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Painting in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Painting Market Research Report | SIC F43.341 | Apr 2017

Smooth finish: The industry's recent growth has somewhat offset earlier contraction in revenue

IBISWorld’s Painting market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Annual Growth 18-23
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Painting industry specialise in painting buildings and civil engineering structures. Their activities span the residential, commercial, public, infrastructure and industrial building markets. As a result, the industry's performance is heavily dependent on the level of activity in these markets. In recent years, a more stable economy, rising housing construction and improving business expenditure have supported the industry's recovery, after revenue had declined at the beginning of the period. However, a challenging economic environment in the aftermath of the EU referendum is expected to cause this recovery to stagnate somewhat in the final year of the period... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Painting industry is highly fragmented and has a low level of concentration. There are a large number of enterprises, with smaller operators dominating the industry. In 2017-18, the four largest enterprises in the industry are expected to account for just 3.2% of industry revenue. The industry is characterised by its many small-scale, regionally dispersed contracting firms, although the largest players operate across the national market and are multi-establishment enterprises. A high number of operators in the industry are independent contractors who are often the sole workers in their companies. The fragmented nature of the industry is also evident from the distribution of enterprises by revenue and employment size. According to the Office for National Statistics, 94.8% o.. purchase to read more


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What is the Painting Industry?

Contractors in this industry apply paint and industrial coatings to the interior or exterior surfaces of buildings and structures. This includes work on new projects, renovations, maintenance and repairs to existing structures.

Industry Products
General painting services Specialist painting servicesSurface preparation servicesIndustrial coating services
Industry Activities
General painting of buildings or other structures Industrial and protective coatingSurface preparation such as industrial shot and high-pressure water blastingPaint and graffiti removalApplication of stains and varnishes

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