August 2015 Issue
Coatings Xperience: Coatings Manufacturers and Their Employees Do Much More Than Make Paint
Just as paints and coatings today do much more than protect and beautify surfaces, paint and coating manufacturers and their employees do more than make and sell paint. Through an array of initiatives, events, and activities, they provide real support to local community and nationwide organizations in need. CoatingsTech highlights a few of the recent programs completed around the world. Read more.
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Going Beyond Low VOCs with Biobased Raw Materials
The paint and coatings industry has made great strides in reducing the content of VOCs in formulated products. There is also a growing focus by all members of the coatings value chain on using more environmentally friendly raw materials. Renewable feedstocks are receiving significant attention, and as growing numbers of both biobased versions of existing raw materials and alternative renewable feedstocks become commercially available, suppliers of key ingredients for formulated paints and coatings manufacturers are developing more new products and evaluating their potential. Read more.
More in the August issue:
- Creating a Marketing–Technology Complex: Strategizing for the Future
- Analytical Series: To Stick or Not to Stick—Guide to Adhesion Measurement for the Layman
- Update: International Paint and Printing Ink Council Report
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