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November 2023

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November 15, 2023

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Editor’s Note

Ensuring a Bright Future for Our Industries

— Prof. Long Lin

Many readers of CCJ will probably read this issue for the first time at the CHINACOAT2023 exhibition, which once again serves as one of the few iconic platforms for international coatings/inks and colour-related communities to meet.

 

Market Watch

China and the Global Paint and Coatings Industry 2023: Post-COVID, Post-Supply Chain Crisis

— George R. Pilcher, Vice President, The ChemQuest Group, Inc., USA

Overall, the news for 2022, 2023e (estimated), and 2024f (forecast) for the global paint and coatings industry is more good than bad. Most raw materials are available, although certain products that were available during the pre-supply chain crisis era are no longer produced, so alternatives to these raw material products that weren't identified during the crisis need to be addressed now.

 

Protective Coatings

Protective Coating Based on Liquid Ebonite and Water Dispersion CSPE

— Acad, Figovsky Oleg , Dr. Pushkarev Yury, Dr. Shteinbok Arkady, IAI, Israel

Compositions and their properties for protective coatings based on liquid ebonite and water dispersion of CSPE were described. The experimental data of different testing confirmed their high effectivity for corrosion protection.

 

Automotive Coating Applications

Innovative and Sustainable Solutions for Automotive Paint Shops

— Sachin Kumar Kashyap, Assistant Manager, Paint Shop Planning and Process Engineering (PPF/L), Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited, India

This article focuses on innovative and sustainable initiatives for automotive paint shops that not only improve sustainability but also reduce cycle time. The automotive industry is one of the major contributors to environmental pollution due to the high consumption of energy and use of hazardous materials in the painting process.

 

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