The production and distribution of high-performance pigments from 2017 to 2027 is subject to an unprecedented set of circumstances that are creating dramatic change in business conditions. Learn about these critical changes, including the impact of COVID-19, from Keith Jacques, Associate Consultant for Smithers, as we discuss the company’s latest report on this market.
AkzoNobel is a leader in the coatings industry’s journey to sustainability. In this podcast, Jean-Michel Gauthier, Managing Director, and James Morton, Marketing Director, at AkzoNobel Marine, Protective & Yacht Coatings, discuss why it is important for the marine industry as a whole to become more sustainable, ways AkzoNobel is minimizing its environmental footprint, and key next steps for sustainability in the marine industry.
Hadi Awada, Senior Vice President, Global Mobility Coatings, Axalta, discusses its recent rebranding, mobility trends, how coatings need to be different for the new elements of the transportation industry, and how the coatings industry is evolving as we look towards the future of mobility.
PPG’s Melissa Dunn, Executive Director of the PPG Foundation and Corporate Global Social Responsibility, and Marvin Mendoza, Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, discuss the company’s recent commitment to invest $20 million by 2025 to address systemic racism and advance racial equity in the U.S. by funding educational pathways for Black communities and people of color.
For the first time ever, The GLIDDEN® paint brand by PPG has announced an Accent Color of the Year for 2021, rather than a Color of the Year. Similarly, PPG didn’t choose one Color of the Year, but a Palette of the Year instead. Learn from PPG’s Senior Color Marketing Manager, Amy Donato, what went into selecting these colors during this unprecedented year.
George Pilcher, Vice President of The ChemQuest Group, reviews some of the key points from his Keynote Address at CTT Virtual Week. Topics include where the global coatings industry stood pre-Covid, which segments of our industry were hit hardest and which have done well, how the price of oil has affected the industry, and how companies should be planning for the future. To listen to George’s full keynote address, click here.