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  • Paint India 2018 – Show Report

    Paint India 2018 – Show Report

    Paint India offered a wealth of information on paint and coatings for this growing market.
    Yogender Singh, India/Asia-Pacific Correspondent 06.04.18

  • Industrial Coatings Market

    Industrial Coatings Market

    Industrial coatings manufacturers interviewed for this article reported that the market has experienced growth over the past year with that trend expected to continue for 2018 and beyond. “The industrial coatings market has seen solid growth…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 06.04.18

  • Latin American Economies Raise a Slow Boil

    Latin American Economies Raise a Slow Boil

    Growth prospects in Latin America have improved over the past year, adding another percentage point in gross domestic product expansion to the current rate of close to two percent, with much hotter five percent-plus growth eruptions in several isolat…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 06.04.18


  • Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select lab and testing equipment suppliers.
    05.04.18

  • Biocides Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select biocide suppliers.
    05.04.18

  • The Art of Color Trends Forecasting

    The Art of Color Trends Forecasting

    Each year, PPG’s more than 20 global color stylists from industries including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics and architectural gather to attend the PPG Global Color Forecast workshop. During the three-day meeting, PPG’s color…
    Dee Schlotter, Senior Color Marketing Manager, PPG’s architectural coatings business 05.04.18


  • Russian Coatings Producers Feel Brunt of  Weak Demand at the Domestic Market

    Russian Coatings Producers Feel Brunt of Weak Demand at the Domestic Market

    In the first quarter of 2017 Russia produced 183,000 tons of coatings, down 8.4 percent compared to the same period of the previous year on the background of the surprisingly weak demand at the domestic market, according to data recently released by…
    Vladislav Vorotnikov, Russia Correspondent 05.04.18

  • Methylcyclohexyl Diamine (Baxxodur® EC 210)

    Methylcyclohexyl Diamine (Baxxodur® EC 210)

    A Hardener for Epoxy Systems with Superior Carbamate Stability
    Irene Gorman, Michael Henningsen, Frank Hettche, Matthaeus Kopczynski, Alexander Panchenko, Marc Hofmann, Chin Li, Raj Sundar, BASF SE, BASF Coatings GmbH, BASF Corp. 05.04.18

  • Mexico Surfactant Investors May Face  Feedstock Uncertainty

    Mexico Surfactant Investors May Face Feedstock Uncertainty

    Two announced foreign investments in Mexico’s surfactant industry this year may face uncertainty in feedstock provision and pricing as a result of a petrochemical shortage for Pemex, the national oil company. Since the cost of surfactants is de…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 05.04.18


  • Becoming More Strategic – Three Directives for Executives

    Becoming More Strategic – Three Directives for Executives

    You don’t need a formal strategy role to help shape your organization’s strategic direction. Start by moving beyond frameworks and communicating in a more engaging way. Are we entering the age of the STRATEGIST?  We are observing…
    Phil Phillips, Contributing Editor 05.04.18

  • Aerospace Coatings Market

    Aerospace Coatings Market

     According to GMI, the aerospace coatings market size is estimated to surpass $1 billion by 2024. High usage of these coatings in various aircrafts such as military, space and commercial will primarily drive the industry over the forecast timefr…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 05.04.18

  • Silicone Cool-Roof Coatings

    Silicone Cool-Roof Coatings

    Single-component complete roofing system
    Mohammad Ijaz, Kansai Paint 05.04.18

  • What Does the General Finishes Global Market Look Like?

    What Does the General Finishes Global Market Look Like?

    The Global Coatings & Paints Segmentation has three Strategic Groupings . . . . Product OEM, Special Purpose and Architectural. Within the Product OEM Strategic Group, there are eight Industrial Coating Segments with 86 Sub-Segments.  Of the…
    Phil Phillips, Contributing Editor 04.09.18

  • RadTech2018 Heads to Chicago

    RadTech2018 Heads to Chicago

    RadTech will examine the latest key markets from graphic arts and coatings to 3D printing, automotive and nail gels.
    David Savastano 04.09.18

  • Low and Zero VOC Coatings

    Low and Zero VOC Coatings

    Changing environmental regulations drive growth in low and zero VOC products.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 04.09.18