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World Coatings Market

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Learn about the World Coatings Market

New York, NY | Posted on December 17th, 2008

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Coatings in Million Gallons and US$ Million. The major Product segments analyzed are Architectural Coatings (Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Architectural Lacquers, and Other Architectural Coatings), OEM Product Coatings (Automotive and Other Transportation Equipment Finishes, Appliances Finishes, Wood Finishes, Metal Finishes, Container Finishes, Machinery and Equipment Finishes, Non-Wood Finishes, Paper and Paperboard Finishes, Electrical Insulation Coatings, and Powder Coatings, Other Industrial Product Coatings, & Other OEM Product Coatings), and Special Purpose Coatings (Industrial Maintenance Coatings, Automotive Finishes, and Other Special Purpose Coatings). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. A Seven-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 392 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Akzo Nobel N.V., Ashland Inc., BASF SE, Benjamin Moore & Co., CFC International, Inc., Columbia Chemical Corporation, Cook Composites and Polymers, Cray Vallery, DuPont Coatings and Color Technologies, Eastman Chemical Company, H.B. Fuller Company, Hempel A/S, ICI Paints, Kansai Paint Co Ltd, Lanxess AG, Nippon Paint Co Ltd, PPG Industries, Inc., Rohm and Haas Company, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Total S.A., Sartomer Company, Inc., and Valspar Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

COATINGS MCP-2107 A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 CAGR Disparities Between Historic & Current Data I-3 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Coatings - A Classification I-4 Architectural Coatings I-4 Product Coatings - OEM I-4 Wood Coatings I-5 Special Purpose Coatings I-5

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Industry Overview II-1 Global Market Analysis II-1 Market Trends and Issues II-1 Consolidation - A Panacea for all Ills? II-1 Benefits for End-Users II-2 Who Shared the Spoils? II-3 The Road Ahead II-3 Does the Fate of Smaller Companies Hang in Balance? II-3

Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Coatings Market (2007): Revenues in € Billion for Akzo Nobel Coatings (includes ICI), PPG Coatings, Sherwin-Williams, DuPont Coatings, BASF Coatings, Valspar, Kansai Paint, Nippon Paint, Comex, and Masco (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4 Globalization in the Coatings Industry II-4 Environmental Legislation - Coatings Industry Comes Under Close Scrutiny II-4 Coatings Industry - Set For a Change II-5 Resin Suppliers - A Difficult Year Ahead II-5 Global Additives Market Poised to Grow II-6 Additives Producers - In Advantageous Position II-6 Organic Coatings: Helping Out Glass Container Industry II-6 Web Presence: Important Ingredient for Success II-7 OEM and Industrial Coatings Manufacturers - In Changeover Phase II-7 New Industrial Coating Technologies Affect Demand for Exterior Deco Coatings II-8 Global Automotive OEM Coatings Market - Key Concerns II-8 Powder Coatings Market - Lost Opportunity II-9

Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Powder Coatings Market (2005): Revenues in US$ Million for Akzo Nobel, DuPont, Rohm and Haas, Jotun, and PPG Industries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 3: Leading Players in the Global Pipe Coating Market (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Brederow Shaw, Pipe Mills, Socotherm, Logstor Alstom, PPSC (Wah Seong), Tuboscope (N.W.V), Isoplus, Eupec, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10 Wood Coatings Market - Witnessing Slow Growth II-10 Wood Care Coatings No Longer Dear to DIY Markets II-11 Decorative Coatings Market - Poised to Grow With Some Obstacles II-11 Exterior Coatings More Prominent than Their Interior Counterparts II-12 E-Coat: An Alternative to Liquid and Powder Coatings? II-12 Nanotechnology - An Unexplored Area II-12 Radiation Cured Coatings - Gaining Prominence II-13 A Solution for Automotive Plastics II-13 Powder/Liquid Coatings - A Peek into North American and European Markets II-14 Challenges Faced by the Global Paint Suppliers II-15 Global Key Players Adopt Strategies to Retain Position II-15 Eco-Friendly Paints Emerge Highlighting Environmental Concern II-15 Differences in Consumer Preferences for Exterior and Interior Painting Colors II-16 New Technologies for Enhanced Functionality II-16 Ceramic Coatings Market in North America II-16 Asia-Pacific Region Witnesses Strong Growth in the Paints & Coatings Sector II-17 Growing Demand for High-Performance Pigments II-18 HPP Suppliers Undertake Expansion Programs to Meet Growing Demand II-19

