US demand for powder coatings is forecast to grow 3.5 percent annually through 2013. The key motor vehicle market will be the fastest growing segment, followed by construction materials and lawn and garden equipment. Both thermoset and thermoplastic powder coatings will grow at the same pace.
This study analyzes the 375 million pound US powder coating industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by raw material, product (e.g., epoxies, epoxy/polyester hybrids, polyesters, polyurethanes, acrylic, silicone, polyvinyl chloride, nylon) and market (e.g., motor vehicles, appliances and housewares, furniture, industrial machinery).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 35 industry competitors, including Valspar, DuPont and Dow Chemical.