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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


  • 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