• Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte || October 13, 2005
    A boom in new home construction, as well as a robust repaint business, has resulted in record 2004 sales for the exterior architectural coatings market.

  • Automotive Refinish Market

    Automotive Refinish Market

    October 13, 2005
    On a global level, the automotive refinish market has slowed down, and even might be on a small decline. Emerging markets, value-added services and compliant technology offer paint suppliers avenues for growth in this difficult marketplace.

  • Latin America Report

    Charles W. Thurston || September 19, 2005
    Surf(ace) Protection

  • The Strategic Planning Process

    Phil Phillips || September 19, 2005
    Three levels of planning exist that must come together for a strategic plan to work correctly and in harmony.

  • Modern Approach to Pigmentation in Powder Coatings

    Maximiliano G. Meyer || September 19, 2005
    Exploring the use of pre-dispersed pigments, their composition, application and advantages in powder coatings.

  • Biocides and Fungicides Update

    Kerry Pianoforte || September 19, 2005
    In response to limitations placed on the biocides market by the BPD, suppliers focus on biocidal cocktails.

  • The Powder Coatings Market

    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?

  • Strategies & Analysis

    Phil Phillips || August 16, 2005
    Differentiation does exist-part III

  • Generating breakthrough Growth in mature Markets

    Michael J. Lanning || August 16, 2005
    Can Southwest Airlines, Starbucks and P&G teach you how to sell more paint?

  • High-Performance and Special-Effect Pigments Update

    Christine Canning Esposito || August 16, 2005
    Pretty Tough

  • Rad-Cure: Raw Materials and Equipment

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 16, 2005
    Suppliers of UV/EB technologies look to emerging markets for growth.

  • Lab Focus: Investing for the Future

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 16, 2005
    With emerging markets offering high growth potential, leading paint makers recognize the need to invest in R&D facilities.

  • 2005 Top Companies

    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

  • Metallic Pigments

    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.

  • Send in the Crowds

    August 16, 2005
    The European Coatings Show remains the paint and coatings industry's top event.