Architectural and decorative coatings are paints and finishes that are applied
on residential and commercial buildings. This important coatings industry covers
a large category of applications: interior and exterior house paints, primers, sealers,
varnishes and stains...
Decorative paints are mainly used for example to add color for an interior room,
to fresh up façade... but can serve a protective purpose too as for example resistance
to moisture, bacteria, corrosion, UV radiation... Architectural coatings performance
requirements depend on the performance of the construction sector.
One of the current challenge in architectural paints industry is the stringent regulations
that have driven architectural paint formulators to seek innovative, environmentally