A fresh coat: Despite restrictive legislation, demand from key markets will spur revenue growth

The Paint Manufacturing industry has benefited from economic recovery and subsequently experienced moderate revenue growth over the past five years. In addition to shifts in demand, the industry has endured volatile raw material costs and strict government regulation regarding the chemical composition of paint. Despite this being coupled with the effects of an appreciating dollar compressing export demand, IBISWorld expects revenue to rise in 2017. As the economy continues to expand and consumer spending increases, downstream consumers are expected to increase production and purchase more industry paint products over the five years to 2022...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Economic recovery and increasing manufacturing activity have helped boost paint sales
  • Operators have altered their current business procedures to correspond with new laws
  • Profit margins are projected to remain tight due to volatile raw material costs
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Paint Manufacturing industry is characterized by a moderate level of capital intensity, justified by the highly automated production process most participants use. This automation has increased in recent years as companies have been forced to adopt efficiency-improving measures in the face of a highly competitive environment and increasingly stringent environmental controls. On average, industry operators spend about $0.15 on capital for every dollar spent on labor. However, as operators continue to shift their focus to product research and development over the next five years, wage costs will increase in line with the rising level of skilled labor...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Paint Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Paint Manufacturing Industry are

  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Effective cost controls
  • Access to niche markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Value of construction in the Paint Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Paint Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures various paints, timber finishes and other surface coating products to decorate and protect surfaces against wear, weather and corrosion. Key products include paints, varnishes, lacquers and stains, as well as fillers, putties and paint thinners and removers. This industry does not manufacture artists’ paint (see IBISWorld report 33994 Art and Office Supply Manufacturing).

    Industry Products
  • Architectural coatings
  • Industrial coatings (incl. for OEM)
  • Special-purpose coatings
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing architectural coatings
  • Manufacturing enamel paints and latex paints
  • Manufacturing epoxy coatings made from purchased resins
  • Manufacturing industrial product finishes and coatings
  • Manufacturing paint thinner and reducer preparations, paintbrush cleaners and paint and varnish removers
  • Manufacturing polyurethane coatings
  • Manufacturing powder coatings
  • Manufacturing varnishes, lacquers, shellac and stains
  • Manufacturing water repellant coatings for wood, concrete and masonry
  • Manufacturing wood fillers, primers and putty
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • Value of construction
  • World price of crude oil
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Shifting demand
  • Rising costs
  • Legislative difficulties
  • Consolidation rises at the top
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand recovery
  • Efficiency gains and consolidation
  • Table: Paint Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Paint Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing
  • Paint Wholesaling
  • Paint Stores
  • Interior Designers
  • Industrial Designers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Dye & Pigment Manufacturing
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Architectural coatings
  • Industrial coatings (incl. for OEM)
  • Special-purpose coatings
  • Other
  • Chart: Paint Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Industrial
  • Professional consumers
  • Exports
  • Do-it-yourself consumers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Paint Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Paint Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Paint Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    PPG Industries Inc., Sherwin-Williams Company, Masco Corporation,
  • Table: PPG Industries Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Sherwin-Williams Company - financial performance
  • Table: Masco Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Paint Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Paint Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • World Price of Crude Oil (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • A covering that is applied to the surface of an object (substrate) that can be applied as a liquid, gas or solid.
  • Do-It-Yourself (Diy)
  • Building, modifying or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals.
  • E-Commerce
  • The buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems, such as the internet and other computer networks. Businesses engaged in e-commerce are often called e-tailers.
  • Filler
  • A special type of pigment used to thicken the film, support the structure or increase the volume of paint.
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)
  • A company that manufactures products or components that a company purchases and retails under the purchasing company's brand name.
  • Pigment
  • A granular solid incorporated into paint to add color, texture or toughness.
  • Volatile Organic Compound (Voc)
  • A chemical compound that can emit vapors that are potentially harmful to the environment and humans.
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