The actual costs of workers’ injuries go beyond the obvious (e.g., hiring a temporary employee or covering workers’ compensation claims) and include indirect costs such as lost productivity and bottom-line impact.
For plastic parts, coatings and paints are more than just a protective skin; they provide the product with optical and haptic characteristics that decisively influence customers’ perceptions—and buying decisions.
Coatings suppliers have entered a period of heightened uncertainty.
February 2, 2015
The global market for medical device coatings is expected to grow to $6.3 billion by the end of 2014 and $9 billion in 2019, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3% from 2014 to 2019, according to a recent report from BCC Research.
The Adhesive and Sealant Council’s (ASC) Regulatory Affairs Committee (RAC) recently held its annual “forecasting” conference call, during which we prioritize what are believed to be the biggest legislative and regulatory issues for the industry in the upcoming year.
Jowat Adhesives is no stranger to product innovation. As a leading global supplier of adhesives, shipping more than 75,000 tons of product annually, it continually invents new formulations to meet the bonding requirements of its customers in the paper and packaging, wood processing, furniture manufacturing, textile, automotive, building, and graphic arts industries.
The packaging marketplace has a clear need for more functionality in barrier technologies that can provide varying degrees of preservation and protection for many substrates used in food and other packaging.
A "painter-friendly" basecoat-clearcoat topcoat coating system was used to repaint a QantasLink 717 airplane.
February 2, 2015
Flying Colours Aviation repainted a QantasLink 717 airplane with a basecoat-clearcoat coatings system by PPG Industries’ aerospace business that delivered what it promised—a quickly achieved, smooth, high-gloss finish.