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  • 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.

  • How Do Low Oil Prices Affect Raw Material Suppliers?

    Sean Milmo, Euroepan Correspondent || January 19, 2015
    For coatings producers one of the big benefits of the sharp fall in oil prices in the second half of  last year (2014) should be a drop in raw material costs. Some commentators are also predicting a rise in demand due to the effect of lower oil…

  • Pigments Report

    Pigments Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || January 14, 2014
    Pigments manufacturers report growth in 2013, primarily fueled by increased auto sales and our optimistic for continued growth in 2014.

  • Economic Slowdown in Europe Results in Raw Material Prices Softening

    Sean Milmo, European Correspondent || February 7, 2013
    The relentless rise in raw materials costs, which has been hitting European coatings producers over the last 2-3 years, has at last been easing. But the relief from the constant pressure of rising input prices may be short lived. The first signs of…

  • Pigments Market Report

    Pigments Market Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || January 15, 2013
    While still sluggish, growth for pigment manufacturers will be fueled by new product introductions.

  • Pigments Market Update

    Pigments Market Update

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor || January 24, 2012
    Although still not back to pre-recession levels, the pigments market has continued to recover. Pigment companies are reporting a decrease in supply issues and an increase in demand for certain market segments, such as automotive coatings.

  • Automotive OEM Coatings Market

    Automotive OEM Coatings Market

    Tim Wright || March 7, 2008
    While the automotive OEM market is level to slightly declining in the mature markets of North America and Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia-Pacific are experiencing healthy growth.

  • Adhesives & Sealants Update

    Kerry Pianoforte || August 10, 2005
    Cutbacks in manufacturing and the uncertain economy continue to affect the adhesives and sealants market.

  • Automotive Refinish Market

    Christine Esposito || August 10, 2005
    Paint plays a vital role in restoring a classic to its former glory or repairing the family SUV after an accident. But the repair industry faces major challenges ranging from increased competition to pricing pressures to new technology. Paint suppliers n