2. Coatings - An Introduction II-20 Coatings - A Classification II-20 Architectural Coatings II-20 Product Coatings - OEM II-20 End Users of OEM Product Coatings II-20 Powder Coatings II-22 Increasing Usage for Coating Wood II-23 Silicon-Powder Coating: Better Than Silicon- Liquid Coating II-23 Performance of Silicon Based Powder Coatings II-24 Still A Way to Go II-24 Polyurethane II-24 Wood Coatings II-25 Special Purpose Coatings II-25 Industrial Maintenance Coatings II-25 Acrylic Coatings II-25

3. Changing Technology in the Coatings Market II-26

4. Raw Materials Used II-27 Binders II-27 Synthetic Resins II-27 Alkyds II-27 Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) II-27 Phthalic Anhydride (PAN) II-27 Organic Pigments II-27 Pentaerythritol II-27

5. Product Innovations/Introductions II-28 ROH Launches Avanse ST-410 Emulsion II-28 PPG Introduces SigmaPrime 700 LT and Sigma Prime 700 II-28 ICA Group Introduces Solvent-based Polyurethane Coatings Range II-28 Performance Coatings International Launches LensGuard II-29 DuPont Unveils Optilon Anti-Reflective Film Coatings II-29 Akzo Nobel Launches Premium Maintenance Coating II-30 Deposition Sciences Launches New Coatings in the Infrared Spectrum II-30 Ultimate Ceramic Coatings Launches Protective Coatings II-30 Houghton International Inks Partnership with Egyptian Coatings II-30 Industrial Nanotech Develops Nansulate Aqua II-31 BASF and DaimlerChrysler Develop Liquid Metal II-31 Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings Introduces RTS Gen II II-31 Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings Introduces REALCOAT II-32 PPG Unveils DC4125 CERAMICLEAR II-32 PPG Launches two New Coil Coatings II-32 PPG Launches New Products Under its Vibrance Collection II-32 Hempel Launches New Hempaxane Enamels II-32 Eastman Chemical Unveils Eastman CAB Additives II-33 Hempel Launches HEMPADUR 3556 II-33 Air Products Launch EnviroGem 360 Surfactant II-33 Sherwin-Williams Launches New Range of Exterior Paints II-33 Rohm and Haas Develops Avanse MV-100 II-34 BASF Coatings Launches Integrated Process II II-34 Agilent Installs HELIOS II-35 Sherwin-Williams Launches FluoroKem II-35 Eastman Launches Solus 2100 II-35 Acheson Launches Dag EB - 012 Ultra-Flexible Coating II-36 AT Siam Unveils Hi-Tech Coatings II-36 Benjamin Moore Launches Aura II-36 Columbia Chemical Introduces SpectraMATE II-36 Rohm and Hass to Launch Avanse™' II-37 Sherwin-Williams Launches Two-Coat System II-37 Rohm and Haas Introduces New Microbicide Rocima 355 II-37 Rohm and Haas Launches Robond PS 7650 Adhesive II-38 Rohm and Haas Launches Rhoplex VSR-50 Emulsion II-38 Ashland Launches Innovative Refractory Coating, VELVAPLAST ZW FDI II-38 Eastman Chemical Launches Environmentally Friendly Coating Solutions II-38 Glasurit Launches Glasurit COLOR-PROFI System II-38 BASF Coatings Launches Coatings Partner II-39 Bayer MaterialScience Unveils a Broad Portfolio of Polyurethane Raw Materials II-39 Bayer MaterialScience AG introduces Pipeline Coatings II-39 Benjamin Moore & Co., Launches new Universal Wall Grip®... II-39 Benjamin Unveils Pocket Palette™ device II-39 Benjamin introduces Moorwood® 100% Acrylic Solid Siding Stain II-40 Eastman Unleashes Optifilm Enhancer 300 II-40 Eastman releases Optifilm Enhancer 400 II-40 Eastman Launches New Coalescents II-40 Eastman Upgrades Cellulose Esters Solutions II-40 SpecialChem integrates PaintandCoatings.com to its Portfolio of Services II-40 PPG Extrusion Coatings Group (PPG) Announces its Custom Color Match II-41 Sherwin Williams Introduces Minwax II-41 Ameron Launch PXS 1001 II-41 Sherwin-Williams Launches EnviroLastic® Polyurea II-41

