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  • CHINACOAT 2020 Goes Virtual

    CHINACOAT 2020 Goes Virtual

    For the first time, the show will also be held online as well as in person.
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 10.08.20

  • Automotive Refinish Market

    Automotive Refinish Market

    Still reeling from the impact of COVID-19, automotive refinish manufacturers look to increased travel and vehicle use and improved virtual tools for recovery.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 10.08.20

  • The Paint and Coatings Industry  in Bangladesh

    The Paint and Coatings Industry in Bangladesh

    The nearly $471 million paint and coatings industry in Bangladesh has registered steady growth rates for the most of the last decade.
    Yogender Singh India, Asia-Pacific Correspondent 10.08.20


  • Outlook of South Africa’s Coil Coatings Market

    Outlook of South Africa’s Coil Coatings Market

    The performance of South Africa’s automotive, building and construction sectors, two key consumers of coil coatings, had started showing signs of slowing down early in the year, a situation exacerbated by the outbreak of the unprecedented COVID…
    Shem Oirere, Africa Correspondent 10.08.20

  • Assessing the Impact and Potential Consequences of COVID 19 Across the Asia Pacific Region

    Assessing the Impact and Potential Consequences of COVID 19 Across the Asia Pacific Region

    Although current conditions look a bit bleak, China and most other major industrialized countries in Asia/Pacific feel that 2021 will be a year of recovery and the beginning of a strong and sustainable period of growth. However, this can only happ…
    Dan Watson & Gary Shawhan , Contributing Editors 10.08.20

  • 2021 Color Trends Forecast:  Elevated Comfort for a New Era

    2021 Color Trends Forecast: Elevated Comfort for a New Era

    Every year we monitor trends in culture, design, and fashion to create a color forecast for the year to come. In 2020, as the world was rapidly changing due to the impact of the global pandemic, we started to see a shift in our relationship with the…
    Erika Woelfel, VP Color Marketing, Behr Paint 10.08.20


  • Pigment Supplier Directory

    Pigment Supplier Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select pigment manufacturers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.
    10.08.20

  • BioMass Carbon Powders for Industrial & Conductive Coatings and Epoxies

    BioMass Carbon Powders for Industrial & Conductive Coatings and Epoxies

    Non-activated BioMass Carbon Products vary widely in quality and commercial availability for industrial & aerospace coatings and epoxies for various application

  • Wetting Agents for Waterborne Coatings

    Wetting Agents for Waterborne Coatings

    This web seminar on 10/6 will discuss the theory behind wetting agents and will provide wetting agent recommendations based on chemistry and functionality.
    09.18.20


  • Coatings World Expert Panel Sessions: Conducting Business in 2020, a Year Like No Other

    Coatings World Expert Panel Sessions: Conducting Business in 2020, a Year Like No Other

    Coatings World is hosting the next free webinar in this series to hear from three coatings experts on how our industry is adapting in a very challenging year.
    09.18.20

  •  Behr Paint Announces 2021 Color Trends Forecast

    Behr Paint Announces 2021 Color Trends Forecast

    Behr Paint Company recently revealed the BEHR Color Trends 2021 Palette: a spectrum of 21 versatile shades spanning from essential neutrals to lavish bolds, together enabling people to create energizing, yet comforting, new focal points in the home.…
    09.07.20

  • Mexican Auto Industry Begins Recovery

    Mexican Auto Industry Begins Recovery

    Mexico’s automotive industry is making a slow restart at recovery, posting gains beyond earlier predictions, based on regional demand, resumed production lines, and a continued flow of new investment. Figures from the national statistics age…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 09.07.20

  • Leadership Styles

    Leadership Styles

    The quality and effectiveness of leadership are ultimately graded on the results that are achieved. A company’s goals and business objectives provide the framework within which leaders operate in performing their job. For this discussion, we…
    Phil Phillips, PhD and Gary Shawhan, Chemark Consulting 09.07.20

  • Puerto Rico Focuses on Tourism for Recovery

    Puerto Rico Focuses on Tourism for Recovery

    Puerto Rico is focusing much of its recovery efforts on the development of tourism infrastructure and housing in hopes of putting both Hurricane Maria and COVID-19 behind it. Maria hit more than 786,000 homes on the island in September 2017, killing…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 08.10.20

  • Vigilance on Chemicals Critical in Canada

    Vigilance on Chemicals Critical in Canada

    CPCA recently launched a robust Chemical Management Substance Database as part of its Canada CoatingsHUB resources in support of the coatings industry efforts to manage the large volume of data created by Canada’s ongoing assessment of chemi…
    Gary LeRoux, President and CEO, CPCA 08.10.20