Although consumer confidence and retail spending have remained relatively high throughout the economic downturn, these factors were not enough to offset the sharp decline in travel and leisure spending that occurred immediately following the September 11 terrorist attacks.
What trends are emerging in decorative finishes, and what factors are driving those trends? To answer those questions, CI talked with several leading suppliers of colors, glazes, precious metals and other decorating technologies.
Our June issue includes features focusing on ceramic medical/dental applications, building-integrated photovoltaics challenges and opportunities, analytical challenges, and the new OSHA silica rule. Check it out today!