The report “Refinish Paint Market for Automotive by Layer (Clearcoat, Basecoat, Primer, & Sealer), Resin (PU, Epoxy, & Acrylic), Technology (Waterborne, Solventborne & Powder), Vehicle (Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles), and Region – Global Forecast to 2022″, The refinish paint market for automotive is projected to grow from USD 7.00 Billion in 2017 to USD 8.50 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 4.0% from 2017 to 2022. The growth of this market is driven by the increasing demand for cars, high collision rate, rising income of the middle-class population, and the propensity of car owners to repair their vehicles post any collision. In 2016, the passenger car segment accounted for the largest share of the overall automotive refinish coating market.
Key Target Audience:
Manufacturers of Refinish Paints
Raw Material Suppliers
Traders, Distributors, and Suppliers of Refinish Paints
Regional Associations of Manufacturers of Refinish Paints
Government and Regional Agencies, and Research Organizations
Investment Research Firms
Basecoat and clearcoat are the most important layers in automotive refinish coating process. Basecoat provides color and aesthetics and offers protection from corrosion. Clearcoat protects the basecoat and offers lustrous look. Basecoat and clearcoat considered together as topcoat which has major dominance in automotive refinish coating process.
Solvent borne coating dominates the overall automotive refinish coating market. Solvent borne coating technology offers higher gloss level and excellent adhesion when compared to other technologies. It is also less affected by environmental conditions such as temperature and humidity during the curing phase. However, due to stringent environmental regulations in North America and Europe, there is a shift from solventborne to waterborne and powder coating.
The refinish paint market for automotive in APAC expected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period. The growth can be majorly backed by the increasing demand for cars and rising income of middle-class population in emerging economies, such as China, India, and South Korea. Major key players are focused on inorganic growth strategies such as mergers & acquisitions to enhance its footprint as well as cater the growing demand in this region.
Key players profiled in the refinish paint market for automotive report are Axalta (US), PPG Industries (US), BASF (Germany), Sherwin-Williams (US), Kansai Paint (Japan), Nippon Paint (Japan), KCC Corporation (Korea), and AkzoNobel (Netherlands)