Welcome to Coatings World

The Global Coatings Market is valued at approximately $93 billion. From billion-dollar coatings super-companies such as AkzoNobel, Sherwin-Williams, PPG and Valspar to the regional manufacturers and niche players operating across the world, the coatings marketplace remains one of the most competitive in the manufacturing world.

Coatings World is directed at industry personnel concerned with the development and manufacturing of paint, coatings, adhesives and sealants. Feature articles and industry news are directed at chemists, formulators and all levels of management that need to be on top of technological and market developments. In addition, our technical papers cover the latest in coatings science.

Coatings World is the leader in global coverage of the paint and coatings industry. No other publication delivers the editorial content Coatings World does. In-depth reports cover major end markets for the global coatings market, as well as the latest developments in chemistry and manufacturing processes. Along with our in-house editorial staff and contributing editors based in the U.S.

Coatings World’s global correspondents have their fingers on the pulse of every market they cover-Europe, Latin America, Asia and India. This provides Coatings World with the only truly global coverage in the industry.

In addition, Coatings World’s  web site,, offers all of this plus our breaking news updates while our e-mail newsletter provides up-to-the-minute news to keep our readers up-to-date with current events.