Editor’s Viewpoint: Keeping Track of the Regulatory Scene

The Journey to VOC Exemption, ANGUS Chemical

A Review of Global Supply and Demand for Titanium Dioxide, TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd.

Puzzled by Global VOC and Emission Standards in Architectural Paints? Eastman Chemical Co.

Environmentally Friendly Marine Biocide Surfaces, I-Tech AB

A Multipurpose Additive for Solventborne Coatings, PATCHAM (FZC)

A New Development in Penniman Red Production, LANXESS Deutschland GmbH

Mechanism of Abrasion Resistance, Shamrock Technologies

EU Biocidal Product Regulations – One Year Later, The REACH Centre

January Online Features

New Vapor-Phase Corrosion Inhibitor, Cortec® Corp.

A 900-Square-Meter “Rain Jacket”, Evonik Industries

PPG Supplies Coating System for Port of Miami Tunnel, PPG Industries


Editor’s Viewpoint: New Coatings Technologies Featured at NAIAS

Zero-VOC, Surfactant-Free Alkyd Dispersion for High-Performance Coatings, Arkema Coating Resins

Radiation-Curable Components in Hard, Scratch-Resistant Coating Applications, Sartomer Americas

Silicone Resins for High-Temperature-Resistant Coatings, Evonik Industries, AG

High-Speed Mixers for Coatings and Inks,Charles Ross & Son Co.

Industrial Coatings in Architectural Areas, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

February Online Features

How to Care for Your UV Lamps, Alpha-Cure

Powder Coatings Help Markthal Rotterdam Achieve Vibrant Indoor Mural, Valspar Corp.


Editor’s Viewpoint: Waterborne Event Offers Many New Technologies

Spray Urethane Coatings with Hydrophobic Polyols, The Dow Chemical Co.

Waterborne UVA/HALS Blend for High-Performance Clear and Pigmented Coatings, BASF Corp.

Color-Changing Resin Technology, Allnex

Next-Generation Matting Agents for UV CoatingsLubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.

The Next Step in Wood Coatings, Evonik Industries

March Online Features

New Fire-Retardant Shrink Film, Cortec® Corp.

Iconic Navy Vessel Refurbished, PPG Industries, Inc.


Editor’s Viewpoint: Keeping it Green

An Exclusive Look Inside DCM’s Lab, PCI Magazine

Waterborne Polyurethane Dispersions with New Sustainable Solvent, Taminco

AkzoNobel Discusses Environment-Friendly Technologies and Sustainability, AkzoNobel

Sustainability in the Coatings Industry, TMA Consulting

Biogenic Silica Harvested from Rice Hulls, SioTeX® Corp.

Biobased Succinic Acid, BioAmber Inc. and Stahl Int’l bv

Innovative Waterborne Acrylics for Industrial Wood Coatings, Alberdingk Boley Inc.

Ultrasonic Acoustically Assisted Inline Drying for Waterborne Wood Coatings, Heat Technologies, Inc.

April Online Features

A Methodology for Optimizing Chromate Conversion Coating Process Parameters, EIG Inc.

The Design of Static Mixer Heat Transfer Equipment for Adhesives, Sealants, Resins and Polymers, Chemineer

Customer is King – Enterprises Intensify Innovation Efforts, ALTANA AG


Editor’s Viewpoint: Industry Insights

Renewable Cashew Nutshell Liquid-Based Product Enables Solvent-Free Epoxy Coatings, Cardolite

Easily Dispersed Pigments Revolutionize Coatings Production, The Shepherd Color Co.

Dispersing Without Grinding MediaNETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik GmbH

Core-Shell Silicone Elastomer Particles: Tough but Flexible on Impact, Evonik Industries

Evolving Foam-Control Additives for Compliant CoatingsDow Corning Corp.

Recycled-Content Polyols for Specialty Polyurethane Coatings, Resinate Materials Group, Inc.

Formulation Techniques Using FEVE Resins in Waterborne and High Solids Coatings, AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.

Choosing the Right Spectrophotometer, X-Rite Inc.

What is the Level of Confidence in Measuring Gloss? TQC B.V.

Innovative Coating Shields Metal from Rust, Rust Bullet

Improvements to the Coil-Coating Process Continue to Flow, National Coil Coating Association

Unique Gas Analyzer Helps Characterize Photoactive Pigments, Gasmet Ansyco GmbH


Editor’s Viewpoint: Focusing on Additives

Young Companies Show Strong Spirit, PCI Magazine

Highlights from the European Coatings ShowPCI Magazine

APE-Free Surfactants for Emulsion Polymerization of Latexes with Higher Solid Content, Oxiteno USA

Additive Supplier Perspectives, PCI Magazine

Methodology for Developing Low-Temperature-Cure Accelerators, The Dow Chemical Co.