6. Recent Industry Activity II-42 Stewart Takes Over El Paso II-42 DSM Desotech Takes over Polymeric Processes II-42 Dow Establishes New Business Unit, Dow Coating Solutions II-42 ACCESSA Coatings Takes Over Louisville Industrial Coatings II-43 IHI Plans to Take Over Hauzer Techno Coating II-43 Xiom Signs Distribution Agreement with Orica Powder & Industrial Coatings II-43 Nuplex Completes Acquisition of Cognis G-Cure Resins Business II-44 Specialty Coatings Completes Acquisition of Parylene Japan II-44 Tikkurila Paints and Tikkurila Coatings Oy Merge with Tikkurila Oy II-44 Helios Acquires Metal Coatings Company in Ukraine II-44 Jotun Group Inaugurates Paints and Coatings Production Facility in India II-45 Kansai Nerolac Divests Stake in Kansai Coatings II-45 Houston Plating & Coatings Forms a Joint Venture with Diversified Mechanical Services II-45 Sherwin-Williams Enters into a Pact with Inchem Holdings Asia II-45 Munzing Takes Over Liquid Defoamer Business of Hexion II-45 Exousia Advanced Materials Takes Over Aegeon II-45 Cloverdale Paint Acquires Guertin II-46 Sherwin-Williams Takes Over Flex Recubrimientos II-46 Keco Coatings Takes Over Teknix Powder Coatings II-46 Mondi Group Acquires BSK Materials II-46 Fujikura to Take Over Red Spot Paint & Varnish Co II-46 Mitsui Chemicals to Takeover SDC Technologies II-47 Heidelberger to Take Over Hi-Tech Coatings II-47 DuPont Inaugurates a New Performance Coatings Plant in China II-47 Benjamin Moore Takes Over Certain Brands and Assets of Insl-x Products II-47 Sherwin-Williams Takes Over Becker Powder Coatings II-48 Rohm and Haas Acquires ACIL II-48 PPG Inaugurates Architectural Coatings Manufacturing Facility II-48 PPG to Establish Manufacturing Plant in Russia II-49 BASF Coatings Opens New Facility Near Moscow II-49 PPG Industries Acquires SigmaKalon Group II-49 Kemira Acquires Two Russian Paint Companies II-50 Berger Signs JV Agreement with Nippon Bee II-50 Royal Adhesives Acquires Bond-Plus® Water- Based Coatings and Adhesives II-50 Ecology Coatings Announces Reverse Merger with OCIS II-51 Curran Enters into Licensing Agreement with Saekaphen II-51 Rust-Oleum Takes Over Tor Coatings II-51 Sherwin-Williams Acquires Nitco Paints II-51 Delta Coatings Takes Over Federated Paints II-52 Sherwin-Williams Acquires M.A. Bruder II-52 Xiom Enters into New Joint Venture with New Bedford II-53 PPG Inks Laptop Computer Coatings Agreement with Agion II-53 PPG Industries Takes Over Champion Coatings II-53 Greenkote Takes Over Industrial Powder Coating II-53 Victrex and Whitford Sign Supply Agreement II-54 Praxair Enters into Agreement with Surface Technologies II-54 Aleris to Shut Down Toronto Plant II-54 High Performance Coatings Joins Hands with S&S Headers II-55 QCI Acquires Denton Coatings II-55 OAO "TMK" Takes Over OOO "Truboplast" II-55 Chr. Hansen Divests Excipients & Coating Business II-55 StonCor Acquires Star Maling II-56 Dow Epoxy Acquires Three Systems Formulators II-56 Tor Coatings Takes Over Bollom Fire Protection II-57 RELIUS Merges with BASF Coatings II-57 Vestar Acquires Stake in AZ Electronic Materials II-57 Partner of Rogers Powder Acquires Roger's Ottawa Facility II-57 Grace Takes Over Assets of Sistiaga II-58 Akzo Nobel to Shift Headquarters to Amsterdam II-58 KV Pharmaceutical Takes Over the Asset and Properties of PCT II-58 Rockwood to Take Over Color Pigments Operations of Elementis II-58 Precoat Metals Takes Over U.S. Coaters II-58 GRA Completes Acquisition of Grupo Sistiaga II-59 BASF Sets Up New Chinese Refinish Coatings Training Center II-59 Quest Specialty Chemicals Takes Over Zolatone Automotive II-59 Columbia Paint & Coatings Inks a Merger Agreement with Sherwin-Williams II-60 OMG to Take Over Borchers II-60 PPG Completes Acquisition of Certain Assets of CRC II-60 Norman Hay Unit Completes Acquisition of Calmbay Holdings II-60 Atlantic Coatings Enters into a Joint Venture Agreement with Xiom Systems II-61 Quest Completes Acquisition of Hydro-Stop II-61 Saudi Industrial Development Divests Interest in Sidc