Over the past few months, leading coatings and paint makers like PPG have declared their 2023 colors of the year (COTY) in rapid succession. While the anointing of an annual hue isn't new (these announcements date back to the early 2000s) or unique among these companies, PPG's process to identify it and the range of products that will be influenced by it is.
Five years ago, Arsonsisi, an industrial coatings manufacturer based in Italy, developed a forwarded-thinking powder color palette for architectural applications, furniture and general finishing.
In the trendy and fast-evolving world of consumer electronics, innovation and design reign supreme as key differentiators. However, many brands are now turning to color as a key to help them connect with customers. Vibrant shades like pink, red, blue and gold have hit the shelves, giving consumers a way to express themselves and stand out in the crowd.
Paul Bradley loves a challenge. When Lyft approached us about creating a retroreflective powder coating to make its e-bikes more visible, the technical manager for Industrial Coatings was our go-to project lead. The resulting PPG ENVIROCRON™ LUM coating is the first of its kind and a product with a future so bright, we have to wear shades.
Color is so much more than meets the eye. Color impacts our moods, stimulates our minds and influences how we feel about products and the companies that make them. Color influences how we experience the world around us.
For Regina Neubauer, powder coatings are not just a vocation. They have been a career-long passion that led the powder coating product expert to help develop PPG ENVIROCRON™ P8 Series Anti-Graffiti coating.
Manufacturers of agricultural and construction have two challenges-keeping the machinery they make looking good despite heavy use and streamlining operations to control cost and keep up with rising demand for their equipment.
Late summer marks an exciting time for the coatings industry when announcements for color of the year selections begin to roll out, a season eagerly anticipated by interior decorators and product designers in industries like office furniture, consumer electronics, building products and cookware.