Functional Fillers for Matting and Performance Enhancements, 3M Co.

Glass Flake: Extraordinary Performance ImproverCorrocoat/Glassflake Ltd.

Is FAE a Good Alternative to APE? Beroe Inc.

June Online Features

Making Our Cities More Liveable, AkzoNobel

Heat Exchanger Increases Production Capacity in Specialty Chemical Plant, Chemineer

An Explanation of Process Maturity According to the New ISO 9001, TÜV SÜD


Guest Editor’s Viewpoint: This Year’s PCI Blockbuster: A Clash of Titans

Global Top 10 and PCI 25, PCI Magazine

Fundamentals in Choosing a Biocide: Protecting Polymer Dispersions, LANXESS Corp.

Superior Flat Paint Hiding with Specialized Titanium Dioxide, Chemours Titanium Technologies

A New Dominant Force in China’s TiO2 Market? CCM

Internationalization in the Coatings IndustryHomburg & Partner

Complying With Dangerous Goods Transport RegsLabelmaster

July Online Features

Rebuilding a Wonder of the Medieval World, AkzoNobel

Liquid-Applied Air Barrier Enables Cold-Weather Project to Move Forward, Dow Corning

A Coating Solution for U.K.’s Waverley Railway StationThe Sherwin-Williams Co.


Editor’s Viewpoint: PCI Welcomes New Publisher

Design, Development and Evaluation of Super Hydrophobic Coatings, Eastern Michigan University

Faster Finishes, Dow Coating Materials

Examining Interfacial Adhesion of Biomedical Coatings, Ebatco

Searching for a Solution, Wilden

Dual-Purpose Vacuum Conveyor Triples Production Throughput, VAC-U-MAX

August Online Features

Crocs Flagship Storefront Emblazoned with Custom Colors, The Valspar Corp.

New Washington University Aluminum-Framed Skylights Finished with PVDF Coating, Linetec

Tapping Creativity: Industrial Corporations Buying into Startups, ALTANA


Editor’s Viewpoint: Bring New Ideas Back to the Lab

Bio-Succinic Acid in Coatings and Resins, Reverdia

Silicone’s Positive Influences on Exterior CoatingsWACKER Chemical Corp.

Lead Chromate Replacement, Heubach GmbH

Let There Be (Day) Light, Dow Coating Materials

Novel Enabling Techniques to Quantify Wet and Dry Coating Properties, Ashland Inc.

Weathered Steel or Coating? The Valspar Corp.

September Online Features

SCIGRIP Solar Boat Finishes Second in Competition, SCIGRIP

Complex Hazmat Transport Regs Would Even Challenge Einstein, Labelmaster


Editor’s Viewpoint: PCI’s New Editorial Advisory Board

An Inside Look at the Global Pigments Market, LANXESS

Novel Pigment-Stabilizing Dendritic OligomersDymax Corp.

Novel Corrosion Inhibitors for High-Performance Coatings, King Industries, Inc.

Modern Organic Thixotropes for Advanced Solvent-Based Coatings and AdhesivesElementis Specialties, Inc.

Regulation-Driven Innovation, Siltech Corp.

Electron Beam Laboratory SystemsPCT Engineered Systems, LLC

Distributor Perspectives, PCI Magazine

October Online Features

“Let’s Colour” Event Transforms Rio Favela, AkzoNobel

Designers Present Future Automotive Color Trends, BASF


Editor’s Viewpoint: Developing a Knowledge-Based Economy

Upcycling from Water Bottles to Protective CoatingsResinate Materials Group, Inc.

Chemical and Physical Properties of Inorganic Pigments as They Relate to Coatings Dispersions, Myers Mixers

Novel Polysiloxane Enhancing PolymerWacker Chemical Corp.

Advancing Alkyds: Novel Dispersion Technology Pushes Waterborne Performance to New LevelsDow Coating Materials

Sustainable Sustainability Claims, Green Biologics Inc.

November Online Features

Powder Coatings Help Protect Barcelona’s Iconic La Sagrada Familia Basilica, AkzoNobel

Volunteers Fan Across Three Continents on 4th Annual Global Day of Service, Michelman

Simplifying the 49 CFR Shipping Rules, Labelmaster


Editor’s Viewpoint: AkzoNobel Hosts Editor’s Roundtable

BASF Opens New Technical Laboratory in MichiganPCI Magazine

Innovation, Sustainable Practices Drive Pine Chemicals Industry, Pine Chemicals Association

De-Mystifying Private Equity: Rhetoric vs. RealityHuron Capital Partners

December Online Features

High-Performance Coatings Helping Rocket Car to Sniff Out World Record, AkzoNobel

New Graphene-Coated “e-fabrics” Detect Noxious GasesElectronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

Protective Coatings Help Restore Historic 1964 World’s Fair Pavilion in New York, PPG Industries, Inc.