Metal to UNICOIL II-61 Gulf Coast Mechanical & Coatings to Expand DMS Production Facility II-61 Bayer Material Science Opens its New Development Lab in India II-61 Agion Technologies Inks Contract with PPG Industries II-62 Hempel Acquires Lacor II-62 Hempel Inks Deal With Dupont Performance Coatings II-62 Eastman Establishes New Paint Spray Facility II-62 BASF Coatings and Hyundai to Form a Global Partnership II-63 BASF and Honda Italia Ink Supply Contract II-63 BASF Coatings to Acquire R-M Sales of Château-Arnoux Peinture and DERIS II-64 BASF Coatings to Take Over R-M Sales Business of Autolacke Handel II-64 BASF Coatings to Take Over R-M Sales Operations of Billakksenteret II-64 Kansai Paint and PPG Industries Extend Alliance II-65 Rohm and Haas to Divest UCD Colorants Business II-65 ICI to Acquire Dulux from South Africa based AECI II-65 Rohm and Haas Opens Acrylic Emulsions Plant in India II-65 Valspar Takes Over Teknos Nova Coil II-66 Benjamin Moore to Take Over Finnaren & Haley Paint & Coatings II-66 Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings Inaugurates New Plant in Western China II-67 Akzo Nobel to Take Over German-based KCH Group II-67 BASF Coatings Announces Expansion Plans for Waterborne Coatings II-67 Akzo Nobel Opens Third Facility at Langfang II-68 Akzo Nobel Inaugurates New R&D Center at Felling II-68 Valspar Commences Powder Coating Manufacturing Unit in China II-68 Akzo Nobel Enters into an Agreement to Take Over Ceilcote II-68 Akzo Nobel Inaugurates Powder Coatings Facility in Russia II-69 Cytec to Expand CRYLCOAT Powder Coating Resins Production II-69 PPG Takes Over Coating Business of Renner Sayerlack II-69 3M Completes E Wood Holdings Acquisition II-70 Akzo Agrees to Takes Over Chemcraft II-70 Carboline Takes Over Marine & Industrial Assets of Finnaren & Haley II-70 Teknos Divests Architectural Coating Segment II-71 Rust-Oleum Takes Over Deancove II-71 nCoat Acquires JET-HOT II-71 Becker Industrial Coatings Takes Over Specialty Coatings II-71 SigmaKalon Group Completes Schoch Holding AG Acquisition II-72 PPG Industries Agrees to Acquire Barloworld Coatings II-72 National Paint Industries Acquires Harco Chemical Coatings II-72 Rohm and Haas Divests European Automotive Coatings Operations II-73 PPG Industries' Joint Venture to Purchase ICI India II-73 Akzo Nobel Sells Additives Business to GIL Investments II-73 SSCP to Acquire Schramm II-73 DuPont Sets Up Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) Facility in Russia II-74 Akzo Nobel Acquires Paints & Coatings Leader, Imperial Chemical II-74 Chase Protective Coatings Takes Over Long Products II-74 Chase Corp. Sets Up New Establishment in Europe II-75 KV Pharmaceuticals Acquires Particle and Coating Technologies II-75 Valspar Acquires Fuller's Business in Powder Coatings II-75 Dynasil Acquires Evaporated Metal Films II-75 Oxyplast Acquires Flanders Powder II-76 Ashland Acquires Northwest Coatings II-76 Nippon Paint Takes Over ROH Automotive Coatings Business II-76 Akzo Inks Agreement with North Dakota State University Research Foundation II-77 Atlantic Partners with Crosslink to Manufacture Coatings for Marine Conditions II-77 DSM Desotech to Exit from Japan Fine Coatings Joint Venture II-77 ROH Selects Chemcentral as Architectural and Functional Coatings Distributor II-77 Asian Paints Takes Over Stake in Dutch Boy Philippine II-78 Memry Acquires Nitinol Stent Coatings Global Licensing Rights II-78 LPF High Coatings Introduces Color Coatings on Glass II-78 DuPont to Form a Joint Venture with Russkie Kraski II-79 Akzo Nobel Completes the Acquisition of Graf's Automotive Coatings Business II-79 BASF Coatings Establishes an Application Center for Automotive Industry II-79 ALTANA Chemie to Acquire Rad-Cure Corporation II-80 Michelman Takes Over Fischer Pro II-80 Sika Takes Over E I du Pont de Nemours Business in Germany II-80 PPG Industries Takes Over Dongju Industrial II-80 Illinois Tool Works Takes Over CFC International II-81 Rautaruukki Acquires AZST-Kolor II-81 Akzo Nobel Gains