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Slow U.S. Economy Drags on Paint Producers

1:20 PM MDT | June 5, 2008 | Esther D'Amico in Charlotte

The slowdown in the U.S. housing and automotive industries is hurting many suppliers to the domestic paints and coatings industry, a factor that will result in further industry consolidation, say suppliers at the American Coatings (APC) Show 2008, held this week in Charlotte, NC. "If you are tied to the housing [and automotive] markets, you are going to be having some difficulties," says J. Andrew Doyle, president and CEO of the National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA; Washington), APC co-sponsor with Vincentz Network and NurnbergMesse North...

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