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Whether you're looking for the latest innovations in raw materials or doing your own market research on a specific coatings segment, the categories below offer some of the most valuable information in the paint and coatings industry.

  Coatings Markets & Technologies
Listed in this section are various end-use markets and specific coatings technologies. Within each sub-section you will find a compilation of news, feature articles, online exclusives and other relevant information that apply to each market and technology.

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  Raw Materials
The binder, pigment and solvent are the major components of a paint formulation. Besides the three main categories of ingredients, paint can have a wide variety of miscellaneous additives, which are usually added in very small amounts and yet give a very significant effect on the product. In this section we explore the wide variety of raw materials that go into paints and coatings.

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  Equipment
From formulation to actual production, the paint manufacturing process relies on a broad range of equipment and machinery. A wide variety of machines are used in the paint production process including agitators, blenders, dispensers, dispersers, grinders, mixers and pumps among many others.

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  Industry Analysis
Here you will find insights into the paint and coatings market to help with your business decisions.

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  Additives
Paint can have a wide variety of miscellaneous additives, which are usually added in very small amounts to give coatings certain necessary properties.

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Company  Spotlight
News from coatings companies sites
 
InkWorldMagazine.com
PRIVATE COMPANY
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1946
COATINGS REVENUES: $250 million
SEGMENT BREAKDOWN
Architectural coatings: 80%
Industrial coatings: 10%
Non-auto OEM: 10%
 
InkWorldMagazine.com
PUBLIC COMPANY
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1942
COATINGS REVENUES: $1.059 billion
TOTAL REVENUES: $1.059 billion
SEGMENT BREAKDOWN
Architectural/Decorative: 90%
Industrial & Automotive: 10%
 
InkWorldMagazine.com
PUBLIC COMPANY
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1947
Coatings REVENUEs: $3.368 billion
TotaL REVENUEs: $3.368 billion
Segment breakdown
Industrial Segment: 67%
Consumer Segment: 33%
 
InkWorldMagazine.com
PUBLIC COMPANY
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1971
COATINGS REVENUES: $145 million
SEGMENT BREAKDOWN
Industrial wood coatings: 95%