Full Control Over Coatings Business II-81 Tikkurila Increases Stake in Kolorit to 100% II-81 PPG Industries to Acquire Protec II-81 Raymor Acquires Stake in the AP &C Joint Venture II-81 Rust-Oleum Takes Over Watco Group II-82 PPG Takes Over Spectra Tone II-82 Insl-x Products Takes Over Trinity Wood Coatings Division II-82 DuPont to Divest Special Adhesives Business II-82 DuPont Divests Coatings Business II-83 Samara Reservoir Inks Contract with BASF II-83 Barr Associates Takes Over Optical Coating Corporation II-83 Chase Corporation Takes Over Capital Services Joint Systems II-83 PPG Industries Takes Over Ameron II-84 BASF Acquires Engelhard Corporation II-84 Balzers Acquires PVD Operations of Gold Star Coatings II-84 Trio Industries Group Acquires Utek Corp's Ultra Fine Coating Systems II-84 PPG Industries Acquires Shanghai Sunpool II-84 Akzo Nobel Acquires Stake in Powder Coating Joint Venture II-85 Valspar Acquires Majority Stake in Huarun Paints II-85 SigmaKalon Takes Over the Coil Coatings Division of Bollig & Kemper II-85 Akzo Nobel Enters into Acquisition Agreement with Balakom II-85 Akzo Nobel Plans to Acquire Sico II-86 BASF Enters into Acquisition Agreement with Johnson Polymer II-86 DuPont Establishes New Coatings Plant II-86 SigmaKalon Opens New R&D Center in China II-87 BASF and Bosch Jointly Develop HTS Plant II-87 BASF Coatings Receives Termo Teknik Award II-87 Diversified Coatings Purchases Morwear Brand II-88 Rohm and Hass to Collaborate with Special Chem S.A. II-88 Jotun Group to Establish Coating Production Facility in China II-88 Eastman and Sinopec Qilu Petrochemical Form Joint Venture II-88 Akzo Nobel Plans to Expand Coatings Business in Spain II-88 Akzo Nobel to Spin-Off Pharmaceutical Division, Organon II-89 Akzo Nobel Develops Advanced Coating Product for Aviation Industry II-89 Akzo Nobel to Expand Operations in Eastern Europe II-89 Ashland Castings Solutions Forays into Indian Market II-90 Ashland Casting Solutions Launches Operations in Russia II-90 BASF Coatings to Relocate Automotive Refinish Business II-90 PPG to Enter Taiwanese Market II-90 Jotun Yemen Sets Up New Coatings and Paints Facility II-91 Akzo Nobel Takes Over Swiss Lack II-91 Akzo Nobel Takes Over Guangzhou Toide's Coatings Business II-91 Akzo Nobel Acquires ICI's Business in Industrial Wood Finishes II-92 Swiss company Berlac AG, Acquires iSL-Chemie II-92 Quest Specialty Chemicals Acquires Raabe Corp II-92 PPG Acquires Crown Coating Industries II-92 SigmaKalon Acquires D & M Coatings II-92 Northwest Coatings Acquires Actinic II-93 Dyrup Inks a Wood Coating Delivery Contract with French Firms II-93 MacDermid Acquires Autotype International II-93 Akzo Nobel Inaugurates Powder Coatings Manufacturing Facility in China II-93 Akzo Nobel Aims for Leadership Position in China II-94 Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings Inaugurates Shanghai Facility II-94 Akzo Nobel Acquires Major Interest in Coatech Joint Venture II-94 Akzo Nobel Constructs Powder Coatings Manufacturing Facility in Russia II-94 Rohm and Haas Decides to Close Powder Coating Plant at Wytheville II-95 Visteon Renamed PPG as Visteon Important Partner II-95 PPG-Helios Wins Russian Contract for Chemical Management II-95 RPM Acquires AD Fire Protection Systems and OKON II-96 Eldorado and PPG Industries Enter Distribution Agreement II-96 Chase Corporation Takes Over Concoat Holdings II-96 Corus Packaging Plus Forms Polymer Coating Program Jointly with Valspar II-96 Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings Shutters UK Plant II-97 Dainippon Ink and Chemicals Takes Over Eques Coatings B.V II-97 Sasol to Expand Methyl Isobutylketone Production Capacity II-97 Sigma Kalou Closes Valdoie Paint Plant II-97 Bayer Divests Lanxess AG II-97 Coventry Coatings Acquires North American Technologies II-98 Hentzen Acquires BASF's Manufacturing Site II-98 DuPont Combines Adhesive and Powder Coatings Businesses II-98 Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings Forms an Alliance With Tikkurila II-98 