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Paint and Coating Manufacturers

SIC 2851 | NAICS 325510

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Paint Manufacturing  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

BNP Media
Paint & Coatings Industry

Monthly trade magazine features news and information for coatings manufacturers, with topics covered in each issue including industry news and events, research and development, technical solutions, and market reports, and special features including the "Global Top 10 and the PCI 25" report which profiles the top global and North American manufacturers. Digital editions are available online with registration.

First Research

Paint & Coating Manufacturing
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Rodman Media
Coatings World

Monthly trade magazine features news and information for manufacturers of paints, coatings, sealants, and adhesives, with topics covered in various issues including business operations, market forecasts and trends, raw materials, and production and lab equipment, and special features including the "Top Companies Report" (July issue) which profiles the top global manufacturers ranked by annual sales.

Publications available from this trade association include:

CoatingsTech Magazine
Professional trade journal provides comprehensive coverage of the coatings industry on a global basis, with topics covered in various issues including industry news, market insights, science and technology solutions, formulator's best practices, product spotlights, and legislative and regulatory updates. Digital editions and searchable articles from archived issues are available to members and subscribers only.

ACA U.S. Industry Market Analysis
Annual ChemQuest Group study provides detailed information on U.S. market demand for paints and coatings, with topics covered in the study including key influences affecting product demand by sector, supply chain and distribution channel trends and issues, end-user markets and trends, and historical and forecast demand in unit volume (million gallons) and dollar value for nineteen market segments.

Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis
IPPIC research study provides in-depth analysis of the paint and coatings market on a global basis, with topics covered in the report including market segment and regional overviews; sector analysis; market trends, drivers, and influencers; competitive environment; and historical and forecast market demand in unit volume (million liters) and dollar value for eleven market segments and five geographic regions.

Koncept Analytics
Global Paint & Coatings Market Report

Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of the paints and coatings market on a global basis, with content sections including market segment analysis (e.g., architectural/decorative, industrial OEM, and special purpose coatings), regional analysis (e.g., U.S., Latin America, Asia, India, China, Russia), market trends and drivers, key issues, competitive landscape, company profiles, and industry outlook.

BCC Research
Global Markets and Advanced Technologies for Paints and Coatings

BCC Research study analyzes the global market for paints, coatings, and related technologies, with topics addressed in the report including market analysis by technology, application, end-use segment, and global region; coating technologies (e.g., solvent-based, waterborne, high-solids, powder coatings, radiation curable, and nano/smart); competitive structure and analysis; and major company profiles.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Paint and Coating Manufacturers  Search for "325510"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Company Performance Survey

Annual member survey allows users to compare their company's financial and operating performance with other similar manufacturers in terms of sales volume and product categories (e.g., architectural, OEM product, special purpose, and other coatings), with data provided in the survey including income statements, balance sheets, key financial ratios, and other selected operating performance measures.

Compensation Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing

Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by manufacturers in this sector on a national, state, and metro area basis, with products covered by the survey including latex and oil-based paints, wood and furniture finishes, manufactured product finishes and coatings, and special purpose coatings (e.g., industrial maintenance, marine, and pavement marking paints).

Paint & Coating Manufacturing

Free online service provides median salary and hourly wage data for selected job positions in this manufacturing sector such as production manager, chemist, and lab technician, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Sherwin-Williams Co., PPG Industries, Inc., Valspar Corporation, Benjamin Moore & Co., Behr Process Corporation, and Akzo Nobel Global.

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