Russian Coatings Journal
The Russian Coatings Journal (Lakokrasochnye materialy i ikh primenenie) was established by the USSR Ministry of Chemical Industry in 1960. Monthly issues have at least 48 pages each and feature both science and production, marketing and workforce training, include interviews with industry experts and discussions of key issues. After USSR collapse the journal kept its readership in former republics – Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Moldavia, Latvia and Estonia.
The journal is included in HAC list of periodic journal recommended for publication of PhD theses. Also the articles in the journal are quoted in Russian quotation index, are abstracted by Reference Chemistry Journal.
The aim of the journal is promotion of new technical and scientific innovations in the field of coatings, promotion of environment-friendly technologies, distribution of information about the main trends in the coatings industry.

Topic: Paint production

Periodicity: 10 issues a year

Volume: 48 pages+4 covers

Circulation: 4 000 copies


  • Raw materials and inters
  • Equipment for coatings production
  • Quality control
  • Branch-wise marketing
  • Our enterprises
  • Tinting technology
  • Test methods
  • Physical chemistry
  • Powder coatings
  • Events

Paint Media also publishes books on paints and coatings by Russian and foreign authors. By now 18 books are issued, over 30 conferences, seminars, master-classes held. The new projects are coatings market monitoring, International Coatings Forum.