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  • The Ongoing Quest to Coat the World in Green

    The Ongoing Quest to Coat the World in Green

    Jeff Alexander , VP of Sales, Coil and Extrusion Division, Valspar||October 19, 2015
    As the climate continues to change, human population continues to grow, and our natural resources continue to diminish, industries have seen a global shift, placing greater importance on green design and sustainable business practices. However, green…

  • Low- and Zero-VOC Technology

    Low- and Zero-VOC Technology

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||April 15, 2015
    Increasingly stringent environmental regulations have created a greater demand for low- and zero-VOC coatings products.  

  • PPG Launches Solar Glass Coating

    PPG Launches Solar Glass Coating

    Charles Thurston, Contributing Writer||May 15, 2012
    PPG's solar coating, Solarphire, is an anti-reflective coating for glass panels used in solar modules.

  • White Roof Coatings Boost Solar Power

    White Roof Coatings Boost Solar Power

    Charles W. Thurston, Contributing Editor||September 14, 2011
    Most of the interest in white roofs comes from the heat reflection of the surface, which reduces energy consumption for cooling.

  • The Asia-Pacific Paint and Coatings Market

    The Asia-Pacific Paint and Coatings Market

    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.

  • Toward a Clean Energy Future

    Toward a Clean Energy Future

    Tim Wright||March 10, 2011
    Coatings World caught up with former DuPont head Chad Holliday and discussed issues ranging from corporate environmental responsibility, sustainability, climate change and the American Energy Innovation Council.

  • "Green" Coatings Market is Growing

    "Green" Coatings Market is Growing

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor||March 29, 2010
    Manufacturers of low and zero VOC coatings are taking a holistic view when it comes to developing greener coatings, focusing not only on what goes into the can, but also on sustainable packaging and fuel efficiency.

  • Thermal Diffusion Coatings Protect Automotive Lock Parts

    Thermal Diffusion Coatings Protect Automotive Lock Parts

    Dan Riter||October 1, 2009
    The new Greenkote GmbH coatings plant in Germany delivers improved corrosion protection for automotive parts.

  • Marketing Matters

    Bonnie Morrow||October 1, 2009
    Because most coatings manufacturers have a broad, complex business model that embraces multiple customer targets, the selling and marketing of coatings requires a vigilant and precise understanding of customers and their needs.

  • Exterior Architectural Decorative Coatings

    Exterior Architectural Decorative Coatings

    Kerry Pianoforte||October 1, 2009
    In these tough economic times, DIYers and contractors look for exterior coatings that will offer money saving benefits.

  • 2009 Top Companies Report

    July 13, 2009
    Once again, Coatings World brings the industry The Top Companies Report-the only truly global ranking of the top manufacturers of paints, coatings, adhesives and sealants. Our editorial staff has spent long hours researching the industry to provide…

  • Low- & Zero VOC Paint Technology

    Kerry Pianoforte||May 7, 2009
    No longer merely a buzzword, demand for "green" coatings continues to increase for both the professional and DIY markets.

  • Wood Coatings Market

    Wood Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte||February 2, 2009
    Tough economic conditions and a trend toward using composite materials in place of wood, mean another challenging year for wood coating manufacturers.

  • Green Building the Future

    Green Building the Future

    Tim Wright||October 30, 2008
    Paint makers and their raw material suppliers are key players in the green building boom taking place in the U.S.

  • 2008 Top Companies Report

    2008 Top Companies Report

    Tim Wright||July 14, 2008
    It's that time of year again for Coatings World's Top Companies Report. In the pages that follow you will find our annual ranking of the leaders in the global coatings industry. Every year we list the leading manufacturers in the world, based…