Coatings Reaches 2000 Articles Milestone
Coatings (ISSN 2079-6412), MDPI's open access coatings and surface engineering journal, has published more than 2000 papers since its inception in 2011. Coatings is now covered in the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus, and Inspec (IET), with a 2018 Impact Factory of 2.33, which corresponds to rank 7/20 (Q2) in the JCR category “Materials Science, Coatings and Films”. The Citescore is 2.42, which equals a ranking of 27/115 (Q1) in: Materials Science: Surfaces, Coatings and Films: according to Scopus data.
Our sincere thanks to the Editors-in-Chief of Coatings, Dr. Alessandro Lavacchi, and all the Editorial Board members, as well as to the Guest Editors of Special Issues, who ensured the continued success of the journal through their hard work and diligence.