• 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.

  • Resins Update 2006

    Resins Update 2006

    Kerry Pianoforte || April 5, 2006
    As raw material prices continue to escalate resins suppliers face another tough year.

  • Bringing Color To Life

    Bringing Color To Life

    Christine Canning Esposito || April 5, 2006
    Some customers are very comfortable with color, others not so much. Hard work behind the scenes brings color alive for everyone.

  • Rad-Cure Coatings Market

    Rad-Cure Coatings Market

    Tim Wright || April 5, 2006
    The advantages of UV/EB coatings technology offer coatings manufacturers and raw material suppliers tremendous opportunities for growth.

  • Expo Report: PACE 2006

    Expo Report: PACE 2006

    Tim Wright || March 15, 2006
    Leading contractors and manufacturers were on hand demonstrating and learning about the newest and most innovative technologies.

  • Automotive Coatings Market

    Automotive Coatings Market

    Tim Wright || March 15, 2006
    Under increased price and margin pressure, automotive OEM coatings suppliers face the challenge of lowering costs while providing environmentally-friendly products that perform more efficiently. Spurred on by these challenges, paint companies are evolving, finding avenues for growth through investments in emerging markets and innovative technology.

  • 2005 M&A Update

    2005 M&A Update

    Stephen Einhorn & Jackie Christiansen || February 9, 2006
    Marked by increases in raw material costs, 2005 was a quiet year for mergers and acquisitions.

  • Balancing Act

    Balancing Act

    Christine Canning Esposito || February 9, 2006
    Battling corrosion is a never-ending quest in which paint formulators need to supply their customers with solutions that balance performance with health, safety and environmental issues.

  • The Wood Coatings Market

    The Wood Coatings Market

    Tim Wright || February 9, 2006
    Wood protective coatings and preservatives are poised for slow, steady growth in the years ahead.

  • Additives Market Report

    Additives Market Report

    Tim Wright || January 12, 2006
    The overall domestic market is estimated to be somewhat less than $1.0 billion annually, and is growing at an average rate of about 3.0% a year.

  • Interior Architectural and Decorative Coatings Market

    Interior Architectural and Decorative Coatings Market

    Tim Wright || January 12, 2006
    The global market for interior decorative coatings looks healthy, but rising costs and regulations pose significant challenges, and opportunities.

  • NPCAs 118th Annual Meeting

    NPCAs 118th Annual Meeting

    Christine Canning Esposito || December 7, 2005
    Industry executives gather in Cleveland, OH for 118th annual meeting. Tnemecs Thomas Osborne is honored with Heckel Award.

  • Chinacoat 2005

    Chinacoat 2005

    David Savastano || December 7, 2005
    Asias largest exhibition for coatings showcases Chinas strong growing coatings market.