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Metal Finishing Chemicals, Global Industry Analysts

  • June 2014
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Metal Finishing Chemicals in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals, and Proprietary Additives & Others. The market is also analyzed by the following End-Use Segments: Electronics & Electricals, Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 130 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Advanced Chemical Company
Atotech Deutschland GmbH
Chemetall
Coral Chemical Co.
Dow Chemical Company

Table Of Contents

Metal Finishing Chemicals, Global Industry Analysts



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Product Segments I-3
Definitions I-3
Plating Chemicals I-3
Conversion Coatings I-4
Cleaning Chemicals I-4
Proprietary Additives and Others I-4
End-Use Segments I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
Prelude II-1
Market Pointers: A Recapitulation II-2
Reviving Global Economy: A Positive Sign for Metal Finishing
Chemicals Market II-2
Table 1: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2012-2015):
Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 2: World GDP (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Nominal GDP Value by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-4
Optimism Prevails Amid Growth in Global Manufacturing PMI II-4
Developing Markets - The Linchpin for Growth II-4
Plating Chemicals - The Largest Metal Finishing Chemicals
Product Category II-5
Technological Advancements Drive Demand for Surface Finishing II-5
Table 3: Global Surface Treatment Market by End-Use
Application (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value
Sales for Aerospace, Aluminium Finishing, Auto Components,
Automotive OEM, Coil, General Industry, and Wire/Tube
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Metal Finishing Chemicals Come Under Environmental Scanner II-6

2. MARKET TRENDS, DRIVERS and ISSUES II-7
Electrical and Electronics - Largest End-Use Market II-7
Electronic Components Market: A Review II-8
Table 4: Global Market for Consumer Electronics (2013 and
2015): Breakdown of Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) by
Region/Country - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including
Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 5: Global Market for Electronic Components (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Application Area -
Personal Computer, Telecommunication, Consumer, Automotive,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Strong Growth in Mobile Communication: Potential for Metal
Finishing Chemicals II-10
Table 6: Global Market for Mobile Phones (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Feature Phones and Smartphones by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 7: World Smartphone Penetration in Select Countries
(as a Percentage of Mobile Phone Users): 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 8: Global Market for Personal Computers (2012 and 2015P) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Volume Shipments by
Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
Trends in Electronic Components Market II-13
Electroless Plating Technology - For Miniature and High
Density Electronic Components II-13
Miniaturization: Present Trend in Passive Components II-13
State-of-the-Art Electronic Components: Broadening
Application Areas II-14
Circuit Technology: Evolving Rapidly II-14
Rebounding Automobile Production Fuels Metal Finishing
Chemicals Demand II-14
Table 9: World Passenger Cars Production by Geographic
Region/Country (2010, 2014 and 2018) (in ‘000 Units) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 10: World Commercial Vehicles Production by Geographic
Region/Country (2010, 2014 and 2018) (in ‘000 units) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Motor Vehicle Equipment Market - High Potential II-16
Automotive Refinishes Market Led by Expanding Vehicle Fleet II-17
Table 11: Global Auto Refinish Market (2013E): Percentage
Breakdown of Share by Company (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-17
iGloss Clearcoat - Innovative Development for Automotive
Application II-18
Self Healing Paint Technology for Automotive Applications II-18
New Designs Facilitate Energy Reductions II-18
Automotive Electronics - Immense Potential for Electronic
Components II-18
Table 12: Increasing Electronic Content in Automobiles: A
Comparative Analysis of Electronic Component and Software
Value as a Percentage of Total Vehicle Value for Years 1975,
2000 and 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19
Expanding Aviation Sector Spurs Demand for Metal Finishing
Chemicals II-19
Aerospace Industry Driving the Recovery of Metal Finishers II-20
Enhanced Coatings for Aircraft Engines II-21
Aerospace Industry Looks to Automotive Sector for Sustainable
Painting II-21
Anodizing Processes for Surface Finishing in Aerospace Industry II-21
A Glance at Various Types of Anodizing Processes II-22
Finishing Products in Appliances Industry Gaining Demand II-22
Color Finishings' Demand in Appliances Industry II-23
Powder Coatings: A High Potential Market II-23
Table 13: Global Powder Coatings Market by Material (2013):
Breakdown of Share for Metal, Plastics, Wood, and Glass
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24
Stringent Regulations Help Drive Demand for Powder Coatings II-24
Eco-Friendly Coatings Rise in Popularity II-24
Water-Borne Coatings Witness Growing Demand II-25
Cleaning Chemicals Set to Replace Chlorinated Solvents II-25
Cleaning and Surface Preparation Chemicals - Challenges in
Semiconductor Industry II-25
Metal Plating Companies Turning ‘Green' II-26
Focus on Phasing Out Non-Eco-Friendly Surface Treatment
Chemicals and Technologies II-26
Focus Shifts to Development of Sustainable and Green
Technologies II-26
Non-Chrome Passivation (NCP): An Alternative to Hexavalent
Chromium II-27
Hard Chrome Plating - Facing Difficulties II-28
Thermal Spray Coating - Alternative to Electroplated Hard
Chromium Process II-28
Chrome Substitutes Gaining Strong Ground in Wear Coating Market II-28
1-bromopropane Chemical - A Health Hazard II-28
e-Business and Chemical Industry - Profitable Combination II-29
Effect of e-Business on the Chemical Sector II-29
Scope for e-Business Development in the Chemical Industry II-29
Select Technology Trends II-30
Zirconium Oxide Conversion Coatings - An Effective
Alternative to Iron Phosphate Conversion Coating II-30
Plaforization - Offering Advantages over Conventional
Treatment Processes II-30
Transformation from Wet to Dry Processes II-31
Linking Nanotechnology to Metal Coating Process II-32
Development of Surface Finishing-Free Metal Alloys Underway II-33
Automating Surface Finishing Processes II-33

