• Outside Influences

    Outside Influences

    Christine Canning Esposito || October 16, 2006
    As they keep a close eye on new home construction and housing resale statistics, reducing overall costs and answering performance and regulatory demands remain top priorities for manufacturers of exterior coatings.

  • Biocides and Fungicides Update

    Biocides and Fungicides Update

    Kerry Pianoforte || September 11, 2006
    While they represent a small portion of the overall formulation, biocides are critical to the function of paint and coatings.

  • The Construction Chemicals Market

    The Construction Chemicals Market

    Tim Wright || September 11, 2006
    Steady gains are forecase for mature markets while China's market is booming.

  • The Powder Coatings Market

    The Powder Coatings Market

    Tim Wright || September 11, 2006
    A look at key trends and issues impacting and influencing the powder coatings market.

  • Specialty Coatings

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 10, 2006
    From cool effect coatings for automotives to energy savings coatings for the home, these specialty coatings are not your average can of paint.

  • Rad-Cure Raw Materials and Equipment

    Rad-Cure Raw Materials and Equipment

    Tim Wright || August 10, 2006
    Suppliers continue to develop new offerings to improve and expand the use of UV and EB formulations.

  • Performance Matters

    Performance Matters

    Christine Canning Esposito || August 10, 2006
    Faced with greater performance pressures, coatings manufacturers need to recognize the key attributes high-performance pigments can deliver to their formulationsand ultimately their customers.

  • Top Companies Report

    Top Companies Report

    July 12, 2006
    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 ye…

  • R&D Lab Focus

    R&D Lab Focus

    Kerry Pianoforte || July 11, 2006
    China continues to be a hot spot for R&D activity in the coatings market.

  • e|5 Showcases Cutting Edge UV and EB Technology

    e|5 Showcases Cutting Edge UV and EB Technology

    David Savastano || June 13, 2006
    A record number of attendees showed up at Chicago's McCormick Place for Radtech's e|5: UV & EB Technology Conference & Expo to learn the latest developments in UV and EB technology.

  • 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.