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Coatings, Thermosetting Powder

Specialty Chemicals Update Program

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary4
Summary5
Introduction9
Powder coating technology13
Raw materials13
Manufacturing16
Application18
Overview of the thermosetting powder coatings industry19
Structure of the industry19
Suppliers of raw materials19
Formulators of powder coatings26
Producers of powder coatings in major world regions26
Mergers and acquisitions41
Profiles of major producers of powder coatings42
US-based producers42
PPG42
Protech44
Europe-based producers44
Akzo Nobel44
Axalta47
Jotun48
TIGER Drylac50
Japan-based producers51
Japan Powder Coating Manufacturing51
Nippon Paint Industrial Coatings52
Operating characteristics52
Research and development52
Raw materials52
Formulation56
Application59
Marketing60
Cost structure and profitability61
Powder coating manufacturing costs61
Application costs62
Government regulations63
Future trends and opportunities66
Critical factors for success69
Market overview71
End-use markets78
Current markets78
General metal finishing80
Appliances83
Architectural aluminum90
Automotive95
Under-the-hood parts96
Exterior trim parts97
OEM primer/surfacers and other undercoats98
Base coats 100
Clear coats for OEMs 101
Functional 103
New markets 105
Coil coatings 105
Containers 106
High-performance maintenance coatings 107
High-temperature applications 107
In-mold coatings 108
Plastics 108
Prepregs 109
Wood furniture 109
Other 112
Prices 113
Raw materials 113
Powder coatings 114
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