Honda Motor Europe Expands Alliance with Glasurit GmbH II-98 BASF Coatings Signs an Agreement with IWG Steel II-98 Bayer Signs Contract with Hayes II-99 BASF Launches New Coatings Manufacturing Plant in Mexico II-99 ALTANA Chemie AG Divests its Austrian subsidiary II-99 TIKKURILA Divests Industrial Coatings Business in UK II-99 Akzo Nobel Acquires Stake in Interpon II-99 Akzo Nobel Acquires Timpe & Mock II-99 Akzo Nobel Purchases Rhenacoat Coil Coatings Business II-99 Dupont Acquires Stake in DuPont Turkey II-99 Sherwin Williams and PPG Acquire Retail Stores II-100 BASF and Akzo Nobel Enter into Coating Deal II-100 Protech Acquires Oxyplast II-100 Valspar Acquires Associated Chemists, Inc. II-100 Sherwin-Williams Acquires Shanghai Kinlita Chemical Co., Ltd. II-100 Comex Acquires Professional Paint Inc. II-100 Insl-x products Acquires Coronado and Lenmar businesses II-100 PPI Acquires Assets of Classic Paint II-100 Cytec Acquires Subsidiary of UCB Coatings II-101 Altana Chemie Buys Share in Nanophase Technologies II-101 PPG and Kansai Forms a New Joint Venture Company II-101 Quikrete® Forms a Strategic Alliance with Valspar II-101 BASF Coatings Expands the Global Partnership II-101 Glasurit Enters Into Partnership with Fouad Al-Ghanim & Sons Automotive Co. II-101 BASF Coatings' Partnership with MAGNA STEYR II-102 ROH Powder Coatings Forms Alliance with ChemPoint.Com II-102 Akzo Nobel Develops German Paint Distribution Network II-102 BASF Coatings and the Treffert Group Sign Two Agreements II-102 Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes Sign Cross-Licensing Agreement with OECL II-102 Protech Licenses with Asian Paints II-103 Rohm and Haas Company Receives a Contract From Energy's Industrial II-103 Glasurit and BASF's Coatings Division Signs Agreement II-103 PPG Expands Capacity in China II-103 Octagon Consolidated Bhd Expands to Special Purpose Coatings II-103 Akzo Nobel Expands Chinese Powder Coatings Operations II-103 BASF Coatings Expands Factory in Mexico II-103 Akzo Nobel Establishes Coatings Plants in China II-104 PPG Industries (PPG) Launches an Automated Dispense Cell II-104 Sherwin-Williams Establishes two offices in China II-104 DuPont Open Industrial Coating Plant II-104 Akzo Nobel Start R&D Lab and Facility II-104 Akzo Nobel Introduces New Plant in Vietnam II-104 Akzo Nobel Starts Decorative Coatings Production II-104 Bayer and SCIPC Sign Agreement to Build a Plant II-105 BASF Unveils Architectural Coating Plant in Brazil II-105 BASF Coatings Opens New Distribution Center II-105 Akzo Nobel Launches new non-stick coatings factory in Brazil II-105 Akzo Nobel Divests Mirror Coatings Business II-105 Akzo Nobel Announces Sale of Coatings Resins Business II-105 DuPont and Kansai Terminate Joint Ventures II-106 Other Coating Acquisitions II-106 Tikkurila Purchase Akzo Nobel's Hungarian Operations II-107 DuPont Acquires Additional Equity in JV II-107 Sherwin Williams Acquires Interest in SKCCL II-107 Sherwin-Williams Purchase Duron II-107 Valspar Acquires De Beer Lakfabrieken II-107 ICI Acquires Architectural Paint Stores in California II-107 Sherwin-Williams Acquires ScottWarren II-107 Akzo Nobel Acquires Remaining Stake in Interpon Powder Coatings II-107 Akzo Nobel Acquires Specialty Plastic Coatings Unit II-108 DuPont Performance Coatings Joint Ventures with Beijing Red Lion Coatings II-108 Sherwin-Williams Forms an Alliance with Chemical Specialties Inc. II-108 This Old House Contracts with ICI for Producing Paint II-108 DuPont Enters into an Agreement the Tony and Hasu Corp. II-108 ICI Inks an Agreement with Champion Homes II-108 Nippon Paint Expands Overseas Operations II-108 DPI Start Facilities and Launch Brand II-109 Dow Starts Production at Chinese Plant II-109 Sherwin Williams Starts Plants II-109 Degussa Coatings & Colorants Plans to Build New Facilities in China II-109 Akzo Nobel Plans to Construct Decorative Coatings Facility in China II-109 BASF Plans to Expand Production of Effect Pigments II-109 Akzo Nobel to Sell Off Three Units II-109

