Coatings turn to new products

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 20 March 2015

Changes in regulation and customer preference are driving the emergence of exciting new products in the coatings industry, but behind the headlines many producers are concerned about weaknesses in key consuming sectors.

The global coatings market is a major consumer of industrial minerals and its ebbs and flows are watched with keen interest by producers of mineral sands, mica, talc and calcium carbonate, amongst others. 

Encompassing everything from interior design paints to specially engineered coatings for aircraft, the coatings industry’s performance...

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