January 19, 2015 Each month, North Coast Research surveys a large sample of paint retailers throughout the U.S. to get a sense for current business trends. Please note that of the three primary architectural coatings channels (paint stores, home centers and ret…
Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || June 6, 2013 The market for industrial coatings was impacted by economic uncertainty and unsteady demand, but there are indications that certain segments such as agriculture and construction equipment will see growth.
Shem Oirere, Africa Correspondent || March 1, 2013 According to the International Monetary Fund, the near-term growth for Africa remains broadly positive, with growth projected above five percent a year in 2012-13.
Kerry Pianoforte, Editor || December 20, 2012 The powder coating industry is mature in the regions and markets where penetration has occurred, but there are a number of new applications and new regions where powder has strong growth potential.
Kerry Pianoforte || February 8, 2011 Fueled by an increased interest in the DIY segment, as well as the development of higher performance waterborne formulations, the wood coatings market has shown some tentative signs of recovery.