7. Related Markets - An Overview II-110 Coating Additives and Modifiers II-110

Table 4: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Coating Additives and Modifiers with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110 Coil Coatings II-110 What are Coil Coatings? II-110

Table 5: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Coil Coatings with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111 Ultra Violet Light Curable Powder Coating II-111

Table 6: World Current & Future Market Analysis for UV Light Curable Powder Coatings with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111

8. Focus on Select Global Players II-112 Akzo Nobel N.V. (The Netherlands) II-112 Ashland Inc. (USA) II-112 BASF SE (Germany) II-113 Benjamin Moore & Co. (USA) II-113 CFC International, Inc. (USA) II-113 Columbia Chemical Corporation (USA) II-114 Cook Composites and Polymers (USA) II-114 Cray Valley II-114 DuPont Coatings and Color Technologies (USA) II-115 Eastman Chemical Company (USA) II-115 H.B. Fuller Company (USA) II-116 Hempel A/S (Denmark) II-116 ICI Paints (UK) II-116 Kansai Paint Co Ltd (Japan) II-116 Lanxess AG (Germany) II-116 Nippon Paint Co Ltd (Japan) II-117 PPG Industries, Inc. (USA) II-117 Rohm and Haas Company (USA) II-118 The Sherwin-Williams Company (USA) II-118 Total S.A. (France) II-119 Sartomer Company, Inc. (USA) II-119 Valspar Corporation (USA) II-119

9. Global Market Perspective II-120 A. Volume Analytics II-120

Table 7: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-120

Table 8: World Long-term Projections for Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-121

Table 9: World Historic Review for Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-122

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998,2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-123 Coatings Market by Product Group/Segment II-124

Table 11: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Architectural Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-124

Table 12: World Long-term Projections for Architectural Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-125

Table 13: World Historic Review for Architectural Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-126

Table 14: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Architectural Coatings by Product Segment - Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Architectural Lacquers and Other Architectural Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-127

Table 15: World Long-term Projections for Architectural Coatings by Product Segment - Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Architectural Lacquers and Other Architectural Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-127

Table 16: World Historic Review for Architectural Coatings by Product Segment - Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Architectural Lacquers and Other Architectural Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-128

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Architectural Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-129

Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Architectural Coatings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Architectural Lacquers and Other Architectural Coatings Markets for Years 1998, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-130

Table 19: World Current & Future Market Analysis for OEM Product Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-131

Table 20: World Long-term Projections for OEM Product Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-132

Table 21: World Historic Review for OEM Product Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-133

Table 22: World Current & Future Market Analysis for OEM Product Coatings by Product Segment - Automotive and Other Transportation Equipment Finishes, Appliances Finishes, Wood Finishes, Metal Finishes, Container Finishes, Machinery and Equipment Finishes, Non-Wood Finishes, Paper and Paperboard Finishes, Electrical Insulation Coatings, Powder Coatings, Other Industrial Product Coatings, and Other OEM Product Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-134

Table 23: World Long-term Projections for OEM Product Coatings by Product Segment - Automotive and Other Transportation Equipment Finishes, Appliances Finishes, Wood Finishes, Metal Finishes, Container Finishes, Machinery and Equipment Finishes, Non-Wood Finishes, Paper and Paperboard Finishes, Electrical Insulation Coatings, Powder Coatings, Other Industrial Product Coatings, and Other OEM Product Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-135

