Christine Canning Esposito September 19, 2005 With “easy” conversions and double-digit growth gone from the U.S. and Western Europe, powder coatings manufacturers are eyeing Asia for growth. But will spiraling raw materials prices and the inability to promote the value of their products hamper their efforts to remain profitable?
August 16, 2005 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 year/reporti
Christine Canning Esposito August 16, 2005 With interest in and demand for the metallic look still high, metallic pigment suppliers are developing new products that can help paint formulators put a new spin on silver and other metallic finishes.
The architectural coatings industry has undergone great change over the last ten years. Today’s coatings have a much different raw material base, a different environmental profile and different properties. These changes have been br…