Features


  • Heliatek to Build  New Solar Film Plant

    Heliatek to Build New Solar Film Plant

    Dresden-based Heliatek, which is refining organic photovoltaic cells for its HeliaFilm,  recently raised $88 million in mixed funding to increase its roll-to-roll manufacturing capacity to one million square meters of film per year. The company…
    Charles W. Thurston 11.09.16

  • Protecting Your Assets in Challenging Environments

    Protecting Your Assets in Challenging Environments

    A focus on enhancing operational efficiencies galvanizes change for protective coatings.
    Klaus Moeller, Group Vice President and Stefan Olsen, Fouling Release Systems Manager, R&D, Hempel A/S 11.09.16

  • Media & Milling Directory

    Media & Milling Directory

    Buhler Inc. Mahwah, NJ, USA 201-847-0600 gdnorthamerica@buhlergroup.com www.buhlergroup.com • PML Easy The PML Easy offers a comprehensive range of modular tools for lab scaled wet grinding and dispersing applications. The core piece i…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 11.09.16

  • Adhesives and  Sealants Market

    Adhesives and Sealants Market

    Coatings World recently had the opportunity to speak with Andy Hinz, managing director at Grace Matthews.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 11.09.16

  • Coating The Way To Sustainable Solutions

    Coating The Way To Sustainable Solutions

    Sustainability is currently one of the most discussed subject matters in our industry, yet arguably one of the least understood. The never-ending interpretations of the word tend to fog the actual meaning, leaving many confused on what achieving sust…
    Jeff Alexander, VP of Sales, coil and extrusion division, Valspar 11.09.16

  • Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Exterior Architectural Coatings Market

    Continued interest in renovations and new home construction are key drivers for exterior architectural coatings.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 11.09.16

  • The  Chinese Economy:  Impact on the Chinese Coating Market

    The Chinese Economy: Impact on the Chinese Coating Market

    The Chinese coating market is in lockstep with the Chinese Economy.
    Dan Watson, Contributing Writer 10.10.16

  • CHINACOAT2016 To Be Held November 30 – December 2 in Guangzhou

    CHINACOAT2016 To Be Held November 30 – December 2 in Guangzhou

    This annual three-day event offers visitors a full range of exhibits for the paint and coatings industry.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 10.10.16

  • The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    The auto refinish market continues steady growth as a result of lower fuel prices and an increase in vehicle ownership.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 10.10.16

  • Pigments Supplier Directory

    Pigments Supplier Directory

    Aakash Chemicals Glendale Heights, IL Phone: 630-469-3838 Fax: 630-469-2255 info@aakashchemicals.com www.aakashchemicals.com Types of pigments: Blues (phthalocyanine, triarylcarbonium), Greens (phthalocyanine, chronium), Iron Oxides, Reds (na…
    10.10.16

  • Additives Supplier Directory

    Additives Supplier Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select additives suppliers.
    10.10.16

  • Tiny House Makes A Big Splash

    Tiny House Makes A Big Splash

    Valspar’s Fluropon SR in Tudor Brown was used to coat this unique home’s metal roof.
    Valspar, Case Study 10.10.16

  • Advances in Antifouling Coatings Technology

    Advances in Antifouling Coatings Technology

    High demand for antifouling coatings is expected to drive market growth.
    Ramesh Tripathi, Chugoku Paints (India) Pvt Ltd, Mumbai 10.10.16

  • AkzoNobel Putting Greater Emphasis on End-user Segment in Asia

    AkzoNobel Putting Greater Emphasis on End-user Segment in Asia

    Coatings World interviewed Jeremy Rowe, managing director, AkzoNobel Decorative Paints, South East & South Asia, Middle East
    10.10.16

  • Architectural Coatings
    Recent Trends in Architectural Coatings

    Recent Trends in Architectural Coatings

    The architectural coatings industry has undergone great change over the last ten years.  Today’s coatings have a much different raw material base, a different environmental profile and different properties.  These changes have been br…
    John A. Gilbert, Behr Process Corporation 09.13.16

  • New Advances in UV-Curable Soft-Touch Coatings

    New Advances in UV-Curable Soft-Touch Coatings

    Soft-touch or soft-feel coatings are employed to create a variety of haptic effects on plastic, paper and metal substrates. Haptic effects can improve a consumer’s perceived value of the product, and influence them to buy the product over other…
    Lisa Spagnola, Jeffrey Klang, Manjuli Gupta, Sartomer, Americas; Xavier Drujon, Sartomer, Europe 08.10.16

  •        The Intense Color Journey: More Than Just a Passing Trend

    The Intense Color Journey: More Than Just a Passing Trend

    The importance of color is lost on no one. It is one of the biggest factors that shapes our lives and view of the world. Color conveys emotion and defines cultures; it inspires us and provokes reaction. Though the end goal has always been to produce…
    Jeff Alexander, VP of Sales, Coil and Extrusion Division, Valspar 08.10.16

  • Industrial Coatings  | Powder Coatings
    High Performance Pigments Market

    High Performance Pigments Market

    With an overall value of $4.76 billion, the market for high performance pigments is poised for steady growth worldwide.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 08.10.16

  • Architectural Coatings | Industrial Coatings  | Marine Coatings | Wood Coatings
    Asia Pacific Report

    Asia Pacific Report

    Key findings indicate that the market for paint and coatings in the Asia Pacific region is poised for more growth.
    08.10.16

  • Corrosion Control | Marine Coatings
    Marine Coatings

    Marine Coatings

    The market for marine and protective coatings is being driven by an increase in ship repair and maintenenace activities.
    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor 08.10.16