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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pigments Update

    Pigments Update

    Coatings World: How did the pigments market perform in 2018?  BASF: Globally, there is at present a lot of uncertainty in the pigment market: the effect of potentially increased trade barriers between U.S. and China (and potentially others…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor 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

  • 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