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.
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…
LED curing solutions are utilized in the coatings industry because they offer highly reliable UV curing due to being a solid-state device. They provide deep through-cure and allow low surface temperatures that enable less expensive ra…