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  • Expanding the Coating Formulators Toolbox by Using Chemo-Rheological Models

    Expanding the Coating Formulators Toolbox by Using Chemo-Rheological Models

    Dow Polyurethanes strives to provide the information customers need to guide the selection of raw materials for their formulations and targeted applications. The information is tailored for formulators that use first principles as well as for those t…
    Fabio Aguirre, Adam Grzesiak, Asjad Shafi and Yohannes Ghirmazion, The Dow Chemical Co. 12.03.18

  • Biocides Update

    Biocides Update

    Urbanization and increased construction drive market growth – especially in Asia Pacific
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 12.03.18

  • Powder Coatings Market

    Powder Coatings Market

    Powder coatings offer users flexibility, environmental compliance and improved efficiencies.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 12.03.18


  • Analytics: The Opportunity for Using “Big Data” in Strategy Development - Part 2

    Analytics: The Opportunity for Using “Big Data” in Strategy Development - Part 2

    Awareness of the increased use of analytics as a business tool continues to grow. Its extensive use in retail markets to track and analyze consumer buying habits and preferences is something that touches almost all of us on a daily basis even if we d…
    Gary Shawhan and Shiva Rapolu, President and Director of Analytics The CHEMARK Consulting Group 12.03.18

  • New Waterborne Systems Bring Fast Return-to-Service and Excellent Aesthetics

    New Waterborne Systems Bring Fast Return-to-Service and Excellent Aesthetics

    A new waterborne epoxy curing agent that provides extremely fast cure speed even under adverse conditions

  • Adhesives and Sealants Market

    Adhesives and Sealants Market

    The current structure of the adhesives and sealants industry is highly-conducive to M&A activity. While five companies account for about a third of the $50 billion global adhesives market, the balance of the market is highly fragmented, consistin…
    Andy Hinz, Managing Director, Grace Matthews 11.05.18


  • Benjamin Moore Presents at Greenbuild

    Benjamin Moore Presents at Greenbuild

    Coatings World had the opportunity to interview Edja Kouassi, Benjamin Moore senior technical project manager.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 11.05.18

  • Exterior Architectural Coatings

    Exterior Architectural Coatings

    A stronger economy, demand for eco-friendly paints driving growth.
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 11.05.18

  • MEDIA & MILLING Directory

    MEDIA & MILLING Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select media and milling manufacturers.
    11.05.18


  • New Waterborne Systems Bring Fast Return-to-Service  and Excellent Aesthetics

    New Waterborne Systems Bring Fast Return-to-Service and Excellent Aesthetics

    Abstract The coating industry is constantly facing the challenges of more stringent low emission requirements and fulfilling the need to improve productivity and reduce cost while maintaining high coating performance.  Technology advancements…
    Shiying Zheng, Robert Rasing and Nergiz Bozok, Evonik Corporation and Evonik Resource Efficiency 11.05.18

  • Guns or Bells —  How Do I Decide?

    Guns or Bells — How Do I Decide?

    Abstract If you believe that the selection of guns or bells for your coating application technology is based solely on atomization and transfer efficiency, you are only considering half of the picture. In this paper, we examine some little-known f…
    Michael R. Bonner, Vice President of Engineering & Technology, Saint Clair Systems, Washington, MI 10.03.18

  • CHINACOAT2018  Offers Opportunities to Learn About  Future of the Industry

    CHINACOAT2018 Offers Opportunities to Learn About Future of the Industry

    This annual three-day event will be held Dec. 4-6 in Guangzhou.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 10.03.18

  • Automotive Refinish Market

    Automotive Refinish Market

    Drivers for the automotive refinish market include a rising middle class and increased demand for recreation vehicles.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 10.03.18

  • Analytics: The Opportunity for Using  “Big Data” in Strategy Development - Part 1

    Analytics: The Opportunity for Using “Big Data” in Strategy Development - Part 1

    Charting strategic direction for any coatings business is a necessary component of a successful revenue growth plan. The complexity of this challenge, for any specialty chemical (coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers) company large or small, cont…
    Gary Shawhan, VP of Marketing CHEMARK Consulting Group 10.03.18

  • Abrasion Characteristics Of Ground Calcium Carbonate Products

    Abrasion Characteristics Of Ground Calcium Carbonate Products

    GCC and Abrasivity Abrasion characteristics of any material are a function of hardness, concentration and particle size. Hardness is typically measured on the Mohs scale, where a diamond is 10 and talc is 1 (Figure 1). A higher Mohs hardness wi…
    Lane Shaw and David Yu, Director of Technology & Business Development and Technology Manager of Plastics and Polymers for Huber Carbonates 09.01.18