Search Results for 'Economic Slowdown in Europe Results in Raw Material Prices Softening'
By Sean Milmo, European Correspondent
Published 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… Read More »
By Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor
Published 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. Read More »
By Tim Wright
Published January 17, 2007
As paint makers in the U.S. and Western Europe struggle to make money under current market conditions, emerging regions offer opportunities for growth. Read More »
Published March 14, 2012
The American Coatings Association (ACA) has published the "U.S. Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis: 2010-2015," which profiles the coatings industry’s 21 market sectors over the past two years, offering analysis, and provid… Read More »
By Steve McDaniel, Ph.D.
Published May 1, 2010
In the last of a three-part series discussing the potential for biofunctional coatings to serve as catalysts for revitalizing the coatings industry, the wide variety of technologies under development at Reactive Surfaces is highlighted. Read More »