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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 »
Shifting Opportunities for Suppliers of Conductive Coatings
By Robert Nolan, NanoMarkets LLC
Published April 19, 2012
A look at growth prospects in the conductive coatings segment. 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 »
Architectural Coatings Market
By Tim Wright, Editor
Published January 24, 2012
In high growth regions demand for architectural coatings continues to grow, but in the mature markets of North America and Western Europe difficult conditions remain. 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 »
CHINACOAT2011 Was A Massive Success
By Tim Wright, Editor
Published January 24, 2012
CHINACOAT2011 in Shanghai mirrored China's growing and dynamic coatings industry. 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 »
White Roof Coatings Boost Solar Power
By Charles W. Thurston, Contributing Editor
Published September 14, 2011
Most of the interest in white roofs comes from the heat reflection of the surface, which reduces energy consumption for cooling. 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 »
Marine Coatings
By Kerry Pianoforte
Published May 9, 2011
The marine coatings market experienced growth in 2010, driven primarily by strong newbuild activity in the shipping industry. However, raw material prices continue to challenge manufacturers in 2011. Read More »
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