3. METAL FINISHING INDUSTRY - AN OVERVIEW II-34
Industry Categorization II-34
Tier 1 II-35
Tier 2A II-35
Tier 2B II-35
Tier 3 II-35
Tier 4 II-35
Types of Shops II-35
Job Shops II-36
Captive Shops II-36
Dominance of Small Specialty Job Shops II-36

4. METAL FINISHING PROCESS II-37
Broad Categories of Metal Finishing Process II-37
Plating Process II-37
Surface Finishing Processes II-37
Substrate Preparation Processes II-37
Processes Involved in Metal Finishing II-38
Physical Processes II-38
Chemical Processes II-38
Electrochemical Processes II-38
Manufacturing Waste II-38
The Stages Involved II-39
Surface Preparation II-39
Surface Treatment II-39
Post Treatment II-39
Types of Metal Finishing Processes II-39
Electroplating II-40
Electroless Plating and Immersion Plating II-40
Chemical and Electrochemical Conversion II-41
Other Surface Finishing Technologies II-41
Cladding II-41
Case Hardening II-41
Dip/Galvanizing II-42
Electropolishing II-42
Metallic Coatings (Vapor Deposition) II-43

5. METAL FINISHING CHEMICALS - AN ASSESSMENT II-44
Metal Finishing Chemicals by Product Category II-44
Plating Chemicals II-44
Electrolytic Plating Chemicals II-44
Zinc Electroplating II-44
Nickel Plating Chemicals II-44
E-Brite 757 - Bright Nickel Plating II-44
E-Brite 787 - Ultra-Bright, Ultra-Rapid Leveling Nickel
Plating II-44
E-Brite 700 SB - A Sulfur-Free Plate for Duplex Nickel
Plating II-45
Copper Plating Chemicals II-45
Chromium Plating II-45
E-Brite CR - A Bright Decorative Hexavalent Chrome Plating
Process II-45
Other Electrolytic Plating Chemicals II-45
Electrolytic Nickel Plating on Plastics and Other
Nonconductors II-45
Silver Plating Chemicals II-45
E-Brite 50/50 - A Special Cyanide-Free Alkaline Silver
Plating Process II-45
Tin Plating Chemicals II-46
E-BRITE 180 - A Bright Acid Tin Plating Process II-46
Brass Plating Chemicals II-46
E-Brite B-150 - A Conventional Cyanide Plating Process II-46
Cadmium Plating Chemicals II-46
Electroless Plating Chemicals II-46
Electroless Nickel Plating II-47
Benefits of Electroless Nickel Plating II-48
Limitations of Electroless Nickel Plating II-48
Electroless Copper Plating II-48
Other Electroless Plating II-49
Conversion Coatings II-49
Phosphates II-49
Cleaning Chemicals II-49
Alkaline Cleaners II-50
Mild Alkali Cleaners - Baking Soda (Sodium Bicarbonate) II-50
Moderately Strong Alkali Cleaners (Ammonia) II-50
Moderately Strong Alkali Cleaners (Borax) II-50
Moderately Strong Alkali Cleaners TSP (Tri-Sodium Phosphate) II-50
Strong Alkali Cleaners - Washing Soda (Sodium Carbonate) II-50
Very Strong Alkali Cleaners - Lye (Sodium hydroxide) II-51
Solvent Cleaners II-51
Solvent Varieties II-51
Water II-51
Organic Solvents II-51
Vapor Degreasing Chemicals II-51
Acid Cleaners II-52
Varieties of Acid Cleaners II-52
Mild Acid Cleaners II-52
Strong Acid Cleaners II-52
Substitutes for Environmentally Harmful Products II-52
Proprietary Additives and Others II-53
Major End-Use Segments II-53
Electronics and Electricals II-53
Aerospace II-54
Motor Vehicle Equipment II-54
Industrial Machinery II-54
Others II-54

