• Mixing Equipment Update

    Christine Esposito || August 11, 2005
    In slower economic times, equipment purchases often get put on the back burner. But it�s wise to keep a watchful eye on current machinery. Is there ever a good time for unscheduled maintenance and production slowdowns?

  • The Wood Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 11, 2005
    Wood coatings manufacturers have had a tepid reaction to CCA-treated wood�s replacements. Can these new generation compounds perform as well as its predecessor?

  • Additives Update

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 11, 2005
    The additives market showed signs of recovery in 2003 and indications are that 2004 will be even better.

  • Architectural Coatings Market

    Christine Esposito || August 11, 2005
    Are decorative paint companies optimistic about 2004?

  • ICE Review

    David Savastano, Kerry Pianoforte and Christine Canning Esposito || August 10, 2005
    Maybe it was a case of low expectations, but the turnout at ICE 2003 in Philadelphia last month surprised many. Could the show�s performance be a bellwether for next year�s event in Chicago and the coatings industry in general?

  • Automotive Refinish Market

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 10, 2005
    Automotive refinishers continue to expand their businesses globally as well as develop easier-to-use, fast, environmentally-compliant products to meet the needs of growing and emerging markets.

  • R&D Salary Survey

    August 10, 2005
    Our second annual look at how much paint R&D staffers earn and what�s really on their minds as they spend countless hours in the lab.

  • Solvents Report

    August 10, 2005
    There's a reason why solvent-based coatings have stuck around: they work.

  • Marine and Yacht Coatings Market

    Christine Esposito || August 10, 2005
    Whether on a cargo ship, luxury yacht, or small sail boat, coatings designed for marine applications need to perform.

  • Innovation: The Ticket to Growth in a Mature Market

    Tom Sullivan || August 10, 2005
    One of the great joys of the coatings industry is that there is always an opportunity to build a better mousetrap

  • Powder Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 10, 2005
    Less waste, no VOCs, improved durability and more color options make powder a viable alternative to liquid coatings for a wide variety of applications.

  • Aerospace Coatings

    Christine Esposito || August 10, 2005
    It�s tough times for commercial airlines, airplane manufacturers and their suppliers. The good news: aircraft in operation today need to be repainted at some point, and there�s always Asia.

  • High Performance & Special Effect Pigments

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 10, 2005
    High performance and special effect pigments suppliers are constantly being challenged to come up with brighter and more eye-catching pigments to meet the demands of today's fickle consumers. These higher-priced pigments are especially popular…

  • Lab Equipment Update

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 10, 2005
    In the market for new lab equipment? Check out the latest offerings.

  • Top Companies Report

    August 10, 2005
    Find out how your company and your competitors ranked in our annual report profiling the top manufacturers in the world.