INTERIOR ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS
Interior Architectural Coatings Market experienced positive growth last year and the industries manufacturers expect the growth to continue in 2014. Several factors contributed to 2013 being a positive year for the interior architectural coatings industry which includes:
- Drop in Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Levels
- Increased Consumer Confidence
- Improved Housing Market
When it comes to interior architectural coatings the properties and characteristics customers are looking for are color, hiding power, appearance, ease of application, stain resistance, flow and leveling, environmentally friendly, low-zero VOC, low odor, and user protection from toxins. The performance standards that are important to users are hiding power, coverage, better appearance after drying, and application to interior architectural surfaces that results in smooth surfaces regardless of area and temperatures applied.
The Interior Architectural Coatings Industry has experienced the innovation of new technologies. The following list is some of those technologies.
- Coatings that contain preservatives that inhibit the growth of mold and mildew
- Wonderwet IV for open time and better application
- Reduction in airborne concentrations of formaldehyde and other aldehydes
- Reduced levels of VOCs from other interior building materials after the coating has dried
The water-based product that Gellner Industrial manufactures that is used by our customer’s in the formulation and manufacturing of interior architectural coatings is an additive for paint called Wonderwet IV. We have the technology and chemists readily available to manufacture custom water-based industrial polymers.