US demand for paint and coatings is forecast to increase 7.8 percent annually through 2015, as the industry continues to favor higher-value formulations to meet increasingly stringent regulations. The large architectural sector will be the fastest growing market, with the interior segment remaining larger and growing faster than its exterior counterpart.
This study analyzes the $18 billion US paint and coating industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by market (e.g., architectural, manufacturing, maintenance and specialty coatings), formulation (water-based, solvent-based, powder coatings) and substrate.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 34 industry players, including Sherwin-Williams, PPG Industries and Akzo Nobel.