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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry produces a wide range of paints, timber finishes and other surface coatings for the decoration and protection of surfaces against wear, weather and corrosion. The industry also produces thinners, mastics and fillers, which service a similar market. It is also involved in the manufacture of ink products.

Architectural and decorative paints

The largest product segment by volume is the architectural and decorative (A&D) paints segment, which accounts for 62.0% of all industry products. This segment includes household paints, including interior and exterior water-based (latex) paints and interior and exterior solvent-based (oil) paints... 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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