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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 | Nov 2013

Watching paint dry: Weak demand from downstream industries slows industry growth

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 09-14
-1.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
8,050
Businesses
367
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. Today, it remains a relatively important component of Australia's broader chemical segment.

One of the defining characteristics of the industry is the dominant position held by a few major players with a strong stable of national and global brand names within different price points and product segments. These major players operate on a vertically integrated basis so that competition occurs across the supply chain rather than just at the manufacturing level... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry is characterised by its decline life cycle stage, oligopolistic-style market and high production costs.

Consolidating market

The Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry is characterised by a considerable, and increasing, degree of market concentration, which is exacerbated by the existence of vertical integration which extends to the downstream operation of company-owned stores. This in itself can act as a major barrier to entry, as can the existence of established and comprehensive distribution networks... 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 coatingsWoodcare 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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