Industrial Coatings 2019-2021: Manufacturing Growth Slowed in 2019 but Still Steady and Growing
Forecast Based on Economic Indicator Data through June 2019


For many years, the American Coatings Association (ACA) has collaborated with Decision Metrics, a consulting firm with extensive forecasting expertise in the coatings industry, to develop a predictive model that seeks 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 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.