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.
Christine Esposito August 11, 2005 Although changes are more evolutionary than revolutionary in the architectural paint market, trends and hot colors move hrough more quickly now than ever before. Paint companies spend a considerable amount of time and money to create color collections and
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.
Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…