6. METAL FINISHING CHEMICALS BY SUBSTRATES II-55
Metal Substrates II-55
Steel II-55
Aluminum II-55
Different Types of Extrusion Finishes Include II-55
Other Metal Substrates II-56
Plastic Substrates II-56
Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) II-56

7. ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS AND COMPLIANCE II-57
Environmental Concerns Plague Surface Finishing Market II-57
Pollution Prevention (P2) II-57
Mandatory P2 Requirements in Metal Finishing Process II-57
Hierarchy of P2 in the Metal Finishing Industry II-58
Priority One: Source Reduction II-58
Priority Two: Recycling and Reuse II-58
Priority Three: Enhanced Waste Water Treatment (WWTS) II-58
Pollution Prevention in Metal Finishing II-58
Plating II-58
Primary Chemicals II-58
Acids/Bases II-58
Cyanide Compounds II-59
Metal Compounds II-59
Cadmium II-59
Chromium II-59
Nickel II-59
Solvents II-59
Pollution Prevention Measures for Metal Finishing and
Electroplating II-60
Metal Finishing Emissions II-60
Non-Polluting Technique for Metal Surface Finishing
Pretreatment II-60
Cyanide in Metal Finishing: Its Management II-60
Chromium Emissions II-61
Viable Substitutes for Hexavalent Chromium II-61
Methylene Chloride Exposure II-61
Source Reduction II-62
Source Reduction and Reuse II-62
Prevention of Industrial Pollution at Source II-63
Source Reduction and Reuse Advantages II-63
Saving on Natural Resources II-63
Reduction in Waste Toxicity II-63
General Cost Reduction II-64
Waste Reduction Procedures II-64
Waste Management II-64
Waste Curtailment Procedures for Metal Plating Operations II-65
An Insight into US Regulations II-66
Water Regulations - The Clean Water Act II-66
a. Electroplating Categorical Standards (40 CFR 413) II-67
b. Metal Finishing Categorical Standards (40 CFR 433) II-67
c. General Pretreatment Regulations (40 CFR 403) II-67
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) II-67
Air Regulations: The Clean Air Act (CAA) II-68
Air Pollution Permits II-69
Clean Air Act Amendments, 1990 II-69
State Regulations Related to CAA II-70
Toxic Chemical Reporting (EPCRA) II-70
EPCRA Section 311 II-70
EPCRA Section 312 II-70
EPCRA Section 313 II-71
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) II-71
European Regulatory Overview II-71
A Glance at Regulations II-72
EPA's New Chromium Air Emissions Rule II-72
OSHA Adopts Globally Harmonized System of Classification and
Labeling of Chemicals II-72
REACH Expands Coverage to Cobalt and Chromium II-73
US EPA Issues New CDR Rule II-73
EPA's GHG Permitting Requirements: Focus on Large Emitters II-74
EPA Exempts Two Cleaning Agents from VOC Status II-74

