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Architectural Paint and Allied Products

Architectural Paint and Allied Products

U.S. sales of architectural paint and allied products experienced a nearly 4.0% compound annual growth rate between 2011 and 2014 as the housing market recovered. However, most of this gain was due to price increases as quantity demand remained flat. Real growth, however, is estimated to have increased by 4.5% in 2014 as residential and commercial market sales strengthened.

These and other industry trends are uncovered in this up-to-date Catalina First Look on Architectural paint and allied product. This First Look also provides data on product line sales, price trends, exports and imports, end-use market purchases, factors driving demand, plant operating ratios and profitability, and the competitive environment. Data is compiled and analyzed from 1997 to the current year and the Executive Summary provides a five year forecast.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
U.S. market sales
Factors driving demand
Paint product mix and price trends
Material input costs
Industry cost structure and profitability
Competitive environment
Outlook and five year forecast
ARCHITECTURAL PAINT AND ALLIED PRODUCT SALES AND END-USE MARKETS
U.S. sales and growth analysis
Real sales trends
Price Index trends
Homeowner versus commercial sales
>U.S. MANUFACTURER SHIPMENTS BY PRODUCT
Exterior versus interior product shipments
Solvent versus water-type product shipments
Architectural lacquers
Paint and varnish removers
Paint thinners and lacquers
Other products
U.S. IMPORTS
Import shipments and growth analysis
Imports’ share of U.S. sales
Imports for the top five countries of origin
U.S. EXPORTS
Export shipments and growth analysis
Exports’ share of U.S. shipments
Exports for the top five countries of destination
FACTORS DRIVING DEMAND
Residential and nonresidential building construction spending
New and existing home sales
Housing starts and permits
Homeowner remodeling and repair spending
Paint and wallpaper store sales
Employment, personal income, and mortgage rates
U.S. PAINT AND ALLIED PRODUCT PLANT COST STRUCTURE AND PROFITABILITY
Labor costs percent shipments
Material costs percent shipments
Gross plant profit margins
Total employees and employee sales productivity
Average production worker wages
Capital spending trends
COMPETITVE ENVIRONMENT
Number of manufacturers and plants
Plant shipments and average shipments per plant
Share of U.S. shipments for the top manufacturers
Leading competitor sales trends

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