Freedonia Focus on Industrial Coatings: United States
This report forecasts US industrial coating demand in gallons, as well as demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level, to 2017. Total demand in gallons is segmented by formulation in terms of water-based, solvent-based, powder coatings, and radiation curable. Total demand in gallons is also segmented by market as follows: furniture and fixture manufacturing, motor vehicle manufacturing, other manufacturing markets, industrial maintenance, automotive refinishing, and other maintenance and specialty markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand in gallons is provided in an annual series from 2002 to 2012; the various demand segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2007 and 2012. Total demand and shipments in dollars are provided for 2002, 2007, and 2012. An Industry Overview section defines formulations and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on supply and demand, and environmental and regulatory issues.
A Demand Forecasts section 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 profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.