This report forecasts US industrial coating demand in gallons, and demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. 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 fixtures, motor vehicles, other manufacturing markets, industrial maintenance, automotive refinishing, and other maintenance and specialty markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand in gallons, and total demand and shipments in dollars are provided in annual series from 2004 to 2014; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, and environmental and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines formulations and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and 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 firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 28-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.