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  • The European Coatings Show Preview

    The European Coatings Show Preview

    ECS 2019 to be held in Nuremberg, Germany, March 19-21.
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 03.08.19

  • Further Development of  Low-Viscosity Polyester  Polyols for High-Solids 2K  Polyurethane Coatings

    Further Development of Low-Viscosity Polyester Polyols for High-Solids 2K Polyurethane Coatings

    Abstract
 Formulators are required to comply with increasingly stringent VOC regulations and, at the same time, maintain the performance characteristics expected from the coating system. Traditionally, there have been three ways to reduce VOCs i…
    Jeffrey Janos and Michael E. O’Brien, Stepan Company, Northfield, IL 03.08.19

  • Fumed Metal Oxide Dispersions Expand Aqueous Inkjet Printing Substrates

    Fumed Metal Oxide Dispersions Expand Aqueous Inkjet Printing Substrates

    Aqueous Inkjet Printing Challenges Over the past twenty years, the printing industry landscape has been redefined by the digital information and communication revolution characterized by a reduction in personal and office printing and increased de…
    Tianqi Liu and Koen Burger, New Product Development, and Technical Service Manager, Cabot Corporation, Boston, MA, USA 03.08.19


  • Additives Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select additives suppliers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.
    03.08.19

  • 2019 CEO Forum

    2019 CEO Forum

    Coatings World’s 2019 CEO Forum features executives from 9 coatings companies offering their insights on the industry.
    03.08.19

  • Automotive OEM Coatings

    Automotive OEM Coatings

    Smart coatings systems for emerging technologies like electric and self-driving cars are driving the automotive OEM market.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 03.08.19


  • Shamrock Technologies Contract Manufacturing Overview

    Shamrock Technologies Contract Manufacturing Overview

    A brief overview of Contract Manufacturing Services at Shamrock Technologies, Inc.
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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