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Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-3.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
7,300
Businesses
336
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 Investment Chapter

The industry is characterised by a low level of capital intensity, reflecting the use of only semi-automated production process operated by most industry participants. In 2014-15, the industry will spend $9.21 on wages for every dollar spent on capital.

In the ink product segment, the labour-to-capital ratio is higher for smaller manufacturers producing specialty inks and whose operations tend to be more labour-intensive. However, it tends to be lower for the larger manufacturers involved in the production of general commodity inks.

Over the five years through 2014-15, companies have been forced to adopt various efficiency-improving measures in the face of a highly competitive environment... 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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