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Paint and Coatings Industry Overview

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary6
Summary7
Industry status12
Introduction21
Manufacturing processes22
Technology24
Environmental issues28
Supply and demand by region37
United States37
Raw materials37
Producing companies38
Production40
Consumption42
Architectural coatings43
Product finishes48
Powder coatings48
Automotive49
Wood furniture and fixtures51
Metal containers52
Coil coatings52
Agricultural, construction, and equipment (ACE)53
Wood and composition flat stock54
Special-purpose coatings54
High-performance maintenance and marine paints54
Vehicle refinishes56
Highway and traffic markings57
Price57
Trade60
Canada61
Mexico66
Central and South America70
Brazil71
Other South America75
Europe76
Raw materials76
Producing companies78
Salient statistics79
Consumption80
Architectural coatings80
Product finishes81
Wood coatings82
Automotive OEM82
Powder coatings82
Coil coatings82
Special-purpose coatings83
Anticorrosion coatings83
Vehicle refinishes84
Western Europe84
Salient statistics84
Finland86
France87
Germany89
Italy90
Netherlands92
Norway94
Spain94
Sweden95
Switzerland96
United Kingdom96
Consumption98
Architectural coatings98
Product finishes 102
Wood furniture, flooring, and fixtures 102
Automotive OEM 103
Powder coatings 105
Coil coatings 105
Metal containers 106
Special-purpose coatings 106
Anticorrosion coatings 106
Vehicle refinishes 107
Traffic paints 107
Price 108
Trade 114
Central and Eastern Europe 115
Salient statistics 115
Czech Republic 116
Hungary 117
Poland 117
Romania 118
Slovakia 118
Slovenia 118
Consumption 119
Architectural coatings 119
Product finishes 121
Wood furniture, flooring, and fixtures 121
Automotive OEM 121
Powder coatings 122
Coil coatings 122
Anticorrosion coatings 122
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 123
Russia 123
Producing companies 123
Consumption 124
Architectural coatings 125
Automotive 125
Wood coatings 126
Anticorrosion coatings 126
Powder coatings 127
Coil coatings 127
Trade 127
Other CIS countries 127
Azerbaijan 127
Belarus 127
Georgia 128
Kazakhstan 128
Ukraine 128
Middle East 129
Bahrain 129
Iran 130
Israel 131
Jordan 131
Lebanon 131
Oman 131
Qatar 131
Saudi Arabia 131
Turkey 133
United Arab Emirates (UAE) 136
Yemen 137
Africa 137
Algeria 137
Angola 137
Cameroon 137
Egypt 137
Ethiopia 138
Ghana 138
Kenya 138
Libya 139
Morocco 139
Mozambique 139
Namibia 139
Nigeria 139
South Africa 140
Tanzania 141
Tunisia 142
Uganda 142
Zambia 142
Zimbabwe 142
Japan 142
Raw materials 142
Producing companies 143
Salient statistics 148
Consumption 150
Architectural 152
Automotive OEM 154
Primer 155
Primer-surfacer 155
Base coat 156
Clear coat 156
Bumper coating and interior coating 156
Functional 156
Automotive refinish 156
Marine 157
Metal products 157
Can coatings 158
Powder coatings 158
Heavy-duty maintenance coatings 158
Machinery/railroads 159
Wood finishes 159
Other 159
Price 159
Trade 164
China 165
Raw materials 165
Producing companies 166
Salient statistics 173
Consumption 174
Architectural 175
Industrial 176
Protective/marine/container 177
Marine coatings 177
Container coatings 177
Wood finishes 178
Powder coatings 179
Automotive 179
Automotive refinishing 181
Coil coatings 181
Metal containers 182
High-speed rail 182
Highway and traffic markings 182
Trade 183
India 183
Producing companies 183
Salient statistics 187
Consumption 189
South Korea 190
Producing companies 190
Salient statistics 192
Consumption 194
Taiwan 196
Other Asia 197
Indonesia 200
Malaysia 200
Philippines 201
Singapore 201
Thailand 201
Vietnam 203
Miscellaneous 204
Oceania 204
Bibliography 208

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