Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Paint and Coatings Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1916 | May 2015

Stripped: Declines in printing and motor vehicle manufacturing shrink industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Paint and Coatings Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The first commercial production of paint in Australia dates back to the 1850s. Over the past century, the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry recorded strong growth in line with Australia's industrial development, before entering a slower growth phase as the industry matured. Despite now being in a decline phase, it remains a relatively important component of Australia's broader chemical segment.

One of the defining characteristics of the industry is the dominant position of a few major players that have a strong stable of national and global brand names within 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... purchase to read more

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The Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry has been struggling over the five years through 2014-15, with revenue expected to decrease by an annualised 3.2% to $3.0 billion. A downturn in the dwelling construction sector and a structural decline in the local printing and automotive industries have contributed to this weak performance. These conditions help explain the fall in industry revenue from 2010-11 through 2012-13. Revenue rose in 2013-14 due to small volume gains, and is forecast to increase again in 2014-15, albeit by a tepid annualised 0.9%. The Housing Institute of Australia's February 2015 forecasts show expenditure on housing renovations rising by just 0.2% in 2014-15, although growth in total investment in housing is expected to be a relatively healthier 3.5%... purchase to read more


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What is the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry mix pigments, solvents and binders into paints and coatings. In addition, they manufacture allied paint products such as putties, caulking compounds, varnish removers and rubbing compounds. Companies that manufacture inks and toners are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Architectural and decorative paintsInksIndustrial coatingsWood-care and other products
Industry Activities
PaintPaint or varnish removersEnamels, lacquers, stains and shellacInk including carbon, drawing, printing, writing and silk screen inkTonerFillers, putty and rubbing compoundWater repellent coating (for concrete and masonry)

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