Automotive Coatings Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Industrial Chemicals | May 2012

Smooth finish: Rebounding auto manufacturing will increase demand for automotive coatings

IBISWorld’s Automotive Coatings Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
DuPont DuPont market share
PPG Industries PPG Industries market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Smoothing out scratches

Automotive coatings manufacturers have experienced a bumpy five years. During the recession, steep declines in demand for new vehicle manufacturing caused severe declines for coatings manufacturers. In addition, consumers decided to forgo paint jobs for their vehicles. However, as new vehicle manufacturing increased after the recession, so did demand for automotive coatings. In the coming years, technological advances in coatings products will continue to boost demand for the industry, though profit will be pressured as input costs rise.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The spread of establishments in the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing industry is most highly concentrated in the Great Lakes, Southeast and West regions. In general, these regions are home to many of the country's largest automobile, heavy-duty truck and other transportation manufacturing companies and establishments. As such, the firms in the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing industry strategically operate close to their most key OEM customers for distribution purposes. The Great Lakes region will account for roughly 26.3% of industry establishments in 2012. The density of establishments in this region can be largely attributed to the locations of the Big Three US automakers (i.e. Ford, GM and Chrysler)... purchase to read more


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What is the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures various coating products to decorate and protect automobile surfaces against wear, weather and corrosion. After production, firms sell the final products to automotive manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and auto shops.

Industry Products
ElectrocoatsSolventborne primersWaterborne and powder coating primersClearcoatsBasecoats
Industry Activities
Manufacturing automotive coatingsResearching and developing automotive coatingsMarketing automotive coatings

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