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Paint and Coatings Industry Overview

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary6
Industry status10
Introduction17
Manufacturing processes18
Technology20
Environmental issues25
Supply and demand by region34
United States34
Raw materials34
Producing companies36
Production39
Consumption40
Architectural coatings43
Product finishes48
Powder coatings48
Automotive49
Wood furniture and fixtures51
Metal containers52
Coil coatings53
Agricultural, construction and equipment (ACE)54
Wood and composition flat stock55
Special-purpose coatings55
High-perforinance maintenance and marine paints55
Vehicle refinishes57
Highway and traffic markings58
Price58
Trade64
Canada65
Mexico70
Central and South America74
Brazil75
Other South America80
Europe81
Raw materials81
Producing companies83
Salient statistics85
France89
Gerinany91
Italy93
Netherlands94
Poland96
Spain96
Sweden98
United Kingdom98
Consumption100
Architectural coatings100
Product finishes105
Wood furniture, flooring and fixtures105
Automotive OEM106
Powder coatings108
Coil coatings108
Metal containers109
Special-purpose coatings109
Anticorrosion coatings109
Vehicle refinishes110
Traffic paints111
Price111
Trade118
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)120
Middle East and Africa125
Japan131
Raw materials131
Producing companies132
Salient statistics136
Consumption139
Architectural142
Automotive OEM144
Primer145
Primer-surfacer146
Base coat.146
Clear coat146
Bumper coating and interior coating146
Functional147
Automotive refinish147
Marine147
Metal products148
Can coatings149
Powder coatings149
Heavy-duty maintenance coatings149
Machinery/railroads150
Wood150
Other150
Price150
Trade155
China156
Raw materials156
Producing companies157
Salient statistics163
Consumption164
Architectural.165
Industrial166
Protective/marine/container166
Powder167
Automotive167
Automotive refinishing168
Wood finishes168
Coil168
Metal containers169
Trade169
India169
Republic of Korea176
Taiwan181
Other Asia183
Indonesia184
Malaysia185
Philippines185
Singapore185
Thailand186
Vietnam187
Other188
Oceania188
Bibliography192
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