Coatings World Magazine

October 2012

  • Additives Suppliers Directory

  • The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    October 10, 2012
    The auto refinish market remains flat in North America, but improving standards of living in developing countries are leading to an increase in cars in Asia and South America.

  • ChinaCoat 2012 Preview

    ChinaCoat 2012 Preview

    October 10, 2012
    From Nov. 28-30 the Guangzhou Int'l Convention & Exhibition Center will host CHINACOAT2012, the main attraction for raw material and equipment suppliers looking to capitalize on China’s growing paint and coatings industry.

  • The Road Ahead 
A Look at China’s Automotive Coatings Market

    The Road Ahead A Look at China’s Automotive Coatings Market

    October 10, 2012
    Repair and OEM coatings markets are fundamentally very different, as one shadows automotive production and the other follows more closely with customer preferences. Luke Johnson, senior analyst at GCiS China Strategic Research, discusses some of the findings from their recent market study on automotive coatings.

  • Black and White Pigments Market

    Black and White Pigments Market

    October 10, 2012
    Carbon black and titanium dioxide pigments manufacturers share their latest offerings.

  • Does China’s Remarkable Growth Have Feet Of Clay?

    Does China’s Remarkable Growth Have Feet Of Clay?

    October 10, 2012
    Despite a slowdown China’s GDP growth is still expected to do well compared to other countries, projected to deliver a relatively impressive seven to eight percent in 2012.

  • Investments In China Continue To Expand

    Investments In China Continue To Expand

    October 10, 2012
    As the paint, coatings, adhesives and sealants industries continue to grow in China so too does the amount of investments being made there by manufacturers. Pictured above, Henkel recently started construction for its 150,000 square-meter adhesives factory in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park. The new facility will be the main adhesives manufacturing base in China and the Asia-Pacific region.