• Novel Bio-based Poly(vinyl ether)s for Coating Applications

    Novel Bio-based Poly(vinyl ether)s for Coating Applications

    September 21, 2015
    Abstract Linear, soluble polymers were produced from unsaturated bio-based compounds using a carbocationic polymerization process.  The unsaturated bio-based compounds that were first converted to vinyl ether monomers and subsequently polymer…

  • The Marine Coatings Market

    The Marine Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor August 17, 2015
    Asia-Pacific represents the key market for marine coatings due to new shipbuilding industry and dry-dockings.

  • Asia Pacific Report

    Asia Pacific Report

    August 17, 2015
    Asia is the largest of all continents on the earth. Asia has 30 percent of the world’s land mass with over 60 percent of the world’s population. Its population almost quadrupled during the 20th century. Depending upon how one defines it,…

  • High Performance and Special Effects Pigments Market

    High Performance and Special Effects Pigments Market

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor August 17, 2015
    Continued growth is expected thanks to emerging markets.

  • Solar Coatings Highlighted At Intersolar North America

    Solar Coatings Highlighted At Intersolar North America

    Charles W. Thurston, Contributing Writer August 17, 2015
    The 2014 Intersolar North American trade show held in July in San Francisco included coatings from a number of companies targeting glass, plastic and metal performance. Most of these products are being used to extend the lifetime and reduce operation…

  • AkzoNobel Art Foundation

    AkzoNobel Art Foundation

    Hester Alberdingk Thijm, Director of AkzoNobel Art Foundation August 17, 2015
    Art and heritage are key to creating strong cities that people want to live in.

  • Top Companies Report

    Top Companies Report

    July 27, 2015
    The only truly global ranking of the top manufacturers of paints, coatings, adhesives and sealants.

  • Resins Supplier Directory

    Resins Supplier Directory

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor July 20, 2015
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select resins suppliers.

  • Inspiring Innovation Through Partnerships

    Inspiring Innovation Through Partnerships

    Peter Nieuwenhuizen, RD&I Director, AkzoNobel July 20, 2015
    We know that humanity is going to grow to about 9 billion people by 2050 and about 70 percent of them will be living in cities. If we want all of those people to live safely, healthily and comfortably, we’re going to have to do things different…

  • Eastern Coatings Show 2015

    Eastern Coatings Show 2015

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor July 20, 2015
    The second biennial show again exceeded expectations.

  • The Industrial Coatings Market

    The Industrial Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor June 17, 2015
    The market grew by an estimated three percent in 2014.

  • Latin America Paint Outlook Mixed, But Growing

    Latin America Paint Outlook Mixed, But Growing

    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent June 17, 2015
    The estimated $10 billion demand in Latin America for paints and coatings is oddly mixed this year, as the economies in some of the largest countries – including Brazil and Colombia – slow down, while others like Mexico, Peru and the Cari…

  • Metallic  Pigments Market

    Metallic Pigments Market

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor June 17, 2015
    Growth is on the horizon thanks to a revitalized automotive market and increased acceptance of aluminum.

  • Q&A with DAP

    Q&A with DAP

    June 17, 2015
    Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, DAP is a leading marketer of general patch and repair products.

  • British Coatings Federation Holds Annual Conference

    British Coatings Federation Holds Annual Conference

    June 17, 2015
    Triple decker launch at BCF’s Annual Conference

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