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Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Paint and Coatings Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1916 | Oct 2016

Toned down: Mixed downstream demand is thinning the industry's growth prospects

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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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The Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry is an important component of Australia's broader chemical manufacturing sector. 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.

The industry's performance over the past five years has been held back by cyclical variations in Australia's housing market and the gradual structural decline of local printing firms and motor vehicle manufacturers. Industry revenue is expected to contract by an annualised 1.3% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach an estimated $2.9 billion. This includes a forecast 8.1%... purchase to read more

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The performance of the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry has been volatile over the past five years. Revenue slumped in 2011-12 and 2012-13, before staging a mild recovery in subsequent years. Industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 1.3% over the five years through 2016-17, to $2.9 billion. This includes a forecast 8.1% dip in the current year, as demand from the industrial market declines on the exit of Ford from local motor vehicle manufacturing. Furthermore, the projected fall in housing investment will affect demand in the current year, as well as falling demand for printing inks, automotive original equipment manufacturing (OEM) paints and protective coatings... 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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