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  • Latin America Paint And Coatings Update 2016

    Latin America Paint And Coatings Update 2016

    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent||June 8, 2016
    Regional demand is likely to exceed GDP in the region.


  • CEO Forum

    CEO Forum

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||March 18, 2016
    Ton Büchner Coatings World’s CEO Forum features executives from seven coatings companies offering their insights on the industry. This year’s forum includes CEOs  from two smaller niche coatings companies - UK-based HM…


  • The Automotive Refinish Market

    The Automotive Refinish Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||October 19, 2015
    The automotive refinish coatings market is expected to reach $11.3 billion, globally, by 2021.


  • Automotive OEM Coatings Market

    Automotive OEM Coatings Market

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||March 25, 2015
    Automotive and truck production is increasing, which is driving coatings use and growth rates.


  • The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    Kerry Pinaoforte, Editor||October 20, 2014
    The auto refinish market is impacted by a variety of factors including VOC legislation, lack of market growth, increased complexity and collision center consolidation.


  • BASF’s Nils Lessmann Discusses 
BASF’s Growth Strategy for Africa

    BASF’s Nils Lessmann Discusses BASF’s Growth Strategy for Africa

    Shem Oirere, Africa Correspondent||May 6, 2014
    In February BASF announced it is expanding its business in industrial coatings in the growth market of Africa. The company said in a release it has, since October 2013, supplied coil coatings to Roofings Rolling Mills (RRM), which is part of the Roof…


  • The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor ||October 23, 2013
    The auto refinish market continues to struggle, although there are some bright spots.


  • Resin Market UPDATE

    Resin Market UPDATE

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||April 1, 2013
    Resin manufacturers saw gains during the past year, and are optimistic about the coming year.


  • The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor ||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.


  • Investments In China Continue To Expand

    Investments In China Continue To Expand

    Tim Wright, Editor||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.


  • Industrial Coatings

    Industrial Coatings

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor||June 5, 2012
    The industrial coatings market has yet to return to pre-recession levels of growth, but certain areas such as the oil and gas segments offer good opportunities.


  • The Resins Market

    The Resins Market

    Tim Wright, Editor||April 19, 2012
    Resins suppliers reported modest recovery in 2011 and are optimistic that these improvements will continue into 2012.


  • The Auto Refinish Market

    The Auto Refinish Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor||October 12, 2011
    The auto refinish market faces a slow down in demand in North America and Western Europe, but emerging markets offer growth opportunities.


  • 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.


  • 2011 State of the Industry Review

    2011 State of the Industry Review

    July 13, 2011
    Executives reflect on the past year in coatings and look ahead to what the future might bring.