• Testing Equipment Update

    Kerry Pianoforte August 11, 2005
    Testing equipment manufacturers have developed a variety of new equipment to meet the demands of their customers.

  • Automotive Coatings Market

    Christine Esposito August 11, 2005
    With production numbers down in North America and Western Europe, automakers are finding it harder to maintain profit levels, and are seeking new growth in emerging markets.

  • Mixing Equipment Update

    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?

  • The Wood Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte August 11, 2005
    Wood coatings manufacturers have had a tepid reaction to CCA-treated wood�s replacements. Can these new generation compounds perform as well as its predecessor?

  • Additives Update

    Kerry Pianoforte August 11, 2005
    The additives market showed signs of recovery in 2003 and indications are that 2004 will be even better.

  • Architectural Coatings Market

    Christine Esposito August 11, 2005
    Are decorative paint companies optimistic about 2004?

  • ICE Review

    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?

  • Automotive Refinish Market

    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.

  • R&D Salary Survey

    August 10, 2005
    Our second annual look at how much paint R&D staffers earn and what�s really on their minds as they spend countless hours in the lab.

  • Solvents Report

    August 10, 2005
    There's a reason why solvent-based coatings have stuck around: they work.

  • Marine and Yacht Coatings Market

    Christine Esposito August 10, 2005
    Whether on a cargo ship, luxury yacht, or small sail boat, coatings designed for marine applications need to perform.

  • Innovation: The Ticket to Growth in a Mature Market

    Tom Sullivan August 10, 2005
    One of the great joys of the coatings industry is that there is always an opportunity to build a better mousetrap

  • Powder Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte August 10, 2005
    Less waste, no VOCs, improved durability and more color options make powder a viable alternative to liquid coatings for a wide variety of applications.

  • Aerospace Coatings

    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.

  • High Performance & Special Effect Pigments

    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…

RELATED TOPICS