Protective & Specialty Coatings: United States
This report forecasts US protective and specialty coatings demand and shipments in gallons to 2020. Total demand is also forecasted to 2020 in US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Total demand in gallons is segmented by formulation in terms of: solvent-based, water-based, powder coatings, and radiation curable. Total demand in gallons is also segmented by market as follows: industrial maintenance, automotive refinishing, roads and bridges, marine equipment, and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand in volume and value terms and total shipments in volume terms are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, and environmental and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines formulations and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each formulation and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and identifies the leading firms competing in the US market, as well as their market share. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 31-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.
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