May 23, 2017 – Cincinnati, OH – The ChemQuest Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that The International Paint and Printing Ink Council’s (IPPIC) expanded fifth edition of the Global Market Analysis for the Paint & Coatings Industry (2015-2020) can now be purchased and downloaded in a PDF report.

The report provides comprehensive market research covering the global paint and coatings industry, addressing topics of relevance to coatings manufacturers, end users, raw materials suppliers, and others interested in the industry. It covers three primary categories of coatings: Decorative, Original Equipment Manufacturers and Special Purpose, as well as the many sub-segments within those categories. Chapters focus on sector analysis, market trends and drivers, and competitive landscape.

IPPIC is pleased to partner with The ChemQuest Group, Inc., a leading business strategy and consulting firm to the specialty chemicals and coatings industries, to conduct the in-depth market research and develop this single-volume resource document. The report’s content is delivered in an easy-to-read format with charts, tables, and other illustrations that highlight the study’s most pertinent data. To offer even more value than before, the fifth edition was expanded to include the following new information:

Additional Forecast Data: In addition to five-year historical and forecast data by country and segment that has appeared in previous reports, the report includes an additional two-year historical and forecast view for each country.

Expanded Raw Material Chapter: The study’s Raw Material chapter has been expanded to include additional details and a new section on emerging technologies and trends, including sustainability.

New Sub-Segments: The latest edition drills down to offer a broader range of geographic sub-segments, providing information on more than 175 countries, as well as providing more comprehensive sub-segmentation details within the current market chapter structure. Examples include:

  • Automotive OEM: greater details on coatings for automotive plastics.
  • Other Transportation: breakdown on heavy duty truck, bus, aerospace and railroad coatings.
  • General Industrial: deeper analysis of agricultural and construction equipment (ACE) coatings.
  • Industrial Maintenance: additional detail on fire-resistant and heat-resistant coatings.
  • Update on M&A Activity: The report also features a special chapter on industry mergers and acquisitions.

Mainstay chapters covering specific industry segments are replete with relevant data, insightful information, colorful and comprehensive graphs, and the clearest illustration yet of the relationship between customer production and paint usage.

ChemQuest would like to thank the following contributors to the fifth edition report, with a special thanks to the American Coatings Association (ACA) for its role as the IPPIC Secretariat ensuring timely member communications.

IPPIC Member Associations

ABRAFATI – Brazilian Paint Manufacturers Association
ACA – American Coatings Association
ANAFAPYT – Mexican Paint and Printing Ink Manufacturers Association
APMF – Australian Paint Manufacturers Association
BCF – British Coatings Federation
BOSAD – The Turkish Paint Manufacturers’ Federation
CEPE – European Council of the Paint, Printing Ink and Artists’ Colours Industry
CNCIA – China National Coatings Industry Association
CPCA – Canadian Paints and Coatings Association
FIPEC – French Paints, Printing Inks, Artist Colours and Adhesives Association
IPA – Indian Paint Association
JPMA – Japan Paint Manufacturers Association
NZPMA – New Zealand Paint Manufacturers Association
SAPMA – South Africa Paint Manufacturers Association
VdL- German Paint and Printing Ink Industry Association

To order the IPPIC GMA Report, visit http://www.ippic.org/global_market_analysis. For questions on the report, contact Steve Sides at ssides@paint.org or (202) 462- 6272, x225.

About The ChemQuest Group, Inc.

The ChemQuest Group Inc., a leading international business strategy firm in specialty chemicals, is widely recognized among raw material suppliers, formulators and financial investors for its experience and expertise. ChemQuest’s four service pillars include Business Strategy; Mergers, Acquisitions or Divestitures; Commercial & Operational Efficiencies; as well as Technology Planning & Development through the ChemQuest Technology Institute. ChemQuest services extend across twelve formulated product categories and over ten end-use markets within the specialty chemicals value chain. Our team includes experienced senior managers from major manufacturers, business owners, and senior technical managers including thirteen Ph.D. chemists, with a minimum of 25 years of experience in specialty chemicals. For more information, visit www.chemquest.com.

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