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The International Paint and Printing Ink Council’s (IPPIC) expanded fifth edition of the Global Market Analysis for the Paint & Coatings Industry (2015-2020) provides comprehensive market research covering the global paint and coatings industry, addressing topics of relevance to coatings manufacturers, end users, raw materials suppliers, and others interested in the industry.

Regional Distribution of Volume and Value of Automotive OEM Coatings (2015) Source: The ChemQuest Group, Inc.
Regional Distribution of Volume and Value of Automotive OEM Coatings 
Source: The ChemQuest Group, Inc.

IPPIC is pleased to partner with The ChemQuest Group, Inc., a leading consulting firm to the specialty chemicals and coatings industries, to conduct the in-depth market research and develop this single-volume resource document.

The report covers three primary categories of coatings: Decorative, Original Equipment Manufacturers and Special Purpose, as well as the many sub-segments within those categories. Chapters focus on sector analysis, market trends and drivers, and competitive landscape.

Packed with insightful information, content is delivered in an easy-to-read format with charts, tables, and other illustrations that highlight the study’s most pertinent data. To offer even more value than before, the fifth edition was expanded to include the following new information:

New Features

Additional Forecast Data: In addition to five-year historical and forecast data by country and segment that has appeared in previous reports, the report includes an additional two-year historical and forecast view for each country.

Expanded Raw Material Chapter: The study’s Raw Material chapter has been expanded to include additional details and a new section on emerging technologies and trends, including sustainability.

New Sub-Segments: The latest edition drills down to offer a broader range of geographic sub-segments, providing information on more than 175 countries, as well as providing more comprehensive sub-segmentation details within the current market chapter structure. Examples include:

  • Automotive OEM: greater details on coatings for automotive plastics.
  • Other Transportation: breakdown on heavy duty truck, bus, aerospace and railroad coatings.
  • General Industrial: deeper analysis of agricultural and construction equipment (ACE) coatings.
  • Industrial Maintenance: additional detail on fire-resistant and heat-resistant coatings.

Update on M&A Activity: The report also features a special chapter on industry mergers and acquisitions.


Historical Growth in GDP by Region; Source: International Monetary Fund

Mainstay chapters covering specific industry segments will be replete with relevant data, colorful and comprehensive graphs, and the clearest illustration yet of the relationship between customer production and paint usage. These chapters include:

  • Executive Summary
  • Decorative Coatings
  • Automotive OEM Coatings
  • Other Transportation Coatings
  • Wood Finishes
  • Powder Coatings
  • Coil Coatings
  • Packaging Finishes
  • General Industrial Finishes
  • Automotive Refinish Paint
  • Industrial Maintenance and Protective Coatings
  • Marine Coatings
  • Regional Summaries
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
    • Middle East and Africa
  • Raw Materials
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

For More Information

Contact Steve Sides at or (202) 462- 6272, x225