Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry is an important component of Australia's broader chemical segment, despite being in a decline phase. The industry includes major players with strong national and global brand names across different pricepoints and product segments. These major players are vertically integrated, so competition occurs across the supply chain rather than just at the manufacturing level.
Over the five years through 2015-16, the industry's performance has been held back by cyclical variations in Australia's housing market and the gradual structural decline of printing and motor vehicle manufacturing industries. Industry performance has been stagnant, with revenue contracting by an annualised 0.3%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Coating production units are located in the most populous and industrialised states: New South Wales and Victoria. These two states account for over two-thirds of total industry enterprises, which is roughly in line with historical trends. Queensland counts for a further 14.5% of industry enterprises, which means that the east coast of Australia accounts for over 82.0% of the industry. A limited number of smaller production units are also located in South Australia and Western Australia with no activity occurring within the Northern Territories and an insignificant number of businesses located in Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory... purchase to read more