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-75
Artek to Take Over Galata Chemicals II-75
NaturalNano to Acquire MJ Enterprises LLC dba General Silver
Plating LLC II-75
PPG Industries to Introduce Mirror-Plating Chemicals and
Specialty Inks II-75
Trive Capital, Coast Plating, and Chrome Plus International
Partners to Form Valence Surface Technologies II-75
Enthone Rolls out ANKOR® Hydraulics Hard Chrome Process II-75
Enthone Rolls out Corrosion Resistant Coatings for Automotive
Brake Systems II-75
Enthone Rolls Out CUPROSTAR® 1600 Acid Copper Process II-75
Chemetall Introduces Gardo®Flex II-76
NEI Corporation Launches NANOMYTE® TC-5001 II-76
Platform Acquisition Holdings Acquires MacDermid II-76
CECO Environmental Corp Acquires Met-Pro Corp II-76
Classic Turning, Inc. to Acquire Great Lakes Metal Finishing II-76
MetoKote Introduced New Powder Coating Line in Peru, Ill Facility II-76
Dow Electronic Materials Launches SOLDERON â„¢ BP TS 6000 Tin-
Silver Plating Chemistry II-76
Abakan Acquires MesoCoat Coating Services II-77
Henkel Rolls Out BONDERITE M-CR® 600 RTU Liquid Conversion
Coating II-77
Houghton International Receives Patent for New Aluminum
Etching Technology II-77
Enthone Rolls Out ANKOR® Dyne 30 MS II-77
Enthone Rolls Out ENPLATE® Onyx™ Black Electroless Nickel Process II-77
Enthone Launches UDIQUE® DP Plus II-77
Enthone Becomes Subsidiary of Alent Plc II-77
Chemetall Acquires Remaining Stakes in the JV (India) II-78
Precision Castparts Takes Over Protective Coatings II-78
NEI Corporation Introduces NANOMYTE PT-60C II-78
Henkel Unveils Ready-to-Use Conversion Coating II-78
Dow Introduces SOLDERON BP TS 6000 Tin-Silver Plating Chemistry II-78
Umicore Takes Over Palm Commodities International II-78
DuBois Takes Over Galaxy Associates II-78
Aurora Capital Group Takes Over DuBois Chemicals II-79
Pioneer Metal Finishing Acquires Parts Finishing Group II-79
A Brite Company Purchases Sunbelt Systems II-79
Enthone Takes Over Certain Assets of A Brite Company II-79
Quaker Chemical Purchased NP Coil Dexter Industries II-79
Chemetall Inaugurates Metal-Finishing- Chemical Plant II-79
Pioneer Metal Takes Over Superior Metal Finishing II-79

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-80
Advanced Chemical Company (US) II-80
Atotech Deutschland GmbH (Germany) II-80
Chemetall (Germany) II-80
Coral Chemical Co. (US) II-81
Dow Chemical Company (US) II-81
Elementis Chromium LP (US) II-82
Enthone, Inc. (US) II-82
Houghton International, Inc. (US) II-83
MacDermid Incorporated (US) II-83
McGean Specialty Chemicals Group (US) II-84
NOF Metal Coatings North America (US) II-84
PPG Industries (US) II-84
Quaker Chemical Corporation (US) II-85

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-86
Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals 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 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 15: World Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Plating Chemicals 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 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 18: World Historic Review for Plating Chemicals 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Plating Chemicals 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 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Conversion 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 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 21: World Historic Review for Conversion 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Conversion 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 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Cleaning Chemicals 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 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 24: World Historic Review for Cleaning Chemicals 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Cleaning Chemicals 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 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Proprietary Additives and Others 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 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 27: World Historic Review for Proprietary Additives and
Others 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 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Proprietary Additives and
Others 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 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals in Electronics and Electrical
Applications 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 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 30: World Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
in Electronics and Electrical Applications 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 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
chemicals in Electronics and Electrical Applications 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 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals in Aerospace Applications 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 33: World Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
in Aerospace Applications 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 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals in Aerospace Applications 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals in Motor Vehicle Equipment
Applications 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 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 36: World Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
in Motor Vehicle Equipment Applications 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 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals in Motor Vehicle Equipment Applications 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 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 38: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals in Industrial Machinery Applications
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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 39: World Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
in Industrial Machinery Applications 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 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111

Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals in Industrial Machinery Applications 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-112

Table 41: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals in Other End-Use Applications 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-113

Table 42: World Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
in Other End-Use Applications 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 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-114

