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Paint, Coatings & Printing Ink Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Paint, Coatings & Printing Ink Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C20.300 | Dec 2016

Weathering conditions: Rising competition and weaker demand has negatively affected growth

IBISWorld’s Paint, Coatings & Printing Ink Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Crown Paints Ltd Crown Paints Ltd market share
Imperial Chemical Industries plc Imperial Chemical Industries plc market share
PPG Industries (UK) Ltd PPG Industries (UK) Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Paint, Coatings and Printing Ink Manufacturing industry has had a volatile performance over five years through 2016-17, with falling demand from mature end-user industries leading to a degree of consolidation. Another characteristic of the industry is that it is dominated by a few global players with strong national, regional and global brand names at different price points and in various product segments. A number of businesses also operate on a vertically integrated basis so that competition occurs across the supply chain, rather than just at the manufacturing level.

Since 2010-11, industry revenue has only expanded marginally overall, with falls at the start of the period reflecting downturns in many of the industry's key drivers... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is currently characterised by the mature stage in its life cycle, with clearly defined product segments, the continued rationalisation of products and brands and a fairly slow rate of technological change all prominent features of the industry. Of particular interest is the significant number of mergers and acquisitions that have occurred over the past decade as players endeavour to increase economies of scale, market share and profitability. This has occurred within all major product segments, although it is anticipated to slow in future years.

The industry's client base has also consolidated with local operations either being closed down or relocated to cheaper, offshore locations. The coatings industry has followed suit to an extent. Ove.. purchase to read more


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What is the Paint, Coatings & Printing Ink Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry are predominantly involved in the manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar coatings (such as enamels or lacquers) along with mastics and sealants. The industry also includes those involved in the manufacture of printing ink.

Industry Products
Decorative paintsIndustrial coatingsWoodcarePrinting inksPigments, dyes, opacifiers, vitrifiable enamels, glazes and engobes
Industry Activities
Paint, varnish, enamel or lacquerPrepared pigment and dye, opacifier and colourVitrifiable enamel, glaze, engobe and similar preparationMasticCaulking compound and similar non-refractory filling or surfacing preparationOrganic composite solvent and thinnerPrepared paint or varnish removerPrinting ink

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