Richard Najdusak and Dr. Franjo Gol ||June 8, 2016
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials. Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…
Evonik Industries AG||January 15, 2016
Figure 1: Comparison of two silicone hybrid resins with a high-solids polyester resin. Solventborne paints have demonstrated over decades that they are easy to handle and are distinguished by a very wide processing window. T…
Robert Ruckle, Siltech Corporation, Toronto, ON||December 18, 2015
Why do we call them additives? They are added to a formulation and they add additional properties: what else could we call them? “How do they work” and “How do we design them”? These are more difficult…
Mike Kaufman, Senior Applications Development Leader, Arkema Coating Resins||November 13, 2015
Shortening the Development Cycle and Improving the Performance
September 21, 2015
Abstract Linear, soluble polymers were produced from unsaturated bio-based compounds using a carbocationic polymerization process. The unsaturated bio-based compounds that were first converted to vinyl ether monomers and subsequently polymer…
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||March 25, 2015
Automotive and truck production is increasing, which is driving coatings use and growth rates.
Kerry Pianoforte, Editor||March 25, 2015
This annual event featured presentations on a variety of topics related to surface coatings.
Shem Oirere, Africa Correspondent||September 23, 2014
A new analysis of the global polyester coatings market predicts substantial growth in 2014 through to 2015 on the back of increased government and private investment in the building and construction industry. Market analyst Transparency Market Resea…
Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor ||April 15, 2014
The resins market for 2014 has continued to show signs of recovery from the economic downturn, and business is continuing to hold steady.
October 24, 2013
Here is a look at the latest offerings from select additives suppliers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.
Kerry Pianoforte, Editor ||October 24, 2013
From November 20-22 the Shanghai New International Expo Center will host CHINACOAT2013, the main attraction for raw material and equipment suppliers looking to benefit from China’s growing paint and coatings industry.
Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor ||June 6, 2013
Inaugural event exceeds expectations.
Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor ||January 15, 2013
Due to the slow economy and decreased demand, the additives market has suffered this past year.
October 15, 2012
American Colors, Inc. Sandusky, Ohio, U.S 419-621-4000 Fax: 419-625-3979 firstname.lastname@example.org www.americancolors.com • Solvent-based acrylic ACS Series American Colors has introduced a new series of high quality pigment dispersions for the coati…
Tim Wright, Editor||October 10, 2012
From Nov. 28-30 the Guangzhou Int'l Convention & Exhibition Center will host CHINACOAT2012, the main attraction for raw material and equipment suppliers looking to capitalize on China’s growing paint and coatings industry.
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