF Corp. (800) 362-2273 Fax: (800) 392-7429 E-mail: custserv_charlotte@basf.com Web: www.basf.com/usa Pigments Offered: Blacks (organic and inorganic, IR reflective and IR transparent); Blues (organic and inorganic); Greens (organic…

  • Biocides, Fungicides and Algaecides Update

    Biocides, Fungicides and Algaecides Update

    Kerry Pianoforte || September 19, 2007
    The key driver for biocides is the continuing move from solventborne to waterborne coatings.

  • Exclusive Interview: FSCT

    Exclusive Interview: FSCT's Joseph Pontoski & NPCA's Andrew Doyle

    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.

  • The Construction Chemicals Market

    The Construction Chemicals Market

    Tim Wright || September 19, 2007
    Consolidation continues to be a trend in the construction chemicals market.