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Paint and Coatings Industry Overview

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary7
Industry status12
Introduction21
Manufacturing processes21
Technology24
Environmental issues28
Supply and demand by region39
United States39
Raw materials39
Producing companies41
Production44
Consumption46
Architectural coatings48
Product finishes53
Powder coatings54
Automotive54
Wood furniture and fixtures57
Metal containers57
Coil coatings58
Agricultural, construction and equipment (ACE)60
Wood and composition flat stock60
Special-purpose coatings61
High-performance maintenance and marine paints61
Vehicle refinishes61
Highway and traffic markings63
Price64
Trade69
Canada70
Mexico76
Central and South America80
Brazil81
Other South America85
Europe87
Raw materials87
Producing companies89
Salient statistics92
Western Europe93
Salient statistics93
France95
Germany97
Italy100
Netherlands102
Norway104
Spain104
Sweden106
Switzerland106
United Kingdom107
Consumption108
Architectural coatings109
Product finishes114
Wood furniture, flooring and fixtures115
Automotive OEM116
Powder coatings117
Coil coatings118
Metal containers119
Special-purpose coatings119
Anticorrosion coatings119
Vehicle refinishes120
Traffic paints121
Price122
Trade129
Central and Eastern Europe132
Salient statistics132
Czech Republic133
Poland133
Romania134
Slovenia135
Consumption135
Architectural coatings135
Product finishes137
Wood furniture, flooring and fixtures137
Automotive OEM137
Powder coatings138
Coil coatings138
Anticorrosion coatings139
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)139
Russia139
Producing companies139
Consumption140
Architectural coatings142
Automotive142
Wood coatings143
Anticorrosion coatings143
Powder coatings144
Coil coatings144
Trade145
Other CIS countries145
Azerbaijan145
Belarus145
Georgia145
Kazakhstan145
Ukraine145
Middle East147
Bahrain147
Iran147
Israel148
Jordan149
Oman149
Qatar149
Saudi Arabia149
Turkey151
United Arab Emirates (UAE)154
Yemen155
Africa155
Algeria155
Egypt155
Ethiopia156
Kenya156
Libya156
Morocco156
Nigeria157
South Africa157
Tunisia159
Japan159
Raw materials159
Producing companies161
Salient statistics165
Consumption168
Architectural170
Automotive OEM172
Primer173
Primer-surfacer173
Base coat174
Clear coat174
Bumper coating and interior coating174
Functional175
Automotive refinish175
Marine175
Metal products176
Can coatings176
Powder coatings177
Heavy-duty maintenance coatings177
Machinery/railroads177
Wood finishes178
Other178
Price178
Trade180
China182
Raw materials182
Producing companies182
Salient statistics190
Consumption191
Architectural192
Industrial194
Protective/marine/container194
Wood finishes195
Powder coatings196
Automotive196
Automotive refinishing197
Coil coatings198
Metal containers198
High-speed rail198
Highway and traffic markings199
Trade199
India199
Producing companies199
Salient statistics204
Consumption205
South Korea207
Producing companies207
Salient statistics209
Consumption211
Taiwan214
Other Asia216
Indonesia217
Malaysia218
Philippines219
Singapore219
Thailand219
Vietnam221
Other222
Oceania222
Bibliography226
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