TITLE

SOURCING AND REGULATORY ISSUES DRIVE R&D EFFORTS IN 2011

AUTHOR(S)
Challener, Cynthia
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
CoatingsTech;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the research and development (R & D) efforts in the paint and coatings industry in the U.S. in 2011, driven by materials sourcing and regulatory issues. It states that the availability and high costs of raw materials for coatings and their additives has been a predominant issue facing paint and coatings companies. It also notes that the anticipation of the passage of regulations has led to increased development efforts to comply with the requirements under such rules. INSET: CENSUS DATA TO DISAPPEAR.
ACCESSION #
69882800

 

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