October 10, 2012 Repair and OEM coatings markets are fundamentally very different, as one shadows automotive production and the other follows more closely with customer preferences. Luke Johnson, senior analyst at GCiS China Strategic Research, discusses some of the findings from their recent market study on automotive coatings.
Tim Wright || March 6, 2009 In the midst of the global recession, auto sales continue to plummet. This does not bode well for paint suppliers to the auto OEM market. Coatings World spoke with Cynthia Niekamp, PPG's new vice president of automotive coatings about current and future trends.
Christine Esposito || August 10, 2005 Paint plays a vital role in restoring a classic to its former glory or repairing the family SUV after an accident. But the repair industry faces major challenges ranging from increased competition to pricing pressures to new technology. Paint suppliers n