August 10, 2016
Key findings indicate that the market for paint and coatings in the Asia Pacific region is poised for more growth.
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||August 10, 2016
The market for marine and protective coatings is being driven by an increase in ship repair and maintenenace activities.
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…
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||January 15, 2016
Paints and coatings are the fastest rising segment in terms of global pigment demand.
Robert Ruckle, Siltech Corporation, Toronto, ON||December 18, 2015
Why do we call them additives? They are added to a formulation and they add additional properties: what else could we call them? “How do they work” and “How do we design them”? These are more difficult…
Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||August 17, 2015
Asia-Pacific represents the key market for marine coatings due to new shipbuilding industry and dry-dockings.
August 17, 2015
Asia is the largest of all continents on the earth. Asia has 30 percent of the world’s land mass with over 60 percent of the world’s population. Its population almost quadrupled during the 20th century. Depending upon how one defines it,…
Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent||June 17, 2015
The estimated $10 billion demand in Latin America for paints and coatings is oddly mixed this year, as the economies in some of the largest countries – including Brazil and Colombia – slow down, while others like Mexico, Peru and the Cari…
June 17, 2015
Triple decker launch at BCF’s Annual Conference
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||May 15, 2015
Here is a look at the latest offerings from select lab and testing equipment suppliers.
Kerry Pianoforte, Editor ||February 24, 2015
Corrosion control is especially important when dealing with high value substrates such as offshore oil rigs and other industrial structures meant to withstand harsh environments.
December 15, 2014
Novel Polyurethane Coatings Obtained with Polycarbonate Diol for pipelines with improved mechanical properties and hydrolysis resistance.
Shem Oirere, Africa Correspondent||November 6, 2014
Demand for water storage tanks in Africa has created a growing market for protective coatings.
Shem Oirere, Africa Correspondent||September 23, 2014
A new analysis of the global polyester coatings market predicts substantial growth in 2014 through to 2015 on the back of increased government and private investment in the building and construction industry. Market analyst Transparency Market Resea…
Kerry Pianoforte, Editor ||August 7, 2014
The marine and offshore coatings market is showing steady signs of improvement.
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