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  • Powder Coating Advances for Edge Corrosion Protection

    Powder Coating Advances for Edge Corrosion Protection

    Introduction Sharp edge coverage is a huge challenge for the coatings industry.   The lack of coverage on sharp edges can compromise a coating’s performance.   One of the major failures is rust/corrosion resulting from th…
    Kathryn Shaffer, John Schneider, Holli Gonder, Cassandra Allen, Shawn Flegm, Lan Deng, Brian Woodworth, Susan Miller, PPG, Strongsville, OH 05.10.19

  • Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select lab and testing equipment suppliers.
    05.10.19

  • Biocides Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select biocide suppliers. For more information on the products listed, please contact the company directly.
    05.10.19


  • Coatings Safety in the Spotlight in Russia Again

    Coatings Safety in the Spotlight in Russia Again

    Environmetnal and public organizations in Russia have raised concerns over the safety of coatings on the domestic market.
    Vladislav Vorotnikov, Russia Correspondent 05.10.19

  • Color Trends: How to Identify Them, How Long it Takes and Where They

    Color Trends: How to Identify Them, How Long it Takes and Where They're Headed

    Over the past few months, several major paint and coatings companies announced either their 2019 Color of the Year or their list of color trends and forecasts.
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 05.10.19

  • A Snapshot of AkzoNobel Vietnam

    A Snapshot of AkzoNobel Vietnam

    Dutch multinational paint and coatings producer, AkzoNobel has been operating in Vietnam since 1992, when the company began selling architectural paints in the country.  Later on, the company invested in four state-of-the-art production faciliti…
    Yogender Singh, India, Asia-Pacific Correspondent 05.10.19


  • The Aerospace Coatings Market

    The Aerospace Coatings Market

    According to aerospace coatings manufacturers interviewed for this article, the market is healthy and will contiunue to grow in 2019 and beyond “The aerospace coatings market has been growing steadily,” said John Griffin, AkzoNobel&rsq…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 05.10.19

  • Guatemala’s Grupo Solid Manufacturing and Transocean Coatings Form Partnership

    Guatemala’s Grupo Solid Manufacturing and Transocean Coatings Form Partnership

    The largest paint producer in Guatemala, Grupo Solid, has formed a strategic partnership with the Netherlands’ Transocean Coatings to pursue a spot in the high-performance paint and coatings market in the Central America and Caribbean regions.…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 05.10.19

  • South Africa Road Marking Coatings  Market Set to Grow

    South Africa Road Marking Coatings Market Set to Grow

    South Africa’s total national road network is set to increase from the current 22,214 km to 25,000 km in the medium term resulting in more opportunities for growth of the country’s road marking coatings market.  High growth f…
    Shem Oirere , Africa Correspondent 04.12.19


  • China Coatings Market Keeps Upgrading in 2019

    China Coatings Market Keeps Upgrading in 2019

    The China coatings market has been pushing forward by the government to a future scenario in which only companies with environmentally friendly products and scale of production can survive and develop their business further. Under stricter environmen…
    Arnold Wang, China Correspondent 04.12.19

  • Nanosphere Latex Synthesis Using Novel Eco-Friendly Surfactants via Emulsion Polymerization

    Nanosphere Latex Synthesis Using Novel Eco-Friendly Surfactants via Emulsion Polymerization

    Abstract Surfactants are used in emulsion polymerization (EP) formulas at less than two percent of the total mass, but they play an important role in the EP processes. Surfactants contribute to the latex particle formation, their size and stabilit…
    Azhar M. Awan, The Lewis Chemical Company 04.12.19

  • Profile on RadTech

    Profile on RadTech

    Eileen Weber, of Red Spot Paint and Varnish Co., Inc. and president of RadTech discusses the importance of radiation curing technologies.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 04.12.19

  • The 46th Annual Waterborne Symposium

    The 46th Annual Waterborne Symposium

    The School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) held its 46th Annual International Waterborne Symposium Feb. 24-March 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Waterborne Symposium is a technical forum for…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 04.12.19

  • Resins Market Update

    Market growth is expected to be fueled by industries such as building and construction, packaging, general industrial automotive, marine, aerospace, and furniture, per MarketsandMarkets. The polyurethane segment is projected to account for the lar…
    Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor 04.12.19

  • Low- and Zero- VOC Coatings

    Low- and Zero- VOC Coatings

    Experts offer insight into the low- and zero-VOC coatings market.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 04.12.19