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?
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?
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.
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.
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…