Table 43: World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals in Other End-Use Applications 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-115


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Prelude III-1
Plating Chemicals: The Largest Product Category III-2
Electronics and Electrical: The largest End-use segment III-2
Transportation Equipment Market: High Growth Potential III-2
Protective Coatings Market: Favorably Positioned for Growth III-3
Powder Coatings to Witness Growth III-3
Metallic Finishes Gain Prominence III-3
Environmental Regulations: More Stringent Than Ever III-4
Water Regulations III-4
Air Regulations III-5
Challenges to the Chromium Electroplating Air Emissions Rule
in the US III-5
Strategic Corporate Developments III-5
Select Players III-10
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 44: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating
Chemicals, Conversion Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals,
Proprietary Additives and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 45: US Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
by Product Segment - Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 46: US 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 47: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and
Electrical, Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial
Machinery and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 48: US Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
by End-Use Segment - Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace,
Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 49: US 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor
Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

2. CANADA III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Current and Future Analysis III-21
Market Snapshots III-21
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 50: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Metal Finishing Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating
Chemicals, Conversion Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals,
Proprietary Additives and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 51: Canadian Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating Chemicals, Conversion
Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 52: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 53: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Metal Finishing Chemicals by End-Use Segment -
Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor Vehicle
Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 54: Canadian Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and Electrical,
Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 55: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor
Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

3. JAPAN III-28
Market Analysis III-28
Table 56: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Metal Finishing Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating
Chemicals, Conversion Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals,
Proprietary Additives and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 57: Japanese Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating Chemicals, Conversion
Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 58: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 59: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Metal Finishing Chemicals by End-Use Segment -
Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor Vehicle
Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 60: Japanese Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and Electrical,
Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 61: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor
Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

4. EUROPE III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Current and Future Analysis III-34
Powder Coatings Market: A Review III-34
Table 62: European Powder Coatings Market (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-use
Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34
REACH Extends to Chromium and Cobalt III-35
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 63: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Metal Finishing Chemicals by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of European
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 64: European Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of European Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 65: European 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
and Rest of European Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 66: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Metal Finishing Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating
Chemicals, Conversion Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals,
Proprietary Additives and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 67: European Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating Chemicals, Conversion
Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 68: European 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 69: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Metal Finishing Chemicals by End-Use Segment -
Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor Vehicle
Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 70: European Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and Electrical,
Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 71: European 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor
Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

4a. FRANCE III-45
Market Analysis III-45
Table 72: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating
Chemicals, Conversion Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals,
Proprietary Additives and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 73: French Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating Chemicals, Conversion
Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 74: French 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 75: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and
Electrical, Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial
Machinery and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 76: French Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and Electrical,
Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 77: French 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor
Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

4b. GERMANY III-51
A.Market Analysis III-51
Current and Future Analysis III-51
Environmental Issues III-51
Recent Industry Activity III-51
Select Players III-52
B.Market Analytics III-53
Table 78: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating
Chemicals, Conversion Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals,
Proprietary Additives and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 79: German Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating Chemicals, Conversion
Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 80: German 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 81: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and
Electrical, Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial
Machinery and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 82: German Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and Electrical,
Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 83: German 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor
Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58

4c. ITALY III-59
Market Analysis III-59
Table 84: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating
Chemicals, Conversion Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals,
Proprietary Additives and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 85: Italian Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating Chemicals, Conversion
Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 86: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 87: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and
Electrical, Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial
Machinery and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 88: Italian Historic Review for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and Electrical,
Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 89: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Electronics and Electrical, Aerospace, Motor
Vehicle Equipment, Industrial Machinery and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-64

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-65
A.Market Analysis III-65
Current and Future Analysis III-65
Environmental Concerns III-65
B.Market Analytics III-66
Table 90: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by Product Segment - Plating
Chemicals, Conversion Coatings, Cleaning Chemicals,
Proprietary Additives and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 91: UK Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
by Product Segment - Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 92: UK 15-Year Perspective for Metal Finishing
Chemicals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Plating Chemicals, Conversion Coatings,
Cleaning Chemicals, Proprietary Additives and Others Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 93: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Metal Finishing Chemicals by End-Use Segment - Electronics and
Electrical, Aerospace, Motor Vehicle Equipment, Industrial
Machinery and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 94: UK Historic Review for Metal Finishing Chemicals
by End-Use Segment - Electronics and Electrical, Aerosp

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