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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…

  • Overcoming Adhesion Failures of UV Coatings with Atmospheric Plasma Treatment

    Overcoming Adhesion Failures of UV Coatings with Atmospheric Plasma Treatment

    Paul Mills and Andrew Stecher, Plasmatreat USA, Elgin, IL||October 19, 2015
    Abstract UV curable coatings are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to conventional coatings.  Compared with thermal coatings, UV coatings provide a number of benefits to plastic part manufacturers including enhanced appearance, imp…

  • China – A Maturing Economy

    China – A Maturing Economy

    Dan Watson , Contributing Writer||October 19, 2015
    Is China still an opportunity for investment?

  • Sealed in Stability

    Sealed in Stability

    Matthew Baum, Analyst at GCiS China Strategic Research||October 19, 2015
    There are still opportunities to be had by expanding to high-growth end-user industries, and producing high quality products.

  • The Marine Coatings Market

    The Marine Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||August 17, 2015
    Asia-Pacific represents the key market for marine coatings due to new shipbuilding industry and dry-dockings.

  • Asia Pacific Report

    Asia Pacific Report

    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,…

  • The Industrial Coatings Market

    The Industrial Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||June 17, 2015
    The market grew by an estimated three percent in 2014.

  • Latin America Paint Outlook Mixed, But Growing

    Latin America Paint Outlook Mixed, But Growing

    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…

  • Q&A with DAP

    Q&A with DAP

    June 17, 2015
    Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, DAP is a leading marketer of general patch and repair products.

  • Aerospace Coatings Market

    Aerospace Coatings Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||May 15, 2015
    The aerospace coatings market continues to experience growth due to economic recovery and innovative technologies.

  • Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||May 15, 2015
    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select lab and testing equipment suppliers.

  • 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.  

  • Radiation Curable Coatings

    Radiation Curable Coatings

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||April 15, 2015
    Coatings World interviewed, Dr. Mike J. Idacavage, an adjunct associate professor at SUNY-ESF in Syracuse, NY.

  • 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.

  • Wood Coatings Market

    Wood Coatings Market

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor ||February 24, 2015
    Key segments for the wood coatings market include siding and decking, furniture and cabinets.