Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Paint, Coatings and Printing Ink Manufacturing industry is currently characterised by sluggish or falling revenue, consolidation and falling demand from end-user industries that are themselves mature or declining. Another characteristic of the industry is that it is dominated by a few global players with strong stables of national, regional and global brand names in different price points and product segments. A number also operate on a vertically integrated basis so that competition occurs across the supply chain rather than just at the manufacturing level.
Over the past few years, industry revenue growth has been below that of the general economy, reflecting downturns in many of the industry's key drivers... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
As with a number of other mature industries, the industry is characterised by strong brand dominance/brand awareness (including that associated with the Dulux or Crown brands), established and comprehensive distribution networks and heavy competition, which serves to constrain profit margins... purchase to read more