Industrial Coatings 2019-2021: Manufacturing Growth Remains High, Driving Coatings Demand in both OEM and Plant Maintenance – But Can It Continue?
Forecast Based on Economic Indicator Data through March 2019


The American Coatings Association (ACA) has collaborated for many years with Decision Metrics, a consulting firm with extensive expertise in the coatings industry and in forecasting, to develop a predictive model that attempts to size the industrial/OEM coatings market based on various known drivers of demand. These include current data on manufacturing shipments and new orders, employment rates and total payroll hours; and historical data, including the discontinued U.S. Census Bureau MA325F report on paints and coatings shipments.

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For more information, please contact ACA’s Allen Irish at or (202) 719-3681; or direct questions to Decision Metrics’ Lynda Gordon at or (440) 476-0351.