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The Resins Market
By Tim Wright, Editor
Published April 19, 2012
Resins suppliers reported modest recovery in 2011 and are optimistic that these improvements will continue into 2012. Read More »
Auto OEM Coatings
By Tim Wright, Editor
Published March 19, 2012
Lower costs, reduced air pollution and better performance are key drivers in automotive coatings and suppliers like BASF continue to offer new technologies and new products for the automotive industry. Read More »
Surfactants Update
By Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor
Published March 19, 2012
Surfactants manufacturers focus on environmental issues and developing “greener” technologies. Read More »
Pigments Market Update
By Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor
Published January 24, 2012
Although still not back to pre-recession levels, the pigments market has continued to recover. Pigment companies are reporting a decrease in supply issues and an increase in demand for certain market segments, such as automotive coatings. Read More »
Growing Paint Additives Market
By Tim Wright, Editor
Published January 24, 2012
Environmental pressures and the growing shift toward water-based paint systems are fueling demand for paint and coating additives, providing tremendous growth potential for additives suppliers. Read More »
The Adhesives and Sealants Market
By Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor
Published November 10, 2011
The adhesives and sealants market continues to be affected by the recession and raw material issues. Read More »
The Auto Refinish Market
By Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor
Published 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. Read More »
The Asia-Pacific Paint and Coatings Market
By Scott Detiveaux, Allen Tsaur
Published 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. Read More »
In the Air With AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings
By A.S. Richardson
Published August 15, 2011
Punching above its weight the aerospace coatings market is relatively small in terms of volume, but attracts a great deal of attention. Read More »
2011 State of the Industry Review
Published July 13, 2011
Executives reflect on the past year in coatings and look ahead to what the future might bring. Read More »
Resins Market Report
By Kerry Pianoforte
Published April 4, 2011
Although 2010 continued to present difficulties for suppliers to the coatings industry, there were some indications of recovery. Resins suppliers interviewed by Coatings World reported some positive news. Read More »
On the spot with RED SPOT
By Tim Wright
Published March 10, 2011
A conversation about the latest market and technology trends in automotive coatings with the folks at Red Spot Paint and Varnish Co., Inc. Contributors include Janice Gould, Marketing Manager, Jeff Scheu, VP of Product Development/R&D and David White, VP of Sales and Marketing. Read More »
Toward a Clean Energy Future
By Tim Wright
Published March 10, 2011
Coatings World caught up with former DuPont head Chad Holliday and discussed issues ranging from corporate environmental responsibility, sustainability, climate change and the American Energy Innovation Council. Read More »
The Surfactants Market
By Kerry Pianoforte
Published March 10, 2011
Coatings World recently spoke with a number of surfactant suppliers to the coatings industry regarding the state of the market. Among the topics discussed were raw material costs, “green” chemistry and opportunities for growth. Read More »
Focus on China: Guangdong Carpoly
By Tim Wright
Published March 10, 2011
Among the world’s top 40 paint producers, Guangdong Carpoly has ambitious growth plans for the future. Read More »
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