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    • Marine Coatings / Asia Pacific Report

      Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||August 10, 2016
      This month’s issue of Coatings World takes a look at two related topics – Marine Coatings and the Asia Pacific Coatings Market. Marine Coatings Market The market for marine coatings is largely driven by the Asia Pacific region due i…


    • All Eyes on Asia Pacific

      Kerry Pianoforte, Editor ||August 7, 2014
      Many of our readers will be attending the Asia Pacific Coatings Show September 3-5 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Professionals involved with the paint and coatings industry will tell you this region is one of the most important growth areas for our industry…


    • Top Companies Continue Recovery

      Tim Wright, Editor||July 24, 2012
      Coming off an improved 2010 when most coatings companies began to experience recovery, 2011 continued the trend toward regaining financial ground from the economic downturn across most markets and regions. While most of the paint companies profiled i…


    • More Than Paint

      May 15, 2012
      On the menu for this month’s feature stories are three vastly different segments of the coatings industry: Marine coatings, color design in the interior deco segment and the small but growing field of solar coatings. Marine paints cover a broa…


    • Volatile pricing continues

      Tim Wright||April 5, 2011
      Each week I am bombarded with news about the latest round of price increases from raw material suppliers, which in turn force paint makers to raise the prices on their end products. It is a viscous cycle and one that is not going away anytime soon as…


    • A look at marine and green coatings

      Tim Wright ||May 7, 2009
      In this issue of Coatings World we explore the marine coatings market and the latest developments in the market for low- and zero-VOC decorative coatings. Growth in the marine coatings market can be attributed to a surge in new building in the As…


    • PPG is on the acquisition hunt

      Tim Wright||July 26, 2007
      The trend toward consolidation in the paint and coatings industry has been occurring steadily over the past several decades as the number of mergers and acquisitions has increased. Thirty years ago there were approximately 2,000 paint and coatings co…


    • The Environmental Issue

      Tim Wright||May 14, 2007
      These days the environment is dominating our social, political and cultural landscape. Global warming and sustainability are the current topics of debate making headlines on a daily basis. While these are well-worn ideas in the scientific community,…