Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -3.4%

The Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry is a key 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 constrained 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 at an annualised 3.4% over the five years through 2018-19, to $2.7 billion. This includes an anticipated fall of...
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Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Firms in the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry are forecast to continue facing difficult operating conditions over the next five years due to ongoing structural changes in the Australian economy. Nevertheless, industry revenue is projected to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Limited growth prospects in oversaturated traditional market segments will likely encourage some players to seek alternative growth opportunities over the next five years. The industry is anticipated to roll out more new and innovative products over the period, including environmentally friendly paints, coatings and inks. Continued technological advances, such as green nanotechnology, are projected to underlie many new va...
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Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 617
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 6,963

Biggest companies in the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia industry include DuluxGroup Limited, PPG Industries Australia Pty Ltd, Sherwin-Williams (Australia) Pty Ltd and Akzo Nobel Coatings (Holdings) Pty Limited.

  • pie_chart DuluxGroup Limited Market Share: x.x%
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  • pie_chart PPG Industries Australia Pty Ltd Market Share: x.x%
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  • pie_chart Sherwin-Williams (Australia) Pty Ltd Market Share: x.x%
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  • pie_chart Akzo Nobel Coatings (Holdings) Pty Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily mix pigments, solvents and binders into paints and coatings. Operators also 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 and Services

  • Architectural and decorative paints
  • Inks
  • Industrial, automotive & marine coatings
  • Wood-care and other products
  • Fillers, putty and caulking compounds

Industry Activities

  • Paint manufacturing
  • Paint or varnish removers manufacturing
  • Enamels, lacquers, stains and shellac manufacturing
  • Ink manufacturing including carbon, drawing, printing, writing and silk screen ink manufacturing
  • Toner manufacturing
  • Fillers, putty and rubbing compound manufacturing
  • Water repellent coatings manufacturing (for concrete and masonry)

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily mix pigments, solvents and binders into paints and coatings. Operators also 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.

Main Activities

  • Paint manufacturing
  • Paint or varnish removers manufacturing
  • Enamels, lacquers, stains and shellac manufacturing
  • Ink manufacturing including carbon, drawing, printing, writing and silk screen ink manufacturing
  • Toner manufacturing
  • Fillers, putty and rubbing compound manufacturing
  • Water repellent coatings manufacturing (for concrete and masonry)

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Demand from the downstream Painting and Decorating Services industry influences revenue for paint and coatings manufacturers. Residential renovation activ...
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Demand from painting and decorating services
Demand from printing and printing support services
World price of crude oil
Demand from motor vehicle manufacturing

Current Performance

Participation
Changing market trends
Environmental gains
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Green coatings
 Table: Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Printing in Australia
Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing in Australia
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in Australia
House Construction in Australia
Painting and Decorating Services in Australia
Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in Australia
Hardware Wholesaling in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Adhesive Manufacturing in Australia




Products & Services

The Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry produces a range of paints, timber finishes and other surface coatings for decorating and protecting surface...
Industrial users
Packaging industries
Export markets
Printing and publishing companies


Demand Determinants

Paint, coatings and ink products are an intermediate input and therefore, demand for these products is influenced by demand from downstream industries. Fo...
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Major Markets

Industrial users
Packaging industries
Export markets
Printing and publishing companies



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

While aggregate concentration for the Australian paint industries is high, it is slightly lower at the manufacturing level due to distinctive product and ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

DuluxGroup Limited is an Australian-owned company that was publicly listed on the ASX in July 2010 after being demerged from Orica Group. DuluxGroup manuf...
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DuluxGroup

 Table: DuluxGroup - financial performance

PPG Industries

 Table: PPG Industries - financial performance

Sherwin-Williams (Australia)

 Table: Sherwin-Williams (Australia) - financial performance

Akzo Nobel Coatings

 Table: Akzo Nobel Coatings - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Paint and Coatings Manufacturing industry displays low capital intensity, as most industry firms use only semi-automated production processes. For eve...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Paint and Coatings Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

ARCHITECTURAL AND DECORATIVE (A&D) PAINTS

FLEXOGRAPHIC INKS

GRAVURE INKS

INDUSTRIAL COATINGS

LETTERPRESS INKS

OFFSET INKS

VARNISH

VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOCS)

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  • Revenue Forecasts
    Revenue Forecasts
  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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