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  • Vitracoat- an Interview with Steve Houston

    Vitracoat- an Interview with Steve Houston

    Vitracoat has expanded operations across multiple continents and is ranked amongst the top powder coating manufacturers in the world.
    Gary Shawhan, Contributing Editor 09.30.19

  • Focus on Surfactants

    Coatings World interviewed key surfactant manufacturers who spoke about the trends and issues effecting the paint and coatings market. Included in this Q&A are Ingrid Meier, head of applied research and technology (decorating coatings and in…
    09.30.19

  • Enhancing Automotive Coating Performance with State-of- the-Art Light Stabilizers and Surface Modifi

    Enhancing Automotive Coating Performance with State-of- the-Art Light Stabilizers and Surface Modifi

    Coatings in the automotive industry are essential and everywhere. Coatings not only give the body the desired color, but also provide weathering protection to UV-light exposed parts as well as a smooth finish to interior surfaces. Newly developed add…
    Dr. Mouhcine Kanouni and Tobias Niederleitner, Market Manager Coatings, Performance Additives, USA and Global Technical Segment Manager, Advanced Surface Solutions, Germany 09.30.19


  • Extending the Life of Dry-Film Coatings by Selecting the Right Preservative Systems

    Extending the Life of Dry-Film Coatings by Selecting the Right Preservative Systems

    Abstract How do you effectively preserve an exterior paint film to last? What are the chemical properties needed for the fungicides to control and inhibit fungal growth? In today’s coatings market, consumers are looking for an exterior paint…
    Cecilia McGough, Thomas Sames and Heidi Carr, LANXESS Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA,USA 09.30.19

  • CHINACOAT 2019 Reaches New Heights

    CHINACOAT 2019 Reaches New Heights

    Organizers report more than 97,000 square meters of gross exhibition space – a 25 percent increase from 2018
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 09.30.19

  • Automotive Refinish Market

    Automotive Refinish Market

    The rise in use of self-driving and electric vehicles is having a major impact on the auto refinish market.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 09.30.19


  • Silicones to Improve Functionality in High Performance

    Silicones to Improve Functionality in High Performance

    Long been recognized for providing special properties to coatings and inks, including improved slip, mar resistance, leveling and foam control.
    09.19.19

  • Improving Pigment Dispersion and Paint Stability with Versatile Amino Alcohols

    Improving Pigment Dispersion and Paint Stability with Versatile Amino Alcohols

    In advanced waterborne coatings, a key aspect to achieving superior performance in a formulation is the paint formulator’s ability to understand all the synergistic effects between individual raw materials. Certain ingredients, such as alkanola…
    R. Severac and Y. Fernandes, ANGUS Chemical Company, Argenteuil, France 09.03.19

  • High-Performance Resins and Colorants

    High-Performance Resins and Colorants

    At EPS we develop high performing, technology-driven resins and colorants specifically designed to serve the architectural, industrial, construction, and adhesive and sealants industries. We produce advanced acrylic emulsion technologies, polyester a…
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  • More Europeans Move From DIY to Pros

    More Europeans Move From DIY to Pros

    Instead of opting for DIY, an increasing proportion of home improvers in many European countries are switching to do-it-for-me (DIFM).
    Sean Milmo, European Correspondent 08.09.19

  • Low-VOC  Coalescents

    Low-VOC Coalescents

    Effect on Film Formation, Dirt Pick-Up Resistance and Surfactant Leaching
    Juliane P. Santos, Natália F. Paula, Robson A. Pagani, Rafael A. Caldato, Raquel da Silva and Silmar B. Barrios, Oxiteno Indústria S.A., Sao Paulo, Brazil 08.09.19

  • Asia Pacific Coatings Market

    Asia Pacific Coatings Market

    Asia Pacific is the world’s largest coatings market and has been growing at above-market rates for many years now and thus it can be considered the most important coatings market in the world.  Asia Pacific comprises a vast region of the w…
    Douglas Bohn, Orr & Boss Consulting Incorporated 08.09.19

  • The Marine Coatings  Market

    The Marine Coatings Market

    Growth expected despite increasing regulations and raw material supply issues.
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 08.09.19

  • Top Companies Report

    Top Companies Report

    Coatings World is proud to bring the industry our annual Top Companies Report
    07.10.19

  • Carbon Capture Coatings: Proof Of Concept Results And Call To Action

    Carbon Capture Coatings: Proof Of Concept Results And Call To Action

    Summary Coatings capable of adhering to surfaces routinely exposed to light can exploit a biomimetic system similar to surfaces covered with photosynthetic lichen in order to capture, fix, and sequester carbon dioxide. When applied over sufficient…
    Brittney M. McInnis, Jonathan D. Hurt, Steve McDaniel, Lisa K. Kemp, Tyler W. Hodges, and David R. Nobles Jr., Reactive Surfaces, The University Of Southern Mississippi, The University Of Alabama, and The University Of Texas 07.03.19