Table 24: World Historic Review for OEM Product Coatings by Product Segment - Automotive and Other Transportation Equipment Finishes, Appliances Finishes, Wood Finishes, Metal Finishes, Container Finishes, Machinery and Equipment Finishes, Non-Wood Finishes, Paper and Paperboard Finishes, Electrical Insulation Coatings, Powder Coatings, Other Industrial Product Coatings, and Other OEM Product Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 1994 through 2000(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-136

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for OEM Product Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-137

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for OEM Product Coatings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotive and Other Transportation Equipment Finishes, Appliances Finishes, Wood Finishes, Metal Finishes, Container Finishes, Machinery and Equipment Finishes, Non-Wood Finishes, Paper and Paperboard Finishes, Electrical Insulation Coatings, Powder Coatings, Other Industrial Product Coatings, and Other OEM Product Coatings Markets for Years 1998, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138

Table 27: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Special Purpose Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-139

Table 28: World Long-term Projections for Special Purpose Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140

Table 29: World Historic Review for Special Purpose Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-141

Table 30: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Special Purpose Coatings by Product Segment - Industrial Maintenance Coatings, Automotive Finishes, and Other Special Purpose Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-141

Table 31: World Long-term Projections for Special Purpose Coatings by Product Segment - Industrial Maintenance Coatings, Automotive Finishes, and Other Special Purpose Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-142

Table 32: World Historic Review for Special Purpose Coatings by Product Segment - Industrial Maintenance Coatings, Automotive Finishes, and Other Special Purpose Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Gallons for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-142

Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Special Purpose Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008, &, 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-143

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Special Purpose Coatings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Industrial Maintenance Coatings, Automotive Finishes, and Other Special Purpose Coatings Markets for Years 1998, 2008, &, 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-144 B. Dollar Analytics II-145

Table 35: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-145

Table 36: World Long-term Projections for Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-146

Table 37: World Historic Review for Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-147

Table 38: World 15-Year Perspective for Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-148 Coatings Market by Product Group/Segment II-149

Table 39: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Architectural Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-149

Table 40: World Long-term Projections for Architectural Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-150

Table 41: World Historic Review for Architectural Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-151

Table 42: World Current & Future Market Analysis for Architectural Coatings by Product Segment - Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Architectural Lacquers and Other Architectural Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-152

Table 43: World Long-term Projections for Architectural Coatings by Product Segment - Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Architectural Lacquers and Other Architectural Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-153

Table 44: World Historic Review for Architectural Coatings by Product Segment - Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Architectural Lacquers and Other Architectural Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-154

Table 45: World 15-Year Perspective for Architectural Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-155

Table 46: World 15-Year Perspective for Architectural Coatings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Architectural Lacquers and Other Architectural Coatings Markets for Years 1998, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-156

Table 47: World Current & Future Market Analysis for OEM Product Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-157

Table 48: World Long-term Projections for OEM Product Coatings by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-158

Table 49: World Historic Review for OEM Product Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-159

Table 50: World Current & Future Market Analysis for OEM Product Coatings by Product Segment - Automotive and Other Transportation Equipment Finishes, Appliances Finishes, Wood Finishes, Metal Finishes, Container Finishes, Machinery and Equipment Finishes, Non-Wood Finishes, Paper and Paperboard Finishes, Electrical Insulation Coatings, Powder Coatings, Other Industrial Product Coatings, and Other OEM Product Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-160

Table 51: World Long-term Projections for OEM Product Coatings by Product Segment - Automotive and Other Transportation Equipment Finishes, Appliances Finishes, Wood Finishes, Metal Finishes, Container Finishes, Machinery and Equipment Finishes, Non-Wood Finishes, Paper and Paperboard Finishes, Electrical Insulation Coatings, Powder Coatings, Other Industrial Product Coatings, and Other OEM Product Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-161

Table 52: World Historic Review for OEM Product Coatings by Product Segment - Automotive and Other Transportation Equipment Finishes, Appliances Finishes, Wood Finishes, Metal Finishes, Container Finishes, Machinery and Equipment Finishes, Non-Wood Finishes, Paper and Paperboard Finishes, Electrical Insulation Coatings, Powder Coatings, Other Industrial Product Coatings, and Other OEM Product Coatings Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-162

Table 53: World 15-Year Perspective for OEM Product Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-163

Table 54: World 15-Year Perspective for OEM Product Coatings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive and Other Transportation Equipment Finishes, Appliances Finishes, Wood Finishes, Metal Finishes, Container Finishes, Ma

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