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Paints and coatings: Growth regains momentum

10:17 AM MST | March 3, 2014 | —Vincent Valk

Paints and coatings makers, and their suppliers, are optimistic about their prospects for 2014, with economic growth accelerating in the United States and turning positive in Europe, producers and analysts say. Raw material costs—the bane of paint makers’ existences in 2012—were mostly stable in 2013 and are expected to remain that way....

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