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Paint and Coatings Industry Overview

Chemical Economics Handbook

Contents

Executive summary 8
Summary 9
Industry status 15
Introduction 27
Manufacturing processes 28
Technology 30
Environmental issues 34
Biorenewable raw materials 44
Supply and demand by region 47
United States 47
Raw materials 47
Producing companies 48
Production 50
Consumption 51
Architectural coatings 52
Product finishes 59
Powder coatings 59
Automotive 60
Wood 62
Metal containers 64
Coil coatings 65
Agricultural, construction, and equipment (ACE) 66
Special-purpose coatings 67
High-performance maintenance and marine paints 67
Vehicle refinishes 69
Highway and traffic markings 70
Price 71
Trade 75
Canada 76
Mexico 82
Central and South America 88
Brazil 89
Other South America and Central America 93
Argentina 93
Chile 94
Colombia 94
Peru 94
Uruguay 95
Venezuela 95
Central America 95
Europe 95
Raw materials 95
Producing companies 96
Production 98
Consumption 99
Western Europe 102
Salient statistics 102
Finland 104
France 105
Germany 108
Italy 109
Netherlands 112
Norway 114
Spain 114
Sweden 116
Switzerland 116
United Kingdom 117
Consumption 119
Architectural coatings 119
Product finishes 123
Wood furniture, flooring, and fixtures 124
Automotive OEM 125
Powder coatings 126
Coil coatings 127
Metal containers 128
Special-purpose coatings 128
Anticorrosion coatings 128
Vehicle refinishes 129
Traffic paints 130
Price 131
Trade 138
Central and Eastern Europe 140
Salient statistics 140
Czech Republic 141
Hungary 142
Poland 143
Romania 144
Slovakia 144
Slovenia 145
Consumption 145
Architectural coatings 145
Product finishes 147
Wood furniture, flooring, and fixtures 147
Automotive OEM 147
Powder coatings 148
Coil coatings 148
Anticorrosion coatings 149
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 149
Russia 149
Producing companies 149
Consumption 150
Architectural coatings 152
Automotive 152
Wood coatings 153
Anticorrosion coatings 154
Powder coatings 154
Coil coatings 154
Trade 155
Other CIS countries 155
Azerbaijan 155
Belarus 155
Georgia 156
Kazakhstan 156
Ukraine 156
Middle East 158
Bahrain 158
Iran 158
Israel 159
Jordan 160
Lebanon 160
Oman 160
Qatar 160
Saudi Arabia 160
Turkey 162
United Arab Emirates 165
Yemen 166
Africa 166
Algeria 166
Angola 167
Cameroon 167
Egypt 167
Ethiopia 168
Ghana 168
Kenya 168
Libya 169
Morocco 169
Mozambique 170
Namibia 170
Nigeria 170
South Africa 171
Tanzania 173
Tunisia 173
Uganda 174
Zambia 174
Zimbabwe 174
Japan 175
Raw materials 175
Producing companies 175
Salient statistics 180
Consumption 183
Architectural 186
Automotive OEM 187
Primer 188
Primer-surfacer 188
Basecoat 189
Clear coat 189
Bumper coating and interior coating 189
Functional 189
Automotive refinish 190
Metal products 190
Can coatings 191
Powder coatings 191
Marine 191
Heavy-duty maintenance coatings 192
Machinery/railroads 192
Wood finishes 193
Other 193
Price 193
Trade 198
China 199
Raw materials 199
Producing companies 200
Salient statistics 208
Consumption 210
Architectural 212
Industrial 213
Protective/marine/container213
Wood finishes215
Powder coatings 215
Automotive 216
Automotive refinishing 218
Coil coatings 219
Metal containers 219
High-speed rail 220
Highway and traffic markings 221
Trade 221
India 221
Producing companies 221
Salient statistics 227
Consumption 228
South Korea 230
Producing companies 230
Salient statistics 232
Consumption 235
Price 236
Taiwan 237
Other Asia 238
Indonesia 241
Malaysia 242
Philippines 242
Singapore 243
Thailand 243
Vietnam 246
Miscellaneous 246
Bangladesh 246
Myanmar 246
Pakistan 247
Sri Lanka 247
Rest of Asia 247
Oceania 247
Additional resources 252
Revisions253
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