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  • Mixing Equipment Directory

    Mixing Equipment Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select mixing equipment suppliers. For more information on the products listed, contact the company directly.
    02.11.19

  • Corrosion Control

    Coatings World interviewed a number of major coatings manufacturers on the topic of corrosion control. The respondents were Viktoria Slattery, technical lead packaging coatings product development, AkzoNobel; Peter Guest, group technical manager, EME…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 02.11.19

  • Wood Coatings Market

    Wood Coatings Market

    Wood coatings are used in variety of industrial and residential applications and provide both aesthetic-appeal and durability.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 02.11.19


  • Housing, Furniture Boom to Drive Kenya’s  Wood Coatings Market

    Housing, Furniture Boom to Drive Kenya’s Wood Coatings Market

    The future of Kenya’s wood coatings market looks promising despite persistent challenges in the country’s wood and wood products supply chain, which is characterized by increasing demand against a diminishing supply that could impact the…
    Shem Oirere, Africa Correspondent 02.11.19

  • R&D in EU Focuses on Climate Change Issues

    R&D in EU Focuses on Climate Change Issues

    Climate change is at the moment setting the R&D priorities for many European producers of coatings and their raw material suppliers.
    Sean Milmo, European Correspondent 02.11.19

  • New Dow Andes Regional Head in Bogotá

    New Dow Andes Regional Head in Bogotá

    DowDuPont appointed Charly Eid as the new head of the Andes region for paint and coatings at a time when fostering growth there is a challenge. Colombia is the promising economic center of the region and Peru is a standout, while both Bolivia and Ecu…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 02.11.19


  • Brand Value- Considerations for Coating  Formulators and Additive Supplies

    Brand Value- Considerations for Coating Formulators and Additive Supplies

    Brand identity and brand strength are important components in establishing and sustaining the value of a company’s products or services. This applies to companies that participate at all levels of the supply chain including raw material manufac…
    Gary Shawhan and Phil Phillips, Contributing Editors 02.11.19

  • Cardanol –  An Eco-friendly Isocyanate Blocking Agent

    Cardanol – An Eco-friendly Isocyanate Blocking Agent

    Deblocking Performances and Methods to Optimize Deblocking Temperature
    Yun Mi Kim and Anbu Natesh, Pietro Campaner, Cardolite Corporation USA, Cardolite Corporation Italy 02.11.19

  • CEPE Focuses on the Next-Generation

    CEPE Focuses on the Next-Generation

    The paint industry is facing an ever-greater shortage of paint chemists with an academic degree.
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  • PMDI Prepolymers for  Enhanced Curing for Production  of Wood Composite Panels

    PMDI Prepolymers for Enhanced Curing for Production of Wood Composite Panels

    Abstract The wood composite industry has been using PMDI since the 1970s, most notably in oriented strand board products. With current formaldehyde emission reduction initiatives, PMDI has been moving into the particle board and medium density fiber…
    T.S. McCracken, Covestro, Pittsburgh, PA 01.07.19

  • SolarWindow Moves Toward Roll-to-Roll  Fabrication

    SolarWindow Moves Toward Roll-to-Roll Fabrication

    The company’s OPV technology is based on orgainc compounds applied to the surface of glass that absorb light and release an electron flow.
    Charles W. Thurston 01.07.19

  • 2019 Interior Architectural Coatings Trends

    2019 Interior Architectural Coatings Trends

    Paint manufacturers are helping new homebuyers – many of them millennials – pick the right colors for their new abode.
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 01.07.19

  • Strategies for Growth: Considering the Options

    Strategies for Growth: Considering the Options

    Charting a successful growth path for your business begins with identifying and understanding the company’s core competencies and overall strengths. Sorting through and prioritizing the best paths forward requires management to first establish…
    Phil Phillips and Gary Shawhan, Contributing Editors 01.07.19

  • Paint and Coatings Industry in Vietnam

    Paint and Coatings Industry in Vietnam

    With one of the fastest growing paint and coatings industries in the South East Asian region, Vietnam has attracted a number of regional and multinational paint and coatings producers to set up their manufacturing base in the country. With a current…
    Yogender Singh, India, Asia-Pacific Correspondent 01.07.19

  • Russian Automotive Industry Seeking  Domestic Coatings

    Russian Automotive Industry Seeking Domestic Coatings

    In order to be eligible for state aid international carmakers in Russia could be obligated to use some share of domestic coatings on their finished vehicle assembly plants in the country. The Industry and Trade Ministry want all OEMs in the automo…
    Vladislav Vorotnikov, Russia Correspondent 01.07.19