Coatings World Magazine

October 2013

  • China: Will It Survive The Global Downturn?

    China: Will It Survive The Global Downturn?

    October 24, 2013
    China is currently the world’s second-largest economy, largest merchandise exporter, second-largest merchandise importer, second-largest destination of foreign direct investment (FDI), largest manufacturer, and largest holder of foreign exchange reserves.

  • Profile on Taiho Paint

    Profile on Taiho Paint

    October 24, 2013
    With a focus on environmental responsibility and developing quality products and professional service, Taiho Paint continues to be a market leader in China.

  • CHINACOAT2013 Preview

    CHINACOAT2013 Preview

    October 24, 2013
    From November 20-22 the Shanghai New International Expo Center will host CHINACOAT2013, the main attraction for raw material and equipment suppliers looking to benefit from China’s growing paint and coatings industry.

  • Black and White Pigments Update

    Black and White Pigments Update

    October 24, 2013
    Carbon black and titanium dioxide pigments manufacturers share the latest products and company news.

  • TiO2 Solar Cell Efficiency Rises

    TiO2 Solar Cell Efficiency Rises

    October 24, 2013
    Paint-on solar cells are coming closer to reality every year.

  • Investments in China

    Investments in China

    October 24, 2013
    Paint and coatings companies and their suppliers continue to invest in China.

  • Anatomy of Axalta’s Rebrand

    Anatomy of Axalta’s Rebrand

    October 24, 2013
    After the Carlyle Group acquired DuPont Performance Coatings for $4.9 billion last year, the company was renamed Axalta Coating Systems. Coatings World recently had the opportunity to talk about the rebranding process with Michael Crickenberger, vice president of marketing, corporate affairs and planning at Axalta Coatings Systems.

  • Additives Directory

    Additives Directory

    October 24, 2013
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select additives suppliers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.

  • The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    October 23, 2013
    The auto refinish market continues to struggle, although there are some bright spots.