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…
Scott Detiveaux, Allen Tsaur || August 15, 2011 The Asia-Pacific region is an important and growing part of the global coatings marketplace. Unlike other regions of the world, the Asia-Pacific region has continued to grow, even in the face of the global recession.
Scott Detiveaux || March 16, 2010 The global recession of 2008 and 2009 has had a tremendous impact on the coatings industry with all segments affected. However, the good news is that the market now appears to be in recovery.
October 30, 2008 Welcome to the Seventh Annual Coatings World Salary Survey! This year’s results are derived from more than 500 respondents from our readership about employment attitudes, responsibilities, education and salaries.
Tim Wright || October 3, 2008 The overall slowdown in economic activity combined with rising raw material costs, greater VOC restrictions and market consolidation are the key issues facing the exterior deco market today.
Stephen Einhorn & Jaclyn Christiansen || March 7, 2008 Last year was a good year for merger/acquisition activity in the paint industry with approximately two-dozen paint transactions in the U.S. alone. The size of these transactions ranged from million dollar small management buyouts to multi-billion dol…
Christine Canning Esposito || October 16, 2006 As they keep a close eye on new home construction and housing resale statistics, reducing overall costs and answering performance and regulatory demands remain top priorities for manufacturers of exterior coatings.
Christine Esposito || August 9, 2005 The downward trend that started in 2000 continued in 2001. Now, the big question is: when will the economy improve and help the architectural coatings market get back on track?