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By Tim Wright
Published December 2, 2009
On the heels of AkzoNobel's recently announced plans to acquire Dow Chemical's powder coatings business, Coatings World spoke with Rob Molenaar, managing director of AkzoNobel Powder Coatings, about the transaction as well as the state of the global powder coatings market. Read More »
By Tim Wright
Published November 2, 2009
This issue of Coatings World features our eight annual Salary Survey, where we take look at what's on the minds and in the wallets of R&D staffers in the global coatings industry. As one of our most highly anticipated editorial features, this… Read More »
By Phil Phillips
Published November 2, 2009
To be a good manager, it is important to understand and implement the qualities it takes to be a good leader. Read More »
8th Annual Salary Survey
Published November 2, 2009
Welcome to the Eighth Annual Coatings World Salary Survey! This year’s results are derived from more than 500 respondents from our readership about employment attitudes, responsibilities, education and salaries. Read More »
By Phil Phillips
Published October 1, 2009
A look at how understanding the demand environment is imperative to create business opportunities. Read More »
By Bonnie Morrow
Published 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. Read More »
By Phil Phillips
Published September 1, 2009
Moving forward the paint and coatings industry must become a more proactive partner in the new product design process. Read More »
By Phil Phillips
Published August 4, 2009
Measuring the importance of customer loyalty. Read More »
Stimulus Spending: Where's the Opportunity for Paints & Coatings? Part 2
By Patrick Jones, Lynda Gordon
Published July 14, 2009
In the first quarters of 2009, major paint and chemical companies reported significant declines in both revenues and profits due to the global economic downturn. U.S. Federal Stimulus spending will offset these general losses in demand in the U.S., h… Read More »
Published June 16, 2009
Lubrizol launches improved website The Performance Coatings business of the Lubrizol Corp. has launched its enhanced web site, www.lubrizol­coatings.com, featuring advanced search capabilities and easier navigation. Designed with the customer in… Read More »
Published June 16, 2009
Hexion Specialty Chemicals epoxy products production Hexion has announced, as a result of reduced demand driven by difficult market conditions, the company intends to shift production of certain epoxy products within its global manufacturing operatio… Read More »
Published June 16, 2009
BASF names archway sales distributor of the year Archway Sales, Inc. was selected as BASF Resins Distributor of the year based on performance measures, territory profitability and new product sales growth. The line includes Basonat aliphatic isocyan… Read More »
Published June 16, 2009
ISP launches web site on wood protection technology International Specialty Products (ISP) has launched a new web site focused on the major sources of wood degradation and the technical solution that will allow coatings formulators to produce highe… Read More »
Published June 16, 2009
BASF has announced that it intends to cut at least 2,000 positions by 2009 as it sees no shift in the current trend and as demand weakened further at the start of the year. Quarterly sales fell 23.3% to €12.22 billion compared to Q1 in 2008. &l… Read More »
Published June 16, 2009
Kelly-Moore launches dealership program Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Inc., has introduced a new Kelly-Moore Dealership Program that allows dealers to leverage the company’s reputation for high-quality products and personalized service to gain i… Read More »
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