The powder coating industry had
been asleep for nearly a decade.
Two recessions, off-shoring,
over-capacity and slim profit margins
cast this outstanding coating technology
into a funk. R&D budgets were decimated
and far too many experts either
retired or got out of the business.
Fortunately, in the last four to five
years the industry has experienced a
resurgence in innovation. Technologists
are finally heeding the call to
develop new materials and processes to
meet the emerging needs of the manufacturing