John A. Gilbert, Behr Process Corporation||September 13, 2016
The architectural coatings industry has undergone great change over the last ten years. Today’s coatings have a much different raw material base, a different environmental profile and different properties. These changes have been br…
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||June 8, 2016
Diversified trends in automotive colors and increased consumer competition are driving this market forward.
Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||June 8, 2016
The market for industrial and protective coatings has potential for growth in a number of key markets.
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…
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…
Dan Watson , Contributing Writer||October 19, 2015
Is China still an opportunity for investment?
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.
October 19, 2015
Here is a look at the latest offerings from select additives suppliers.
October 19, 2015
Here is a look at the latest offerings from select pigment suppliers.
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,…
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||August 17, 2015
Continued growth is expected thanks to emerging markets.
Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||June 17, 2015
The market grew by an estimated three percent in 2014.
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…
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||June 17, 2015
Growth is on the horizon thanks to a revitalized automotive market and increased acceptance of aluminum.
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