Features


  • Top Companies Report

    Top Companies Report

    Once again, Coatings World brings the industry our Top Companies Report
    07.06.18

  • Adhesion Promotion for UV Coatings and Inks onto Difficult Plastic Substrates

    Adhesion Promotion for UV Coatings and Inks onto Difficult Plastic Substrates

    Abstract Ensuring proper adhesion between energy-curable coatings and non-absorptive substrates has long been a significant challenge. Whether it’s high shrinkage seen with the coating itself or low surface energy of the substrate’s su…
    Rebecca Banton, Brian Casey, Dr. Christian Maus, Matthew Carroll,, Evonik Corp. 07.05.18

  • Importance of Analytical Testing in Biocide Selection for Polymer Dispersions

    Importance of Analytical Testing in Biocide Selection for Polymer Dispersions

    Abstract As the industrial market shifts toward new and increasingly water-based polymer dispersions, the need for biocides to protect the integrity of the finished product increases.   When fouled, polymer dispersions may exhibit a numb…
    Matthew Besterci, Cecilia M. McGough and Wilson Nova-Ruiz, Lanxess Corporation 07.05.18

  • Is Your TiO2 Supply Strategy Sustainable?

    Is Your TiO2 Supply Strategy Sustainable?

    2018 outlook on the supply/demand cycle.
    Joe Maas, The ChemQuest Group, Inc. 07.03.18

  • Regulatory Update: Classification of Titanium Dioxide

    Regulatory Update: Classification of Titanium Dioxide

    In June, EU Member States will continue to discuss the possible classification of titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a carcinogen (category 2) by inhalation. The discussions started at the end of last year and unveiled several complexities and uncertainties.…
    07.03.18

  • An Overview of Thailand’s  Paint & Coatings Market

    An Overview of Thailand’s Paint & Coatings Market

    Second largest economy of ASEAN, Thailand is one of the most vibrant paint and coatings market in the region on account of a number of factors. Continued urbanization and decreasing household sizes; demand for new housing and repainting, government i…
    Yogender Singh, India/Asia-Pacific Correspondent 07.03.18

  • Resins Supplier Directory

    Resins Supplier Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select resins suppliers.
    07.03.18

  • Paint India 2018 – Show Report

    Paint India 2018 – Show Report

    Paint India offered a wealth of information on paint and coatings for this growing market.
    Yogender Singh, India/Asia-Pacific Correspondent 06.04.18

  • Something to Build on

    Something to Build on

    Wacker polymer binders have applications in a wide range of building materials, including paints and coatings.
    Tom Branna, Editor 06.04.18

  • Next-Generation Additives

    Next-Generation Additives

    Improve recoatability of cured coatings.
    Dr. Horst M. Sulzbach, Mark Heekeren, Dr. Marc Eberhardt, Dr. Guillaume W. Jaunky, BYK-Chemie GmbH, Wesel, Germany 06.04.18

  • Performance Enhancing Additives

    This month Coatings World interviewed a number of key suppliers of performance enhancing additives. These include: Mark Piggott, senior account manager, Arkema Coating Resins; Katie Fagan, marketing manager, Formulation Additives, BASF and Shiona Ste…
    06.04.18

  • Metallic Pigments Directory

    Metallic Pigments Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select metallic pigments suppliers.
    06.04.18

  • Industrial Coatings Market

    Industrial Coatings Market

    Industrial coatings manufacturers interviewed for this article reported that the market has experienced growth over the past year with that trend expected to continue for 2018 and beyond. “The industrial coatings market has seen solid growth…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 06.04.18

  • Latin American Economies Raise a Slow Boil

    Latin American Economies Raise a Slow Boil

    Growth prospects in Latin America have improved over the past year, adding another percentage point in gross domestic product expansion to the current rate of close to two percent, with much hotter five percent-plus growth eruptions in several isolat…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 06.04.18

  • Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Lab & Testing Equipment Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select lab and testing equipment suppliers.
    05.04.18

  • Biocides Directory

    Here is a look at the latest offerings from select biocide suppliers.
    05.04.18

  • The Art of Color Trends Forecasting

    The Art of Color Trends Forecasting

    Each year, PPG’s more than 20 global color stylists from industries including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics and architectural gather to attend the PPG Global Color Forecast workshop. During the three-day meeting, PPG’s color…
    Dee Schlotter, Senior Color Marketing Manager, PPG’s architectural coatings business 05.04.18

  • Methylcyclohexyl Diamine (Baxxodur® EC 210)

    Methylcyclohexyl Diamine (Baxxodur® EC 210)

    A Hardener for Epoxy Systems with Superior Carbamate Stability
    Irene Gorman, Michael Henningsen, Frank Hettche, Matthaeus Kopczynski, Alexander Panchenko, Marc Hofmann, Chin Li, Raj Sundar, BASF SE, BASF Coatings GmbH, BASF Corp. 05.04.18

  • Aerospace Coatings Market

    Aerospace Coatings Market

     According to GMI, the aerospace coatings market size is estimated to surpass $1 billion by 2024. High usage of these coatings in various aircrafts such as military, space and commercial will primarily drive the industry over the forecast timefr…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 05.04.18

  • Silicone Cool-Roof Coatings

    Silicone Cool-Roof Coatings

    Single-component complete roofing system
    Mohammad Ijaz, Kansai Paint 05.04.18