1. Market Research
  2. > Chemical
  3. > Specialty Chemical
  4. > Paint and Coating Market Trends
2015 Top Technologies in Materials & Coatings 

2015 Top Technologies in Materials & Coatings 

  • May 2015
  • 183 pages
  • ID: 2978029
  • Format: PDF
  • By Frost & Sullivan


Table of Contents


The research service provides an in depth analysis of the top 10 materials and coatings technologies that is expected to have the highest impact across industries and applications. Each technology is analyzed in terms of its market potential, application segmentation, innovation landscape and IP landscape. Key funding deals and the innovation ecosystem along with the technology development and adoption scenario are also highlighted. The research service also provides a trend analysis of the materials and coatings sector and the key challenges of the sector.

Key Findings

-Need for materials with tunable properties and high functionality are the major factors that help in increasing the potential of polymer chameleons. The ability of the materials to react to external stimuli and retain their original shape once the stimulus is removed helps its adoption in healthcare, protective coatings and self healing structures.
-The lightweight composites technology is establishes in the automotive and aerospace sectors with its use is emerging in sectors such as offshore, transportation, oil &gas and construction market. The need for reducing carbon emissions and increasing fuel efficiency are the major factors that help in increasing the adoption of lightweight composites.
-Highly interdependent industry with technical and infrastructural collaboration between companies that include both polyolefin manufacturers, polymeric catalyst manufactures, and catalyst technology providers. Need for low energy, high yield polymer production has forced the polymer manufacturers to adopt advanced catalysts for profitable production. One of the most crucial emerging market needs is to innovate catalyst, which is less costly and also able to bring down the cost of polymerization. This creates a new competitive edge for big to small-sized catalyst manufacturing companies
-The anti-corrosion coating market is already established in the offshore, transportation, chemical industry, oil &gas, power generation, and construction market. The environmental regulations/legislations have made the anti-corrosion industry to prioritize minimizing the environmental footprint of the coatings. This has ensured that the reduction or elimination of the volatile organic content (VOC). Continued substantial growth will be visualized in the demand of high performance environment friendly anti-corrosion coating in the next five years as consumers comply with increasingly strict regulations with long lasting protection from environmental damages.
-Innovations in materials and coatings sector is focused towards multi functionality and high performance attributes. While cost effective technologies with value for money is still prominent, reduction of raw material use and more energy efficient processes are also noticeable.
-Nanomaterials, for enhanced functionality and performance attributes has applications in automotive, electronics and in protective coatings. Both North America ad Europe are active in technology and product development with prominent funding initiatives.
-The biochemicals market, which is most prominent in the North American region is mainly driven by need for environmentally benign and eco friendly chemical compounds and intermediates. High adoption is fine in the fine and specialty chemical segments.
-The use of algae as a feedstock for development of fuel, chemicals and other nutritional products is gaining traction, especially in North America and Western Europe. By 2020, algal biodiesel is expected to widely adopted across the globe with the food and feed market witnessing steady increase in technology development and adoption.
-Membrane separation technologies is expected to have the maximum impact as reverse osmosis membranes in water and waste-water treatment. The Asia-Pacific region along with Middle east is expected to play an increasingly important role in the use of membrane technology for liquid and gas separation
-Biobased materials, with increasing efforts towards continued availability of feedstock and sustainability quotient is expected to be utilized across industries, foremost being packaging sector. North America finds the largest regional adoption followed by other countries.
-Need for lightweight, high strength structural material is a key enabler to the adoption of carbon fibers in applications such as aerospace, automotive and infrastructure. Its use as a reinforcement material along with expansion of production facilities is expected to increase its market adoption in the next three years.

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 150+ Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.
Ahmad helps you find the right report:

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

  • How we can help
    • I am not sure if the report I am interested in will fulfill my needs. Can you help me?
    • Yes, of course. You can call us at +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03 or drop us an email at researchadvisor@reportlinker.com to let us know more about your requirements.
    • We buy reports often - can ReportLinker get me any benefits?
    • Yes. Set up a call with a Senior Research Advisor to learn more - researchadvisor@reportlinker.com or +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03.
    • I have had negative experiences with market research reports before. How can you avoid this from happening again?
    • We advise all clients to read the TOC and Summary and list your questions so that we can get more insight for you before you make any purchase decision. A research advisor will accompany you so that you can compare samples and reports from different sources, and choose the study that is right for you.

  • Report Delivery
    • How and when I will receive my Report?
    • Most reports are delivered right away in a pdf format, while others are accessed via a secure link and access codes. Do note that sometimes reports are sent within a 12 hour period, depending on the time zones. However, you can contact us to escalate this. Should you need a hard copy, you can check if this option is offered for the particular report, and pay the related fees.
  • Payment conditions
    • What payment methods do you accept?
      1. Credit card : VISA, American Express, Mastercard, or
      2. You can download an invoice to pay by wire transfer, check, or via a Purchase Order from your company, or
      3. You can pay via a Check made out in US Dollars, Euros, or British Pounds for the full amount made payable to ReportLinker
    • What are ReportLinker’s Payment Terms?
    • All payments must normally be submitted within 30 days. However, you can let us know if you need extended time.
    • Are Taxes and duties included?
    • All companies based in France must pay a 20% tax per report. The same applies to all individuals based in the EU. All EU companies must supply their VAT number when purchasing to avoid this charge.
    • I’m not satisfied. Can I be refunded?
    • No. Once your order has been processed and the publisher has received a notification to send you the report, we cannot issue any refund or cancel any order. As these are not ‘traditional’ products that can be returned, reports that are dispatched are considered to be ‘consumed’.
  • User license
    • The license that you should acquire depends on the number of persons that need to access the report. This can range from Single User (only one person will have the right to read or access the report), or Department License (up to 5 persons), to Site License (a group of persons based in the same company location), or Corporate License (the entire company personnel based worldwide). However, as publishers have different terms and conditions, we can look into this for you.
Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
Global Powder Coatings Industry

Global Powder Coatings Industry

  • $ 4950
  • February 2020

Powder Coatings market worldwide is projected to grow by US$5.9 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 6.2%. Thermoset Powder Coatings, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays ...

Analysis of the Paints and Coatings Market Opportunities in Kuwait, Forecast to 2024

Analysis of the Paints and Coatings Market Opportunities in Kuwait, Forecast to 2024

  • $ 3000
  • January 2020

Supply in the Kuwaiti paints industry is marked by both local manufacturing and imports.Segments such as decorative and powder coatings have substantial presence of local manufacturers while other segments ...

Global Antimicrobial Coatings Industry

Global Antimicrobial Coatings Industry

  • $ 5450
  • February 2020

Antimicrobial Coatings market worldwide is projected to grow by US$3.4 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 11.9%. Silver, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential ...


Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2020. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.

Make sure you don’t miss any news and follow us on