Coatings turn to new products
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