Salem Chemicals Inc - coatings

By: Salem Chemicals  09-12-2011
Keywords: Paint, Coatings

The U.S. paint and coatings industry is comprised of over 54,000 companies, employing over 348,900 people with total product shipments $22.5 billion. In Canada, more than 200 paint manufacturing establishments operate with annual sector sales at almost $3 billion.The main categories of paint and coating products are:
  • Architectural paints: Consumers and paint contractors use these in homes and other structures to beautify or protect surfaces. This category includes interior and exterior paints, wood stains, primers, varnishes, lacquers and other products.
  • Industrial coatings: Manufacturers use these, sometimes to beautify surfaces but more often to protect them. Products in this category are used with furniture, appliances, aircraft and farm equipment, and other products.
  • Automotive coatings: Automobile manufacturers, body shops and some consumers use these products to protect and to beautify surfaces. The products decorate new automobiles or add lustre after improvements or repairs.
Salem Chemical offers a range of coatings solutions and additive products including acids, caustics, glycols and surfactants.
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Coatings, Paint

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