Smooth finish: The expanding economy will continue to boost industry demand

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • During the economic recovery, consumers released pent-up demand for nonessential vehicle alterations
  • The number of employees is expected to rise, as operators require additional help on a day-to-day basis
  • International trade is not expected to be an integral component of the industry

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Automotive Coatings Manufacturing industry's performance is expected to trend higher over the five years to 2016. Although industry revenue is expected to grow, bolstered by a rebound in new car sales, the industry's growth largely reflects a recovery from recessionary lows. In the coming years, the industry is expected to benefit as the economy continues to improve, unemployment rates decline and consumers begin to spend again on luxuries like new automobile purchases and automotive customization...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The industry is characterized by a medium level of capital intensity, justified by the highly automated production process. This automation has increased in recent years because companies have been forced to adopt efficiency-improving measures in light of a highly competitive environment and increasingly stringent environmental controls. On average, industry operators spend $0.16 on capital equipment for every dollar spent on labor costs. 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.


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    Additional Insights for the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Effective cost controls
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as New car sales and Demand from car body shops in the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures various coating products to decorate and protect automobile surfaces against wear, weather and corrosion. Final products are sold to automotive manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and auto shops.

    Industry Products
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing automotive coatings
    Researching and developing automotive coatings
    Marketing automotive coatings

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • New car sales
  • Demand from car body shops
  • Regulation
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Trade-weighted index
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Growth off a low base
  • Falling costs
  • Legislative difficulties
  • Industry trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growth off a low base
  • Falling costs
  • Legislative difficulties
  • Industry trends
  • Industry outlook
  • Table: Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing
  • Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing
  • Paint Wholesaling

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

  • Products & Services
  • Basecoats
  • Electrocoats
  • Clearcoats
  • Primers
  • Chart: Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Car, SUV and light truck manufacturers
  • Heavy-duty vehicle manufacturers
  • Wholesalers
  • Trailer and motor home manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    PPG Industries Inc.
  • Table: PPG Industries Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Automotive Coatings Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • New Car Sales (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)
  • A manufacturing company that produces components and products for sale under a brand name.
  • Solventborne
  • A coating in which the main carrier is solvent.
  • Topcoat
  • A combination of the basecoat and the clearcoat form the topcoat
  • Waterborne
  • A coating in which the main carrier is water.
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